Creating personalized email messages


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Creating personalized email messages

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,...

Creating personalized email messages
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Creating personalized email messages provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth

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Business
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