Test Email and Limitations
To send a test email: Click on Email from the left navigation, and then Emails again. Then, click on Create New Email or open a Draft or Incomplete email. Complete the first 2 steps. You’ll then reach the Editor step. Select a template to use, and begin editing. Once you are ready hover over the Test button and select the Send Test Email option. You’ll see a popup where
How do I insert a video into my emails?
To insert a video into your emails, you can use a video you've placed in your Benchmark Email Video Gallery or by using the url of videos in YouTube, Wistia or Vimeo. Here's how you do it: 1. Drag the Video block from the available Blocks on the left side of the Editor to the portion of the email you'd like to place the video in. 2. Now, click on
Edit Images in the Image Gallery
In addition to being able to edit images in the email editor, you can also edit images from within the image gallery. The image gallery allows you to resize, crop, add stickers or add filters to your images. If make any changes to one image it will create and save as a new image, your original image will remain unchanged. To edit images see instructions below: Log into your Benchmark
Subject Line Suggestion
An engaging subject line can boost your open rate to a great extent. Benchmark provides a fantastic feature by suggesting the top performed subject lines from your historical data. This feature is available on the following pages while creating an email campaign. Describe page: On the first step of creating an email campaign, you can click on the small bulb icon to open a drop-down with suggested subject lines based
Drag & Drop Editor October 17, 2018
Can I use emojis in my subject lines?
Add emojis in your emails subject line and engage with your subscribers in a different and more inviting approach. Benchmark provides the right tools to increase your open rate by implementing web safe and mobile friendly emojis as your email marketing strategy! You can grab your emojis, or you can use the emojis provided by Benchmark. The emojis provided are hosted through Emojipedia, and not all recipients will see the
Can I add a Text Disclaimer to my Email?
Yes, you can add a Text Disclaimer in your emails. We understand your company may need to add a disclaimer to your emails for security or privacy reasons. We offer two different ways to add a Text Disclaimer in your email, in the Permission Reminder or by using one of our Text Blocks. To learn how to add these please see instructions below: Permission Reminder Start by creating a new
What is the Inbox Checker and how do I create an Inbox Checker test?
The Inbox Checker is a feature that allows you to see how your emails will appear, by providing you screenshots, from various email clients before sending to your entire list. You can even test different spam filters to find out whether they Pass or Fail. To create an Inbox Checker, follow these steps: Log in to your Benchmark account. Click on Emails from the Dashboard menu. Now select Inbox Checker.
Does Benchmark Email sell or rent email addresses?
Benchmark Email does not sell or rent lists. We are strictly a permission-based email marketing service. Bought and rented lists are not permission based so not only do we not sell them, we do not take on customers who use them. Your list must be collected in a proper manner to be used with our service. We do not allow our clients to harvest email addresses.
My links in HTML email aren’t working
Please ensure you have used "absolute links" pointing to your server. Instead of coding your link like this: <a href="myfolder/index.htm">Click here for more info</a> You should make sure your links are coded like this: <a href="http://www.mysite.com/myfolder/index.htm">Click here for more info</a> View some of our html email templates
Drag & Drop Editor July 30, 2018
Can I merge information like the contact‘s name to personalize the email?
Yes, you can insert a contact's information into the body of your email. You can merge any of the fields available including name, phone number, customer ID number and more. As long as you have that info in your contact list, you can merge it. Here's how you merge field data into your email: Click on "Emails" tab Click the "Edit This Email" icon (When you click the 'Emails' link,