Overview

Tired of sending countless emails around the office? OneUp's new announcements are great new way to communicate with your team. You can schedule them ahead of time and share any information you like up on the TV for the whole team to see 👀.

Things to know

  • Announcements behave just like deal celebration flashes

  • When an announcement is showing, it will overlay all other content on your TV

  • An announcement will last for 30 seconds

Creating an announcement

1. Create a new workflow

  1. Navigate to the Automation page via your navigation bar on the left

  2. Click Create Workflow in the top right corner

  3. Select A scheduled date/time occurs as the source event

  4. Give your workflow an internal name and click Create

2. Set up your trigger (tell OneUp when you want the announcement to appear)

  1. Select the date and time you want the announcement to appear on your TV

  2. Optional: Turn on Repeat to have the Announcement recurring. Read up on the different options here.

  3. Click Save

3. Add a new stage (tell OneUp what you want to appear)

  1. Click the + underneath your Trigger setup

  2. Choose TV Flash

  3. Enter a Title and some Body Text

  4. Optional: Your announcement will appear on all your slideshows by default. You can however choose a specific slideshow, by turning off the blue toggle.

  5. Click Save

Pro-Tip:

🚀 Add in some Emojis to make your Announcement look fantastic. Use the keyboard shortcut: Command + Control + Space (Mac) / Windows + . (period) (Windows) to insert an Emoji in the Title or Text 🤩


Use Cases

Use announcements for anything you would like to share with your team. The possibilities are endless, but here are some ideas💡:

  • Wish someone a Happy Birthday

  • Have a Monday pop-up to share important events happening during the week

  • Announce the beginning (and end) of a power hour

  • Remind the team to submit overtime/expenses every 15th of the month

  • Let everyone know you'll be having after work beers on a Friday:


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Troubleshooting

If you still require help on this topic, get in touch with our support team via the chat system or email support@oneupsales.co.uk.

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