SMS Integration

Send SMS text messages from your Eloqua campaigns

Overview

This document covers the following:

  1. How to use SMS Text Messaging for Eloqua

  2. URL shortener for personal tracked links

Installation

Here's how it works:

To start, you place our SMS/Text Messaging action onto your Campaign Canvas.

Setting up SMS in Eloqua

Then simply right-click then click 'configure' to set the message.

The configuration screen

Message

This is the content of your text message. You can insert field-merges into this message. Just select any contact field from the 'Insert Field Merge' dropdown.

Personalized + Shortened URLs

You can use the 'Insert LP Link URL' field above the message area to automatically generate a short URL.

We will generate a tracking URL which is unique to that contact.

This lets us track opens, and it also lets you personalize the landing-page. This URL is sent via. a URL shortener so it is ultra-short and so that the tracked link is less obvious.

Test

Once you have customized your message, click 'Test' on the right hand side.

This will send a message to every contact on your 'test contacts' list. (Add or remove test contacts with the '+' and '-' icons: