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Have You Seen the Newest Features in Constant Contact?

Posted by Graham Gardner on Wed, Feb 22, 2017 @ 02:47 PM

newest-features-in-constant-contact.pngIf you have been wondering about the newest features of Constant Contact, then look no further, this blog is for you! As the people over at Constant Contact like to say, “New year, new features.” Trust me, there are a whole heck of a lot of new features in Constant Contact. Let’s go ahead and dive right in!

The Newest Features in Constant Contact

  • Connect with new prospects using the welcome email | Constant Contact’s new welcome email functionality allows you to enable your website forms with the power of Constant Contact. When new contacts submit a web signup form, they will receive an automatic welcome email. This functionality allows your firm to make the right first impression by sending new contacts relevant and targeted emails. Doing so will allow you to reach out to the contacts when their interest levels are at their highest point.

  • Utilize previously sent emails | The days of starting from scratch with each email campaign are long behind us. You can save time and avoid hassle by intuitively copying previously sent emails.

    Here is how it works:
    1. Select a previously sent campaign in Constant Contact
    2. Under the Actions Menu select ‘edit’
    3. Click ‘copy’ in the dialogue pop-up box
    4. Newly created email is now ready to go through your edit process
  • Create stunning emails with background patterns | Are you looking for new ways to spice up your email? You can choose one of Constant Contact’s new templates with a background pattern. It is easy to customize your background pattern by selecting the design and color of the pattern directly from the visual editor.

  • RSVPs made easy with the RSVP block | Are you planning on hosting a lunch and learn or some other kind of industry event? You can quickly get a head count by using Constant Contact’s “RSVP block.” You will be able to streamline your event planning by capturing RSVP responses from contacts in a single click. The RSVP block can be fully customizable with your specific event details, allowing you to avoid using complicated sign-up forms.

    Here is how it works:
    1. Click on the ‘build’ tab on the left hand design menu in Constant Contact
    2. Select the ‘add-ons’ option
    3. Drag the ‘RSVP’ widget into your email
    4. Click on the new block in your email, select the ‘edit’ button and customize the information for your event
  • Introducing the video block | Sharing videos in your email campaigns has never been easier. You can increase reader engagement by providing your videos directly in the body of your email!

    Here is how it works:
    1. Simply copy your video link from YouTube
    2. Click on the ‘build’ tab on the left hand design menu in Constant Contact
    3. Drag the ‘video’ widget into any part of your email template
    4. Click on the new block within your email, and select the ‘edit’ button
    5. Paste your video link from YouTube and select ‘insert’
  • Image options | We all know that images are one of the best ways to engage our audience. Now you can enjoy additional functionality with images! You can utilize images to link your reader’s out to important PDF documents or link directly to an email address.

    Here is how it works:
    1. Click on an image within the body of your email
    2. Click on the 'link' button that appears within the popup dialogue box
    3. Use the dropdown menu the select 'email address' or 'document'

Get Started with the Newest Features in Constant Contact

Are you ready to get started with these new features in Constant Contact? Here is the great news! These features are already available for all existing Constant Contact users.

You’re not already a Constant Contact subscriber? That is no problem! You can just click on the link below to sign-up for a 60-day free trial and see how the world’s leading email marketing platform can help you take your outbound marketing to the next level.

Constant Contact Free Trial

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