Text Message / SMS Reminder
This is a communication feature which allows you to send text message directly to your invitee mobile number. You will be able to:
- Send Text Messages to all attendees at the same time.
- Send Text Messages to all Invitees at the same time.
- Send Text Messages to a determined custom list (Attendees/Invitees).
- Send push messages to custom lists.
How to send a SMS to all Attendees
To send text message: People > Communication > SMS SENDER > NEW SMS
After this, click in SMS in the left menu, select “All Attendees”, then on +NEW SMS, type your message and press SEND. All your attendees will receive this message.
How to send a SMS to all Invitees
Follow the same steps described above, but instead choose “All invited”.
All your Invitees / Attendees will receive a SMS after you complete the steps above.
Send a SMS to a Custom List
To choose a custom list, you just need to select it using the drop down at the left side. You can personalize the message selecting different information (corresponding the fields shown on the right side), such as first and last name, email, company, as displayed below:
Telephone numbers can be collected or edited using invitees spreadsheets, can be directly added at the participants list or can be added directly by the attendee through the app.
How to add a telephone number to the Attendee's profile
To add a telephone number, PEOPLE > ATTENDEES > EDIT > Click on the Person you wish to add a number > ADD TELEPHONE.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will the attendee be able to add / edit his phone number using the app?
Yes, the attendee can add or edit his phone number through the app. They must be logged in at the app and event to do so. They should click in MENU and click at their name at the top.
The attendee will have access to their profile information. Now, just click on EDIT, add or change the phone number and click on OK
It is possible to send a SMS to a specific list. To learn more about Custom List, click here.
Can I send push messages to custom lists?
Yes, you can. To send push messages to a custom list, select the list you want to send the message to on the dropdown menu on the left side, click on SEND PUSH, type the message and press SEND MESSAGE.
Note: When sending push messages up to 140 characters, do not use special characters such as: “”, ‘ , \.
How do i use Placeholders?
Placeholders contain the information of the event or the personal information of an attendee/Invitee. You can type the placeholders into your SMS message and they will pull data from your event details and/or each individual Invitee or Attendees information.
Placeholders you can use for the EVENT information are as follows:
Placeholders you can use for Attendee/Invitee information are as follows: