Creating a Postcard
Looking to send out a special offer to your
Lyris ListManager™ subscribers?
How about a postcard newsletter?
There are a few easy steps to send a postcard to
Create a postcard image in your favorite
graphics editor or have your web designer
create one for you. The size should be no
larger than 600x400. Your image also needs
to be optimized for the web.
Upload your image to your webhost using FTP
or ask your web designer to upload it and
provide you with the image path. Your image
path location needs to include the complete
URL to your image.
log into your Lyris ListManager™. Once you have
logged in click on the “Content” tab on the left
and then click on “Image Library”.
Click on the button that says “Include Remote
Image” located on the top right. This will open
a new window that will allow you to input the
image URL path to your image.
paste or type in your image URL path to your
image into the box. Your image path location
needs to include the complete URL or path to the
location of your image.
you have your postcard image in your image
library you can now create a new email to send
to your subscribers. Click on the “Content” tab
again. Click on “New Content” then fill in the
required boxes for the name of your email
Under the “HTML Message” tab insert your
postcard image by clicking in the small icon for
“Insert Image”. You will get a new window. Click
on the “Browse Server” button. This will open
your image library allowing you to select your
postcard image. Finish your email adding
additional text to prevent your email from being
marked as Spam and then save.
sample below is a postcard coupon. You may
create anything you like regarding a postcard
that is in the correct image size of 600x400.
can now send a test email. Once you are happy
with your test you can now send it to your
Before sending your postcard newsletter be sure
to include unsubscribe instructions at the
bottom your your mailing. Make sure you have
added additional text above your postcard image
as it could possibly get marked as SPAM if you
only use an image in your mailing.