Email Marketing

Guide to setting up auto messages and drip email campaigns

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Approval Process To Activate Email Sending Privileges

To send emails with Gist, as a new user you will need to complete a simple approval process. This ensures that all Gist Email Marketing users are able to score high deliverability rates and are in good standing with ISPs around the internet. This...

By Jamie Charles

Updated about 1 month ago

Introduction to Gist Email Marketing

Email is still the most important channel that businesses use to reach out to their potential customers. You can communicate with your customers via email, to send sales emails, to ask for feedback, to inform them of new products and updates, or...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Email Marketing FAQ

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about email marketing on Gist.When are email auto messages sent?When your email auto messages are sent to your users is different and depends on a few factors:When you first put your message live:...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Set up Custom Domains on Gist (for Advanced Users)

Important: This is a guide for advanced users with the tech know-how. If you a novice user and aren't comfortable customizing your DNS records, or if you don't know what they are, you shouldn't proceed. If you still want to proceed, you should...

By Jitta

Updated 2 days ago

Choose the right audience to send email

Whether you're sending an auto message, a broadcast message, or a drip campaign, it is important that you pick the right audience or user segments. It's not enough that you craft the best email there has ever been because nothing good comes out of...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Introduction to Broadcasts

Broadcast emails are one-off email blasts that are sent out to a predetermined segment of users, at a time of your choosing. You can use broadcasts to send email newsletters, or product announcements, event promotions, blog post updates, quick...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Setup broadcast messages on Gist

Broadcast emails are one-off email blasts that are sent out to a predetermined segment of users, at a time of your choosing. You can use broadcast emails to send email newsletters, or product announcements, to notify subscribers of a new post on...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Broadcast use case - Notifying newsletter subscribers

If you wish to do an email blast to all your subscribers about something very specific - such as newsletter updates, blog feeds, etc., then you can use broadcasts on Gist. Let's look at a use case where you'd be using the broadcast feature to send...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Introduction to Auto Messages

Important: Auto messages are emails that you can send to your leads and users automatically. Auto messages are different from chat prompt messages, which can also be triggered automatically on your website, or inside your app.Using Gist, you can...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Setup auto messages on Gist

Using Gist, you can send auto messages to users who belong to a segment. Auto messages are emails that are automatically sent by Gist to users who belong to specific segments, or match the rules or filters that you set up.Auto messages are...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Auto messages use case - Welcome message

Once you are ready to get started with your first user onboarding campaign, you can begin with a friendly email welcoming your users to your website or product.A welcome message is an excellent way to make a great first impression on your users...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Introduction to Campaigns

Campaigns are a sequence of emails sent out to specific user segments automatically on a pre-defined schedule.Campaigns are used to send marketing information to leads or users repeatedly over long periods of time (several days or a few weeks) in...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Setup drip campaigns on Gist

Campaigns are a series emails sent out to a specific segment of users automatically on a schedule rhythm.You can use campaigns to drive your users towards a predetermined goal (product sale, plan upgrade, download e-book, sign up for free trial,...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Drip Campaigns Use Case - Creating an effective onboarding campaign

Using Gist, you can help users navigate your product and use effective messaging to guide them from their first interaction with you to becoming paying customers.If you want your free users to upgrade and become loyal, paying customers, you will...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Convert trial users into paying customers

At the end of the onboarding campaign, when you have communicated about your product to your free trial users, it is time to offer them incentives to upgrade to a paid plan.It is important to get your free users to use you most important features...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Write your activation email

If your users sign up for your product but then fail to start off their journey as paid users, then you can use the activation email to send a targeted message reminding them of your most important features.Most users just sign up out of curiosity...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Followup with your users

A few days into a user’s trial period, it would be nice to ask your users if they need any assistance from you. Here’s what you can send them.Just because someone is using your trial actively doesn’t mean they are definitely going to upgrade. They...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Space out campaign emails

Using Gist, you can send out drip campaign messages as spaced out as you like.You can decide how long to wait between two consecutive messages within a campaign, so you don’t overwhelm your users with emails.Spacing between emails is a compulsory...

By Jitta

Updated 21 days ago

Email marketing best practices

Gist helps you build, schedule, and automate email campaigns that are targeted, personalized, and relevant to your users.This is a simple guide to show you how you can send personalized emails to users based on what they do on your site, and how...

By Jitta

Updated about 1 month ago

Acceptable Usage Policy

To maintain the highest levels of deliverability for our customers, we do not allow certain types of email content as a policy. Spam Affiliate Marketing content is included in the list of email types that we cannot allow on our service.Emails sent...

By Jamie Charles

Updated about 1 month ago

How to Resend A Broadcast Email To Non Openers

A simple and powerful way to increase engagement with your email list is to resend emails to "Non Openers". By re-sending the same email, people who didn't have time to open, or weren't intrigued enough to click on your subject line will get...

By Jamie Charles

Updated about 1 month ago

Track Email Stats Using The Email Dashboard

Gist makes it super easy to track the stats of every email you create and send.Each email has it's own "Dashboard" where you can see all of the important stats and tracking information.Below is a quick overview of what is available to you in each...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 8 days ago

How to Organize Your Emails Using Folders

Gist makes it incredibly easy to keep your emails organized. You can use folders inside of the email marketing dashboard to organize and sort your emails anyway you would like.To use folders inside of Gist, just follow the simple steps below.Step...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

How to Duplicate A Broadcast Email

There are a number of circumstances where you might want to copy or duplicate an email inside of Gist. Whether you want to send an email with similar content or similar formatting, duplicating an email is easy and fast!Step #1: Click on...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

What are the bounce, spam report limits?

To ensure that Gist is seen as reliable and clean email service by ISPs around the internet, we have standards for the accounts that send emails on our platform.These standards help us ensure that our client's are able to send emails that are...

By Jamie Charles

Updated about 1 month ago

What should I do if my email sending has been suspended?

When your project has suspicious activity, a banner will be displayed in your project explaining that sending has been suspended due to suspicious activity. Please reach out to our support via in-app chat and submit more details about your...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

How To Check Email Settings Before Sending

Question: Can I edit a marketing email after it has already been sent?Once an email has been sent, there isn't a way to update the text content of the email, or the sender information because the email has left Gist's control and is on the way (or...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

Meet the New Gist Email Composer

Need Help?If you have any further questions, please start a Live Chat. Just "Click" on the Chat Icon in the lower right corner to talk with our support team.

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

Manage your Support Emails with Gist

Using Gist to Manage your Support EmailsInstead of using a business email account or separate ticketing service to manage support emails from your customers and prospects, you can use Gist!When someone emails your support email address, you can...

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

Create Email Templates for Fast Formatting

Need Help?If you have any further questions, please start a Live Chat. Just "Click" on the Chat Icon in the lower right corner to talk with our support team.

By Jamie Charles

Updated 21 days ago

Drip Campaigns Overview

Drip Campaigns are a series of emails sent out to a specific segment of users automatically on a scheduled rhythm.You can use campaigns to drive your users towards a predetermined goal (product sale, plan upgrade, download e-book, sign up for a...

By Jamie Charles

Updated about 14 hours ago