Welcome to your go-to-guide on getting started with the Meltwater platform.
If this is your first time using the application, here's how to successfully kick off the relationship!
On-Demand Training Videos
How you'll learn: Each training video will provide an overview of a key area of the platform and teach you how to use the application, including helpful tips and best practices.
These short videos run for a maximum of 6 minutes, check out the list of videos within this training video article.
How you'll learn: Be guided through workflows and key product features by a Meltwater Product Expert via webinar. These live, interactive trainings are targetted at specific product features and give you the opportunity to ask questions while learning with other like-minded new users.
These live trainings are scheduled for different timezones and run for a maximum of 60 minutes including time for questions. Check out the next available Live Training here.
How you'll learn: Learn workflows while you're within the Meltwater Platform! Each screen tutorial will direct you to the relevant section of the app.meltwater.com platform and prompt you through each step with helpful tips and best practices.
Check out all the training tutorials found in our HELP tab in-app
Ready to get your platform settings finalised and start using the system? Let's do it!
Each of the following areas is fundamentals to the Meltwater platform and will direct you to relevant articles. While exploring the Help Center, you'll notice these articles are designed to help you to become a product expert through:
- Step by step guides
- In-app tutorials
- Short training videos
- Workflow GIFs
- Highlighted Protips
Monitoring & Searching
Meltwater's extensive news and social media monitoring capabilities tie into all the features within your system set up.
To begin learning about your monitoring settings, select the 'get started' article on the feature within your account that will be used for monitoring. This will either be named Search or Explore:
|Get started with Search||Get started with Explore|
Take Action! Learn about how your monitoring searches are set up using Boolean with the first part of our training series on How to Master Boolean Search.
Ensuring each member of your team has to access to the platform, mobile app and notifications start with their user settings.
Take Action! Review your list of current users and ensure your colleagues have set up their login details to receive an 'active' status.
Take Action! If you will be using the Newsletter or Influencer Outreach features, take a moment to set up your Approved Senders within your Account Settings. Check out more details on Approved Senders settings within this dedicated article here.
Manage Digest Reports
Take Action! Review your list of current digest reports and customise the settings to align with your need to be updated on the latest news and social media posts.
Take Action! Get started with Explore within your mobile app by running a practice search and reviewing the results
Beyond the fundamentals
Now that you've learnt the fundamentals of your platform, start reviewing the other features within your platform via our other 'Get Started' articles:
Thank you for reading. If you have any further questions, feel free to reach out to us via Live Chat!