Simply log in to the platform, click on your personal profile icon.
In the dropdown you will see short-cut links:
Select the profile you wish to edit by clicking on the icon, and once the profile has opened, select Profile Administration
When they register, they will need to create a personal profile. Make sure that they use their company email address when they do this.
Ask them to style their profile, to give your company more visibility – upload a Cover Image that has some connection to your company. Plus give their position and the company name at the top of their ‘About Me’ text.
Then our trends users will know who they are when they communicate with them.
For any changes within your profile, be sure to click the yellow ‘save’ button at the bottom of the screen to ensure information is updated.
Log in to the website – trendsideas.com
Find your profile – search ‘company name’ by Businesses
For optimum results when choosing your images, here are the dimensions:
Logo (logo) – 200 x 200px
Profile hero (background) – 1170 x 300px
Profile Tile (search result background) – 690 x 476px
Let people know how to get in touch.
It’s simple for Trends users to contact you via your profile and content to discuss their projects. However, they may prefer to give you a call or pop in to a showroom (if you have one!). Make it easy for them to find you by adding contact details to your profile.
You can also edit your profile name, contact information and physical address. Note: Your address will automatically sync with the Google Maps widget. This means Trends users can easily plot the quickest route to your place when planning their projects – so make sure you enter the correct details!
It is here too that you need to add a brief description of your company/business which will display when your profile appears in search results. Always remember to click the “save” button when editing.
The About Us section is where you can tell people everything they need to know about your business, products and services. This is your chance to fill them in on all the great things you do.
It’s easy to add and format text, to insert images and embed videos and add links.
Keeping your About Us fresh is easy. Content here will display on the ‘home page’ of your business profile. It also contributes to increasing your visibility and search ranking if you regularly visit the ‘About Us’ screen and change some words, add another paragraph, upload a video etc.
To add text, just click on the page and it will allow you to type directly onto the screen.
To insert an image click on the Insert Image icon
To embed a video from YouTube, simply click on the Insert Video Icon
Image will now be linked. Remember to click Yellow Save button
It’s best to use the email address of a registered user as the ‘direct inquiry’ contact. Then use more generic email addresses such as support@ or info@ for your secondary and tertiary email contacts
Every piece of content that you load to your Profile will carry a ‘Contact’ button for users to connect with you easily, so it’s important that the information in your Account Settings is up to date
An administrator is a top level position, and can add editors and other administrators as well as update content.
An editor can only update content.
You also have the ability to drag 10 key words into the display box – these 10 will display on your profile and are a quick and easy way to inform a browser about what you do.
To add keywords, just type the word into the submission box.
For the 10 display words, drag and drop those into the box above they keyword box.
For any changes click the ‘save’ button at the bottom
You can have up to 10 keywords that display on your business profile, this will help consumers get a feel for your business.
Simply drag and drop the most appropriate keywords into the grey box. Click “Save” and they will appear as “Tags” on the homepage of your profile.
An image collection can be created under the ‘Collections’ Tab, located on the top menu bar.
You may want to refresh and/or update a Collection. Simply click on that collection and click on the function you want to complete – Add Images, Edit or Delete
Click on the ‘gallery’ to the image you want to make your cover image, click on the Icon at the bottom of the image ‘Make Cover Image’
You have the ability to change captions, reorder the images and/or delete from any of your collections.
To do this click on the collection you want to update
Click on the ‘Edit’ Button
Click the profile button, then the user profile administration button
To update captions, click on blue button ‘Edit Images’
Click the Blue ‘Edit’ button to add or change the captions/description
Type in the caption box, and click ‘Submit’ to save
To reorder the images, simple drag and drop the images within the Edit screen – remember to ‘Submit’ to save
1) go to: https://www.picmonkey.com
Click Edit button on the homepage
Select the image and it will load into PicMonkey
Click the resize button on the bottom lefthand side of the navigation
Every piece of content that you upload to your business profile, together with any advertorial stories and their images, is connected directly to you so browsers can contact you easily. These browsers are spending billions of dollars on their projects in the next 12 months and are very much ‘in-the-zone’ of looking for products and services to fit their needs.
As users are browsing the site, they can save content to their own personal profiles, but they can also ‘Contact’ you directly. To do that they click on the ‘Contact’ button and will complete a message box like this
When a user chooses to use the category drop down in the top navigation to select their search criteria.
To set your category settings first click on the “Profile Administration” tab on the top right hand corner of your profile
Then select Category Settings from the left hand navigation:
Then select the category that best suits your business from the dropdown by clicking on the + symbol
Then select the sub-category that best fits your business from the dropdown by clicking on the + symbol
If you make the wrong selection simply click the – symbol to remove and make another selection
You can choose multiple categories and sub categories if your products or service fit into more than one category or sub category