Zapier allows you to sync data and integrate between many different applications. We have added Burst SMS to its rapidly growing list. Here is a great example of how it can be used to integrate SMS reminders with Google Calendar.
Step 1 - Sign up for a Burst SMS account
To setup your integration you will need a Burst SMS account. You can sign up for a no obligation free trial to test out the integration:
Step 2 - Sign up for a Zapier account and use our Zapier integration link
You will also need a Zapier account. Zapier offer a Free Zapier account for making 2 step zaps:
Step 3 - Authorise both Google Calendar and Burst SMS with Zapier
For Burst SMS you will need your API key and secret which can be found in the SETTINGS section of your account.
Step 4 - Create your Zap settings
Follow the setup instructions to specify which fields in your calendar will be set to your message content and mobile number and offset on your scheduled send date/time so that you can specify to receive the reminder X number of days before the calendar event begins date.
In the below example we use Summary as the message content and put the mobile number into the description field.
Step 5 - Test and Activate
To test the integration, simply create a calendar event, then Zapier can use it as a test sample.