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Send email invitations via CheckMarket

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With the CheckMarket survey tool you can automatically send email invitations to your contacts. It is quick and easy and you will have an overview of who has completely responded to the survey, who has partially responded, whose email address bounced, etc.

Using this channel each contact will receive a unique and personal hyperlink through which the responses can be matched with that contact. This means the URL CANNOT be shared with anyone else, nor forwarded to colleagues.

Before proceeding with the steps described in this article, make sure you’ve done the following:

Now you’re ready for the next steps: activating the right distribution channel and setting up your email message.

We’ll go over each step below.

Activate the distribution channel

  1. Go to the survey.
  2. Click on Distribute and then click on Add/remove channel.
  3. Select via Email and Send with CheckMarket’s email system.
send via CheckMarket
  1. Click on Save.
  2. The following links are now visible in the Distribution overview.
    1. Contacts: click here to add/remove or edit the contacts
    2. Custom Fields: rename the custom fields used in this survey.
    3. Email invitation: click here to change the look ‘n feel and content of your email invitation.
    4. Reminders: use this link to send automatic reminders to contacts who haven’t replied yet.
    5. Thank-you mail: opt to send a thank-you mail to your respondents as soon as they reach the survey’s thank-you page.

Write your invitation

Make sure to write a compelling email invitation. The layout should be equally convincing. CheckMarket gives you all the right tools. Up to you to use them to their fullest potential.

  1. Click on Email invitation.
  2. The default invitation looks like this:
write the email invitation
    • English: easily switch between languages with this drop-down menu. If you have a multilingual survey, remember to edit your invitation in every language.
    • Send example: test the invitation by sending an example to yourself or a colleague.
    • Reset: click on Reset to undo all of your changes and start from the beginning again.
    • With the Rich Text Editor you can edit the layout of the email invitation. Familiar with Word? Then you can also use our Rich Text Editor.
rich text editor

You can easily change text, add a logo and a background image, change the color of the text and buttons, add hyperlinks, etc.

With variables you can address each contact personally, name their department, provide them with a printable lay-out of the survey, etc.

  1. Click on Save when you’re done editing the email invitation.

When you launch your survey, the emails will automatically be sent to your contacts via the CheckMarket survey tool. You don’t need to take any additional actions.

Next step: test your survey

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