To get started with Oktopost, the very first step is to connect your social profiles. Oktopost allows you to add personal social profiles, company pages and group pages that you manage, as well as those of colleagues, to post on their behalf.
Oktopost allows you to manage the following channels:
|Personal Profiles, Company, and Showcase Pages|
|Business Pages and Groups|
How to Add a New Social Profile to Oktopost
To add a new social profile to Oktopost go to the Social Profiles tab in your account, click on Connect a Profile and select the channel that you want to add.
Next, you will be redirected to the social network and asked to grant Oktopost access to your account, make sure to approve all of the permissions. Once the process is complete, the social network will send you back to the Social Profiles tab in Oktopost.
Note that you if you chose to connect a Page, a popup window will appear allowing to select from the pages you manage.
How to Connect Your Instagram Business Page
To add your Instagram Business Page to Oktopost, you will have to authorize it through Facebook.
You will also need to make sure that your Instagram Business Page is connected to a Facebook Page that you own and that you have admin access to that page on Facebook.
To check that your Instagram Business Page is connected to your Facebook Business Page, you can go into the Instagram App on your phone/tablet. Go to your Instagram Business Page’s Profile and click “Edit Profile”. There should be a “Page” field with your Facebook Business Page’s name next to it.
To manage your Facebook Group with Oktopost, you need to install the Oktopost Facebook Groups app.
Adding Your Colleagues Profiles
Oktopost also allows you to extend an invite to your colleagues to manage the profiles and pages they own on their behalf and without providing them with access to the platform.
To send an invite, simply choose the "Invite a Colleague" option and enter your colleague's name and email address. Your colleague will receive an email containing links to add their social profiles. Once they connect any social profile to Oktopost, it will become available for you to manage.