Try the Slack Pro app for Hootsuite now!
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 within your team.
From your Hootsuite dashboard, click on the App Directory side menu item. Once the modal opens search for Slack in All Apps and click Install.
After clicking Install, a new window will open where you can select to add a Slack 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.
Once you have the app installed, it's time to send some Hootsuite messages to Slack!
Click the dropdown to select the Slack Channel you want to send to.
Easily add a quick comment describing the post.
Hit the Post to Channel button! Boom! Sent! Done!
No, only to a channel...but you can with the Slack Pro 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.
Navigate to the Slack app in Installed Apps and click the garbage can icon to remove the app.
Still not getting what you need? Contact the Hootsuite support team!