Adding Starting Triggers to the Automation Workflow

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Click on the “+” sign in the builder to add and set up starting trigger points to the automation workflow.

As soon as you click on the “+” sign, the window shows a number of starting points to choose from.

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  • These are the events through which the subscribers will enter into the email automation flow.
  • Add up to 5 starting triggers to a single automation flow.
  • These starting trigger points are based on campaign and contact activity.

Triggers based on Contact Activity

The different trigger points, based on the contact activity, that you can add to the email automation workflow are as under:

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  • Contacts join to a list - add a starting point to trigger email automation flow when a new contact gets added to a specific, selected list.
  • Contacts join to any list - add a starting point to trigger email automation flow when a contact joins any contact list.
  • Contact added through a web form - add this as a starting point to trigger email automation flow as soon as a contact is added through any of the selected web forms.
  • Contact added through API - add this as a starting point to trigger the email automation flow when a contact is added through API to the selected list.
  • Any list’s contacts property value changes - Add this starting point to trigger email automation when any contact property value in the selected list changes to a particular value. 
  • Specific list’s contact property value changes - Add this starting point to immediately trigger email automation when a property value of a contact of a specific list changes.

Triggers based on Campaign Activity

The different trigger points, based on the campaign activity, that you can add to the email automation workflow are as under:

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  • Opened email - adding this trigger as a starting point will shoot the email automation flow when a contact opens the email of the selected campaign.
  • Clicked email -  adding this trigger as a starting point will shoot the email automation flow when a contact clicks the email of the selected campaign.