Inbox Optimisation - Optimise the email preview text

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Inbox optimisation is a valuable tool designed to enhance the visibility and effectiveness of your email campaigns by providing a glimpse of the email content within the recipient's inbox. This feature allows you to strategically display a brief, engaging snippet of text that complements your email subject line. By leveraging this capability, you can significantly increase the likelihood of recipients opening and engaging with your emails.

How to use:

  1. Once your newsletter is finished, click on the Inbox Preview Icon on the left side
  2. A small window will open, allowing you to edit your Subject line and the Preview Text that will be displayed in the enduser's inbox
  3. You can preview the finished text for both phone and Smartwatch to make sure your content has the optimal length

Changing the size of the preview window

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Changing the size of the preview window

Mail Designer 365 allows you to set a zoom factor for device preview window:

When setting the device preview for example to 50%, you can have multiple device preview windows side by side on your display. In this way you can compare the preview for multiple devices at one glance.

 

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Refreshing the preview window

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Hit the refresh button

If you change an image or layout block in your template, then you can click the refresh button to update the view in the preview window.

First, choose the device you want to use to preview your design.

Then, you can always find the refresh button on the top right of the device. It doesn't matter if your device is in the vertical position:

 

Or the horizontal position:

 

 

A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365

Advanced Design Techniques

Background

Blend Modes

Campaigns

Configuring Text Styles

Creative Tools

Editing Text

Graphics and Other Objects

HTML Export

Image Areas

Images

Layout Blocks

Links and Buttons

Optimizing your Template for Mobile

Other Sharing Options

Plain Text

Preparing your Design for Sending

Preview your Design

Tables

TextScout

Using Retina Images with your Design

Setting up a custom preview device

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Custom preview device

You can also define your own preview device, if you want to preview your template on a display with a certain resolution. 

Open you email template. Click "Mail Designer 365." From the drop down menu, choose "Preferences:"

Click on the smartphone icon:

 

You will see a list of all the devices available for preview at the moment. Click the "+" in order to add a new display resolution to this list:

Change the name and choose the resolution you want to use.

Unchecking the checkbox in front of each entry lets you determine which devices will be available in the drop down menu.

 

 

A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365

Advanced Design Techniques

Background

Blend Modes

Campaigns

Configuring Text Styles

Creative Tools

Editing Text

Graphics and Other Objects

HTML Export

Image Areas

Images

Layout Blocks

Links and Buttons

Optimizing your Template for Mobile

Other Sharing Options

Plain Text

Preparing your Design for Sending

Preview your Design

Tables

TextScout

Using Retina Images with your Design

Open the preview window

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After you optimize your design for mobile devices, it's time to check the preview. We can now preview the result for multiple devices right within Mail Designer 365. This handy feature removes the need of sending preview emails to your own devices.

Open the preview window

Clicking one of the mobile preview buttons in the toolbar will open an additional window where you can see the mobile version of your design as it would appear on an iPhone or an Apple Watch.

Click this icon:

You will see a drop-down menu. As you can see, you have many preview options:

 

 

From the top of the preview window, you can choose from a variety of preview devices:

You can also change the zoom factor for the preview window:

Move your cursor on the iPhone’s display in order to scroll through your message.

For rotation, click the little rotate icon:

As you can see, it will rotate the iPhone into landscape mode.

 

 

A Quick Tour of Mail Designer 365

Advanced Design Techniques

Background

Blend Modes

Campaigns

Configuring Text Styles

Creative Tools

Editing Text

Graphics and Other Objects

HTML Export

Image Areas

Images

Layout Blocks

Links and Buttons

Optimizing your Template for Mobile

Other Sharing Options

Plain Text

Preparing your Design for Sending

Preview your Design

Tables

TextScout

Using Retina Images with your Design

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