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How Do I Share Competitions to External Services?
How Do I Share Competitions to External Services?

Share the status of a competition to external services like Slack and Microsoft Teams to create engagement.

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Written by Simon Hordvik
Updated over a week ago


You need to be a SalesScreen competition or company administrator in order to share competition statuses.

Your SalesScreen instance has to be integrated with the service* you want to share with.

What Does it Mean to Share a Competition?

When you share a competition to an external service, like Slack or Microsoft Teams, SalesScreen will push the current status of the competition to the selected channel in the form of a message. The message includes the following information:

Basic Competition Info

The competition name and description, including a link that takes users into the SalesScreen competition dashboard.


The start and end date of the competition, as well as the current time progression.

Personal message [OPTIONAL]

The person who shares the competition can choose to include a personal message.


If any competition prizes have been set for the competition, they will be listed in the message.

Current Standings [OPTIONAL]

You can choose to include the current top X standings of the competition.


The following steps explain how to share a competition to Slack.

Step 1

In SalesScreen, navigate to the Competitions dashboard.

Step 2

Find the competition you want to share and click on its cogwheel. Select Share from the context menu.

Step 3

Choose an external service, in this case, Slack, by clicking on its card.

Finally, choose a Slack channel to share the competition status to. Provide a personal message and/or current top x standings list in the post if you want to.

When ready, click Share.

The resulting competition status should be posted to the selected channel within seconds. In this example, the resulting Slack post looks like this:


The process is identical when sharing to Microsoft Teams, with the exception that you have to select a team before you can select a channel.

The corresponding Microsoft Teams post looks like this:

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