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Users Guide to Social Diary!

 

To Join:
-click on the 'Join Now' icon on the top right hand side of the homepage
-you will be directed to the membership page, fill out the fields and click 'Subscribe'

To Register for a Trial:
-click 'Join Now' and fill out the fields
-when you are asked to select a subscription type, select 'Trial'
-your trial submission will be registered and you will be notified when your trial subscription has been activated

The following features of the site will require you to LOG-IN as a Member:
-to access the Diary and to Add or Modify an Event
-to Submit News, Party Pics, Member Offers or a Pet of the Week
-to enter a Member Offer
-to view Celebrity Calendar, Newsletter Archive, Brand Search & Supplier Directory
-to Modify your Subscription


The following features of the site will NOT require you to LOG-IN as a Member;
-to view About Social Diary
-to access the "JOIN NOW" page
-to view 2 examples of the Weekly Newsletter
-to view Hottest Member Parties & This Week's Best Events
-to view the Social Diary Blog, Fang's Pet of the Week and Cool Links


To Log-in:
-go to www.socialdiary.com.au
-in the top right hand corner you will see the word 'Login'
-in the first box type your username (which is your email address)
-in the second box type your password
-click the 'Log-in' box
 

To View the Diary:
-click the tab 'Diary'
-you will be taken to the current month's page for events in Sydney
-to look at a day, click on the date. NB; coloured boxes represent days that have one or more events listed on that date. Dates that are white represent dates that do not have an event listed.
-to change months click on 'Previous Month' or 'Next Month' at the top of the calendar
-to change cities click on your chosen city at the top of the calendar, the current city shown is in bold
-to switch to view the calendar by week, click 'View by Week' at the bottom of the calendar
-to switch to view different weeks click 'Previous Week' or 'Next Week' at the top of the calendar
 

To Add an Event:
-click the tab 'Add Event'
-on the right hand side of the page you will see the title 'Add Event'
-fill out the information by clicking on each of the fields, and you can scroll through options
NB: you can also add an event by clicking on 'Add Event' under the calendar

eg: to list an event on Thursday May 27th 2010, under 'Event Date' you would choose the day as 27, month as May and year 2010. Then add the relevant start and finish times (be sure to choose AM or PM) until you have filled it out the section. Click 'Submit'.
NB: you can use the 'control' button on your keypad to select up to 3 options.

To Modify an Event:
-click the tab 'Modify Event'
-on the right hand side of the page you will see a list of 'Your Events'
-click on 'Edit' next to the event you wish to modify
-it will take you to the page of information you have previously filled out when adding your event
-modify the areas you wish to change by clicking on the relevant fields
-when you have made you changes click 'Modify' at the bottom of the right hand side
-to cancel your changes click 'Cancel' at the bottom of the right hand side
NB: you can also modify an event by clicking on the icon 'Modify Event' under the calendar.

To Submit News:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'Submit' and click the option 'News'
-choose either 'Regular Item' or 'Product Call' from the drop box under 'Submission Type'
-Fill out the fields and click 'Submit'

To Submit Party Pics:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'Submit' and click the option 'Party Pics'
-fill out the fields (Event Name, Event Company & WOW Factor)
-to add a picture click in the section 'Picture' and browse your photos
-select a photo to add it
NB: a minimum upload of 3 photos is required, maximum of 25.

To Submit a Member Offer:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'Submit' and click the option 'Member Offer'
-fill out the fields for your Member Offer and click 'Submit'
NB: member offers must have a minimum value of $500. The Member Offer can be made up of one prize valued at $500+ or a number of prize combinations to the value of $500+. The prize/s must be distributed to the winners promptly by the person making the offer.

To Enter a Member Offer:
-click on the tab 'Member Offers', which will take you to the member offers page
-click on the box next to the Member Offer you wish to enter
-fill in your details in the fields below and click 'Submit'
NB: You can enter all Member Offers but only once each.


To Submit a Pet of the Week:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'Submit' and click the option 'Pet of the Week'
-fill out the fields
-to add a photo click in the blank boxes under 'Image' to browse your photos
-select a photo & click 'Submit'
NB: Portrait pictures are required, not landscape - and please submit clear photos, your pet looking straight to camera is preferable.

To View Celebrity News:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'View' and click the option 'Celebrity News'
-you will view a running calendar of celebrities coming to Australia and how to contact them


To View the Brand Search:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'View' and click on option 'Brand Search'
-Brand Search allows you look up the clients of other members and view their contact details
-to search a brand you can enter a word, choose from the categories or search via alphabet
-once you have chosen how you want to search, click 'Search'
NB: you can also view Brand Search by clicking on the banner on the homepage

To Add a Brand to Brand Search
-click on the Brand Search banner
-click on 'Add a Listing' from the brand search page
-fill out the fields & click 'Save'

To View the Supplier Directory:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'View' and click the option 'Supplier Directory'
-the Supplier Directory allows you to look up Event Suppliers and view their contact details
-to search a supplier you can enter a word, choose from the categories or search via alphabet
-once you have chosen how you want to search, click 'Search'
NB: you can also view the Supplier Directory by clicking on the banner on the homepage

To Add a Supplier to the Supplier Directory:
-click on 'Add a Listing' from the Supplier Directory page. For example you may look after venue that holds events.
NB: Non-members can add their Supplier contact details

The Newsletter Archive:
-the Newsletter Archive can be found underneath the 'Photo Gallery' tab on the right hand side of the home page
-click on the 'Newsletter Archive' icon to view the page displaying a list of previous newsletters
-to view a newsletter click on the 'View' next to the newsletter you would like to view

To View Your Current Membership Status:
-click on the tab 'Membership' to view your details

To Edit Your Profile:
-click on the 'Edit Your Profile' icon in the members only section of the spiral notebook
-fill out the fields to update or edit your profile and click save

To Add Extra Login IDs:
-to add an Extra Login ID click 'Add Extra Login ID's' under membership
-fill in the fields & click save
-Please note: You must delete your email address from 'Extra Recipients' if you are still in the system, or it will read as a double-up
-to add extra recipients (people in your office who you want to receive the newsletter but not have a password to the site) click 'Add Extra Recipients' under membership
-fill in the fields & click 'Save'

To Add Brands/Suppliers;
-you can also add clients and suppliers on this page
-click on either 'Clients' and then add clients, or click on 'Suppliers' and then add suppliers
-click 'Save'
NB: quick access to the Member's Only sections of the website can be found in the 'Members Only' spiral notebook section on the homepage. Once you are logged in, you can access these areas by clicking on the relevant icon.


The following features do not require you to log-in as a Member:

To View the Social Diary Blog:
-hold your mouse over the tab 'View' and click the option 'Social Diary Blog'

To View the Photo Gallery:
-click the tab 'Photo Gallery'
-click on the icon of the photos you wish to view
-to scroll through the photos either click on the photo you wish to view, or click 'Next' to move along the photos
-to view the next photo galleries click 'Next 5' at the bottom of the right hand side of the notebook

To View Featured Events:
-the best events each week will be featured in this section of the homepage
-to be considered for a Featured Event, please be sure to include one great landscape shot when submitting 'Party Pics'

To View Hottest Parties:
-Go to 'Hottest Parties' on the left hand side of the spiral notebook
-Click Event Company name to view all photos in album

To View Fang's Pet of the Week:
-click on the icon that says 'View Fang's Pet of the Week' in the members only section of the spiral notebook
-below the Pet of the Week you can meet Fang by clicking on the 'Meet Fang' icon

To View "About Social Diary":
-click on the white 'About Social Diary' post-it on the right hand side of the homepage

To View Cool Links:
-at the bottom of the homepage you can click on a link from the 'Cool Link' column