Inviting People to Join Your Site on the Wix Member Apps

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Grow your business and expand your community by inviting people to become members of your site on the Wix Mobile apps. You can choose to invite people using a variety of ways in the Wix Owner app or from your site's dashboard.
In this article, learn how to invite people to join your site:
Before you begin:
You can only invite members once you choose your preferred members app.

Inviting people from the Wix Owner app

Invite people to your site from the Wix Owner app on your mobile device. 

When you send someone an invite, they receive a link to download the relevant mobile app. Once they download the app, your members can engage with your business and online community from their mobile device. 

To invite people:

  1. Go to your site in the Wix Owner app.
  2. Tap Site & App  at the bottom.
  3. Tap the drop-down under  Mobile App and select the app you want to invite members to.
A screenshot of the Invite Members panel.
  1. Choose to invite people using the following methods:
Tip:
Turn your visitors into engaged members by adding an invite banner to the mobile version of your site.

Setting up automated email invites from the Wix Owner app

Save time by setting up automated email invites. By enabling this feature, each new member who joins your Members Area receives an automated email that invites them to join your site on the app.
Important:
To send out an automated email invite automation, make sure you install the Members Area on your site.

To set-up automated email invites:

  1. Go to your site in the Wix Owner app.
  2. Tap Manage  at the bottom.
  3. Tap Site Discoverability under Marketing
  4. Tap Automated Email Invites.
  5. Tap the Enable Invite Email Automation toggle to activate the automated email invites. 
  6. (Optional) Preview and customize the details of the automated email:
    1. Tap View & Edit Email Details and choose what to do next:
      • Edit the general details (e.g. Sender Name and Reply to Email).
        Note: Some details (e.g. Subject Line) can only be edited on desktop, from the Automations tab in your site's dashboard.
      • Tap the Timing drop-down to choose how soon to send the email after members join your site.
      • Tap View Email to see a preview of your automated invite looks like to new members on the app.
      • Tap Send test to my email to see what your members receive.
    2. When ready, tap Save Details.
A screenshot of an Automated Email Invite in the Wix Owner app.

Inviting members via email campaigns

Invite people to join your site on the mobile apps by sending an email campaign from your site's dashboard on desktop.   

To invite people via email campaigns:

  1. Go to Mobile App Manager in your site's dashboard.
  2. Click Turn contacts into members with an email campaign
  3. Create your email campaign
  4. Click Next.
  5. Choose who to send the email campaign to.
    Tip: Learn more about sending an email campaign. For example, adding recipients, subject line and newsletter details.
  6. Click Next
  7. When ready, click Publish
A screenshot of the preview panel before sending an email campaign.

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