Authoring static newsletter issues

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Now that you have created a static newsletter with a subscriber as described in the Creating a static newsletter topic, it is possible to write and send individual issues. The following steps describe how this can be done:


1. Go to the Newsletters tab and edit (Edit) My newsletter. Click CreateNewIssue Create new issue on the Issues tab. The wizard will guide you through the process of creating a new newsletter issue.


2. Enter the following Subject: Welcome to issue #1 of My newsletter


3. Now enter the following text into the content editable region:


Dear ,


welcome to the first issue.







Place the cursor after the word Dear, choose First name from the Insert field drop-down list below the region and click the Insert button. The macro expression {%FirstName%} will be placed into the text. This macro is automatically replaced with the subscriber's first name during the mail merge.


The issue now looks like this:






Newsletter templates


The structure of the newsletter text is defined by the newsletter issue template that can be edited on the Templates tab. Templates are described in the Newsletter templates topic.


4. Click Next. Now you can preview the content of the newsletter for each subscriber. You can click Back and modify the text if necessary.




5. Click Next again. Now you can choose when the newsletter issue should be sent out:


Send now - the newsletter issue is sent out immediately to all subscribers
Schedule newsletter mail-out - the newsletter issue is sent out on a specified date and time
Send the newsletter manually later - the newsletter is not sent and you can decide on the mail-out time later




Choose Send now and click Finish. On the Issues tab, you can see how many e-mails have already been sent out and how many subscribers unsubscribed after receiving this issue:




6. If you experience problems with receiving the newsletter issue e-mail, please follow the instructions in the Troubleshooting topic.


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