Facebook Lead Ads

Updated 9 months ago

Facebook Lead Ads Integration


There are 2 ways you can connect ClickSend and Facebook Lead Ads, by using Automate.io or Zapier. If you don't have either of the accounts:

  1. Click here to create an Automate.io account.
  2. Click here to create a Zapier account.

Option 1: Using Automate.io

Use Case: Send New Facebook Leads an SMS via ClickSend

What we want to achieve here is to send an SMS via ClickSend when a new lead is captured from Facebook Lead Ads.Once this is setup you can send personalized messages to your new leads from Facebook Lead Ads automatically. Say goodbye to manual work.

Here’s how you can do it:


Step 1: Login to Automate.io

Login to your Automate.io account. And then click on ‘Create a Bot’ button.

Step 2: Linking Trigger App

  • Next, name your bot and select your Trigger App i.e. Facebook Lead Ads.
  • Click on Authorize button and enter your login details.
  • Confirm the pages you want to manage with Automate.io
  • Then click on Allow Access button and hit Save to link your Facebook account.

Step 3: Set up  your Trigger App

  • Now move to selecting your trigger event i.e. ‘New Lead’ here.
  • Then select the Facebook page and the Lead Ads form you want to connect.
  • Your trigger app setup is now complete.

Step 4: Linking Action App

  • Search and select your Action app i.e. ClickSend
  • Click on Authorize and enter your ClickSend Username and API key.
  • Then click on Validate and hit Save to link your ClickSend account.

Step 5: Set up your Action App

  • Select the action to be done i.e ‘Send an SMS to a Contact’ here.
  • To set up your ‘To’ input field, just drag and drop ‘Phone Number’ Output field.
  • Next personalize your SMS message by using relevant fields from the Facebook Lead Ads form and compose your message.
  • You can optionally set up the ‘From’ and ‘Schedule’ fields.
  • Then click on Save to finish setting up your Action App.

Step 6: Test and Go Live

  • Turn on your bot.
  • Proceed to test your bot with sample or test data.
  • That’s all. Your bot will now run automatically when you get a new lead from Facebook and send them a personalized SMS via ClickSend.

More ClickSend + Facebook Lead Ads Integrations by Automate.io

  • Send an SMS to a Contact List in ClickSend on a New Lead from Facebook
  • Add a Contact to List in ClickSend on a New Lead from Facebook
  • Send a Voice Message to a Contact in ClickSend on a New Lead from Facebook

Option 2: Using Zapier


In this article, we will try integrating both ClickSend and Facebook Lead Ads. So what we want to achieve here is for new leads to be added to a users ClickSend contacts list for easy communication.

So, let's get started.


Step 1:

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

Step 2:

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

Step 3:

Let's link your Facebook Leads account.

Select Choose Account.

Click Connect an Account button.

Log in using your facebook credentials.

Then click the 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 Create Contact 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 Create Contact template.

In the Contact List input box, select the contact list that you want the new contacts to be added to (Facebook Lead Ads contacts etc...)

Set all the fields you want to record for the new contact/lead.

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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