[Getting Started] How to Set Up Your Text-to-Join Keyword

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In this tutorial, you'll learn how to quickly setup your mobile Text-To-Join Keyword to start capturing phone numbers and emails (optional) from your incoming SMS text messages.


Step 1: Create a Group 

The first step is to create a Group.


Step 2: Create an Immediate FollowUp (auto-reply)

This is the initial message an opted in person will receive immediately after they text in your Keyword.

Then create your message...

and finally, turn your FollowUp ON.


Step 3: Purchase Your Keyword

You will need to secure your Keyword, in order for people to start texting in to join. To see if your Keyword is available, head over to the Keywords page.

Search For Your Keyword.

Start your search by entering in a word that represents your business, organization, or reason for the Keyword.

If it's not available, our system will alert you. This means that some other Call Loop customer already secured this Keyword.

Purchase Your Keyword.

If your Keyword is available, click the link to purchase your Keyword. From here, if you have your credit card on file, you can use this or enter in a new credit card to purchase this Keyword on a monthly or annual basis.


Step 4: Connect Your Keyword to Your Group

After you have purchased your Keyword, you can now connect it to one of your Groups. 

Now, when someone texts in your Keyword to the 38470 short code, they will be added to your Group.

Congratulations! Your Keyword is now active!


Step 5: Test Your Keyword

To test, send a text message with your newly purchased Keyword to the 38470 short code.
It is not case-sensitive.

Here's an example on how to send in your text message...


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