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Creating Announcements
Need to share information with or make a request from your team fast? Collage's Announcements feature can get the job done.
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Written by Maya Guedouar
Updated over a week ago

Getting Started

The first step to setting up an announcement on Collage is to navigate to the Home tab in the left hand menu of the platform.

Creating an announcement

Click on Home on the left side bar then the grey Post Announcement button in the top right corner next to What's Going On 

From there a pop up page will appear, where you can fill out the details of your Announcement.

  1. Title: Give your announcement a title that summarizes the contents.

  2. Description: This will be the body of your announcement. You can include things such as headings, lists, hyperlinks, etc.

  3. Publish: Click publish to send out the announcement.

Selecting recipients 

Choose all employees, or select employees based on department, location, or name. 

Hit Publish to send the announcement. Employees will receive an email in their inbox with the details of the announcement, with the option of viewing the announcement in Collage, too.

Edit and delete an announcement

Editing your announcement

To edit an announcement head to the announcements page. Click on the 3 dots to the right of the announcement, then select Edit from the dropdown. This will bring you back to the announcement template page.

**Note: Editing an announcement will not send out an additional email.

Deleting your announcement

To delete the announcement Click on the 3 dots to the right of the announcement, then select Delete from the dropdown. 

Announcements and comments

You and your employees can now leave comments on an announcement right from the announcements page. 

Viewing comments

To view comments that have been left on an announcement, simply scroll down to the comment and they will appear under the announcement.

Adding a comment

To add a comment to an announcement click on the "Add a comment" text box and use the blue arrow button to send it.

Edit and remove comments

Edit: To edit your own comment, Click the three dots to the right of the comment, then select Edit from the drop down.

Remove: To delete your own or an employees comment, click the three dots to the right of the comment, then select Remove from the drop down

Allowing / preventing employees from making announcements

By default, employees cannot send out announcements but if you choose to, you can allow them to do so. Navigate to Company Settings > Roles & Permissions page and check off the appropriate box:

You're all done!

If you have any questions about setting up announcements please reach out to our support team at Support@collage.co or through the live chat on your page.

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