Getting started - Creating your campaign plain text content
Emails are sent as 'multi-part'. This means if a recipient is on a hand-held device such as a Blackberry or has blocked HTML, they will automatically be sent your plain text version.
A plain text version of your email is important for a few reasons:
- Contacts may want to receive plain text because they are not fully sighted, or their email client will not display HTML emails
- Some spam filters will penalise emails for containing only an HTML part and no plain text alternative
You can type in your own plain text version, or have it automatically generated by clicking on the Generate plain text version button; this will replace the current plain text version with the text elements of your HTML campaign.
We recommend not to paste text directly from a word processor such as Word, since word has special coding and characters that may not translate correctly. Instead, paste the text into something like Notepad and then copy and paste the text into your plain text window.
Plain text emails can still include actions, links and personalization in your campaign but do not include dynamic content.
Once your plain text campaign is ready, click on the Save & Continue button to proceed to the testing section.
Getting started - Creating your campaign HTML content
Having chosen a suitable template and setup your campaign, you're now ready to create your campaign content. This is done using our drag and drop drag-and-drop editor tool. Have a go at: Clicking and editing the text in the email Dragging in new ...
Getting Started - Campaign Setup
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Getting Started - Introduction
Welcome to our email marketing platform, it's great to have you on board. To login to your account, visit our Login and Support Page. You should bookmark this page for future use. The login and support page will also be your resource and guide on how ...
Getting started - Testing your campaign
Before sending out an email to your mailing list, it's important to test it thoroughly. Test sends A test send will send a copy of the email to your selected test email addresses, the subject line being prefixed with "Test: ". Tracking is not enabled ...
Getting started - Reviewing and sending your campaign
Your campaign is all written, you've set your subject line, and you've chosen who it gets sent to and when; so now time to review the whole thing before hitting the final send button. The last step of the campaign process shows you a summary of your ...