February 12, 2024

Beehiiv Integration

You can now use Gleam campaigns to grow your newsletter audience on Beehiiv.

Our new integration allows you to seamlessly send Competitions, Rewards, or Capture users to Beehiiv so you can focus on growing your publication.

The Beehiiv integration is available on all Pro plans.

June 1, 2023

New Features for GA4, TikTok, Goodreads, and more

This month, we're excited to announce new features & updates on the Gleam platform 🎁

New integration: Google Analytics 4

Google Analytics 4 (GA4) is replacing our Google Analytics integration, which will stop processing data on July 1st, 2023.

We have updated our integration to support the latest version of Google Analytics. To keep tracking your campaigns, you'll need to enable the new Google Analytics 4 Integration in your Site SettingsIntegrations.

You'll also need to set up custom dimensions to access Gleam events in your GA4 account.

GA4 Integration is available on the Business plans for Competitions, Rewards, or Captures.

New feature: Contestant verification for the Gleam widget

You can now require entrants to verify their email before logging into your Gleam widget. This will help maintain high quality leads for your campaigns.

To enable this feature, go to any Competitions or Rewards campaign and check Verify user email before actions in the User Details tab. Entrants will receive a 4-digit code from Gleam to enter into your widget.

Email Verification is available on the Business plans for Competitions or Rewards.

New feature: Follow on TikTok Action

You can now grow your TikTok followers with the new Follow on TikTok action.

Follow on TikTok action is available on the Hobby plans for Competitions or Rewards.

New Feature: Goodreads Add to Shelf Action

Authors on Goodreads can now promote their book by asking users to add a book to their 'Want to Read' shelf in Goodreads.

Goodreads Add to Shelf action is available on the Hobby plans for Competitions or Rewards.

We also published a new blog post for our Goodreads authors:

New blog post: Run Successful Goodreads Giveaways
  Run Successful Goodreads Giveaways

March 15, 2023

Improvements to Capture Campaign Data

As part of our initiative to improve Gleam Capture's campaign reporting, we are gradually introducing some enhancements to the Captures dashboard, and reconstructing Capture visitor & lead data to contain more useful data points to help you make better marketing decisions on your website.

We have also created brand new documentation for Capture Data.

For Click Captures, the Leads tab will now be replaced by the Actions tab, which contains a list of all visitors who interacted with the Click Capture campaign.

Since Click Captures do not have named users, the Leads tab did not report any user data. Although this was the expected behaviour, our Capture customers couldn't access any other information relating to the clicks.

The new Actions tab will allow you to see where & when the click was from. You can also filter the Actions report with a custom date range.

Actions Tab on Gleam Capture campaign

Furthermore, under the Events tab in Reporting, you'll be able to see the number of visitors who dismissed your Capture, or if they clicked on 'No, Thanks' at the second step of a Two-Step Capture.

Events tab on Gleam Capture campaign

Note that there are no changes to data & reporting for Email Captures & Coupon Captures.

To learn more about the different variations of Reporting for all Capture types, check out our new documentation for Capture Data.

February 10, 2022

Capture Templates Available on the Gleam Website

We have a brand new library of powerful Capture templates available for all Gleam users to browse and try.

Browse Gleam Capture Templates on Our Website

With our in-depth library of customisable Capture templates you can create a wide range of opt-in forms, coupon popups, website banners, announcements, sale countdowns and so much more. Whatever your goals are, our Capture templates can help you deliver targeted messages anywhere on your website, generate leads, and drive instant action.

If you don't have a Capture plan yet, you can even test out all our templates for free before committing to a subscription.

Check them out today by navigating to Captures on your Gleam dashboard, and don't forget to leave us feedback & suggestions so we can continue to build more templates for you!

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June 7, 2021

New & Improved Capture Templates

We've come a long way since the BETA days for Gleam Capture!

Existing base templates are going to be deprecated on the 31st of August, 2021.

You can no longer create new Captures with the old templates, but we have replaced them with new & improved versions, so you can provide a more pleasant experience to website visitors.

The new templates have:

  • Email & user icons in form fields

  • Improved alignment between form elements

  • Softer edges around Capture form borders

New base templates are immediately available when you create a new Capture, based on your existing plan.

To assist in migrating existing Captures to the new & improved version, we've made some changes to the Captures dashboard to help you make adjustments. Users with affected Captures have been contacted via email.

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