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Newsletter/Announcement Manager

Creating Newsletter Issues for Publishers

Publishers with the proper access can create new newsletter issues from a blank page or by using an existing issue as a starting point.

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Creating a New Issue: From Scratch

  1. Open the Administrative Home page

  2. On the navigation bar, click ISSUES
    The Newsletter Issues page opens.

  3. Beneath the toolbar, for Create New, click either HTML ISSUE or TEXT ISSUE
    NOTES:
    The format choice depends on your audience and the email format it uses.
    The HTML (or TEXT) Newsletter Issue page opens.
    Create HTML Newsletter Issues box

  1. In the Subject text box, type the subject line for the email message subscribers will receive

  2. In the Body section, add the issue content
    HINT: If you are creating an HTML issue and need more information on the HTML editor, please refer to Using the HTML Editor.

  3. To save your work,
    1. In the To Publish section, from the Send to All Newsletter Subscribers of pull-down list, select the correct newsletter
      Send to All Newsletter Subscribers Of pull-down list
    2. In the To Save section, click SAVE

  4. To create a preview of the issue,
    1. In the To Publish section, from the Send to All Newsletter Subscribers of pull-down list, select the correct newsletter
      Send to All Newsletter Subscribers Of pull-down list
    2. In the To Test section, in the Email test to text box, type the email address to which you want a test copy of the issue sent
      To Test section
    3. In the To Test section, click TEST

  5. To send the issue, in the To Publish section, click PUBLISH
    WARNING: Clicking PUBLISH alone does not save your issue.

return to topCreating a New Issue: From an Existing Issue

Once you have established a format for a regularly published newsletter, it is easy to generate issues from a previous issue by copying and updating a prior issue.

  1. Log in to the Administrative Home page

  2. On the navigation bar, click ISSUES
    The Newsletter Issues page opens.

  3. From the Search Issues pull-down list, select the newsletter the issues are assigned to
    HINT: If the issue you are searching for was not assigned to a newsletter, select Non-assigned Issues.

  4. Click SEARCH
    The issues for that newsletter appear.

  5. For the issue that you want to use to create a new issue, click COPYCopy button
    The newsletter issue opens.

  6. In the Subject text box, type the subject line for the email message subscribers will receive

  7. In the Body section, add the new issue content
    HINT: If you are creating an HTML issue and need more information about the HTML editor, please refer to Using the HTML Editor.

  8. To save your work,
    1. In the To Publish section, from the Send to All Newsletter Subscribers of pull-down list, select the correct newsletter
      Send to All Newsletter Subscribers Of pull-down list
    2. In the To Save section, click SAVE

  9. To create a preview of the issue,
    1. In the To Publish section, from the Send to All Newsletter Subscribers of pull-down list, select the correct newsletter
      Send to All Newsletter Subscribers Of pull-down list
    2. In the To Test section, in the Email test to text box, type the email address to which you want a test copy of the issue sent
      To Test section
    3. In the To Test section, click TEST

  10. To send the issue, in the To Publish section, click PUBLISH
    WARNING: Clicking PUBLISH alone does not save your issue.

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