Knowledge Base - Success Key # 3: How to send an e-mail blast
  • Step 1: 

    Look for the orange bar at the top of your campaign page. Click on the "Management Area" link.

 

  • Step 2: 

    Look for “Mailing lists” at the bottom left of the navigation bar, and then click “Upload List”:

 

 

IMPORTANT:

Important The uploaded file must be in CSV format (Comma Separated Values).

When importing a contact list, your list MUST contain "first name", "last name" and "email" column headers, regardless of whether your list includes first and/or last names.

Follow the column structure and keep the first row header as column titles.

 

 

  • Step 3:

Upload the file from your computer, and give a name to the mailing list (e.g. “My Supporters”):

 

 

When your mailing list finishes uploading, choose the list you want to send the email blast to by double clicking it.

Verify that all names are displayed correctly and names and their respective emails are alligned 

 

  • Step 4:

Click on "prepare your email blast"

 

 

Step 5:

Finally, it's time to ....Schedule your email blast!!

Choose the invitation template you wish to send by selecting it in the "invitation temples" drop down menu.

You will see a preview of the invitation in the window at the bottom of the screen.

Enter the sender’s name and the sender's e-mail address.

Note: It’s important who conveys the message, e.g. the name of your executive director would be more effective than receiving an email from your organization,

 

When done click the “Send Email Blast” button.

NOTE: you can pre-schedule emails to be sent at a specific day/time

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