Meet your Digital Navigator

Hi there! If you’re ever in need of assistance navigating the Digital Realm, or would like some help getting reintroduced to parts of Martys Hub, I’m here to be of service! Don’t hesitate to reach out to me with any questions or concerns you might have – it’s my job to help coach, guide and lead all of our members as we transition onto Martys Hub and become more familiar with connecting to the information, news, events, and people we’re looking for in our online community. Here you’ll find helpful tutorials that I’ve created to guide you through Martys Hub with topics including: Creating an Account, Curating your Profile as it appears in our Artist Directory, and more to come!

Tutorial I: Registration and Account Activation

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Where to sign up and register for Martys Hub for the first time.
  • How to fill out the registration form, step by step.
  • How to receive a Confirmation Email in order to activate your account.

Tutorial II: Logging in and Updating Your Profile

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

      • Where to locate your Member Login in order to sign into Martys Hub each time you access it. 
      • How to access your Profile and update your information, including: bio, discipline, websites and social media links.
      • How to change your Profile picture and Upload a Cover Photo.

Tutorial III: Customize your Directory Listing

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Editing your Listing Category
  • Changing or Updating your Name(s)
  • Searching for your Updated Listing in Artist Directory

Tutorial IV: Uploading Works and Setting a Highlight Photo

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Uploading Works & Examples
  • Upload Specifications (Less than 3MB, or less than 2000px wide)
  • Editing Uploaded Works
  • Setting a Highlight Photo

Tutorial V: How to Add Videos to your Artist Profile

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Locating the Videos Tab in your Profile
  • Adding a Video using Video ID
  • Locating the ID of a Video on YouTube
  • Locating the Video ID in the URL
  • Locating the Video ID via the “Share” Link
  • Common Errors to Avoid

Tutorial VI: How to Sell your Work on your HUB Profile

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Locating the Shop Tab in your Profile
  • Adding a new Listing to your Shop
  • Filling out the Listing Details
  • Inserting a URL link to your website or shop
  • Uploading an Image and completing the listing

Tutorial VII: How to Submit Posts on the HUB

In this Tutorial, you will learn the following:

  • Locating where to “Submit A Post”
  • Adding a Title & Filling out the Post or Article’s Content
  • Copying & Pasting Content directly from another website
  • Introduction to Formatting and Adjustment Buttons
  • Adding Media to your Post
  • Selecting Categories for your Post
  • Selecting a Featured Image for your Post 

Prince Saquian brings 10 years of international experience, engaging, educating and integrating stories into new digital spaces. 

While studying at York University’s Glendon Campus, he served as Communications Director developing an online campus community that fostered bilingual communication and engagement. 

 Working with Marvel Entertainment and the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) connected him with technology users of all ages, facilitating their discovery of art and entertainment through digital media. 

 After 6 years at sea as a Digital Content creator and filmmaker, sailing around the world with Royal Caribbean International, Prince returned to land and opened a wedding movie business in Mississauga. Now COVID made him available for this contract with Mississauga Arts Council to help artists transition online as their first Digital Navigator.