Outfy app is a facilitator tool that helps save you loads of time by posting on your social media accounts, as per your chosen settings. You can choose to post in real time or even schedule for the future.
At present, Outfy lets you schedule / post your product promotions on 14 social media channels, on your behalf:
By subscribing to any of our plans, as per your expected requirement and usage. Credits get added in real-time, instantly. You would need to pay through your Shopify account or through PayPal, as the case maybe
These credits don’t expire, ever! We haven’t set any validity to same as of now. If and when there is a change in this policy, we would be informing all our users with adequate advance notice
Credits get added instantly. Just wait for 30 minutes to see if you get a message for “transaction unsuccessful”, else write to us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get same checked our end
Just write to us on email@example.com with screenshots of the error message that you are facing, and we will help you out
You can see the balance on your “accounts statement”
Absolutely! If your multiple shops are compiled under 1 Outfy account, all your credits also get combined and you can use them across your shops, in any proportion that you decide
So how does it work?
Now you can create promotional content/sale announcement about your products and push them to social networks through your Outfy account itself. Its super easy and quick, all in one place!
How PRODUCTION PROMOTION works?
If you create the promotion/sale announcement from "Share" Page, you can select any product image for promotion as per your choice
If you create the promotion/sale announcement from "Promotions" page, Outfy auto selects your product’s default image for promotion.
How GENERIC PROMOTION works?
Just few basic rules to follow:
** Using this new "promotion/sale announcement" creation feature comes to you at "No additional cost" (for a limited period only). You will only be charged "2 credits per share" as and when you actually post the promotions on your chosen networks **
Post templates are the pillars of your social posts and are used as a means to control and beautify them. This is primarily done with the help of a couple of relevant template fields:
So wherever the above mentioned fields appear in your template, they’ll be replaced with the actual values of a product during sharing/posting. Additionally you can set the maximum number of hashtags to be added in a post to prevent overloading with hashtags.
Every social network maintains its own template to provide you the maximum level of customization and regulation.
However in case of text overflow (some networks observe character limits for e.g Twitter), Outfy follows a few basic rules while creating the final share/post based on the configured template:
As an example, let’s consider a product which has the following attributes:
Title - Antique Gold Wedding Band Diamond Buckle Ring
Price - $ 300.00
URL - https://boylerpf.com/products/antique-gold-wedding-band-diamond-buckle-ring
Tags - #jewellery #gottohave #instafashion #antique #diamond #fashionable #ornament
Now lets assume template for Facebook & Twitter to be the same and as below:
Outfy tries to construct the post by replacing the above template fields with their actual values and comes up with the following:
Antique Gold Wedding Band Diamond Buckle Ring
#jewellery #gottohave #instafashion #antique #diamond #fashionable #ornament
The above constructed text works perfect for Facebook but exceeds Twitter limit and so the text is reduced based on the basic rules of Outfy and finally comes out to be:
Antique Gold Wedding Band Diamond Buckle Ring
#jewellery #gottohave #instafashion #antique
How is it different from earlier creation of posts ?
We would say, its an epic leap. Imagine, earlier you wanted to prefix this static text - ‘Authentic Handmade Stuff. Free worldwide shipping!’ in every post, the only way was to manually add it every time.
Well now, its perfectly in your hands. Just define it in the Post Template in tandem with other fields. It will automatically get included and the golden post will be ready for you the way you actually expect it to be
How does it effect Autopilot users ?
Autopilot users - please pay attention to the new template introduction. This can be quite tricky if you don’t frame up your templates properly especially for Twitter where character limit is a big constraint and text gets stripped off. Add the template fields at the beginning which are important for you.
A few essential tips for constructing your Twitter template
Lastly for all other social networks, you are absolutely free to customize and configure the Templates the way you want to!
** Great News! Outfy mobile apps are now fully compatible with Post Templates **
1. Connect your Instagram account
2. Use Outy web or mobile to share/schedule your product
3. Open push notification on Mobile to complete the processThis is the last step and has to be executed manually; we understand its a pain but Instagram does not allow fully automatic sharing/posting. But we do the heavy lifting by making the product photo and caption available for you at the time of sharing.
Note: If this problem persists, please uninstall Outfy and do a clean install again and provide the necessary permission during installation process.
Still no luck? Facebook connect works best on Chrome browser. If you are using IE/Safari/Mozilla, try switching to Chrome. This is just one time process and you can always go back to your Favorite browser later.