How can I create an email using a Benchmark Email template?
Create an email using a Benchmark template that best fits your needs, or you can upload your HTML code to use your own template. To create an email using one of our templates: Log in to your Benchmark account. On the Dashboard menu, click the Emails tab and select Emails. Click the Create New Email button in the header section. Select Regular Email type and click Next. Choose the Drag
How do I connect my YesInsight Surveys to my Benchmark Account?
Sending email campaigns is one way to get your survey out to your customers. YesInsights makes it easy to copy their survey code into your Benchmark Email. Follow the steps below to learn how to apply the survey code to your emails. First, make sure to follow the steps given by YesInsights on how to create a survey. Once you’ve created the survey, you will see a page showing, How would you
Top 12 features from the Classic Editor & how to do them with our Drag and Drop Editor
First things first, the Classic Editor does not create responsive emails. Period. Our Drag and Drop Editor does. Aside from being responsive, you can accomplish the same things you were able to in the Classic Editor. Following are the top 12 things done in the Classic Editor and how to do them in the Drag and Drop Editor. 1. Adding Blocks Adding blocks in the Drag and Drop Editor is
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
How do I insert social media links or icons (like Follow on Twitter, Find on Facebook and Connect on LinkedIn) into my campaign?
Social media sites are growing in popularity. Being able to include a link for your Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn page will help increase interest in your business and ultimately aid you in growing your contact lists. Benchmark provides social media icons you can use to link to your own personal social media pages. Learn how to customize the Social Media icons below: In Step 3 Editor, click and drag
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.
How does customizing my footer affect my campaign results?
Although it looks cluttered or busy in the footer with all the elements showing. Each link does contain a function to help your email. Please note, both the Unsubscribe and the physical mailing address cannot be removed, due to the CAN-SPAM legislation. An example would be the Manage Subscription link. By removing this option, your audience may not be able to edit their subscription, and may unsubscribe on their own.
Drag & Drop Editor August 7, 2018
What about my emails made in the Classic Editor?
Unfortunately emails and templates from the old Classic Editor are incompatible with the new Drag and Drop editor. This is due to many of the functions, features, and code of the new editor, were not available in the old editor. But with the new Drag and Drop editor, all email templates or emails created by you will be mobile friendly, and it's been said that it's easier to use!
How do I view the HTML code?
Not all blocks will allow you to view the HTML code. This is to prevent any mishaps when viewing the email in the inbox, and also on a mobile device. Viewing the HTML code can mostly be done in text blocks or boxes. You will click on the HTML icon in your toolbar and a window will appear with the code for the block.
Drag & Drop Editor September 5, 2019
How do I edit the spaces between text and blocks?
To edit the text between text and blocks, some of the blocks will have a slider on the left for padding. By increasing or decreasing the padding, you change the distance between the text and the blocks. Many blocks will allow you to change the horizontal padding and the vertical padding individually, and some blocks will only let your change the overall padding, such as image blocks.