Hootsuite Pro Slack App

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Install Hootsuite Pro Slack app

Overview

The Slack app for Hootsuite allows you to select a social media post, add a comment and send the post directly to a Slack Channel, User, or Group within your workspace.

Hootsuite Pro Slack App


What you need

Slack account

Sign in with your existing Slack workspace or create one for free now!

Hootsuite account

Use the Slack for Hootsuite app with a Free, Pro, or Enterprise Hootsuite account.

Installing the Hootsuite Pro Slack app

From your Hootsuite dashboard, click on the App Directory side menu item. Once the modal opens search for Slack Pro in All Apps and click Install.

Hootsuite App Directory

After clicking Install, a new window will open where you can select to add a Slack Pro plugin within to an existing Hootsuite tab.

Now that the app is installed, you can navigate to an existing Hootsuite stream, click the ellipsis on a post and select Send to Slack

This will trigger a modal window to display with a link to login to the app. Follow the authorization process.


Using the app

Once you have the app installed, it's time to send some Hootsuite messages to Slack!

Select the Slack recipient

Now in Slack Pro you can select Users, Groups, Multi-part Groups, and Channels. Also there is a search filter along side the dropdown. Start typing, or click the dropdown to select where you want your message to go in Slack.


Automatically add Sentiment along with the post

Now the app will guess the sentiment of the post to see if it is Positive, Neutral or Negative. If you think this is way off, you can change the sentiment manually by clicking one of three sentiment buttons.


Write a comment along with the post

Easily add a quick comment describing the post.


Send it!

Hit the Send button! Boom! Sent! Done!


FAQ

Are multiple images supported?

Yes!

Can I send a message directly to a user?

Yes!

What is a multi-part message?

A list of users that you have sent a message to. This is different from a private group and a channel.


Uninstalling the app

Not that you would ever want to uninstall the Slack app for Hootsuite....but if for some reason someone forced you to uninstall it, here are the steps.

Open the App Directory

Navigate to the Slack app in Installed Apps and click the garbage can icon to remove the app.


Help

Still not getting what you need? Contact the Hootsuite support team!