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This loads the email library. All previously created emails will be listed. To access an existing email simply select the name of the email. To copy an existing email place a check in the box and select Copy. To create a new email click New Email.
Choose your content source. You have a few options:
- Copy previous email: Makes an exact copy of a previously created email.
- Template library: Select a template from your existing library. The content library contains all previously created templates.
- New Content: Create new content from scratch. This lets you set up all of the campaign options, tracking, leads, content, etc. yourself starting from an empty template.
By selecting New Content it loads the campaign setup screen. In the fields provided, give the email a name, description and campaign variables. It is important to note that recipients of the email will not see this information as it is internal only.
When finished click Save at the bottom of the page.
Use the content editor to its fullest capabilities. You can adjust font sizes and colors as well as insert links and images. By placing the mouse over each icon in the toolbar of the editor it will tell you specifically what that option does. HTML can be directly entered by selecting the Source button in the editor. When creating content It's important to utilize the [MarketAsset] merge fields. These merge fields are replaced with the partners information when the email is executed. Additional information regarding Market Assets is covered in section 4 of this article.
When finished building content enter a subject and click Save.
To review the list of existing market asset select the Assets tab. If you need to create additional market assets review the Creating Market Assets article.
Adding the Market Asset to the email content is simple. Find the desired asset and copy the specific merge field from bracket to bracket. Return back to your email content and paste the merge field in your desired location. It is important to note that Market Asset merge fields are case sensitive and must be added exactly as shown.
Highlight the text or select the image you want to attach the link and choose the Website Links button located in the editor toolbar.
This loads a list of pages previously created. Utilizing the categories on the left side of the window browse and locate the landing page you want to link to and choose the Insert Link button.
If the landing page requires a theme add the theme variable at the end of the URL. The variable to apply a theme is &ManagedSWTHEMEID=themenumber. For example, if the theme id is 123456 the variable would look like &ManagedSWTHEMEID=123456. Below is an example of how the entire URL would look:
Select the Save button when finished to register your changes.
In order for your link to the landing page to work, that page must also exist on the partner's own account. To ensure the partner has their own customized version of the landing page it can be attached on the Landing Pages tab of the email.
Type the name of the landing page associated with this email into the Content Search box and click the page you'd like from the results.
This ensures that the partner will have the landing page on their account and that the links within the email will work when the email is selected from your library.
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Click Choose File next to Add a thumbnail to select the thumbnail image you would like to use from your computer. Note that the thumbnail image must be 200 x 150 pixels and in eitherjpg, gif, or png format.
To activate the email and make it available to partners, select Yes for Would you like to make this message available for pulling from the managed library? If you have multiple programs on the top-level account, check the program(s) that should have access to the email.
Once the programs are chosen content can be further filtered to partners by selecting Yes under Would you like to limit access based on account profile fields:
Select the appropriate profile fields that the tactic should be available for by placing a check next to their name. Click Save when finished.