What is a Double Opt-in?
A double opt-in is a two-step process for new signups, that allows site visitors to join a mailing list. The visitor must initially sign up and then respond to a welcome email containing a confirmation link. Using a double opt-in signup form helps ensure your contacts are interested in receiving your email content. And it also avoids robot email signups and improves email deliverability. Here’s how it works: First, someone
Contact Lists October 28, 2019
How do I integrate with Wufoo?
Grow your email lists by pulling data from your forms with the Benchmark Wufoo Integration. Use your contact forms, online surveys and event registrations to add new subscribers to your Benchmark account. This integration is available free with every Benchmark Account. Follow the steps below to integrate with Wufoo: Log in to your Benchmark account. Click on your name located on the top-right of the page. Then select Integrations Scroll
How do I install Benchmark with WordPress?
With WordPress you can email a formatted version of your blog to your subscribers and sign up readers with custom widgets, send and test emails. You can also view reports from inside your WordPress dashboard. With WordPress you can: 1. Create and customize sign-up forms. Add a customizable signup form to any WordPress page. 2. Connect your blog to Benchmark. Your Benchmark contact lists are automatically available when you integrate.
Integrations August 27, 2020
How do I add a signup form to my Facebook profile?
Have you ever wanted to sign up email subscribers on your Facebook profile? Here's how you do it: Get your signup form link Log into your Benchmark Account. Click on the Signup Forms link from the Contacts Menu. Or, learn how to create a email signup form. Select the signup form you'd like to use and click on Publish (step 4) Select "Pop-up from a button on your Website". You'll
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 October 24, 2019
Can I place a sign-up form within my email?
We do not recommend their use as they do not always display in email clients. We do not offer support for emails that include sign-up forms.
Signup Forms August 6, 2018
My signup form isn’t working. What could be the problem?
Benchmark Email provides you with a simple methodology to add our signup form code to your website. However, given that every website has it's own environment, you might encounter conflicts between our code and yours. In most of the cases, the subscriber should see the signup "thank you" page and receive a confirmation email when they click on the '"submit button"; and if there are errors in the submission, they
Signup Forms July 24, 2018
How do I place an unsubscribe link on my webpage?
You cannot place the unsubscribe link on your webpage, because each link is created specifically for each individual recipient on your list.
Contact Lists August 7, 2018
Can I use forms in my emails?
Email clients consider email forms to be a security risk. While some email clients simply warn you of potential danger, others outright disable the forms. So if your client wants to send out a form, they should know that most of their recipients will never be able to use it. And for those who can, they'll think twice about submitting data when they see a warning from their email client.
What are the ways I can use my website to build my Benchmark Email contact list?
The best way to use your website for building a contact list is to place a signup form where people will see it. You can place multiple signup forms throughout your site so that visitors will have the option to subscribe at any point. Benchmark Email will keep track of your signups and you will be able to sit back and watch your list grow.
Contact Lists September 6, 2019