Wavebid integrates with Twitter to support auction marketing right from a user's Twitter feed. This article describes the process for connecting Wavebid to Twitter and posting updates to a Twitter account. 

This article contains the following sections:


Link an Account

  1. Login to the auction company's Twitter account.
  2. Open Wavebid in another browser window.
  3. In Wavebid, navigate to My Links > Company > Partner Management.
  4. Click on the Social Media tab. 
  5. Next to the Twitter icon, click the Add Account link.
  6. Enter the Scope of the account:
    • Company Wide: All the users of a company will be able to publish to this Twitter account. A user will need to have Company Admin authority in order to select this scope.
    • User Only: Only the current Wavebid user will be able to publish to this Twitter account.
  7. Click Authorize Wavebid to use your Twitter Account button.
  8. A pop-up window will appear. Click the Authorize App button and copy the pin number that appears.

    mceclip0.png                                          mceclip1.png
  9. Return to the Wavebid page, and enter the PIN provided. mceclip2.png
  10. Click the Save button. The Twitter account is now linked to Wavebid.
    • Tweets can be created by running a Marketing Task that will automatically post to Twitter at the selected date and time.


Create a Marketing Task

A Marketing Task will need to be run in order to push a tweet to Twitter.

  1. Navigate to the applicable auction from the Dashboard, then select Marketing > Tasks.

  2. In the Online section, click the Add New Task link.

  3. A pop-up window will open:

      • What type of task do you want to add?
        • Select Twitter- Simple.
      • Task Name
        • Can be anything, ex. "Twitter post".
      • Date
        • When the task should run.
        • Wavebid will not run the task automatically.
      • Twitter Account to Post to
        • Select the External Account.
      • Text to Post
        • Enter the text that should be posted along with the auction details.
      • Photo
        • Select a photo to post along with the auction details.
  4. Click the Save button to run the task.

For more information on running Marketing Tasks, see Marketing Tasks.



Related Articles:

Have more questions? Submit a request


Article is closed for comments.