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Intercom integration with RudderStack

Send Your Customer Event Data to Intercom Through RudderStack

You can use RudderStack to collect your customer event data from a variety of sources and send it to Intercom. By enabling Intercom as a destination, you can configure the RudderStack native SDKs to add Intercom to your Android or iOS project. RudderStack also ensures that the format of the event properties is compliant with Intercom’s API specifications.

By Adding Intercom Support for RudderStack, you can:

  • Create new users or update their details, which will reflect in Intercom
  • Transform your tracked events and their properties, as per Intercom’s specifications
  • Remove unwanted users from a company list, so that they don’t get any company-specific notifications
  • Subscribe or unsubscribe users from a mailing list
  • Send user-specific information, such as URLs of pages visited, email address, and more, to Intercom for analysis
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What you can do with Intercom

Setting up Intercom manually requires you to insert their JavaScript snippet in all pages, or install and configure their iOS and Android SDKs for your mobile apps. In addition, you need to implement event tracking in order to send your customer data and event data to Intercom directly. Exporting your Intercom data into a data warehouse involves setting up a dedicated ETL system as well – requiring you to pull the data from the Intercom APIs, transform it and then load it to the warehouse of your choice.

With RudderStack, you need not worry about all these challenges. A simple integration with Intercom takes care of all of the above tasks.

Use intelligent chatbots to identify your best leads and convert them into your customers

Send tailored onboarding messages, in-app campaigns, and engage with your leads effectively

Gain a better understanding of your customers based on their in-app behavior

Improve your CSAT score by reducing the contact to resolution times

Keep a record of the past support interactions with your users

Maintain a consolidated knowledge base to help improve the productivity of your team

How to set up the Intercom Integration

It’s very easy! Use our step-by-step guide to set up Intercom as a destination in RudderStack, and get started in no time at all.

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FAQ

How can we help you?

What is Intercom used for?

Intercom is a third-party in-app communication tool that enables businesses to communicate with their users.

Is it hard to set up Intercom?

Difficulty can vary based on your tech stack and the complexity of messaging workflows. Many users choose to simplify implementation by deploying and sending data to Intercom through secure in-app communication integration tools like RudderStack.

How much does it cost to integrate Intercom with RudderStack?

Pricing for Intercom can vary depending on your use case and data volume. RudderStack offers transparent, volume-based event pricing. See RudderStack's pricing.

What is Intercom?

Intercom allows you to personalize your communications with the customers or visitors using your product or website. It offers features such as targeted content, behavior-driven emails and push notifications, and more.

Who uses Intercom?

Intercom is a very popular communications platform used by teams across various domains such as sales, product marketing, customer success, customer support, and more.

What can I do with Intercom?

You can use Intercom to engage your customers in meaningful conversations, and help gain their interest in your product or service. Through intercom, you can see who your customers are, what they do, and use this information to convert potential leads into your customers. Intercom also allows you to engage with your existing customers, and help you solve any problems that they may have in using your product.

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