Ripl 101: Set up your business profile on Ripl

Updated: Oct 9, 2020

Now that you’re officially part of the Ripl community, let’s make sure you’re set up for posting ease. Consider this your cheat-sheet for filling out your Brand Settings⁠—it won’t take long, and will save you a lot of time once you start posting.


Below, we’ll walk you through each section so you know exactly what to do.


You can navigate to brand settings on the Ripl app by tapping "My Business", then "Settings". On the web app, simply navigate to "My Brand".


Inside the Ripl app in the brand settings for a small coffee brand
The Brand page in the Ripl app


Brand name and business type


First things first: Add the name of your business and then select the category it falls under.

Inside the Ripl app brand settings for social media


Social media accounts


Select the social media accounts you would like to connect to Ripl⁠—this will allow you to post to all accounts at the same time, or schedule posts to go live when the time is right.

Inside the Ripl app where you can edit your connected social media accounts

Note: you can also add these when you create your first post. Learn how to create your first Ripl post here.


When you turn on Show External Posts, every posteven those not created in Ripl—will be in one place and easy to see at a glance.


Inside the Ripl social media app under brand settings where you can edit whether or not to show external posts



Build your brand


Create a cohesive look with your posts when you establish the brand settings below.


Upload your Logo and Brand Slide so you can incorporate them in your posts.

Inside the Ripl social media app under brand settings where you can edit your brand slide and business logo


Your brand slide will display at the end of some slideshow post templates.

What the brand settings might look like on your Ripl social media post creations, including your brand colors and brand slide with logo and website
Note: brand slides can only be added on the mobile app.

Logos look great on top of solid colors and overlays. Here are a some examples of where your Logo will appear in Ripl templates:



Ready-to-go templates that you have access to will automatically incorporate your Brand Colors and Fonts to save you time when creating posts.

Inside the Ripl social media app under brand settings where you can edit your brand colors, brand fonts, and more


Let’s say you chose yellow and black as your brand colors, and “Averia Libre” and “Barlow Condensed” as your brand fonts. Here are a some examples of how those Brand Colors and Fonts would automatically appear in templated posts:




Ripl link, hashtag suggestions, and link shortening & click statistics


Inside the Ripl social media app under brand settings where you can toggle hashtag suggestions on or off


You also have the option to turn on a Ripl.com link, include hashtag suggestions, and enable link shortening & click statistics.

If you turn on the Ripl.com link, a link to the site will be included in post captions.

Including hashtag suggestions allows you to save time searching for hashtags by turning on this handy feature that provides recommendations.

Enabling link shortening will automatically shorten any URL in a post caption—this will save you character space. And when you turn on Click Statistics, you’ll be able to track the engagement of every post.












Ready to fill out all your Brand Settings? Get started here or in your Ripl app.


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