In this article, we will guide you through how to create a Viber Campaign in Apifon platform.
To begin, from the Dashboard menu go to "Campaigns" and then choose the submenu "Messaging".
To create a Viber campaign, follow these steps:
- Click “Add” button.
Select Viber Instant Messaging.
Please kindly note that your Viber Sender Id must be enabled in order to create and send a Viber campaign. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Towards the bottom of the page enter e name of your campaign.
- Click “Create”.
To set up your campaign, follow these steps:
Select the list for the campaign and click “Next”.
You can select the entire list or a segment of it.
To write your message, select the Sender ID. Write the body of your message and keep in mind that there is a character limit of 1000.
If you have created a template you can choose it from Viber Templates.
In case a subscriber doesn’t use Viber, an SMS will be sent automatically.
Write you message and keep in mind that there is a character limit of 160. If you want to skip SMS failover, deselect the option at the top of the screen.
To schedule your campaign, follow these 3 steps:
If you wish to send your campaign instantly, ignore and go to “Next”.
- Select a date for your campaign.
- Click and drag the "Campaign Start" icon to your preferred time. You can also set your campaign’s expiration time in the same way.
- Click “Next”.
Check the overview of your campaign including the campaign’s name, sending date & time, number of subscribers, number of estimated messages and selected list.
The mobile phone screen shows you a preview of your message as it will appear on the recipient’s device.
Test to your handset
Before sending your campaign, send a test message to your own mobile number or a group of numbers by following these 3 steps:
- Select “Test to your handset”.
- Enter the mobile numbers for the test.
- Press “Send”.
By pressing the “Start Campaign” button, your campaign will be sent.
Now you know how to create and send Viber campaigns in Apifon platform. Thank you for reading!