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Setting Up AEvent To Use FOMO GIF MMS with Twilio
Setting Up AEvent To Use FOMO GIF MMS with Twilio

Invoke a FOMO with your audience and send them a GIF

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In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a captivating FOMO (Fear Of Missing Out) GIF message using Twilio MMS in AEvent. This feature allows you to send personalized GIF messages to engage and entice participants to join your webinar. By following these steps, you can increase webinar attendance and create a sense of urgency among your subscribers.

By the end of this tutorial, you'll be able to send a personalized FOMO GIF message to participants using Twilio MMS in AEvent. You'll learn how to select a GIF, personalize the message, and schedule it to be sent at a specific time after the webinar has started.

Step-By-Step Tutorial:

Step 1: Create and Upload a GIF

Use a GIF creation tool like or any other program to create your desired GIF.

Once the GIF is ready, upload it to the Media section of AEvent.

  • Select the Media tab on the left menu.

  • Then, use the "Upload Media" button in the top right to upload your GIF.

  • Then, you'll find the GIF under your Images tab.

Step 2: Access the Timeline and Select a New Action

  • Now, access the timeline of your webinar you want to use the GIF with.

  • Select a new action by clicking on the "Create Action" button.

Step 3: Set Timing and Audience for the Twilio MMS Action

  • Choose the timing for sending the FOMO GIF message. For example, you may want to send it 10 minutes after the webinar starts

  • In this example, we are sending it only 10mins after the event starts. We will send it to all Registrants.

Step 4: Select Twilio MMS as the Action

We are using "Twilio" for sending the GIF message as an MMS

  • Select Send MMS for the Actions

  • Select "Image"

    • Then Select the GIF from the media section

  • In the text field, enter the message you want to accompany the GIF

  • To add a personalized touch, use the subscriber's first name on it and even Emojis πŸ₯°

  • Insert the join URL into the message

    • This allows participants to easily access the webinar

  • Use AEvent CoPilot only

  • Click on the "Create" button to save your settings and add the Twilio MMS action to the timeline.

Step 5: Sending the FOMO GIF Message

  • The FOMO GIF message will now be scheduled to be sent 10 minutes after the webinar starts.

  • This will entice participants to join your webinar, invoking a sense of urgency.

Congratulations! You've successfully created a FOMO GIF MMS using Twilio in AEvent. By following these steps, you can engage participants and boost attendance for your webinar. Always personalize the message, include the join URL, and schedule the action at the desired timing.

πŸ‘‰ NOTE πŸ‘ˆ

Make sure to test the functionality and settings before the actual webinar

to ensure a smooth execution.

For MMS troubleshooting, including international restrictions, please refer here:

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