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Amplify Conversions with Safari Web Push Notifications

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Similar to Chrome, Firefox, and Opera - Safari too supports clickable Push Notifications. You will get them even when Safari is not running on your Mac, and on clicking take you straight to the website they came from. You can now leverage Push Notifications for Mac users with PushAlert. Web Push Notifications emulate one of the most useful [...]

How A Simple Welcome Notification Can Build Loyalty and Increase Engagement

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Push Notifications are still a relatively new concept on the web especially for your visitors, so it makes sense to make them as unobtrusive as possible. Given that these provide a more direct channel of communication with your subscribers, a simple welcome notification can really do wonders. But that's not all a Welcome Notification can also be used to [...]

Happy Holidays, Multiple Websites, Audience Creator and Huge Discount

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Wishing all of you a very Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Now, before you go all lazy with a delicious home-cooked meal there are a few neat additions we have made to PushAlert and the Holiday Sale to have a look at. Audience Creator This is one of the biggest additions we have made to PushAlert since launch. With Audience Creator you will be able [...]

How to Add Push Notifications to your WordPress Website – Step-by-step Tutorial

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Getting Push Notifications working on your WordPress website is very easy. There are two ways of going round it, first is installing a plugin and the other one requires a bit of tinkering. Don't worry, we have detailed steps of both including a video on how to install the PushAlert plugin on your WordPress site and PushAlert works with both HTTP and HTTPS [...]

PushAlert Adds Support For Opera Web Push Notifications

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In a continuing effort of keeping PushAlert ahead of the curve, we are bringing Opera support. The support for Opera Mobile (v37+) and Desktop (v42+) Web Push Notifications has been included with the latest update to our API and is currently rolling out to all our users. The user experience will be similar to notifications on Firefox or Chrome. With [...]

Introducing Call-to-Action buttons for Web Push Notifications

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It's great to have choices in life. How many times have you thought about providing more actionable content with your campaign to drive better conversions? With our Notification Action Buttons, you will be able to provide up to 3 Call To Actions (CTA) - 1 default notification click, 2 buttons for notification actions - in just a single [...]

Send Web Push Notifications Through Email in 3 Easy Steps

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Did you know that you can easily send push notifications to Chrome and Firefox browsers by just sending an email? No need to login to your Dashboard, all you need is access to your email and the rest will be handled by PushAlert. Here are the steps to send a customized Push Notification using any email address: You need to keep the PushAlert Email [...]

How to get Project Number and API Key for GCM?

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Chrome currently uses Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) for web push notifications. By default we use our own GCM account for notifications, it means your subscribers will be associated with our account. If you don't have your own GCM account to work with, you won't be able to export your subscriber list. To get a GCM (Google Cloud Messaging) API key, you [...]

Web Push Notifications – Dos and Don’ts

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Web Push Notifications offer you a direct connection to your customer, especially on mobile devices. Therefore, you have to exercise greater control while sending out notifications when compared to emails and other traditional forms of marketing. At first, you may be tempted to push each and every offer / content to your subscribers but you need to [...]

Increase your Sales, Engagement, Reach with Web Push Notifications

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Push notifications allow your users to opt-in for timely updates from your website and for you to effectively re-engage them with customized, engaging content. Today, we'll tell you how you can use push notifications to improve your sales, revenue, current reach and bring users back to your site. With the ever increasing number of emails, your mail can go [...]