Creating a Plain Text email (Campaign)


This is available in Campaigner and Advocator packages.


Open FeedsyMailHQ

  1. Login to your FeedsyCentre.
  2. Click on FeedsyMailHQ


Create a new campaign



Campaign name, Subject and From details

  1. Name this campaign: create any name you wish (this is only seen by you).
  2. Write a subject line: the subject that is seen in people's inboxes.
  3. Who is it from: this is the sender name and email address that is seen in people's inboxes.
  4. Next


Content

  1. Select: My templates.
  2. Choose one of the templates (note: templates with Button and Referral rows are only available on Advocator packages).
  3. In this example we are selecting PlainText (Button) template.


Edit the content

There are different elements you can customise:

  1. Top text
  2. Image (which you can add, link to a URL or remove)
  3. Stories (3 display styles - which you can select none, one or more posts from your FeedsyWeb)
  4. Button (Advocator package only)
  5. Bottom text (usually "From the team at...")

Select Edit for each on the right hand side and edit them in the left hand window.


Edit top text

  1. Edit.
  2. Make your text changes (including bold, italic, bullet, number list and adding links).
  3. Save changes.



Edit image

  1. Edit.
  2. Cog (edit the link, remove the link or remove the image).
  3. In this example we removed the image.
  4. Save changes.



Select stories (optional)

If you do not wish to include any stories then skip to Edit the button.

If you wish to include one or more stories from your FeedsyWeb you can select from 3 styles:

  1. Title only (top option) - displays hyperlinked titles of the stories
  2. Big image and title (middle option) - stacked displayed stories like the FeedsyMail template
  3. Image and title side by side (bottom option) - efficient display of smaller image and titles. 



Select stories

  1. Click Load posts or Manage posts.
  2. If no stories appear then copy and paste the URL of the FeedsyCentre from the browser above (before "/wp-admin..."), eg: http://news.yourdomainname.com.au
  3. Tick the story that you wish to include.
    In this example we did not include ANY stories...
  4. Done.


Edit Button (Advocator Packages only)

  1. Edit.
  2. Change the button text.
  3. Cog (edit the link, remove the link).
  4. Save changes.



Edit bottom text

  1. Edit.
  2. Make your text changes (including bold, italic, bullet, number list and adding links).
  3. Save changes.


Preview

  1. Hit preview to see you edits.
  2. I'm done, return to the snapshot (if everything looks awesome) or
    Make more changes (if you want to edit some more).



Next

Select recipients
Send preview (optional)
Send the email


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