With the Tipline’s newsletter opt-in functionality, you collect subscriptions and send weekly newsletters direct from the bot. From the subscription settings, you can also set the schedule when Tipline users receive newsletters.
Note: this feature is currently only available in English language.
This article explains how to:
Configuring newsletter subscriptions
To promote your newsletter and collect opt-ins from Tipline users:
Navigate to the Tipline settings and click ‘Subscription opt-in’ (1).
An automated message notifies the Tipline user if they are subscribed or not yet subscribed to the newsletter (2).
Add a description of the newsletter and include prompts to either subscribe or be redirected to the Tipline main menu (3).
Using the scenarios to set subscription (4) or redirecting to the main menu (5).
Publish the settings (6).
After publishing, from the Tipline user interface:
The greeting and main menu is displayed including an option to subscribe to the published newsletter (7).
Once the newsletter option is selected, the Tipline user’s subscription status is displayed (8).
The user is then given the option to either subscribe or go back to the main menu (9).
If the user subscribes, they see a confirmation message and can be redirected to the main menu if they input the option (10).
Composing content and scheduling newsletter delivery
To create your newsletter:
From the Tipline settings menu, click ‘Newsletter’ (1).
Schedule the newsletter delivery inputting a day of the week, time, and timezone (2).
Input an introduction (3), and either manually add links or use RSS feed (4).
Publish the newsletter (5).