Have you already created and tested an awesome email? Save it as a template to make creating future emails even easier. It's the best way to ensure consistency today and down the road.
There's two ways to send emails through Marketing Cloud (Guided Send and Salesforce Send Emails), each with their own benefits. Explore both and determine which you prefer. Included are quick reference guides for both paths.
Learn how you'll be notified about eComm outages and unplanned maintenance. Salesforce users can set their own Salesforce Chatter Notifications and Post in Salesforce Chatter.
Learn how you'll be notified about eComm outages and unplanned maintenance. Salesforce users can set their own Salesforce Chatter Notifications and Post in Salesforce Chatter.
Marketing Cloud email templates serve the purpose of streamlining and optimizing the process of creating and sending emails. eComm has provided numerous branded templates that you can utilize. However, you may choose to create your own custom templates. This wiki covers the benefits of using templates and instructions for how to create an email from a custom template saved in your Business Unit.
By implementing a simplified Marketing Cloud business unit and preference model across all campuses, the eComm team will reduce costs, streamline the constituent experience, and decrease the level of backend management needed. The current model has 151 business units and 373 associated preferences. This project aims to reduce these numbers by at least 50%.
Person of Interest or POI data is used for Contacts with a non-traditional, close affiliation with CU. As of March 2023, POIs make up 32K+ Contacts. Some examples include Security / Training, Volunteer and Student Athlete.
Have an email in full HTML but want to send it from Marketing Cloud? It's doable (not to mention a great approach), but it must be approached a certain way to ensure CAN-SPAM compliance, including a footer for recipients to opt-out. Find details on how to test the recipient's experience, instructions on how to create an HTML email correctly, and the most common misstep we come across.
Reports can often have the same contact listed numerous times, so identifying the unique count is important to confirm the Report criteria is accurate. Having a total 9,000 unique contacts when expecting 250 is an indicator of incorrect criteria and should be investigated.
For those that have used ChatGPT or other AI language modeling tools, there’s no arguing that the results are often impressive and time-saving. While it may seem like a great idea to use AI to write content, there are a few reasons why you might not want to rely solely on AI.

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