Setting up Microsites with Event Cloud

in Event CloudSharing Options

Overview

Instead of sending images directly to users in an e-mail, you can now have images posted to a branded microsite. When images are posted to a microsite, users will receive their image as a LINK which will direct the user to the Microsite. This is perfect for generating traffic to branded pages and increasing the number of impressions for your client. This guide will show you how to get started with using this great feature for advertising your brand!

*This guide assumes that you have already set up your event. If you need access to the basic set up guide for PicPic Social ec please click here.

                  **Scroll down to the bottom of this set up guide for advanced settings

Steps needed

  1. Create a Microsite Template
  2. Customize the template
  3. Edit your event for Microsites
  4. Start your Device Server

 

1. Create a Microsite Template

 

new builder

 

Once you have created your event, click on the ‘Microsite Builder’ in your event dashboard

 

  1. Click on ‘New Microsite Template’

 

 

microsite builder part 1

 

  1. Name the event template you are creating
  2. Decide whether you want to allow the full gallery or the single image view in the microsite

 

 

microsite builder 2

 

  1. Click the box to choose the ‘Font Color’ using this color grid
  2. Repeat step 1 to choose the ‘Backgroud Color’ (Full width dimensions are 1920px x 1080px)
  3. Repeat step 1 to choose the ‘Link Color’

 

microsite builder part 3

 

 

  1. Click on the drop down to choose the ‘Link Color’
  2. Click browse to upload a ‘Background Image’
  3.  Choose ‘Fixed, Full stretch or Repeated’ for the display of the background
  4. ‘Title’ the page
  5. Include a ‘Description’
  6. Add a ‘Twitter Description’ *If applicable
  7. Click check box to enable a ‘custom social image’
  8. Click browse to upload a ‘Custom Social Image’

 

microsite builder part 4

 

 

  1. Enter your ‘Custom Script’ here without <script> tags
  2. Enter your ‘Google Analytics tracking code’
  3. Enable this check box to allow ‘Direct post to social media on the users behalf’
  4. Enable this check box to ‘Share GIF link directly’

 

Click ‘Submit’ once you have finished editing settings.

 

2. Customize the Microsite Template

 

Advanced Settings:

 

3. Edit your event for microsites

 

microsites ec

 

*In the event dashboard under microsites/unique url 

 

  1. Choose your additional share features
  2. upload your microsite template you have created
  3. enable to use custom url
  4. choose your custom url here

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