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How to guide – Registration and profile management

How to register

Creating an account on Pinpoint

  1. Go to the registration page and complete the form https://services.pinpointdevon.co.uk/kb5/devon/services/register.page
  2. An authentication email will be sent to the email account you used during registration
  3. Copy and paste the verification code from the authentication email into the box on the registration screen and click ‘activate account’
  4. You are now registered and can create a listing, event or PA profile from the dashboard
  5. To access your account again, click on the My account link at the top of the page

Create or edit a listing

create a listing

Creating or editing your listing

Creating a new listing

    1. Sign in to your account
    2. From the welcome screen after logging in, click on the listing updates option on the left
    3. Click on the ‘create a listing button’
    4. Complete the listing form ensuring you have entered information into the required fields
    5. Agree to terms and condition at the bottom of the page and save record

Updating your listing

    1. Sign in to your account
    2. From the welcome screen after logging in, click on the listing updates option on the left
    3. Click the ‘actions’ dropdown on the right to update or delete a current listing
    4. Update the listing form ensuring you have entered information into the required fields
    5. Agree to terms and condition at the bottom of the page and save record

Making the most of your listing

  1. To make the most of your listing we recommend completing the following as a minimum
  2. Complete all fields under listing details as this will ensure visitors to Pinpoint can find you in the most appropriate sections
  3. Add your address and contact information to ensure visitors can easily contact you
  4. If you have specific opening times or costs then it is recommended you add this to your listing under further information

What happens after submitting your listing

  1. Once submitted, your listing will be queued for moderation by the Pinpoint team and if approved, your listing will appear on the site.
  2. If for some reason your listing is rejected, it will no longer appear in your account.

Create or edit an event

Creating or editing your event

  1. Log in to your account,
  2. From the welcome screen after logging in, click on the listing updates option on the left. If you would like to post a forthcoming event in the ‘what’s on’ section, click on ‘what’s on’ in the blue menu bar, then click on ‘submit your event’ on the right. This will take you to the same form as creating a listing but the information you add will allow the Pinpoint team to add your record as an event.
  3. Complete the form ensuring you include details about the event’s location
  4. Agree to terms and conditions

What happens after submitting your event

  1. Once submitted, your event will be queued for moderation by the Pinpoint team and if approved, will appear on the website.
  2. If for some reason your listing is rejected, it will no longer appear in your account

Create or edit a PA profile

Creating or editing your profile

Create a new PA profile

  1. Log in to your account,
  2. From the welcome screen, click on the PA option on the left.
  3. Click on the ‘create a PA profile now’.
  4. Complete or the listing form, ensuring you have entered information into the required fields.
  5. Agree to terms and conditions and save profile.

Update your PA profile

  1. Log in to your account,
  2. From the welcome screen, click on the PA option on the left.
  3. Click the actions dropdown on the right to update or delete a current profile.
  4. Update the listing form, ensuring you have entered information into the required fields.
  5. Agree to terms and conditions and save profile.

Create or edit an advert for a PA

Creating or editing an advert for a PA

  1. Log in to your account,
  2. From the welcome screen, click on the PA network option on the left.
  3. Click on the ‘create a new job listing’ or the actions dropdown on the right to update or delete a current listing
  4. Complete or update the listing form, ensuring you have entered information into the required fields.
  5. Agree to terms and conditions and submit
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