Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating personalized email messages, part of Word 2010: Mail Merge.
Using merge to create e-mail messages is a Word feature added several versions…ago that flew under the radar of many Word users.…Even users who've been merging letters for years are often creating e-mails that…includes dozens of recipients, the kind of e-mails that you and I are less likely…to read when we're busy.…I mean, if this e-mail was sent to 40 people, how important could it be for you or I to read it.…With e-mail merge, you can create personalized, individual e-mails for each of…your 40 recipients, e-mails that they are much more likely to read.…
As with a merge letter, you begin with your formatted text.…I have a letter here on the screen that I want to send out by e-mail to a number of people.…So we'll go to the Mailing tab and start with Start mail merge and choose Email Messages.…Notice that Word reformats this to a wider format and almost looks like in an…e-mail message already.…And now I'm going to choose recipients.…I'm going to choose Select Recipients, > Use Existing List and for this e-mail…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Choosing or creating a data source
- Using Mail Merge with Outlook contacts
- Merging data from an Excel spreadsheet
- Inserting address blocks and greetings
- Matching fields from a data source
- Previewing merge results
- Using rules for customized merges
Skill Level Intermediate
Excel 2010: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith Dennis Taylor3h 43m Intermediate
1. Creating Personalized Letters
2. Creating Other Types of Merged Documents
3. Using Rules for Customized Merges
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