Use this guide to create your first campaign. Campaigns allow you to schedule drip-style messages and flows around a date & time field unique to each of your contacts. In this article, we'll show you how to create a campaign that sends a customer satisfaction flow 7 days after the contact's purchase.
Creating a Campaign
To create our campaign, we'll need:
(1) A contact group to which the campaign will send messages. A group can be created via the Contacts page using the 'Create Group' button in the bottom left corner. Alternatively, a group can be created within the 'Add contact to a group' flow action.
(2) A date & time contact field. A contact field can be created via the Contacts page. Click the 'Manage Fields' button to add the field and set its value type:
(3) A campaign. Campaigns can be created via the Campaigns page using the 'Create Campaign' button.
Each campaign operates on a single contact group:
(5) A campaign event to send our customer satisfaction flow. An event can be created via the 'Add Event' button present within your campaign.
A campaign event requires a contact field containing a date & time value around which it can be scheduled.
Scheduling the Campaign
The 'Update the Contact' action uses the '@date.now' variable to update the 'Registration Date' contact field with the date and time the contact receives the message.
Once the contact has been placed in the campaign's group and our event's contact field has been updated, the campaign becomes active. You click each event to view it's upcoming messages:
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