Proactive offers are chat interactions initiated by your contact center that offer opportunities to call or chat with a live agent. The contents of the proactive chats are customized in the Proactive Offer tab of chat widget configuration.
Proactive Offer Properties
To enable proactive offers for your chat service, select the Enabled checkbox.
HTML Content is the HTML code that is pasted here to provide access to the web elements of the chat application that customers will use to access your contact center via the given messaging scenario entry.
There are two ways for customers to contact your call center: chat and phone calls. Contact options to be shown on the chat widget include the following.
To enable the chat button to appear on the widget, select the Chat button enabled checkbox. When the customer clicks the chat button, a new chat interaction will be initiated.
The chat button's label can be customized to display any text or brief message (e.g., "Chat with us now"). Type your desired chat button label in the Chat button text field.
To enable the phone call button to appear on the widget, select the Phone call button enabled checkbox. When the customer clicks the phone call button, the agent accepts the chat and can call the customer's provided phone number using the Initiate call button.
The phone call button's label can be customized to display any text or brief message (e.g., "Speak to an agent"). Type your desired phone call button label in the Phone call button text text entry field.
The Cancel button text may be customized as well. Enter the desired text or brief message in the text entry field. When the customer clicks the cancel button, the proactive offer chat will not be initiated.
When clicked by the customer, the Close button closes the proactive chat window and hides it from view. To enable customers to close the chat widget, select the Close button checkbox.
Proactive Offer Styling
The following properties relate to Proactive Offer styling.
The widget width can be specified in pixels.
The widget height can be specified in pixels.
You can specify how the proactive chat widget moves across or appears on the screen.
Choose from the following Animation in options:
- slide from left
- slide from right
- slide from top
- slide from bottom
You can also specify how the proactive chat widget moves off the screen.
Choose from the following Animation out options:
- fade out
- slide to left
- slide to right
- slide to top
- slide to bottom
Location is where the chat widget will be placed on your webpage:
Proactive Offer Conditions
Proactive Offer conditions are the requirements that must be met for the proactive chat to be shown to website visitors.
How to Add Conditions
- Beside "Conditions," click add.
- In the dialog that pops up, enter the title, the unique name for this condition.
- Click add.
- Select a condition with the appropriate specification.
Max wait time, over
Define the maximum number of seconds to wait before sending the proactive offer.
URL path prefix matches
Specify the URL prefix (e.g., /folder1) that must be matched.
This condition is useful for when you wish to pop a proactive offer only when a visitor navigates to a specific webpage. The webpage URL prefix is the path of that page (i.e., everything that follows https://www.domain). For example, specifying URL prefix /news/local will ensure that the proactive offer is only shown when the visitor goes to the local news page.
URL path prefix in history
Specify the URL prefix (e.g., /folder1) from history.
Days of week
Select the day(s) of the week to send the proactive offer.
Days of month
Select the day(s) of the month to send the proactive offer.
Select the month(s) to send the proactive offer.
Time of day
Select the time of day you want to send the proactive offer; you may configure a time range in hours:minutes during which the offer appears. Note that the time of day is the customer's time in their own desktop and not your contact center time.
Cookie is present
Enter the cookie that must be present.
Specify the URL that referred the customer to your site.
Duration of visit over
Define the maximum number of seconds that the customer should be on your site before sending the offer.
Number of pages visited
Enter the number of webpages visited.
About to exit (mouse move)
Add this condition to send the proactive offer when there's a mouse move to exit.
First visit to the site
Add this condition if it's the first time the customer has been to your site.
Add this condition if the customer has chatted with your contact center before.
JS variable is true
Specify which language the customer uses.
Enter the number of screens down that the customer browses.
Add this condition if the customer is on your website via a mobile browser.
Number of clicks on page over
Enter the maximum number of clicks that the customer should make.
Estimated wait time, below
If there is an Estimated Wait Time (EWT) for customers to be connected to agents, the condition Estimated wait time, below allows administrators to show the proactive offer only when the expected time in the queue for customers would be less than the configured amount of time.
When configured, Non-mobile browser allows proactive offers to be blocked on mobile devices.
Pre-Chat Form Configuration
Learn about the properties for Pre-Chat Form Configuration.