Join John Arnold for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding your own design elements, part of Up and Running with Constant Contact.
…Customizing your email is easy with Constant Contacts Design Editor.…Start by customizing the colors in your template.…Its best to use the colors that match your brand.…Not the default colors in the email template.…If your emails are going to include links to your website…make sure your email colors and your website colors match closely.…Since colors in HTML are based on hex codes and rgb values it's helpful…to use a color picker to identify the colors that will match your brand.…Macintosh computers have a built in color matcher,…I'll show you how to use that next.…
I'm on a Windows computer so I'm going to…use Color Cop to identify the colors I need.…You can download Color Cop at colorcop.net.…It's free, but make sure you leave them a donation.…I've already downloaded Color Cop, so I'm going to open it now.…To change the colors in my email template, I'm going to…switch back and forth between the email template and my website,…each time, using Color Cop to select the color that I…need and cutting and pasting the color into my email template.…
- Creating an account
- Setting up your organization's information
- Setting up authentication and opt in settings
- Adding and updating lists
- Selecting an email template
- Adding images, text, and links
- Scheduling and sending email
Skill Level Appropriate for all
Building an Integrated Online Marketing Planwith Matt Bailey3h 7m Intermediate
Creating a Responsive HTML Emailwith Chris Converse1h 43m Beginner
1. Configuring Your Account
2. Creating Email Lists
3. Creating Your First Email
4. Sending Your First Email
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