Creating A Campagin

Now let's explore how to work with broadcaster, the Broadcaster has 2 menu Compose & Reports , Click on the Compose menu to start sending messages.

Broadcaster Menu

Selecting Project

By default the system will auto select the project which you are currently in , if you wish to change the project you can simply tick or untick the respective projects.

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Dividing Message Load to Increase Sending Speed You can divide and balance the load across multiple projects, simply select the projects and our system will automatically divide the load and send messages using the selected projects. This feature helps you to send messages faster , please note the billing will be done as per the plan of each project.

Campaign Name

Give a name to the campaign for internal reference

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Select Application

Specify through which channel the message should go , please make sure that the selected channel is active in your mobile device. If you are selecting SMS then make sure your phone can send SMS out and have enough balance from your telecom provider.

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Make sure the selected application is installed in your phone where picky assist bridge app is running.

Select Subscribers

Here you have 3 options to select

Upload Subscribers Dynamic Messaging Segment Subscribers based on your requirements select the appropriate one

Upload Subscribers

You can manually copy and paste the mobile numbers or upload subscribers mobile number in an excel / csv sheet. Please note the country code should be added along with the mobile number, if there is no country code in your excel sheet you can simply add using our Prefix adding tool, you can also remove duplicate numbers by checking the options as shown below

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Adding Prefix

Your your mobile number is not in the correct format you can make use of Prefix to add country code or remove any junk values from you number

Remove Duplicates

On enabling the remove duplicates it will check for duplicate number in your list and remove it

Dynamic Messaging

Dynamic messaging helps you to personalise the message like Dear #name# your pending bill amount is #amt# and due date to #date#, You can put these values in an excel sheet and upload. Our system will replace the variables with the value in your excel sheet and send personalised message to each subscriber / user.

First Step - Upload Excel Sheet

First Step for Dynamic Messaging is to upload the excel / csv sheet containing the mobile number and message data, once the file is uploaded the system will show preview of your excel / csv data as shown below, you need to tell the system in which column the mobile number is saved , you can map the mobile number field as shown below;

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Second Step - Mapping Dynamic Fields

Second step is to select the dynamic data while composing the message, navigate to "Messages" compose your message and from the right side you can insert the column name into message wherever it is relevant as shown below.

Our system will extract the column data from the excel / csv sheet and update with data from the excel while sending messages , in this example

Hello #A# Your Pending Bill Amount is #B# and last date to pay is #C#

Here #A# , #B#, #C# will be replaced with the respective data in the each column against the correct mobile number.

Segment Subscribers

This tool helps you to segment the existing subscribers and send messages. Target subscribers easily with segment filters like Subscribed Date, Last Interaction Time, Name, Number, Category, Tag and Attribute Value like Age, Gender, Email, Website etc

Segment

You can create and save a filter criteria to reuse the same , to reuse click on "Saved Lists" and use it.

Personalising outgoing message

You can personalise the outgoing messages with attribute values saved in your social CRM like Dear {{name}} your plan is going to expire on {{expiry-date}}.

Sending Campagin

When you are ready with the campagin you have 2 option to send

Send Now Send Later

Sending Now

On clicking the "Send Now" button the campagin will send immediately

Send Now

Send Later

Using the “Send Later” you can schedule a message to specific time, please note we use time zone from your profile to process the schedules messages.

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The message will be send or scheduled as per the timezone of your account.