Slack: Post message to channel

The Slack integration allows you to post a message to a channel of your choosing.

Setting up the integration

As with other integrations you must first visit the Integration Labs page on https://app.brightreps.com and click “Set Up” on the Slack integration before the step type is enabled as part of the Step Types in the Flow Builder.

To enable the integration you must sign in to your Slack account (unless you are already signed in) and allow access to the BrightReps app.

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Click the “Click To Connect To Slack” button. That should open up a new window asking you to sign in to your Slack account (unless you are already signed in).

Once you’ve signed, in the next step will ask for your permission to allow access to the BrightReps app to access your account.

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If everything went fine with that step the window will close and you will be redirected back to the Slack Integration page which should now say “Connected” under Status.

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The step type is now active and enabled in the Step Types for the Flow Builder.

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Configuring the Step

  • Specify channel: Enter a default value here so it will be pre-populated when the step is shown as part of the flow in Sidekick
  • Message to post: Enter a default value here for the message

Note:

  • Default Values or Empty: There is no need to specify a default value and the fields can be left empty for the Rep to fill in.
  • Dynamic Variables: You can use dynamic variables for all the values by clicking the “+” icon on the right. That will show you all the variables that are available for you to use.
  • Hidden: If you’d like not to show the field to the Rep, then add a default value and select the “Hidden?” checkbox.

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Example Use Case in Sidekick

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