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Buffer Integration

Prerequisite

You need a Zapier account first. If you don't have an account, click here to create a Zapier account.

Introduction

In this article, we will try integrating both ClickSend and Buffer. So what we want to achieve here is to send an SMS to a specified users when a new item is added to Buffer.

So, let's get started.

Instructions

Step 1:

Login to your Zapier account. And then click Make a Zap! button.

Step 2:

Let's search and select Buffer as our trigger app. Next, check New Buffer Item as our trigger action. Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 3:

Let's link your Buffer account.

Select Choose Account.

Click Connect an Account button.

Enter your Email and Password or using an existing social media account.

Then click Log in button.

Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 4:

Let finish up our trigger app setup.

Go back to your Zapier setup page.

Then click Fetch & Continue button.

Lastly the Continue button.

Step 5:

Ok, let's set up our Action app. Let's search and choose ClickSend. 

Next select Send SMS to Contact List as our action. 

Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 6:

Next, let's add your ClickSend account. Click Connect an Account button.

There should be a popup saying to add or allow your Zapier and ClickSend account to be linked together.

Type in your ClickSend username and API key.

Click the Test button to check if it was successful.

Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 7:

Let's set up our SMS message.

In the To input box, enter all the numbers that you want to be notified by a new item in the buffer.

Enter a custom generic message into the Message input box about the item in the buffer (Text, Day, Date Time Due, Etc).

Set the From input box as the name your business or Buffer.

Then click Continue button.

Step 8:

Let's finish up everything.

Click Create & Continue button.

Then the Finish button.

Lastly, name your Zap, and turn it ON

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