What Email Template??

I'm confused as there appear to be multiple places email "templates" exist. I'd like to send an email using automation and I have 20+ emails created under Email Templates & Campaigns.

However, when I create an automation to send an email template, NONE of the templates or campaigns I've created show up.

The only templates that show up, I found under "Mail" - Choose Template. I've gone through the effort to create these in the campaign, I REALLY don't want to have to recreate these...😫

Please tell me what I'm doing wrong!

Answers

  • inacyakup
    inacyakup Member Posts: 169
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    Hi Renee Chandler,


    Email campaigns and the emails you send using automation are different. In order for you to send a campaign, users must subscribe to your e-mail newsletter. If you want to send e-mail using automation, you need to use the templates in the mail. As far as I saw in the last picture, there is 1 person registered to your newsletter, and when you want to send an e-mail campaign, you will be greeted with a warning by pipedrive.

    I hope this will help you.


    Good Works.

    [email protected]

  • Renee Chandler
    Renee Chandler Member Posts: 25
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    So I have to recreate all of my emails?😭

    Is there a way to copy the HTML or something or do I have to rebuild them all?

  • inacyakup
    inacyakup Member Posts: 169
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    Hi Renee Chandler,


    Unfortunately, you need to rebuild.


    Good Works

  • craig_jbi
    craig_jbi Member Posts: 2
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    I agree, this is really unclear when creating automations.

    Should we use the email templates found when it click on a contact, and email template from the Campaigns section or a template from the Automations section?

    I am so close to going back to Hubspot.