This integration is in beta
As with all beta tests, not everything will be perfect. If you run into any issues, please submit a support ticket.
Connecting your Tall Bob account
Tall Bob is an SMS and marketing engagement platform. In this article, we'll show you how you can use Lexer with Tall Bob to sync customer segments from your CDP into Tall Bob for consistent segment communications across all your channels.
Benefits of a Tall Bob integration
Integrating your Tall Bob account with Lexer provides a number of benefits, such as:
- Sending your customer data and segments for marketing activation.
- Sending personalized SMS campaigns.
Integration in a nutshell
Here's a summary of how Tall Bob integrates with Lexer:
What direction does the data flow?
⬜️ Data in: N/A — Lexer does not take data in from Tall Bob.
✅ Data out: Enriched customer segments ready for SMS marketing activation.
Lexer’s integration with this product allows you to pull data into the hub from these sources.
How the system connects with Lexer.
How Lexer connects with the system.
✅ File (SFTP)
Is this integration live and working?
Lexer product compatibility
What Lexer products is the integration compatible with?
No attributes will be created as part of this integration.
This integration allows for some flexibility, the output of the integration depends on your available data and what you send through to Lexer. In addition, your attributes could be named in a different way to other clients. If you would like a list of attributes related to this integration, please email your Success Manager.
What attributes are created when integrated with Lexer?
These are the standard attributes Lexer can create when you connect this integration, however, this will depend on the data available and what you're sending through to Lexer. Also note, your attributes may be named differently.
If you have any questions, or would like to discuss any custom options, please reach out to your Success Manager.
Personal identification attributes
Email event attributes
SMS event attributes
Getting your Tall Bob integration ID
When connecting Lexer and Tall Bob, you are connecting to a secure server hosted by Tall Bob. All you need to do to join your Lexer hub with your Tall Bob account is find your unique Tall Bob integration ID. To find your integration ID, log into your Tall Bob account and navigate to SETTINGS > INTEGRATIONS.
Connecting Lexer and Tall Bob
First, you'll need to navigate to MANAGE > INTEGRATIONS.
- Find the Tall Bob tile.
- Click INTEGRATE TALL BOB.
- Paste your unique INTEGRATION ID.
- Add all groups/teams who need access.
- Click SAVE INTEGRATION.
Your account is now connected!
To start sending Segments to Tall Bob contact Lexer Support (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we'll be happy to configure your activation for you.
Sending data to Tall Bob
When you send data to Tall Bob you are sending a file similar to a CSV. By default, it will contain the following fields.
Activating a segment to Tall Bob
When you're ready to send a segment to Tall Bob navigate to ENGAGE > ACTIVATE.
- Click NEW ACTIVATION.
- Pick your Tall Bob configuration.
- Pick your Segment.
- Set your audience name.
1. Note: This will become the name of your Group (Segment) in Tall Bob.
- Check ONGOING ACTIVATION if you want to maintain this Group in Tall Bob.
- Check the options, and click RUN ACTIVATION.
Your audience will now be sent to Tall Bob and should process within a short period of time.
Congratulations, your account should now be integrated and ready for activation in Lexer! We've gone through what Tall Bob is, the type of integration it is, its benefits, and how to integrate and activate it. There's a lot of steps to follow here and if you feel stuck or confused please don't hesitate to reach out to Lexer Support (email@example.com) if you need any help.