Guide to signing up and connecting to Yatter

By 18th January 2018Guides
getting started with yatter

This guide will show you how to sign up to Yatter, add social media accounts and get going on our platform. Click on the topic below that you need help with to view a handy guide.

Signing Up

Signup details screenshot
1
An Email Address
2
A Name
3
The Name of your Company
4
A Password

Here is the initial signup form for Yatter. To signup you will need to provide:

  1.  An Email Address
  2.  A Name
  3. The Name of Your Company (if you are a freelancer we recommend using your full name)
  4. A Password

 

Connecting a Social Media Profile

A screenshot of the Yatter onboarding screen with the option to sign up using Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn accounts
This button takes you to a helpful guide, which will help explain how to use Yatter.

Once you have entered your details, the next screen will ask you connect a social media profile. If you have any issues with this part there is a support chat located below the social media icons.

Yatter does not have access to and does not store your social media passwords. Yatter will never post to your accounts without your permission.

Connecting a Twitter Account

Twitter will ask you to login. This shows Twitter that you are giving Yatter the ability to send tweets on your behalf.

The next stage of connecting your Twitter account is authorising the profile. Once you have authorised your Twitter profile, your Twitter account will appear on the Yatter dashboard.

Once you’ve returned to Yatter you’ll be asked to confirm the details of the account you’ve added.

Connecting a Facebook Account

Signup Screenshot Facebook Login
To connect your Facebook account with Yatter, you will need to login to your account which will take you to the next stage.

The next stage of connecting your Facebook account is authorising the profile. Once you have authorised your Facebook profile, your Twitter account will appear on the Yatter dashboard.

Important: to add a Facebook business page you must also authorize a personal profile which has admin rights to the business page.

Before you can authorise a Facebook Business Page you will need to confirm ownership of a personal Profile which has administration rights to the Page.
Signup Screenshot Facebook Dashboard
The Facebook account will now appear in your Dashboard.

Connecting a LinkedIn Account

Signup Screenshot LinkedIn Login
To connect your LinkedIn account with Yatter, you will need to login to your account which will take you to the next stage.

The next stage of connecting your LinkedIn account is authorising the profile. Once you have authorised your LinkedIn profile, your Twitter account will appear on the Yatter dashboard.

Important: to add a LinkedIn business page you must also authorize a personal profile which has admin rights to the business page.

Authorising a lLinkedIn profile using Yatter
To access a LinkedIn business profile you’ll need to authorise a personal profile with admin rights.
Signup Screenshot LinkedIn Dashboard
Once you’ve finished authorising your LinkedIn account it will appear on your dashboard.

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Chris Carson

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