FAQ: How do I create an announcement?

Announcements can be posted by everybody. You can post an announcement about everything that is relevant for the rest of the ecosystem. For example collaboration opportunities, an event you are organising or attending, a new job offer, your latest product release, …

Announcement linked to a claimed actor

If you have a claimed actor, you can post an announcement immediately from your actor profile. The announcement will be linked to and thus visible on your actor profile.

Step 1: Go to your profile

Screenshot of the platform shwoing how to announce in your ecosystem if you created an actor.

Step 2: Scroll down on the main actor profile page until you reach the box ‘latest announcements’. 

Step 3: Click on the “+” button to add an announcement. The side panel where you can add your announcement, will open 

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Announcement that is not linked to a claimed actor

Step 1: go directly to the message board via the left sided navigation 

Step 2: hoover over the “+”-button in the bottom right corner and click on the “create announcement” symbol.

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Writing the announcement

Step 1: Give your announcement a title

Step 2: Write your post (or copy past the text body). 

Step 3: Use rich text elements to style your text. It’s possible to add a video or an image. Adding an image is not obligatory, but if you don’t select one DataScouts will automatically use the visual from your video or make a screenshot from the action button link.

Step 4: Add a Call-To-Action button. For example: read full article, visit now, read more, …

Step 5: Add tags to your announcement to indicate a high-level classification. You can easily select an existing tag from the dropdown menu.

Step 6: When your announcement is ready, press “send announcement”. 

Step 7: If you are an ecosystem member in a public ecosystem, the owner of the platform will curate your announcement before publishing it. You get a notification once it has been curated. At that moment your announcement will be visible in the message board, on the homepage and the linked actor profile.

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