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.
How do I create an email using my own HTML code / webpage?
Benchmark offers several hundred email templates, but if you can’t find one that suits your needs, you can use your own template. If you’ve created your own HTML template, please note that the steps to create a message with that template are different than the ones you would take if you use one of our templates. NOTE: The following steps assume that you have already created your HTML template, and
Can I use a flash movie in my emails?
We recommend you do not use FLASH / SWF objects in your emails as most email clients will filter out your email. If you do want to use animation, use an animated gif. If you want to use interactive animation, we recommend you use an image as a placeholder, with a link to a Webpage containing your Flash object. See how to include images in your HTML messages.
Can I spell check my email in Benchmark Email editor?
To spell check your email Click on Emails tab Click the Edit This Email icon. When you click the Emails link, you will be shown a list of all of the saved emails in your account. To the right of each entry, three icons appear. The first icon is the Edit This Email icon. Click on the Email Builder link from the summary. Click on the Spell Check link at
If I send a one test email, will it show up just like it would to my subscribers?
If you send a test email from the 'Editor' preview page, the body of the email will appear as it will to your contacts. However, the formatting may differ in some of your contacts' email clients. Also, test emails include a additional item in the the standard footer indicating it is a Test Email. All special links (subscribe, optin, survey, manage subscription) would run in test mode. Every email that
Why aren’t my emails displaying properly?
Can I use CSS (cascading style sheets) in my emails?
You can use CSS in your emails, however many email clients do not implement the most current (or any) CSS standard. Also note that most email clients automatically block external stylesheets. If you must use CSS, use only inline styles. Also, be sure to test your email thoroughly to make sure that your email is displayed properly in a few of the major email clients. This will greatly increase the
Where can I change the ‘From‘ address on my emails?
To change the From address: After you create an Email, the From Address mentioned in the Account Settings is used. You can change the from address in Describe Step of the Email creation process. To change the default name and email address used in the emails Hover over the Avatar drop down and select Account Settings. Edit the From Name and From Email under the Email Message settings. Click Save