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Colour-code Messages by Social Network in HootSuite Publisher

That makes easier recognize each social network messages

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    Jorge FurberJorge Furber shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Caroline MarkosCaroline Markos shared a merged idea: I would REALLY love it if scheduled messages for Facebook, Twitter etc. would show up as or be able to be tagged with different colours.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Color Coordination on Scheduled Social Media Post Calendar  ·   · 
    RickRick shared a merged idea: Add color coding feature to posts  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Create Color Categorizing to Differentiate Post Type in the HS Publisher  ·   · 
    Eric UngsEric Ungs shared a merged idea: Color coded publishing items for type of message being published  ·   · 
    Amberetta PippensAmberetta Pippens shared a merged idea: Color-code each day  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: have different colors for different social networks in calendar view so its easier to tell if something is a tweet, G+, or other network.  ·   · 
    Patrick HaywardPatrick Hayward shared a merged idea: Be able to categorize/colour code/label scheduled messaging. ie allow for users to identify upcoming message type or content by its colour  ·   · 
    Travis BrickeyTravis Brickey shared a merged idea: Have different colors of scheduled events in calendar view.  ·   · 
    Rebecca AbrayRebecca Abray shared a merged idea: Publisher Calendar - colour code date a colour that is easier to see  ·   · 
    BriannaBrianna shared a merged idea: add color coding options to the "month" publisher view, so each scheduled post for each social network displays in a specific color  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Post Shading  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Clearer, multi-coloured DATES for scheduling  ·   · 
    Sall AnnSall Ann shared a merged idea: Color Code posts in Publisher  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: Color Of Writing Box  ·   · 
    meganmegan shared a merged idea: assign colors to my scheduled posts.  ·   · 
    Teddy ChuaTeddy Chua shared a merged idea: put social icons (marks) on the scheduled posts page to quickly know what the posts is for.  ·   · 
    Anonymous shared a merged idea: allow users to change colors on scheduled posts in publisher or assign each account a different color.  ·   · 
    Randal A Pope IIRandal A Pope II shared a merged idea: color code profiles in the Publisher view on the calendar  ·   · 
    AnonymousAnonymous shared a merged idea: Colour-code posts in Scheduler, by account, and/or by campaign within account  ·   · 
    Fernando EscuderoFernando Escudero shared a merged idea: Add the possibility of defining a color for each Social Network Account, so they are easier to spot in Publisher at a glance  ·   · 
    lauren swansonlauren swanson shared a merged idea: When scheduling tweets in publisher for multiple accounts, have the option of making different accounts different colors to help organize  ·   · 
    Kayleigh Kayleigh shared a merged idea: When you are scheduling status for different accounts, they should be color coded on the calendar  ·   · 
    JeffJeff shared a merged idea: Different colors for posts to different networks in publisher calendar view  ·   · 
    under review  ·  Chris from HootSuiteChris from HootSuite responded  · 

    We hope to add a more granular way to identify which message will be sent to which social network profile.

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I add my vote to the rest for being able to customize our color coding on the calendar. If we could choose per post that we set up, it would help a lot. We have a number of topics and I'd love to be able to additionally assign colors to denote a transactional vs interactional post and maybe even differentiate posts on each of several topics, as well as different colors for each platform.

      • Monica @ Travel GlitterMonica @ Travel Glitter commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Adding to this as well, but would also like the opportunity to color code by client or "handle" so I can make sure that not too many posts from one client are bunching up together.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I don't know why this hasn't been implemented yet. It's been three years since you've said you're working on it. For a company that strives purports to provide the most efficient social media management tool available, you are missing the most basic tool for functionality.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a MUST HAVE. Hootsuite is a great tool and it would be much better with color coordination! It's a struggle to keep track of which post is going where when looking at the scheduled posts in 'Week View' Or 'Month View'...Wasting too much time clicking on each post to see where it goes. Hopefully this gets done fast! Thanks!

      • Oliver TraceyOliver Tracey commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would certainly welcome this feature. Having 7 accounts to manage the posts of to have them colour coded would save so much time. Feature very welcome in this already amazing timesaving application!

      • meganmegan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        agreed! this has been a suggestion for almost 3 years now....
        implementation would be great at some point!!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        YES - this would be a huge asset when having to schedule unique content for multiple brands. Please add color coding or at least add the avatar next to the content in monthly view.

      • Anna Bazzel GrayAnna Bazzel Gray commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I agree this functionality would be so great to see in the publisher by color which post is going out for which social network account

      • Gerardo BarreraGerardo Barrera commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Definitely would be a GREAT feature to have this different color labels for each account, we hope to have it soon.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes this is what I was just thinking about. I am working in the calendar and can't tell which one is FB and which one is Twitter. I don't like to send the same post to both accounts so I change it up and send them at different times. But I am trying to make sure the message is sent to both platforms at different times.

      • Kellye CraneKellye Crane commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is exactly what I'm looking for. Either color coding, icons or some other kind of symbols in publisher would be huge. This would allow users to handle within Hootsuite a lot of the work currently being done in separate editorial/conversation calendars, at an enormous time savings.

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