How do I integrate Benchmark with Etsy?
You can now share items in your Etsy store using your Benchmark account. To integrate your accounts, please see instructions below. Log in to your Benchmark account. Select Emails from the Dashboard menu. Click on Create New Email on the top-right of the page. Select Regular Email and click Next. Choose the Drag & Drop Editor and click Next. Complete Step 1 ” Details” Complete Step 2 “List” Click Templates.
How can I change the default footer logo in my Emails?
We can only display our logo at the bottom of the email. There are different styles of logos for you to choose from in Editor step of the Drag & Drop Editor. While editing the email, click on the Footer section and select your logo or "Badge":
My emails are being delivered as broken HTML code or an attachment. What gives?
There are two things that could be going on if this happens: 1) Some email programs will display multi-part messages as garbled code or an attachment if an email message doesn't contain both HTML and plain text content. To avoid this add either plain text or HTML content to your campaign if one or the other is missing. Use the PREVIEW feature and send your test emails to different email
Templates & Editor March 26, 2019
Tips for plain-text email formatting
Always include a plain-text alternative message with all your HTML emails that you send through Benchmark, because some people choose not to view HTML and would rather read text messages.. Also, some anti-spam applications view an HTML email that's sent without a plain-text alternative as "sloppy" and typical of spam, ending in your message being blocked. You can use our “COPY TEXT FROM HTML EMAIL” feature to create a text
Templates & Editor March 26, 2019
Common HTML Email Coding Mistakes
An html email communication might look good on your computer but fail completely on the contact's because it depends on graphics, fonts, and CSS files which only reside on your system. When you are creating your email in outside HTML editors like Microsoft Publisher, Dreamweaver, or FrontPage, remember that you are designing for email and not a website. If you design the email as if it were a web page,
Templates & Editor March 8, 2019
What document formats does Benchmark Email support?
For documents that you upload to insert into your email, Benchmark Email currently support the following file formats: .jpg, .Jpeg .gif .png .zip .doc, .docx .rtf .pdf .xls, .xlsx .txt .odt .ics .csv .ppsx Also, the maximum file size is 5mb as bigger documents may pose deliverability issues.
What is preview text and how can it benefit my email?
Preview text is the short summary text that immediately follows the subject line when viewing an email in an inbox. This text is not displayed in your email's layout. This advanced feature allows you to maximize inbox space and can help increase the open rate of your email. It helps give more control over what content an email client shows after your subject line. Keep your most important information in
Templates & Editor March 19, 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.
Can I make my email mobile friendly?
You most definitely can! In our Classic editor, we have mobile friendly templates to start from. As for the Custom HTML and Plain Text emails, these are not automatically mobile friendly. As for our new Drag and Drop editor, all email templates and created emails in the editor will automatically be mobile friendly. We recommend giving the new editor a try, it's easy to use!
Most frequently asked HTML questions
How do I remove an underline from a hyperlink? How do I change my font color? How do I align my images in a row? What do I need to know about using my own, custom HTML email? How do I personalize my email to display my contact's first name using HTML? How do I add custom fields in the body of my email using HTML? How do I make
Templates & Editor August 7, 2018