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Can I Create a Custom Action for Whatsapp?

Last updated: May 21, 2021

Send to Whatsapp Action

If you would like entrants to start a conversation with you on Whatsapp, it's as easy as creating a link to your Whatsapp account.

You can use the WYSIYWG editors in campaign setup to create a button like this:

Send Gleam entrants to start a conversation on Whatsapp

Tip

You can pre-fill your Whatsapp link with a message template.

Set a Whatsapp Link as an Entry Method

To use 'Send to Whatsapp' as an entry method, you need to create a Custom Action on Gleam. Paste your Whatsapp link in the description area so users can claim entries when they send you a message.

Trick

To manually verify that users have sent you a message, you can ask for their Whatsapp phone number in the verification question.

Set a Whatsapp Link in Prize Description Area

If you don't want to incentivise Whatsapp conversations for entries, you can also create a link to your Whatsapp account in the prize description area. This will allow users quick access to your business from the campaign widget.

Share on Whatsapp with Viral Share

Another alternative is to create a 'Share on Whatsapp' action. This method is built into our Viral Share action.

All you have to do is enable this from the Viral Share action, then users can click on the Whatsapp icon and send their referrers a unique Viral Share link.

Get Gleam entrants to share your campaign on Whatsapp

Tip

Entrants will only receive entries when the referral enters your Gleam campaign through the Viral Share link.

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