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Zoho Writer

Zapier 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 Zoho Writer. So what we want to achieve here is to send an SMS to contacts when a document is published.

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 Zoho Writer as our trigger app. Next, check Published Document as our trigger action. Then click Save + Continue button.

Step 3:

Let's link your Zoho Writer account.

Select Choose Account.

Enter your Zoho Writer account.

Then click Continue and allow access.

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 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 Name input box, enter the list that contains the contact details of the contacts you wish to notify about the new document.

Enter a custom generic message into the Message input box about the image using the Zoho Projects placeholders.

("Hey check out my new document {Document Name}, Download it here at: {Download URL}" etc...)

Set the From input box as your name or the company name.

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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