In this manual, we will tell you how to use the SaveMyLeads online connector to set up the upload of leads from an advertising account to Facebook to the Sakari SMS messaging service without programming skills in 5 minutes.

Content:
1. How to set up Facebook and Sakari integration
2. Connect Facebook Leads Ads
3. Connect Sakari
4. Automate data update
5. Conclusion

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Today, owners of various types of businesses actively use social networks to promote their products or services, as well as the brand as a whole. The most popular with business is Facebook, as the number of users of this social network exceeds 2 billion people. With such an audience, companies can significantly increase their reach of potential customers.

Due to the fact that businesses began to intensively use social networks, various tools began to appear in their functionality that help companies more effectively promote their products, services and generate new leads. But, despite the fact that the functionality of advertising offices is constantly expanding and supplemented with new tools, their capabilities are still not enough for effective business conduct.

For this reason, owners of advertising accounts on Facebook cannot do without third-party services, applications and systems for more efficient business conduct and maximum automation of various routine processes. One of these services is Sakari's cloud-based SMS messaging platform.

With Sakari, you can organize bulk SMS mailings by your customer base: send custom notifications, reminders, notifications, for example, about upcoming events, promotions, discounts, new product arrivals, etc.

The capabilities of the service allow you to send personalized messages to thousands of contacts at once in a matter of seconds. To upload leads from your Facebook advertising account to Sakari's SMS messaging service, you need to integrate them.

How to set up Facebook and Sakari integration

To set up the integration of Facebook and Sakari, you need programming knowledge, and if not, then the help of an IT specialist. If there is no programmer on the staff of the company, you can contact a freelance specialist. It will take time to find and complete the integration, and it will take a budget for their services.

Plus, using integration, the business immediately feels the benefits of integration, begins to see tasks from which employees can also be relieved, and decides to use new services and systems. This means that you will have to turn to programmers for help over and over again, including when you just decided to edit the connection, for example, to set up filtering of transmitted data.

To avoid this, use the SaveMyLeads service. Thanks to its easy-to-use and intuitive interface, you can customize the integration yourself in 5 minutes. To do this, you do not need any programming knowledge, you don’t have to understand the peculiarities of API interfaces of various systems, coding, etc.

Connect Facebook Leads Ads

To start the configuration, create a new connection.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Create a connection


In the new window, select Sakari from the list of ready-made templates for systems to which data can be transferred.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Select Sakari System Template


The next step is to connect your Facebook account to the SaveMyLeads service

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Connect your account to SaveMyLeads


To connect your account, in the window that appears, enter your username and password from your personal account on Facebook.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Enter your username and password


Continue setting by clicking Edit Settings

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Continue setting


Next, you will see a list of advertising pages that you have access to. Check all of them so you can work with all of them in the future.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Check all ad pages


Leave all access checkboxes active

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Turn on all access checkboxes


Yours should appear in a new window in the list of connected accounts, select it.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Select your account


In the same window, select the advertising page for which you want to send leads

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Select an ad page


Next, specify the forms by which you will upload data

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Specify the forms


If you have specified not one, but several forms, then for each of them you will need to create a separate connection.

Connect Sakari

To proceed with the configuration, you need to connect your Sakari account to the SaveMyLeads service.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Connect Sakari to SaveMyLeads


To connect Sakari to the SaveMyLeads service, in the new window, specify the account and client-ID, as well as Client Secret. To get all this data, go to your Sakari personal account.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Data filling window


In your personal account, go to the "Settings" section

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Section "Settings"


Once in this section, scroll down the page to the API Credentials field. The information in the Client secret line is now hidden, to get all the data, click on the refresh button. After the information opens, copy the Client and Account ID, as well as Client Secret and paste them in the appropriate fields in the SaveMyLeads service and click Save.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Data window
How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Fill in the appropriate fields in SaveMyLeads


Yours should appear in the list of connected accounts, select it.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Select your account


Next, in the same window, fill in the Recipient and Message fields with the variables from Facebook. In the Recipient field, set the variable with the user's phone number. To add it, click in an empty field and select a variable from the drop-down list. In the Message field, you need to write the text of a message that will be sent to all new leads from Facebook. After filling in all the fields, click Continue.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Fill in the fields with variables


In the new window, you can see an example of a message that will be sent to every Facebook user who has expressed interest in your ad on this social network.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Sample message


If you want to check the correctness of the settings, click Send test data to Sakari.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Send test data


Go to your Sakari account and check the result. If it suits you, go back to the service tab and complete the setup.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Test data results


This completes the setup of Facebook and Sakari integration. Now you need to enable auto-update so that new leads receive instant SMS messages.

Automate data update

To enable auto-update, click the Finish setup button. This will take you to the auto-update settings section. If necessary - in this section you can change the name of the link.

How to Send SMS via Sakari from New Facebook Leads | Link name change window

Conclusion

Thanks to SaveMyLeads , you won't waste more than 5 minutes of your time to customize your integration. Thanks to the ease of use of the connector, you can easily link the work of Facebook and Sakari, for this you do not need programming knowledge or the help of IT specialists.

Thanks to the integration, all users who have shown interest in your Facebook ad will automatically receive SMS notifications. In addition, you can set up bulk SMS mailings to your customer base in order to whet the interest of potential customers in your product and the company as a whole.