Sending invitation with Eventilla
Sending invitations using Eventilla
The feature might not be included to all accounts as it requires a customer specific template and settings. If you do not have the feature but are interested please contact your sales representative.
|Click Messaging from the main menu
|Choose Create a new message if you want to start fresh. If you wish to use a saved template as base the see number 7.
|Choose is the message intended for people that you wish to invite or to people who have already registered. Main difference is with the variables like $Firstname $ you can use in the message
|You may schedule the message
Choose the organization (if you have multiple)
|Choose the relevant event
If you have saved a prior message as a template you can choose it here as a base draft
|Identify the sender (notice that if you are using sender authentication like DKIM then the domain is forced)
|Insert the content
|"Registration button" will add a registration button to the event that you selected in phase 6
|You may use these variables in the message
|Add a header picture to your email. The maximum file size is 2MB. It's recommended use a much smaller picture to ensure the passage like 300kb. The picture format must be jpeg, png or gif. The picture is attached to template at 250 pixels wide.
|Import recipients from excel. The spreadsheet file must be in Microsoft Excel (.xlsx, .xls) format. The first row on the spreadsheet is a header row which helps with field alignment once the file has been uploaded. The spreadsheet must have separate columns for the attendee's first and last names.
|If you wish to choose recipients from a certain event(s) then choose organizatin, event and appropriate statuses.
|Remove registered attendees (if you are sending reminders this will filter away those who have registered)
|Lists recipients of in this sending
|Recipient count. This is not 100% accurate as for example registered attendees are not filtered out etc.
|You must send a preview before the sending is activated. You may send it multiple times
|Save the message as a template for a future use. Use a name that you (and colleagues) can detect
|See report of sent sendings
|See scheduled sendings
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