User – Social Posts

Through the Get Social feature, you can create and schedule social media posts from MDC DOT.  Click here to learn how to connect your social media accounts.

Where is Get Social?
  • At the left-hand side of the page, click the Get Social buttonfirefox_screenshot_2016-12-08t16-05-41-380z
How to create or schedule a Social Post
  • Choose social platform(s)

firefox_screenshot_2016-12-08t16-39-43-768zYou need to connect your social media account before you can post to it.

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  • Type your post message
    • Keep any eye on the character totals – especially if you are posting to Twitter

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  • Click Create Post to post immediately
    • Allow a few minutes for the message to post to your social media account(s)
  • Choose social platform(s)

firefox_screenshot_2016-12-08t16-39-43-768zYou need to connect your social media account before you can post to it.

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  • Type your post message
    • Keep any eye on the character totals – especially if you are posting to Twitter
    • Select the calendar icon to choose a date and time

 

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  • Click  Post
Your Social Posts (live, pending, scheduled)
  • Pending and scheduled posts are green
  • Live posts are black

My Posts

  • Click on GET SOCIAL

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  • Click the View all posts tab firefox_screenshot_2016-12-08t16-46-53-705z

 

  • Choose a social media platform from the Type: dropdown

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  • Click the Date & Time column title to sort by newest or oldest

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  • Click on the pencil button next to the post you want to edit

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  • In the pop-up window, you can edit the post message and the scheduled date and time

  • Click the Save button to save any changes