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New App: JotForm Email Newsletters

December 02, 2014
We recently needed a way to send an email to people who signed up for the form design contest. One of our developers quickly developed a cool app on top of the JotForm API. Today, we are excited to release this app to JotForm users. 

JotForm Email Newsletters

Yesterday, we used the new app for the first time to send an email to 2400 signups for  the design contest. It was a breeze. 

Here is a quick walkthrough:


1. Connect with your JotForm Account


2. Select one of your forms.



3. Select an email field in your form.



4. Enter email details and run a test email.


The email can be HTML or plain text. If you choose HTML, simply create it as a web page and then include its URL. Here is an example. We sent that email yesterday to contest signups. 


5. Next, you must enter your SMTP details. Unfortunately, we do not have a way to monitor for spammers at this point, so we can only send emails via your own SMTP. If you don't have an SMTP account, check out Mandrill. They allow upto 12K/month for free and it is pretty cheap if you need to send more emails.  


6. The final screen will show you a list of all email addresses you have on the form your selected. Click on "Send" button to complete the task. 






We have integrations with services such as MailChimp, Constant ContactGetResponse, MadMimi and AWeber. But, if you need to send a quick one-time email to people who completed one of your forms, this tool should be a great help. 




4 Comments...


   
amberyoung (December 04, 2014 at 07:05 PM)

Awesome feature! Thank you for continually making JotForm the best website I've ever found yet!!


   
izen (December 04, 2014 at 10:53 PM)

Great new feature on JF. Now why don't we extend it a bit...
1. Add an auto opt-in link to be sent to form filler.
2. Add a way on back-end to tag users based on location, product chosen etc.
3. Enable email to be sent to only specific tags.
4. And, track the email opens and clicks to show report on backend.

I guess this will cover the basics from constantcontact or mailchimp features. I hope your team can come up with this soon(er).
Thanks again for making JF the best form app.

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menkasaree (December 07, 2014 at 01:34 AM)

Thank you jot form.... you are awsme.........


   
writeandpolish (March 03, 2015 at 12:52 PM)

I'm not able to make this work.

I've created a form
I tested it
I go to the notification and try to fiddle around with it to get e-mail settings and can't find anything that looks like the images in the example above.

This SEEMS like the best solution to my HTML email provider (Vertical Response) not offering a "forward to a friend" feature. But I can't actually make the workaround work.

HELP!?

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