Reviewing your email design

Reviewing your email design

The top bar of the editor has a number of tools to help you review your campaign/template.

As well as the Preview button, you can find tools under the Utilities menu to check your links, statistics and spam score.

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Show Links
When you select the Show Links option, a Links window appears to the left of your template.

As you click down the list of links, the corresponding link is shown by a red box on your template.

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When you select the Show Stats option, a statistics window appears to the right of your template.

This provides key information about the content of your template such as how many links you have, how many images and the overall height of your email.

Preview
When you use the Preview option, a new window opens to show how your email will look. You can review both the HTML and plain text versions.

If you wish to preview the template with some personalized data, you can search for a particular contact by entering their email address in the Search for box at the top of the window. Click on the SEARCH CONTACTS button to bring back matching records.

You can click on the SHOW RECENT button to display the ten most recent contacts you imported and preview each one in turn. This is a great way to see how any personalized data fields will look.

There is also a Preview option available above the drag-and-drop editor ribbon in the top right of the screen. This Preview option is always present so you can take a look at your template whenever you want.

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Spam Check
Once you have finished editing and previewing your campaign, you should check your template using the Spam Check option through the Utilities drop-down.

Your email is passed through a spam filter and is scored accordingly. A new window opens to display the results. Our email shown below has scored low which is good news; although there's a score for another email which didn't turn out so well!

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You can click on ‘Show minor points’ to display why the template scored spam points as shown above.
From the minor points list we can see how certain text within our template is scoring and this provides the opportunity to change that text if required.

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