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Pulsate enables you to track actions that your user's have taken within your app by setting custom events. You can track these custom events to get a better idea of the customer journey within your app. You can also deliver targeted campaigns to users based on their actions within the app. [block:callout] { "type": "info", "title": "Custom Event Campaign Example", "body": "You create a campaign with a coupon for a variety of clothes. You decide to show this campaign on *didPressClothesButton* event trigger. When user clicks on the *Clothes* section button, you send a *didPressClothesButton* event through the SDK. The server will take care of the rest and deliver your campaign to the user." } [/block] To enable Pulsate to track these events, use the *createEvent:* method on the Pulsate Manager object: [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "[pulsateManager createEvent:@\"didPressClothesButton\"];", "language": "objectivec" } ] } [/block] [block:code] { "codes": [ { "code": "pulsateManager.createEvent(\"didPressClothesButton\")", "language": "swift" } ] } [/block] Once those custom events have been set, every time a user completes that action, it will be recorded by Pulsate and you can chooses those events in the Targeting section when you are sending a campaign.