How to Schedule a Campaign using GI Social

Schedule your E-Mails to send later. You can use GI Social`s `Schedule Mailer` feature to set up schedules for your E-Mail and send it at a chosen time later. Having a timeline can be helpful while sending campaigns. You have the option to select a date and time for delivery when creating a campaign using GI Social. However, your E-Mail Marketing schedule will vary depending upon the industry and types of content you send and also your sending frequency.

Schedule Your Campaign

  • Log into your GI Social Account
  • Click Mailers Menu
  • Mailers Page will open
  • Click Create New Mailer button on the left
  • Create New Mailer Page opens up as seen in the fig

E Mail Test

  • Fill the details and click Create Mailer Campaign button

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  • A New Create Mailer Campaign Page opens up
  • Be sure to proofread your content for errors in grammar and spelling. Send a few test campaigns to check that everything is right

E Mail

  • To schedule your campaign, you need to go to Publish Settings box seen at the bottom of the Mailer. From the drop-down menu, you need to click `Schedule Sending`
  • Then click Calendar icon seen near the Publish Settings box. Set your date and time for your campaign
  • After scheduling, click Schedule Mailer button
  • Your Mailer will be successfully scheduled

 

How to Use GI Social for Scheduling Social Media Posts

GI Social is a social media management platform. Within GI Social you can view and manage multiple social media networks and profiles all on a single page and schedule future posts. Another remarkable feature in GI Social is you can select multiple profiles in which to post to and link your social media profiles together. This acts as a huge time saver.

Why you should schedule posts

Posting regularly on social media sites helps to keep your brand alive and reach to your customers. Building this interaction and fan base does take time and effort to maintain. Scheduling your social media updates in advance can save you time and effort. Scheduling in advance helps to reach audiences in multiple time zones. By being consistent with new updates, it ensures maximum engagement with your audience.

How to schedule posts on GI Social

Once you have set up a GI Social Account and added all your social media channels, then scheduling your posts is easy with these simple steps to follow. You can manually schedule messages to publish on a specific date and time.

Compose Window

  1. Click on the compose icon in the left-hand side of the Menu bar. A pop up image of compose box will appear as seen in the image above.
  2. On top of the compose box page, you will see the various social media icons. Select as many as you wish. You can also add multiple profiles by clicking on the plus icon on the selected asset.
  3. In the compose message box of the selected asset, enter your post. In case you have an image to add, select the upload icon off to the left of the compose box of the selected asset and upload it from your computer.
  4. Then you are ready for scheduling. Select the calendar icon to the right of the compose message box of the selected asset. Here you can enter the specific date and time.
  5. Once you have selected, click the Post Now button.

 

How to add Multiple Social Media Assets using GI Social: User Guide

GI Social is a powerful social media management tool to manage all social media assets from one central place. We aim to build a simple, clean, intuitive tool to help you get started successfully managing your social networks using the GI Social Dashboard.

Getting Started

Step 1: Create a GI Social Account

Step 2: Create New Brand

Access `All Brands Page` where you can view, create and manage all brands. You can access this page from anywhere using the header drop-down and clicking on the “All Brands” link.

  • Click on “Add Brand” button as shown in the picture below [This is only visible if you are a Brand owner. See User Roles for more info]
  • Enter your brand name in the pop-up
  • Click “Create Brand”.
  • Your brand is now created and ready to Add Assets.

Step 3: Add Social Media Assets

Connect your social profiles to publish and schedule content and monitor engagement all from your GI Social dashboard. For most brands it will be sufficient to add one profile – your Facebook page or your Twitter handle. You can link up your social profiles immediately.

Step 4: Adding Facebook Pages to GI Social

Figure 1

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Facebook asset to add your Facebook Page/User.
  • Then click on the “add a Facebook page/User” button, it will ask you to log-in the Facebook account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your Facebook page details.
  • Once it retrieves the Facebook page details, and then enables the check-boxes to add desired Facebook page here.
  • Then click “Add selected page as asset” button. Then Facebook page will be added to the brand.

How to Add Twitter Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Twitter asset to add your Twitter profile.
  • Then click on the “add a twitter account” button, it will ask you to log-in the Twitter account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your Twitter details.
  • Finally your twitter profile will be added to the GI Social account.

How to Add LinkedIn Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose LinkedIn asset to add your LinkedIn profile.
  • Then click on the “add a LinkedIn Company/User” button, it will ask you to log-in the LinkedIn account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your LinkedIn details.
  • Once it retrieves the LinkedIn details, and then enables the check-boxes to add desired LinkedIn company/user here.
  • Then click “Add selected Company/User as Asset” button.

How to Add Instagram Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Instagram asset to add your Instagram Account.
  • Then log into your Instagram Account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your Instagram details.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your Instagram details.
  • Finally your Instagram profile will be added to the GI Social account.

How to Add Google+ Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Google+ asset to add your Google+ User/Page.
  • Then click on the “Add a Google+ User/Page” button, it will ask you to log-in the Google+ account.
  • Once it retrieves the Google+ User/Page details, and then enables the check-boxes to add desired Google+ User/Page here.
  • Then click “Add selected Google+ Profiles/Pages as assets” button. Then Google+ Profile/Page will be added to the brand.

How to Add YouTube Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose YouTube asset to add your YouTube Channel.
  • Then log into your YouTube Account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your YouTube Channel details.
  • And then, your YouTube Channel will be added to the Brand.

How to Add Web Analytics Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Web Analytics asset to add your Analytics Account.
  • Then click on the “add a Google Analytics Profile” button, it will ask you to log-in the Google Analytics account.
  • A pop-up will appear to authorize the GI Social App to retrieve your Google Analytics details.
  • Once it retrieves the Google Analytics details, and then enables the check-boxes to add desired Google Analytics here.
  • Then click “Add selected Analytics Profile as Asset” button.

 How to Add TripAdvisor Hotel Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • In “more” option, choose TripAdvisor asset to add your TripAdvisor Hotel Page Account.
  • Then click on the “add a TripAdvisor Hotel” button, it will ask you to enter the TripAdvisor login Email Address and password to connect it.
  • Once it retrieves the Hotel Property details, and then enable the checkboxes to add the desired Hotel Property here.
  • Then click “Add selected TripAdvisor Hotel as Asset” button.

How to Add Web Chat Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Web Chat asset to add Another Chat Account.
  • Then click on the “add Chat Account” button, Enter your company name and website url. Then click `Create` button.
  • A script code will appear in the box. Copy and paste the script code in your website or application to start using the conversation.

How to Add Website Page

  • Click on the “Add Asset” icon. [See Fig.1]
  • A pop-up will appear to Add Assets.
  • Choose Website asset to add your Website Account.
  • Click `Add Domain` button. Then enter your Domain name in the text box.
  • Click `Create` button.
  • Your domain will be added to your brand.