Before embarking on any push notification campaign, you need to configure the overall settings for it. The main purpose of this configuration is to get your customers’ permission to send push notifications.
This very first step is really important because if their answer is “BLOCK”, then all of your wonderful ideas and campaigns would go to waste before they even have a chance to show up.
So in order to get approval from your store visitors, you have to set up:
Decide when you want to show up and ask for their permission.You can wait after your visitors have clicked through several pages and have stayed on your site for at least how many seconds.
Attention: It’s advised not to jump right in the moment they just land on your page, which might bring you a “BLOCK” when they’ve just had little interest in your store.
Decide if you want to ask for permission when your visitors already turn into paying customers. When they complete a purchase, it’s safe to assume that they might want to know more about the upcoming products.
Tips: Looking at your website analytic to better understand their behaviors, for example: their average time on page, visitor path, bounce rate,... These numbers will give you a hint on timing setup.
Instead of showing some cliche and boring text like “www.yourwebsite.com wants to show notification”, please tailor your message to stir a feeling of excitement for your potential customers.
Giving a little incentive
How about giving a coupon code to motivate to customer to subscribe?
This will increase the likelihood that they allow you to send them future notification.
Your website information
Finally, give some basic information about your website to make the communication more lively:
Then click “Save” to finish these settings.
You just need to configure this setting once. Adjustment is easy to make by navigating to the “Configuration” on the left panel.
Wish you good luck!