How to Set up a Countdown Timer Overlay


Timer overlays are fruitful when you want to give your web visitors an incentive to complete a purchase. You can create urgency by displaying a timer overlay and converting more website visitors into customers.


Using a countdown timer overlay, you can:


1. Trigger instant responses from your audience

2. Limit a particular offer to attract more clicks


Here’s what a timer overlay would look like:


Countdown Timer Overlay Pop-up Preview


To set up a timer overlay:


Step 1: In your Picreel account,

  • Navigate to ‘Campaigns’ from the dashboard.

  • Click on ‘+New Campaign.


Navigating to the Countdown Timer Overlay Template from the Dashboard


Step 2:

  • Under the Featured list of templates, select a timer overlay.

  • Click on ‘Customize’ to start editing.


Selecting a Countdown Timer Overlay to Edit


Step 3: In the Edit design section, you can customize your overlay.

  • Click on any element on the left panel and start customizing it according to your needs.

Learn how to edit a premade design.

  • Click ‘Save’ to save your changes and proceed to the next section.


Editing the timer popup campaign


Note: You can click ‘Reset Settings’ to revert your changes at any moment.


Step 4: Under the campaign settings, you have three broad sections:


Modifying the target settings of timer overlay

Step 5:

  • Click ‘Save’ in the top-right corner to finalize your changes.


That is all about timer overlay in Picreel.



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