Website Insight

 

Creating Your SLO NightWriters' Profile

and Renewal of Membership Instructions





Using and navigating our website should be easy.


Easy Lesson #1:


Creating, modifying and controlling your Writer's Profile on our website is a valuable benefit of membership. You choose the kind of information you place inside your Profile, and you control who can see that information.


FIRST: Go to the Home Page of SLO NightWriters




  1. The first time you visit our website, you'll want to log in and create a password. Click on the link: slonightwriters.org 
  2. Find the Login box (top, right-hand corner of the page). Key in your email address. Do NOT enter a password. Instead, click on the words "Forgot password." A message will be sent to your email address. The message will contain a link. Follow it you'll be asked to create your own password. Write down your password.


SECOND: Make your profile fit your personality.


 

Write a short Bio about yourself. Upload a photo. If you are unsure about this, email me and I will help you with this part.



  1. Now that you have a password, you can log in to our website, and modify your Profile. This time, after you're logged in, click on the words inside the Login box that say, "View profile." 
  2. Key in your BIO (50 words or fewer is the norm, written in the third person). Upload a photo if you wan. Do you maintain a BLOG or an author's website? If so, you can list it here, so your fans can find you there. Tell us how you heard about SLO NightWriters by clicking on a button.
  3. This step is important. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the "SAVE" button.




THIRD: No one can see, or otherwise access the information in your website profile without your permission. Don't want people to see your email address? Mark that private. If you not to advertise your telephone number, don't enter the number, or enter it and mark it private. 


To adjust your settings, follow these steps in exact order:




  1. Log in.
  2. Click on the words "View profile."
  3. Click on the button that says "Edit profile."
  4. Click the word "Privacy" and adjust as you like. You'll see a chart filled with more buttons that allow Anybody, Members, or No access.
  5. This step is important. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the "SAVE" button.





Renewing your membership:


You'll be sent automatic reminders about your membership renewal. These will have instructions on how you do this. However if you happen to forget and become lapsed, this method will no longer be available to you.  You'll need to go to the home page of the SLO NightWriters website www.slonightwriters.org then you'll scroll down to the area where the red button that says:


  JOIN NOW


Click on this button to be taken to the page where you have the option to renew.


If you have questions, please contact me:

jkon50@gmail.com  805-238-3153




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