Insert the Forward to a Friend Link in Your Campaign

Knowledge Level: 
Time: Less than 5 minutes
Suggested Skills: General
Objective: The Forward to a Friend link allows you to customize messaging for forwarding email campaigns, as well as the ability to track the number of email forwards through the form. Once you have completed your Forward to a Friend form, you can easily add your Forward to a Friend link directly in a Full Email Editor campaign. There is not a tool to insert a Forward to a Friend form into a Smart Email Builder HTML Campaign. We have however, provided a workaround solution below which will guide you through the steps on how to properly insert the Forward to a Friend link into any of your Smart Email Builder campaigns. 

Full Email Editor

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Within the editor, select where you'd like to insert the link with your cursor

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Click the orange arrow in the toolbar 'Insert Forward to a Friend' and select your form

The hyperlink will be added to your campaign.


Smart Email Builder

The following steps outline how to retrieve the Forward to a Friend link from the Full Email Editor.

You can save the Forward to a Friend Link as a bookmark to insert easily next time should your Smart Email Builder Template not have the link. This hyperlink is strictly for applying toward text only. It cannot be applied to an image.
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Open the Full Email Editor

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Click "Start blank new email"> Next

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Click the orange arrow in the toolbar 'Insert Forward to a Friend' and select your form

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Right click the link and select 'Edit Link'

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Copy the link

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Paste the link in the Smart Email Builder Campaign

Note: You must ensure that if your campaign is using Google Analytics, that the Google Analytics code is not appended to this link, otherwise the email will not send.

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