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Data Migration Mode
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Data Migration Mode

Albato has Data Migration feature that allows you to send data for a certain period. This feature may help, for example, to compare last month advertising efficiency with this month last year. Creating a bundle, please notice that services have different Ad leads storage time. This mode will also be useful at changing CRM system …

Bundle Start Schedule
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Bundle Start Schedule

Start Schedule is an Albato tool that allows you to set up frequency of receiving data. This setting is available for API bundles only. Such bundles have API icon in the bundle card on «My bundles» screen. To set up schedule, click the gear icon in the bundle card.   When the bundle builder page …

Router Tool
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Router Tool

This tool will help you to set up the conditions for different scenarios in the bundle. Router has a simple scheme: «Condition A =>  start STEP A» => «Otherwise => start STEP B”. How to use the tool Let’s consider tool feature using an example: We have received an order from an online store based …

Rows union tool
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Rows union tool

The Rows union tool allows you to combine a row section (an array of objects) of one step with a row section of another step into one array. In the tutorial for Rows gluing, we gave Rows definition in Albato service. Now there is a tool that expands the possibilities of working with Rows. For …

Table lookup tool
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Table lookup tool

Table lookup tool instruction Albato Table lookup tool allows to replace incoming data from sending service. Let’s suppose you receive order from store with Paid status. Then you want to update this order status in your CRM. But you cannot send Paid status from online store to CRM system, as it can receive only codes …

Break bundle on condition
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Break bundle on condition

In Albato service you can set up a condition for a bundle. This is a kind of filter, that stop or start the bundle when a given condition is met. How to add Open the Bundle builder section click + button and add the tool between steps. Select the Break bundle on condition tool from …

Mathematical operation tool
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Mathematical operation tool

If you need to calculate something using data from any service, use the Math Operation tool. It will be useful when: You need to convert currency. For example, when the cost comes dollars, but you want to send it to CRM in euros. You receive two or more fields with a numerical value. Then you …

Find and replace tool
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Find and replace tool

Albato has the Find and Replace tool that allows you to find values from previous steps of the bundle and automatically replace, delete or modify them. This tool works like find and replace feature in Excel. For clarity, we describe how to use the tool on a simple example. Let’s suppose we collect leads for …

Bundle delay tool
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Bundle delay tool

The Bundle delay tool allows you to add an artificial delay in the automation, postponing the bundle step at a specified time. How it works Let’s suppose we receive an advertising campaign lead from Google Adwords. Upon receipt of the lead, our CRM system Bitrix24 creates a record. Now we want sales manager to make …

Date and time modification tool
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Date and time modification tool

Date and time modification is an Albato tool that can be used in a bundle. For example, it can be used when you need to: adjust the time of the task; update the time zone; add +1 hour to the lead creation time and automatically set a task in the CRM system with this deadline, …

Format phone number
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Format phone number

Format phone number tool will be useful if you receive phone numbers from different sources in various formats. This tool will format phone numbers according to the setting. How to add Open the Bundle builder section and add the tool between steps. How to set up Fill in the Source phone number and the Phone …

Rows gluing tool
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Rows gluing tool

Albato has a new tool that allows you to glue rows into one variable with separators between these rows. Let’s see how it works. What is a row? In a nutshell, Row is an array of objects, unlimited set of data within an entity. For example, you have a CRM system that creates deals. These …

How to avoid duplicates
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How to avoid duplicates

Duplicate records seriously complicate the work with data. Duplicates occupy an extra row in contacts, thought the number of the rows is limited. There is frequently confusion between duplicates and correct information. It takes longer time to find the correct data. Duplicates also take resources, for example, when mailing to the customer base. It is impossible to …

Incoming data filter
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Incoming data filter

If you have already experienced immense opportunities of our service then you probably faced the need in some bundles to receive specified data and omit another. For these reasons, Albato has Incoming Data Filter tool. This tool can be configured by default for all bundles. It allows you to set conditions to start the bundle. …

Round robin tool
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Round robin tool

This tool allows you to loop through the values from a specified list every time you start the bundle. How does it work? Let’s take an example of Facebook Lead Ad and amoCRM. When we receive Facebook Lead Ad, amoCRM creates record and assigns it to one manager. Let’s …