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    2H 30M

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Course Introduction

Take the Hootsuite Platform Training course and master social media management through the world's leading tools. Through this course you'll learn skills like composing and scheduling multimedia messages, listening for relevant conversations, and managing social media campaigns.

Video Transcript | Intro

Welcome to the Hootsuite Publisher. Publisher has two tabs, Planner and Content. The Planner tab is where you can review and manage your posts in a weekly calendar view. The Content tab gives you a list view of your posts, including any posts in draft form, as well as the Bulk Composer. 

In this video, we’ll introduce you to the Planner and help you get the most out of this powerful new tool. 

Using Planner

Planner is the best place to manage your social media content strategy. In one location, you can survey all your scheduled and published content, create new posts, and organize existing ones. 

Planner presents your scheduled and published posts in a weekly view, with space to see a detailed preview of each post. Use the arrows to flip through the weeks ahead, or look back at previous week’s scheduled posts. 

The sidebar lists your connected social networks. Filter your weekly view by network, or view all your scheduled posts at once. 

Composing, Editing, and Interacting with Posts

Messages can be composed directly within planner by clicking on a time slot and choosing new post or new pin. The message you compose will be scheduled for the time you’ve selected.

Each message appears as a tile and shows the network it will be posted to, as well as text and media previews. You can also see whether a post has been published, or still requires approval

Click on a tile to open a detailed view of your post, including the full content and attached media, as well as any applied tags. Here, you can edit unpublished posts, or delete it if you’ve changed your mind. 

If you’d like to rearrange your posting schedule for the week, click on a post and drag it to your desired time.