How to Make an eBlast

By Faizah Imani

If you would like a means to communicate with ease to those interested in your business or products, creating an eBlast is a great way to accomplish your mission. By sending a daily, weekly or monthly eBlast, you can keep individuals up to date with the latest happenings within your company or organization.

Things You'll Need

  • eBlast program
  • Email list

Step 1

Sign up for a program that will allow you to create and send eBlasts. A few of the online websites that will allow you to create eBlasts are Constant Contact and iContact. You will be charged a fee to utilize their eBlast services.

Step 2

Open the eBlast program and choose a template.

Step 3

Enter the text that you would like to send to the readers of your eBlast. You can include information such as latest news, upcoming events and trivia questions.

Step 4

Insert graphics into your eBlast to enhance visualization. Only use graphics that you have obtained permission to use in order to avoid copyright infringement.

Step 5

Save your eBlast design when you have finished.

Step 6

Send the eBlast as a test message to yourself to ensure that it looks the way you want it to look before sending it to other individuals.

Step 7

Enter a list of all of the email addresses you would like to send the eBlast to. Only send the eBlast to individuals who have given you permission to send them email about your company or organization. By following this rule, you will lessen your chances of being reported as a spammer.

Step 8

Send your eBlast immediately or schedule it to be sent for a future date and time.

Tips & Warnings

  • Send your eBlast on a consistent schedule so that your readers will know when to expect your email communication.