Getting started with Klusster: Fabulous Fempreneurs

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Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

Learn how to start your Klusster account, create your content, and add your content to the Fabulous Fempreneur Klusster Publication. Get started today!

Getting started with Klusster is simple!

1. CREATE YOUR KLUSSTER ACCOUNT:

- Go to the Fabulous Fempreneurs Klusster Home Page

- Select the [Join Klusster] button at the top right

Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

- Create and enter your username, email and password and [Join] !

2. ENTER YOUR AUTHOR PROFILE DETAILS

- Click the default profile photo on the right of the header bar

- Select "My Author Profile" from the drop-down menu

Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

Complete your Author Profile:

  1. Upload a Cover Photo and Profile Photo.  NOTE:  when you upload photos, you have to save to complete the upload process.  You then need to click the [SAVE CHANGES] blue button at the top to save all changes to this page - it is a 2 stage save process for photos :-)
  2. Create a profile name - this is how you will be known as a content author. You may choose your full name, your business name or some other name that represents you.
  3. Input a description that will tell readers who you are as an author and what you and/or your business is all about.
  4. Select Tags that will help you be searchable on Klusster. Use a location tag if location is meaningful to you and your content, or leave this blank if location is not important to you. The content tags reflect what you are about as a content creator/author.
  5. Enter your Contact Information - this information will be visible on your profile page and will make it easy for your readers to contact you and learn more about you.

NOTE: You must complete the items listed in the "Author Profile Checklist" before you can begin your first piece of content.

3. CREATE YOUR FIRST PIECE OF CONTENT

- click on the green [Create] button on the right of the Klusster header

Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

- {Style and Content tab} - Start creating your content here!

  1. Create a catchy title to grab your reader's attention! Follow that with a clear and enticing description.
  2. The first image is mandatory - this is the image that will be pulled into social media posts and will be visible on any tiles on Klusster for this piece of content. Make sure this image is appealing and eye- catching!
  3. Your editor tool on the right is where you can change the heading type, font style, formatting, and you can also embed hyperlinks, Images, YouTube Videos and SoundCould/Iframes.
  4. Your SEO rating - this is a great tool! Review the information in the tool tip by clicking the (i) to the right of the tool. Here you will see dynamic tips to help your content be as effective as possible to optimize your search results.
Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

- {Settings, Call-To-Action, Activation} Tab

  1. Customize your Call-to-Action to generate engagement with your readers. This is the blue form on the right hand side of every piece of content.
  2. You likely want all of the leads from your call to action forms to come to you, so leave the "Yourself" box checked.
  3. Select Tags that will help your content be searchable on Klusster and in Google. Use a location tag if location is meaningful to you and your content, or leave this blank if location is not important to you. The content tags reflect what your content is about.
  4. Expiration Date can be useful if your content is time sensitive and you want it to become inactive on a specific date. If your content is "Evergreen", leave this field blank.
Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs
- Activate your Content - green [Activate Now] button on the top right of Settings, Call-To-Action, Activation tab (image above). When you activate your content, your portfolio becomes visible on the Klusster platform, and anyone can now view your article! Congratulations you have created your first piece of content!

4. Submit your content to the Fabulous fempreneurs klusster/publication

- Go to the home page of the Fabulous Fempreneurs Klusster

- Click the [+ Submit Content] button

Getting started with Klusster:  Fabulous Fempreneurs

- The dropdown will show a list of all articles in your portfolio that you have created.  Select the one you want to submit, and click the [Request] button

- Elaine Slatter (XL Consulting, Publication Manager) will receive a notification that you have submitted a request to have content published in the Fabulous Fempreneurs Klusster/Publication.

- Elaine will review your article and either Accept or Decline the request.

- When Elaine accepts the request your article will be live in the Fabulous Fempreneur Publication/Klusster.  Congratulations!