Your Blast Controls give you the ability to customize the defaults of certain aspects of your Blasts such as font family and text color. To access your Blast Controls go to Blasts > Controls at the bottom of the left hand menu. Here you will see 5 aspects of your Blasts you can customize. Once you have set these controls to your liking press the Save button in the top right corner to save your controls as default

You have the option the set 6 default colors to access when the Blast Editor. You can either use the color picker or copy in hex codes to set your default brand colors. Once they are saved you will have the option to use any of those 6 colors anytime you open the color menu when making a Blast.

You have the option to customize your font family to a font of your choosing using the drop down menu. As well as customizing your preferred link and text color by entering the Hex code for each. Customizing the font family, link and text colors lets you easily set the defaults that abide by your company's brand guidelines to look the part of being an official communication coming from your company.

Here you can create a customized default button to use in all of your Blasts. You can change the text and button color with your hex codes, the padding of the button, and how round it’s corners are.

When it comes to editing your footer external and internal organizations have different options available to them. Internal Communicators have the option to turn off the footer in their Email Blasts because their company owns all the emails they are communicating to. External Communicators don't have the option to turn off their footer because the information is required to be there by law for external accounts sending to email addresses you don't own.

You also have the option to turn on/off the profile image and all social links in your footer. These two options are available for all organizations.

These are default First Names, Full Names, and Email Addresses that are used when a Subscriber does not have valid information to be used in a Personalization Field.

First Name

Last Name

Email Address

Hunter

(none)

Hunter@cerkl.com

EX: I am sending a Blast and using the subject line: "We have some important news for you *|FULLNAME|*." Every subscriber with a first and last name in their account information will have their full name in the subject line of the Blast they receive. But those who do have their full name in their Cerkl account will have a blank space where *|FULLNAME|* would be in their subject line.

It is important to set your fallback personalization fields so you can avoid some of your subscribers receiving emails like this. To learn how to add personalization fields to your Blast check out this article here.

Here you have the ability to set predetermined sender profiles for the Blasts you send out. When sender proxies are turned off any user creating the Blast can edit who the Blast is sent from and what the reply to email is. With sender Proxies turned on Cerkl users can only choose from a set list of sender profiles which are created by those with the Blast Controls permission. To learn how to use sender proxies check out this article here.

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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