Misc updates, new integrations, and a preview…

Screen recording of how to add Wait conditions to automations

Update: Use your account’s time zone in automations

It’s now possible to send email campaigns based on your account’s time zone. You can create “Wait until…” conditions so that email campaigns send to all contacts in the automation at the same time regardless of their individual time zones.
This is especially useful for events such as webinars. For instance, you can send messages such as, “The webinar starts in an hour,” to remind people your webinar will be starting soon.

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“Add contact to automation” zap now available

We released a new Zapier action that adds a contact into an automation (just like a manual entry from within ActiveCampaign). This means there is no need to find some other way to trigger an automation to begin.
This zap could be used to:

  • Start a new customer automation when an order comes in from Shopify or Woocommerce
  • After someone signs up for an Eventbrite event, begin an automation that delivers info and follows-up after the event
  • Trigger a new lead automation when a form is submitted on an Unbounce landing page

Add contact to Automation Zap

New integrations:

Segment: Share data between apps with a single piece of tracking code. Leverage data from other apps so you can create more intelligence-driven marketing and sales processes. Set up instructions.
Bloom: From the crew at ElegantThemes.com, Bloom is a, well, elegant pop up and form builder plugin for WordPress. Get Bloom.
ActiveWoo: Woocommerce and ActiveCampaign users should be thrilled by the release of a deeper, more feature-rich integration than we’ve had in the past. Worth noting… ActiveWoo will keep a tally of your contact’s lifetime customer value! Get ActiveWoo.
WebMerge: Sales professionals can now create documents on the fly with data from within ActiveCampaign. Sign up here.
Leads Bridge: Send Facebook Leads directly into ActiveCampaign for intelligence-driven follow-up. Sign up here.

Major updates on the horizon…

It’s still too early to give estimated release dates, but I thought you’d like to see what our talented team of developers & designers have been up to…

An updated form builder…

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A complete overhaul of our CRM (Deals) and contact page…

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Both of these releases will add tons of new functionality our users have requested. If you are excited about these updates, please offer our development team some encouragement and kind words in the comments section.

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