Common questions and answers about posting your information to the network.

How do I edit the contact information about me that is displayed in the Alpha Strip Directory?

To edit the contact information displayed, take the following steps:

  1. Log in as a subscriber.
  2. Go to your Control Center.
  3. Select MY ACCOUNT on the left hand tool bar.
  4. Make the changes you wish.
  5. Make sure you select the SAVE CHANGES button at the bottom of the page!

 

How do I create a Basic web presence?

To create or edit your public presence on the web, take the following steps:

  1. Log in as a subscriber.
  2. Go to your Control Center.
  3. Select Profiles on the left hand tool bar.
  4. Create a new document by choosing Blank Biography.  You can type directly or paste an existing bio into the text field.  One note: When pasting from Word into the Template, choose the 4th icon on the second line to hold your format.
  5. Choose PUBLISH NOW of you want this document to be immediately viewable on the network or choose SAVE FOR LATER if you do not wish to have the document posted under your name at the present time.

 

Why can I save multiple web presences?

You can create and save many different versions of your web presence but only one can be “Published” or viewable at any time. 

You may want to create various versions of your Bio to meet specific needs and rotate the published version as necessary.

 

How do I make a web presence with tabs on the top?

To add tabs to the top of your web presence take the following steps:

  1. Log in as a subscriber.
  2. Go to your Control Center.
  3. Select Manage Tabs (Portfolios) on the left hand tool bar.
  4. Create a Tab by entering the name of your Tab in the Create box and choose Create.  You will see the message “Your Tab (portfolio) has been successfully created.” 
  5. You can then choose to make this tab public or private (email names are used as access guides).  Default is always private – so make sure to double click in the public private column to make the Tab public.
  6. To add access privileges, double click on the Tab name in the left habd column and add the names and email addresses you wish.

 

How do I add files or documents to the Tab?

To add files to your tab,

1.      To enter files or data, double click on the name of your Tab in the left column.

2.      You can then add files by following the instructions.  Keep in mind that you need to have the documents stored in your network file drawers before you can upload them into your Tab. 

 

How do I create a Resume?

To create or edit your Resume take the following steps:

  1. Log in as a subscriber.
  2. Go to your Control Center.
  3. Select RESUME on the left hand tool bar.
  4. Create a new document by choosing Wizard (to help you create a Bio when you are unsure how to best web presence yourself) or by choosing Blank Biography if you have a bio that you want to copy into the site.
  5. You will be guided through the procedures to create the document.  One note: When pasting from Word into the Template, choose the 4th icon on the second line to hold your format.
  6. Choose PUBLISH NOW of you want this document to be immediately available to be placed in a portfolio or choose SAVE FOR LATER if you do not wish to have the document available at the present time.