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Feedly 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 Feedly. So what we want to achieve here to send all contacts in a ClickSend contact list an SMS when a new article in Feedly becomes available by adding it to your personal Feedly board.

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 Feedly as our trigger app. Next, check New Article in Personal board as our trigger action. Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 3:

Let's link your Feedly account.

Select Choose Account.

Click Connect an Account button.

Click Sign in with Feedly button.

Enter your Email and Password.

Then click Login 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 Contact List input box, select the contact list that you want to be informed about the new article.

Enter a custom generic message into the Message input box about the product using the Feedly placeholders (Title, URL, Publish Date, Author, etc.) that can capture your audiences attention.

Include an opt out at the end of the message ("Reply STOP to opt out").

Set the From input box as the name your business.

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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