Send a List Email in Pardot

If you’re looking for a quick and easy guide on how to send a list email in Pardot, then look no further, this is exactly what you need.

Ensure you are using Pardot Lightning (The Pardot App located within Salesforce).

Step 1

Create New Email Campaign

Navigate to Campaigns > Select Dropdown > Select New Campaign

Send a List Email in Pardot

Select Appropriate Campaign Record Type

Fill in as many applicable details as possible and ensure field ‘TYPE’ is EMAIL and ‘Active’ is ‘checked

SAVE CAMPAIGN

Step 2

START DRAFTING LIST EMAIL

Navigate to Pardot Email > Drafts > + Send New List Email

Fill in applicable details and associate email to the correct FOLDER & the CAMPAIGN that was just created.

N.B. If the campaign isn’t available, then wait up to 5 minutes.

SAVE and then select the template you would like to use.

WORK THROUGH BUILDING OPTIONS

  1. Click and edit the applicable sections to build your email as to your requirements
  2. Preview the email as a prospect to check merge tags
  3. Create a text version of the email

N.B. if you make a mistake you can select a previous edited version via the ‘history’ button on the right. You can also restore or change to a different template via the ‘apply a template’ button underneath the subject line editor.

WORK THROUGH TESTING OPTIONS

  • Select your internal test list to send to your internal team
  • You can also send to individual emails outside of your Org via the ‘individual emails’ field
  • If you have the ability to run a ‘Render Test’, do so below and wait a few minutes for the system to simulate email clients accordingly

Step 3

WORK THROUGH SENDING OPTIONS

First, select the lists that you want to send to, and the lists you want to suppress.

Then select ‘From’ options.

  • The sender can be a General User, Specific User, Assigned User or Account Owner
  • The ‘Reply To’ address can be different from the sending address and has the same options as above

e.g. Send from ‘General User’ and then reply to ‘Specific User’

Input your subject line. You can also use the advanced subject composer to add Merge Tags to your subject along with emoticons.

**ONE MUST ASSIGN THE FOLLOWING COMPLETION ACTIONS AS A MINIMUM**

  1. When a prospect opens the email, their campaign member status has to be changed to ‘open’ on the campaign that you assigned at the start of this process
  2. When a prospect clicks the email, their campaign member status has to be changed to ‘clicked’ on the campaign that you assigned at the start of this process.

N.B. You can add many completion actions additionally to each of these.

Schedule your mail for a later date or send your email now.

CONGRATULATIONS! Now you know how to send a list email in Pardot.

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