Getting started with WhatsApp for business- A definitive guide

Getting started with WhatsApp for business



After reading my first article on the features of WhatsApp for a business account, you must be wondering, how to get started and on to set up the WhatsApp for business account. So this is a definitive guide on how to set up a WhatsApp for business account.

#1. To set up your WhatsApp for a business account, you first need to install the app. This app is available for both IOS and Android platforms. So if you have an Apple product, then install it through App Store, and if you have an Android platform, install it through Google play store. The size of the app is 22mb. After installing the App, you have to open the app to get started.

#2. The next step is to verify your phone number. WhatsApp will send an SMS to verify your mobile number. Enter your country code and mobile number. Then click NEXT. As shown in the image below:

#3. The next step is to take a backup of all the WhatsApp messages, images and videos. Then you need to add a business name, category, description, business address, and a profile photo to your account. As shown in the image below:

#4. The next step is to add a group, set new labels, create new broadcasts, all this is available in a single click. You just have to click on the 3 dots at the top right corner of the app and then click on the labels to add labels, new groups to add groups. As shown in the image below:

#5. You can also add Away message to your account. To do this, click on the setting and then go to messaging tools, there you will see the first option as away messages. Click on that button and then enable the away message option and edit it according to your needs. And then click SAVE. As shown in the image below:

#5. You can also add a greeting message for everyone who texts you. To enable the greeting message, under away message you will see a button of the greeting message. Click on that button and enable the option and edit it according to your needs. This is a great feature that can help you in increasing sales. As shown in the image below:

#6. You can also add quick replies so that the message senders/customers don't have to wait for your reply, the process is just to edit your quick reply button. A sample is shown below:

CONCLUSION

This is how you can set up your WhatsApp for a business account and can be professional and more enhanced for your customers. This was a definitive guide on how to set up a WhatsApp for a business acccount

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