How to Create an HTML Newsletter Email
“I want to create an HTML newsletter email to send to my customer mailing list every two weeks. How do I create an HTML newsletter with GroupMail?”
Here are 8 ways to create an HTML email newsletter that you can send to your customer mailing list.
1. You can create an HTML newsletter email using the GroupMail WYSIWYG message editor.
The GroupMail WYSIWYG Message Editor is is similar to standard email client editors like Outlook or Outlook Express.
With the GroupMail WYSIWYG Message Editor, you can format your text (bold, italics, underlie, etc,) insert tables, images, hyperlinks, attachments and other HTML elements as desired.
2. You can use one of over 130 stylish HTML email templates in GroupMail
To use an HTML email newsletter template, click on Messages in GroupMail and then select the Templates tab to select a template
3. You can design your HTML newsletter externally and import it into GroupMail
You can create your HTML newsletter email design using an HTML editor such as Dreamweaver and import your HTML email into GroupMail. To import an HTML email, open a new message in GroupMail and click File/Import/HTML Document.
4. You can embed an entire web page into your message
Some people like to use content they have on their website for their email newsletter. To embed a web page into the body of your HTML email, just open a new message in GroupMail and click File/Import/Web Page.
5. You can create a Multi-Part (MIME) email newsletter
GroupMail allows you to add a plain-text message part to be sent along with your Rich Text (HTML) email. To add a plain-text part to your HTML email, click the Plain-Text Message Part tab at the bottom of the message editor in GroupMail and add your text-only part here.
Adding a text-only part to your message will help to improve delivery rates and lower your spam score. The few remaining text-only recipients out there will appreciate it as well. The text-only part will launch only for those recipients who have their email clients configured to receive text-only email.
6. You can use a newsletter design created by anther GroupMail user
If you want to share your GroupMail newsletter designs with other GroupMail users; open the message and click on File/Save As/A Document. This will save your message in GroupMail format which can be sent to another GroupMail user.
When they click on the attachment, the message will launch in their GroupMail message editor.
The message can then be saved as a draft or a user-generated template so it can be used again and again.
To save, just click, File/Save As/A Draft or File/Save As/A Template respectively.
7. You can edit a newsletter email you sent previously
You can also edit a copy of previously sent HTML newsletter email in GroupMail.
To edit a previously sent message, go to your Sent Message folder and highlight the sent item. Then, click the Edit Copy of Message link from the left side of the screen. You can also right-click on the sent item and select those same options.
8. You can even use Microsoft Word to create an HTML newsletter
Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express use MS Word as their HTML Standard. Of course, they are the only email clients to use Word as an HTML Standard. As a result, there are some things you have to do in order for the message to travel well in other email clients.
Pretty flexible, eh?
If you need any help along the way, contact the GroupMail technical support team.
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