In this article, you will learn how to:
Schedule and send regular emails in FanThreeSixty
Utilize email templates from SendGrid to design your emails
Test your emails before you send them to your fans
Review the performance of your emails
Creating an email template in SendGrid
In SendGrid, open the Dynamic Templates page and click Create Template
Name your template and then click Save
To begin editing your new template, click Add Version
Select an editor and click Continue
Design your template
Enter subject and preview text
Once you’re happy with your email, save it and log into FanThreeSixty.
Preparing an email in FanThreeSixty
Click Email in FanThreeSixty, then click New Email
Select Regular Email
Name your email
Select an audience to receive your email
Select a from name which indicates who sent the email (for your recipients)
Select the email template you want to send
Testing your email in FanThreeSixty
In the top right corner click Send Test Email
Enter the email(s) you want to receive the test email
Click Send test
Email should send within a few seconds
Sending email in FanThreeSixty
Once you’re ready to send your email, you can choose between Send and Schedule. If you want to send immediately, click Send and then Send Now to send your email. It should start sending within a few minutes of clicking Send Now.
If you want to schedule your email, click Schedule and choose a day and time to send your email. Once you’re ready, click Schedule Now. See scheduled email on the home page by filtering your list to Status > Scheduled. Delete a scheduled email by clicking “•••” in the top right corner of an email on the list.
Reviewing email performance
After an email has sent, track the performance by clicking on it from the email list. The fans reached indicates how many fans were targeted to receive your email. Fan who were included in your audience, but are unsubscribed to email, are also included in the “Fan Reached” number.