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**What is a geofence?** A geofence is a virtual barrier that is placed on a digital map over real world geographical areas. Geofences on the Pulsate platform run off low-ambient wifi and cell tower data. They do not rely on GPS (Global Positioning System) as it can drain the battery on user's devices. There is no hardware needed to create a geofence. **How to add geofences to Pulsate? ** To add a geofence to your Pulsate account, simply click on ‘Locate’ in the top navigation bar followed by the 'Geofences' tab below. Search for the area where you would like to place a geofence. When it appears on the map, click ‘Add New Geofence’ in the top right corner. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/QiwqMVUaT8etmP0s5cbk_Screen%20Shot%202016-06-22%20at%2011.47.12.png", "Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 11.47.12.png", "1146", "293", "#05bba4", "" ] } ] } [/block] A coloured circle will appear on the map. Place this over the area you would like to geofence. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/8f9526a-Screenshot_2016-12-09_15.05.40.png", "Screenshot 2016-12-09 15.05.40.png", 1164, 614, "#e9e9e1" ] } ] } [/block] To save a geofence, click ‘save’. You will be prompted to enter a name before it saves in your list of previously created geofences in the left bar. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/AjH6PWBGQZyJlXZgxsJE_Screen%20Shot%202016-06-22%20at%2011.52.41.png", "Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 11.52.41.png", "1198", "630", "#0bbda5", "" ] } ] } [/block] **How Pulsate uses geofences** Pulsate uses geofences to drive foot traffic by sending relevant messages to the right people at the right time. Combined with segments, the Pulsate cloud makes an instant decision about what to do next based on what segment the user belongs to, as well as their interests, demography, past behaviours and how recently they were last communicated with. Improve customer engagement by scheduling campaigns to be delivered when a customer enters or leaves a geofence. Pulsate allows you to create multiple geofences that can run for long or short periods of time. **How big should your geofence be?** A geofence can range from 100m to 2000m in size using cell tower and low ambient wifi. **Where to place your geofences** Geofences should be placed over the area you wish to target. For optimum results, it is best not to overlap geofences. **How to delete a geofence** From your list of previously created geofences, hover over the one you wish to delete. To the right of the bar, a delete icon will appear. Clicking the 'x' will remove the geofence. You will be asked to confirm if you would still like to remove it. If so, choose ‘delete’. If not, press ‘cancel’. [block:image] { "images": [ { "image": [ "https://files.readme.io/lnAMVejnQGvI8jmL8xtr_Screen%20Shot%202016-06-22%20at%2011.53.54.png", "Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 11.53.54.png", "1254", "658", "#1cbca7", "" ] } ] } [/block]