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How to setup SMS Drip Campaign?

  1. Go to Apps > All Apps
  2. Click "Drip Campaigns"
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  1. Click "New Campaign"
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  1. Enter all the necessary fields and click "Create"
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  1. Proceed with adding more messages and setting up a specific time when to send out next text message.
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Questions that may come up when you setup the Text Message Drip Campaign:

 

  1. How much does every Drip SMS cost?

Answer: The cost of each drip depends on the number/length of messages as well as the number of recipients. You can set up as many Drip campaigns as you can provide that you have a sufficient number of credits to run the campaign.  1 SMS sent to 1 recepients, cost 1 SMS credit (if it is a normal text message under 160 chars).  If LONG SMS, then it will cost up to 4 credits per message per recepient.

 

  1. We need to set up 12 months of drip messages. One each day, is it possible with ProTexting?

Answer: Yes. You can set messages to go out at daily intervals. 

 

  1. The plan was to only send affirmations Monday-Friday. Are there settings in the Drip Campaign that allow us to exclude messages from being sent on Sat & Sun?

Answer: With the drip campaign, messages are sent in progression by specified time intervals regardless if that time interval falls on a weekend. 

 

  1. Can we set it up to only use the web sign up form?

Answer: Yes. Aside from texting the keyword, people can also opt-in through a web signup form.

 

  1. Can we change the auto-reply messages in the SMS Drip Campaign?

YES, but follow the steps below:

- Once a contact enters the DRIP Campaign (via text-in, import or sign up form), all future text messages are scheduled at that time.

- If you change the Auto-Reply messages, only the new subscribers will start receiving the new updated auto-reply messages.  Subscribers that are already in the campaign will receive the old auto-reply messages.

      

  1. How to change the auto-reply messages for old subscribers?

One solution is download the subscribers, delete the campaign or messages, create the new messages and then import the contacts into the drip. 

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NOTE: if you import the contacts, they will receive the 1st Welcome Auto-Reply messages.

 

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