You can insert links to download PDFs or other files, such as Word documents or Excel files in your emails.
Attaching a PDF allows you to send a valuable document in addition to your newsletter. You can link to this document within your newsletter. Your subscribers can save your PDF or file onto their computer for future access, without having to browse through your newsletter for specific content.
You will need to have created your newsletter first in order to attach your PDF or file.
How do I use this feature?
1. Navigate your way into Newsletters >> Edit >> Edit & Manage >> and select your newsletter from the folder in the dropdown menu.
Select “Edit”. You now have your newsletter open in the 2008 editor.
2. Upload your PDF:
Select the “Downloadable Files” button which resembles a PDF page. Click on it and a pop-up will appear. Click on Upload in the pop-up window. Then click on Browse. Select the PDF file from your computer.
Wait while the file uploads. You will receive a pop-up window confirming a successful upload. Click OK to confirm the upload. You have now uploaded the PDF to the system.
3. Selecting the PDF:
In the left hand pane you will see you folders and images. Search for your PDF and select it.
When you select the PDF you automatically create a link to the PDF which will be inserted into your newsletter
You now need to name your link. Put the link text in the ‘Title’ field. You may wish to write something to the effect of “Click here to view PDF documentation”.
Once all of the above steps have been completed, click insert.
4. The link to the PDF is now in your newsletter.
When a recipient clicks on the title of the link, the PDF will open in their browser. Make sure you save your work before exiting the editor.