April Release Notes

Since we couldn’t meet in person for our bi-annual company retreat this month, we met virtually for the first time! With team members in every timezone, we had events scheduled around the clock, which included hack projects, a day dedicated to learning something new, and an unforgettable bake-off competition. While everyone is still trying to...

Building Your First Product Onboarding Email Campaign

Once you’ve started to acquired users, you’ll want to build the perfect onboarding email series for your product very soon. Whether you’re a B2C product or a B2B SaaS platform, a well-thought-out product onboarding series can play a key role in turning your new users into lifelong paying customers. In this guide, you’ll learn how...

March Release Notes

March marks the start of Spring, which also means we lost an hour of sleep. Luckily for you, with all things considered, it didn’t slow us down. We continued to ship new features, including newsletter delivery in your user’s time zone and Google Single Sign-On. Read on to learn what else is new this month....

How to Build a Round-Robin Assignment for your Inbound Sales Funnel

Alex Patton
Using Customer.io's global variables - called snippets - and our app API, you can create a workflow that automatically routes new leads to the next account executive on your list....

Business Continuity at Customer.io During Coronavirus (COVID-19)

For many businesses, Customer.io is a mission critical part of infrastructure. With the ongoing covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, I want to reassure you about our resiliency. We’re confident that service from Customer.io will continue unaffected. Here’s what you might want to know: Globally distributed. Our team of 58 people is globally distributed across 11 countries and...

February Release Notes

February was an eventful month. JLo and Shakira had a memorable Super Bowl Halftime Show, Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring, and we shipped a much-anticipated feature, Snippets. Read on to learn what else is new this month. What’s New? SnippetsYou can now create reusable content Snippets and insert them into any message. Use Snippets...

How to use Snippets for Id Lookups

Alex Patton
Depending on the emails you’re sending or systems you are integrating with, you frequently have a value but need to find the id (or vice versa) from a static list. With Customer.io‘s Snippets, you can use Liquid Logic to lookup a list of ids and their corresponding values. For this example, we’re going to demonstrate...

Send an Automated Message to Intercom's Chat Widget

Intercom is a popular live chat tool that lets your users talk in real-time to a customer support representative – frequently, companies will also use Intercom for in-app notifications. Using Intercom’s API and Customer.io’s Webhook Action, you can trigger automated messages to specific users through the Intercom live chat widget. What you’ll need An Intercom...

January Release Notes

Alex Heurich
While we’re still trying to remember to write 2020 instead of 2019, read on to learn what new features we shipped in January. What’s New? Add Event Conditions to True/False BranchesIn the visual workflow builder, we added another way for you to further customize your messages. You can add event conditions based on whether the...

2019 in Review: 9 Features You Should Know

Alex Heurich
This year flew by, didn’t it? Looking back at 2019, we’re proud of the work we did to continue making Customer.io the best marketing automation platform for you. We started the year by analyzing the cornerstone of our user experience, which lead to refreshing our entire interface. This gave us the foundation to reinvent our...
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