Profile Help Page
This page will help you with getting the most out of your Earring Directory profile.
Main menu options
SEARCH EARRING DIRECTORY: All earring business members are accessible on this page and can be found based on the information provided in their business profile.
VIEW ALL MEMBERS: Allows users to search for all public profiles including earring businesses and non-earring businesses (Earring Lovers) on Earring Directory based on their location and favourite earring styles, materials and themes to wear.
MY NEWSFEED: Post on your wall to share earring related news with your followers and view all posts shared by people and businesses you follow.
MY PROFILE: View and edit your profile info including your profile image and cover image (You can make your profile private in your My Account privacy settings).
MY ACCOUNT: View and edit your account information including your password, profile privacy settings and notifications.
Editing your Profile
You can edit your profile by clicking on My Profile in the menu.
To edit the information that shows on your business profile, click on the cog on the right hand side of your profile image and select Edit Profile.
Title & First Name
TITLE: We know you love earrings – now give yourself a title!
FIRST NAME: Or nickname – or pet name – or what your mum calls you – you don’t have to tell but it’s nice to put a name to the face!
COUNTRY: Help us connect you to your local earring businesses!
Instagram & A bit about you
INSTAGRAM: Just type in your Instagram account name if you have a public Instagram account
BIOGRAPHY: A little snippet about you and your love of earrings.
Your favourite earring styles, materials & themes
FAVOURITES: Connect with other people who love and create the earring styles you love to wear. If your profile is public, your profile will be searchable by other users!
Overview of Profile Features
FOLLOWERS & FOLLOWING: Click on the number underneath these titles to view users that are following you and who you are following. The users who follow you will see your posts in their newsfeed. The posts from users you follow will appear in your newsfeed.
MESSAGES: The envelope icon is your messages. You can view and reply to messages sent to you here.
SOCIAL ACTIVITY WALL: The pencil within the square icon is your social activity wall. You can create new posts here and view all your own activity. Users who visit your profile will be able to see all your posts here if your posts are public.
NOTIFICATIONS BELL: If you have a notification/s the number of available notifications will show in red on the bell icon in the bottom right corner of your screen. Clicking on this will show all current notifications. e.g – new comment, new message, new follower etc
You can send messages by clicking on the Message btton on a user’s profile. When you receive a new message, you’ll get a notification and depending on how many messages you have waiting for you, you’ll have a number appear over the envelope icon on your profile.
You can reply to a message by typing in the reply message box. There is a 500 character limit.
You can block a user who has sent you a message, delete their message or download it.
You can choose who can send you private messages on the My Account page under Privacy. You can choose what message notifications you receive on the My Account page under Web Notifications.
Posting on your wall is similar to Facebook! You can share text, tag other users (that you’re following) by using the @ symbol and post weblinks. As a non-business user, your posts should not be business related (i.e selling earrings or posting as a business).
Your posts will appear on your public profile under the activity tab and in your follower’s newsfeed unless you change your privacy setting on your My Account page.
You can also post on other user’s walls.
Write a Review
You can leave reviews for your favourite earring businesses! Help them increase their star ratings by leaving genuine customer reviews under their reviews tab.
My Account Features
Username, name & email
Sorry, you can’t change your username.
Make sure your email address is always up to date as this is used to send you notifications and verify you.
My Account Menu
Your My Account menu is easy to navigate. You control how you receive notifications and who can see your information and get in touch with you.
You decide who can see your profile and information you post. You can hide your profile from the member directory and still keep your profile public if you choose.
You can choose who can see your posts and who can send you private messages here, too.
You can choose if you get an email notification when someone sends you a private message or you have a new follower.
Web notifications are shown within earringdirectory.com and appear in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.
You can choose what notifications you want to show, here.
You can delete your account anytime from the My Account page. This deletes all your account data from the site.