Step 1 - Login to your dashboard
Go to my.socialtoaster.com to login.
Get In Touch
Then Content Sources
Step 2 - Click +Content Source
You will be asked what type of Content you would like to add. Choose from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, a WordPress Site, or RSS Feed.
Make a selection then click “Next”
Add your desired URL, Page, or Account and click Verify+, after it is verified click “Next”
✔ Automatically create posts from this source*, then click “Finish”. By enabling the checkbox, posts can be created from stories. This will happen after the initial fetch of stories is completed. They then will be fully built out and placed in an Incomplete Status in Post on your dashboard.
Step 4 - Actions You Can Take
View Stories - You will be able to see all available stories and convert them to a post or remove the story. There are 5 different statuses that could be displayed when in the View Stories grid. (See below)
Fetch Stories - Updates your content source with any new stories posted from that source.
Disable/Enable Post Generation - This setting allows you to enable or disable the auto generation - if enabled newly created fetched stories will have posts auto generated at the beginning of every hour.
Inactivate - No stories will be fetched and the only actions available are View Stories and Activate.
Step 5 - View Stories Statuses
When you click the “View Stories” Button an informative message will be displayed. Your post will be one of the five following statuses.
Post Sent! - A converted story was made into a post and sent to users.
Issue Creating Post - This status will be set if the Auto Generate Posts is set to Enabled, but the post needs to be reviewed and scheduled. If the Auto Generate Posts is Disabled this status will occur after you click Action > Convert to Post and a post is generated from the story.
Needs Review - This status will be set if the Auto Generate Posts are set to Enabled, but the post needs to be reviewed and scheduled. If the Auto Generate Post has been Disabled for Content Story entries, visit Action> Convert to a Post to create a post from this story.
Ready! - This status is visible when Auto Generate Post has been Disabled for Content Story entries, visit Action > Convert to a Post to create a post from this story.
Post Scheduled! - When a story is converted to a scheduled post in the future you will see this status.
In conclusion we hope that the Content Source Feature will save you time in creating your posts! Take some time to try it out!