Save time by sending automatic text messages, automate contact creation, and add contacts to groups without pressing a button.
Texting with MessageDesk just got smoother and simpler.
You’re now able to automate your text messages with Zapier.
Connect with over 3,000 software applications to trigger a text conversation in MessageDesk, create a contact, and add contacts to groups.
You can connect apps you likely use every day like Gmail, HubSpot, Google Calendar, QuickBooks, and many more.
Read on for more.
- What is Zapier?
- Why Send Automatic Texts?
- How to Get Started with Zapier
What is Zapier?
Zapier is a tool that allows you to connect the software you use every day to other software applications.
If you’ve ever been frustrated that your software isn’t able to sync up, Zapier is your solution.
Now, you can send an automated text message when you get a new contact in another app.
You can even edit the groups your contacts are members of based on an action in another app.
Why Send Automatic/Automated Texts?
Zapier is the highway that connects all of your favorite apps that you use. You can use it to:
- Send a text message when you create an invoice in QuickBooks
- Send a text message reminder a few days before a calendar event
- Create a new contact in MessageDesk when one is created in another app
- And much more.
Bottom line, Zapier can make your entire messaging experience automatic.
Automating processes for any business saves time. The more time you save, the more money you can make.
There are 3 ways you can use Zapier to automate your text messaging.
1. Add or Update a Contact
Whenever a new contact is created in your CRM like HubSpot or Salesforce, you can sync them with MessageDesk. Or, when you add a contact to your rewards program or newsletter in an app like Square, Shopify or Squarespace.
2. Add Contact to a Group
If you already have a contact and you want to add them to a group in MessageDesk you can do so as well.
3. Send a Message
Trigger a text message to be sent when an action happens in another app. You can now automatically send a message to a customer 2 days before an appointment and much more.
How to Get Started with Zapier:
To get started with a Zapier account, check out their website.
Once you have signed up with a Zapier account, you can either create an account with MessageDesk or sign into your existing account.
To get started making your first Zap with MessageDesk, check out our guide to getting started.