Getting started with MailKing (How to send email campaigns from Gmail)

MailKing is an email campaign manager that allows you to send email campaigns without leaving Gmail. MailKing will send an email your campaigns directly from your Google Gmail accounts. This is great because your email will not be automatically marked as “promotion” – since emails are not from MailChimp or other dedicated mass mailing systems. […]

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How to create a list of email addresses from selected Gmail messages

cloudHQ MailKing can create the list of email addresses (recipients) by using Gmail’s powerful search feature. You need just to search for messages and click the Build Email List button, and MailKing will create a CSV file with all email addresses from selected emails. Here is how to do it: Ensure that MailKing Chrome Extension […]

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How do I export a CSV from LinkedIn to use with MailKing?

MailKing allows you to upload a CSV or Excel file that contains email addresses and the data that you’d like to merge into your emails. For example, the name of the company of the recipient, city where they live, etc. Here are instructions how to export the list of your LinkedIn contacts and then use […]

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How to set Unicode (UTF-8) encoding for outgoing Gmail messages

cloudHQ Free Email Tracker and MailKing require that Gmail sends outgoing messages using Unicode (UTF-8). Here are short steps how to ensure that your messages are send using Unicode: Sign-in to your Gmail Account. Click the gear icon located in the upper-right corner (Options > Mail Settings). In the “General tab” , scroll to the […]

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How to send preview email for your email campaign

Different email programs display your HTML email differently, so we recommend you preview and test your campaign content before you send. In this article, you’ll learn how to preview your campaign in MailKing’s preview mode, and how to send test emails. In Email Campaign Editor, click on Preview tab: Select recipient from the list on […]

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How to add attachments to your email campaign

MailKing can also attach files to your email marketing or auto follow up campaign. You can attach any type of file – like a PDF, Word Doc, etc. The limit is 10MB. Here is how: In Email Campaign Editor, click on attachment icon: Click on browse icon Select the file and click on OK Here […]

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How do I export a CSV from Salesforce to use with MailKing?

In order to use MailKing mail merge function, you’ll need to upload a CSV or Excel file that contains email addresses and the data that you’d like to merge into your emails. For example, the name of the company of the recipient, city where they live, etc. While this spreadsheet can be created manually, exporting […]

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How do I map fields to be merged from my CSV into my emails?

cloudHQ MailKing can parse both CSV file or Excel file (created from Salesforce) as the source of merged data. You’ll need to map columns from your CSV to the email that you’re creating in MailKing by cloudHQ. Create your CSV file. Whatever you name the columns on your CSV will be the names of your […]

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Gmail Daily Sending Limits and MailKing

MailKing allows you to send email campaigns directly from your Google Gmail accounts. This is great because your email will not be automatically marked as “promotion” (since it is not sent from MailChimp or other dedicated mass mailing systems). However, this also means that you are still bound by Google Gmail sending limits. To keep […]

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