How to how automatically alert the team via Slack about new items is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Slack,, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically send DM in Slack for each item added in using > Slack
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Create your playbook and set the trigger as "New item added"

After creating your playbook, you can proceed to add your trigger. The trigger detects changes in your connected apps and responds to your playbook.

To setup this playbook, click "Add trigger" and then select "New item added" under Then, select details like the board. This will allow your playbook to automatically detect the new item added in and initiate necessary actions.

If this is your first time using a integration in, a prompt will guide you through the connection process.


Add the "Send DM" in Slack automation

Integrate the Slack automation into your playbook to ensure the prompt sending of a Slack message to the specific user whenever a new item is added to a specific board in Monday,com.

Click the "Add step" button, then locate the "Send DM" automation for Slack and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Slack account isn't already connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Slack account.


Activate your playbook

Activating your playbook is the final step to automate the sending of DM to a specific user on Slack. Once turned on, it will respond each new item added to a specific board in by sending a message to a specific user on Slack without manual intervention.

To enable your playbook, click the toggle button located in the header. It is advisable to perform a test run of your playbook beforehand to ensure all steps work seamlessly together and reminders are being sent correctly.

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