Create, Send and Track Emails

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  In this article you will learn:

    1. How to Create, Send and Track Emails
    2. Device-Specific Steps to Create, Send, and Track Emails

Creating emails with Bananatag is easy! In just a few steps you can create dynamic emails that are tracked, providing you with the valuable insights that you need as a communicator.

Create/track plain text emails by clicking on the Bananatag email tracking button or create dynamic emails using the Bananatag email designer.

 

 

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Using the designer is simple—Create and Send in 5-Easy Steps!

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STEP 1: Select Emails in the top Outlook navigation menu and pick the + New Email Draft

STEP 2: You can choose to create your draft from the following options:

  • Your Templates - templates that you’ve already created and saved*
  • Template Library - a selection of pre-built Bananatag templates ready for customization
  • From Scratch - start a new draft from the ground up
    • Email Designer (HTML) - Block-based Email Designer
    • Rich Text - Text-based emails **

STEP 3: Enter your Email Subject and a new window with Designer and Preview & Send will appear

STEP 4: In the Designer window, you can drag the Blocks you want to add to your template/draft *** Input your information (text, images, hyperlinks) and adjust the Style and Content

    • Style - This section allows you to adjust the colors, fonts, buttons and surveys (where applicable), as well as the padding.
    • Content - Each block has its own content features that you can adjust.

STEP 5: Click Preview & Send and Add your Distribution List to the To, CC or BCC fields

  BananaTips

  1. Send a Test Email to visualize how your email will look when received.
  2. Select Save to save this design as a draft or select Save as a Template to save this design as a template for future use. Drafts can be deleted whereas templates are permanent and cannot be removed from your account.
3. Review how your email looks like on a Desktop or Mobile by clicking on this icon Outlook_Classic_Preview.jpg

Make sure Track Email is switched on. Click Send and you’re done!

* If this is your first email template/draft, this section will not contain any pre-built templates. Once you save your first template then you are able to re-use it as you wish.

** Use the Rich Text editor to create plain text emails or paste in your own custom HTML

*** To insert a block, use the left sidebar and drag in a block to the canvas or click on it to automatically add it to your canvas.

 

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