The branding for your Instance will be seen inside of Broadcast by your Team Members and by all of your Subscribers, so it’s important to make sure it's on-brand.

To update your branding, go to Settings > Branding.

The Branding page is split into the following sections:

Brand Identity

News Digest Header Image

Welcome Email Image

Cover Image

Image Placeholders


Brand Identity

  1. Profile Image: This image appears on the Content Archive page as well as in the footer of all News Digests and Blasts.

    1. To upload an image, click Upload Image or click the existing image to choose a new one from your computer.

      • Best Image Size: 200 x 200 pixels

      • Max File Size: 100KB

      • Accepted File Types: PNG, JPG, GIF

    2. To preview what the image will look like on your Content Archive page, click the View button.

  2. Favicon Image: This image appears in the browser tab to the left of the URL for Content published directly in your Instance as well for the Content Archive page.

    1. To upload an image, click Upload Image or click the existing image to choose a new one from your computer.

      • Best Image Size: 32 x 32 pixels

      • Max File Size: 50KB

      • Accepted File Types: ICO, PNG

    2. To preview what the image will look like, check the Preview underneath the Favicon Image section.

  3. Theme Color: This color will be assigned to any text or buttons that are automatically generated by Broadcast. (Ex. The “Read More” buttons inside of each News Digest.)

    1. To choose a new color, click the existing color and use the color picker or enter a hex code.

    2. To preview what your buttons and News Digests links will look like, see the “Check Readability'' section on the right side of your screen.

  4. Background Color: This color will be the background color of all News Digests sent by your Instance.

    1. To choose a new color, click the existing color and use the color picker or enter a hex code.

  5. Font-Family: The font that you select here will be the default font that is used inside of your News Digests, Content Creator, and the Blast Editor.

    1. To choose a new font, click on the drop-down menu and select from one of the provided fonts.

    2. To choose a custom font: Select “custom" from the Default Font drop-down menu. (If you already have a custom font applied, the custom font will always be the last option available on the drop down menu, and will have the name that was given to the font.)

      1. Give your Custom Font a title in the Display Name box.

      2. Add the name of the font in the Primary Font box - The name of the primary font is what the web browser will display if the font is already installed on the subscriber's computer.

      3. Add the name of a widely-used font in the Fallback Font box - The fallback font will display on the screens of any subscribers whose system doesn't support your primary custom font.

      4. If neither of the two fonts entered can be displayed on a Subscriber's screen, then a Serif or Sans Serif font will be displayed (which can be selected in the final drop-down box).


News Digest Header Image

The News Digest Header Image will appear at the top of every News Digest sent from your Instance. By default, your News Digest Header Image will hyperlink to your Content Archive page.

  • To update the image, click Upload Image or click the existing image to choose a new image from your computer.

    • Best Image Size: 600 x 200 pixels

    • Max File Size: 200KB

    • Accepted File Types: PNG, JPG, GIF

  • To modify the image hyperlink, click Edit Link and provide a new URL.

    • Please Note: When you use a custom link, the link to the Content Archive will be removed from the bottom of your News Digest footer.

Pro Cerklers Tip: Above this image, you can click Send Sample to send a sample News Digest to the email address you enter into the space provided in the pop-up modal.


Welcome Email Image

The Welcome Email Image will appear as the header image of the Welcome Emails sent to all new Subscribers or any Subscriber that is resent the Welcome Email to go through the personalization process. This header will ONLY be included in the Welcome Email.

  • To update the image, click Upload Image or click the existing image to choose a new image from your computer.

    • Best Image Size: 580 x 120 pixels

    • Max File Size: 200KB

    • Accepted File Types: PNG, JPG, GIF

  • To resend your Welcome Email to ALL current Subscribers that have not completed the personalization process, click the Resend Welcome Email button. This button will take you to your Audience > Controls page, where you can click the Resend to Non-Personalized Subscribers button.

If you want to learn how to resend the Welcome Email to an individual Subscriber, check out this article.


Cover Image

The Cover Image will appear on your Profile.

  • To update the image, click Upload Image or click the existing image to choose a new image from your computer.

    • Best Image Size: 1500 x 500 pixels

    • Max File Size: 500KBAccepted

    • File Types: PNG, JPG, GIF


Image Placeholders

The Image Placeholders are used as Story images for any Story that is not assigned a Story Image. You can upload as many Image Placeholders as you would like.

  • To upload a new image, click Upload Image to choose a new image from your computer.

    • Best Image Size: 600 x 400 pixels

    • Max File Size: 100KB

    • Accepted File Types: PNG, JPG, GIF

  • Turn off an Image Placeholder: Click the toggle under the image so that it is grey.

  • Delete an Image Placeholder: Click the red trash can icon.

Pro Cerklers Tip: We recommend uploading multiple images because they will be assigned at random to Stories without Story images. The more images you add, the more variety there will be in the Story images inside your News Digests.

If you have any questions at all, don't hesitate to reach out to us at support@cerkl.com or use the chat bot in the bottom right-hand corner of any cerkl.com page for a quick answer.

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