Entries by Aman Grewal

Using HTML in email creation

When creating a mail merge or a template, EmailBee lets you custom write HTML. To do this use the “source” button on the email editor:   This allows you to view and edit HTML:   If you are creating specific styling to your HTML, it is best to save/next the HTML without returning to the […]

Account-wide SMTP for Gmail

Account-wide SMTP allows any new user to automatically send via their Gmail account without having to enter their own SMTP settings. To set up account-wide SMTP for your G Suite account with EmailBee you will need to: Enable “less secure apps” in your Google Account Adjust your Gmail settings to allow SMTP relay Configure your […]

SMTP settings for Gmail

To set up SMTP for your user account with Gmail you will need to adjust your Google Account settings to “allow less secure apps” and then configure your EmailBee mailbox settings. Enabling “less secure apps” in your Google Account: Click on the Google Apps button top right in your Gmail browser window: Select “My Account” […]

Uploading Contacts from csv

Follow these steps to upload contacts from a spreadsheet: First ensure that you have added any custom fields for the data you are uploading. These are fields other than the default First Name, Last Name, Email Address. Create a spreadsheet with a single worksheet. Include the data you wish to upload in columns on the […]

Delayed Send for Gmail

Delayed send for Gmail is available using SMTP from the EmailBee website. To set this up you will need to adjust your Google Account settings to “allow less secure apps”. Once you have done this please email us at support@emailbee.com and we will add the delayed send feature to your account. Enabling “less secure apps” […]

One-click surveys

We’re super excited about our latest feature – survey questions embedded in email. You can now include a question and response buttons in your mail merges! How does this help? Well, by asking a question in an email you get: High deliverability as your email isn’t sent by either an email marketing server such as MailChimp or by a […]

How do I create an EmailBee email?

You can create an email either at the start of the mail merge process or by creating a template. It’s the same process either way. If you want to create a template click on the templates menu item:   Then select “New Template” at the top right of the screen. You can then use our […]

How do I manage my email templates?

Your email templates are stored under the “templates” menu item:   You can create folders to organize your templates by clicking on the “new folder” button on the top right of the screen.   You can edit or delete any template by clicking on it:   You can assign a default template from within the edit template […]

How do I use an email template?

Once you have created an email template you can use it in one of three ways: 1. Mail Merge: When you set up a new mail merge, you can base it on a previously saved template:   You can then select the template you wish to use, and make any edits to that template:   […]

How can I add my latest social media posts to my email?

To add your latest posts to an email template, select one of the social media buttons on the “add template” page:     Buttons are currently available for twitter, Facebook, rss (blog) feeds and web pages. Clicking on one of the buttons opens up the add media dialog box: For Facebook, for example, add the […]

Can I add a specific social media post to my email?

The best way to add a specific social media post to your email template is to use the “add web page” button on the create template page:   By entering the URL specific to the post you will be able to edit the intro text and the main text in the snippet EmailBee creates:  

How does EmailBee work with Twitter?

You can create a “snippet” from your Twitter account to insert in emails. This snippet will automatically update with the latest tweet. How does EmailBee decide what image to use in the Twitter snippet? If an image has been used as a part of a specific tweet then EmailBee will use that image in the […]

Why can’t I add my Facebook page as a “snippet”?

EmailBee only works with Fan pages (which is the Facebook name for business pages). Fan pages can be viewed without being logged into Facebook, whereas even a ‘public’ personal page requires a user to be logged in – this requirement means that footers cannot be created from a personal Facebook page.