With such great, well established email vendors like Mailchimp and Constant Contact available, why are more and more races turning to the RunSignUp Email system? Free Our email system is free. Constant Contact costs $500 per year for up to 2,500 contacts and MailChimp costs $300+ per year for up to 2,500 contacts. They include some... Continue Reading →
We have expanded our RunSignUp Analytics Platform to show registrations tied to each email. This will show you in detail how each email you send, and each automated email that is sent (price increases and incomplete registrations for example) performs. This type of analysis will be extended over the coming months to also include transaction... Continue Reading →
You can now set your own reply email address for EMail Marketing. This is set in the Email Marketing Setup: When you set this, your emails will look like this to participants: For advanced users, we still recommend full white labeling. This option is similar to what most email marketing offerings do, but can impact... Continue Reading →
We have completed our free Sponsor Management roll out with Sponsor Offers and Promotion. Sponsor offers provide a way for sponsors to create activation mechanisms beyond a simple logo. This is highlighted on the Sponsor page of the race website: And allows a sponsor to customize their own unique offer with logo, custom image and text:... Continue Reading →
We have expanded the options for email marketing templates to include race headers and buttons. The example on the right shows the new template capability using Full Header as delivered to an iPhone email, which includes the SignUp and Donate Action buttons that take a recipient directly to those pages if they click. The full... Continue Reading →
We have added the ability to easily align your email text (it used to default to Center Justification). How you can easily choose Left, Right and Full width in addition to Center.
RunSignUp’s email system allows users to enter their own HTML into their emails. This allows users to copy and paste any pre-existing formatted email into the RunSignUp email system. It also allows users to show images in their emails, as long as those images are hosted on the web. In order to use these options,... Continue Reading →
We've removed the tag %REGISTRATION_REFERRAL_CODE% from the Email Marketing system. Some customers were confused that this was a link that could be used by referrers - when it was actually just the code itself. Please use either: Link - %REGISTRATION_REFERRAL_CODE_LINK% URL - %REGISTRATION_REFERRAL_CODE_URL%
Sorry, but we do not support Emoji's in our email marketing 😦 Emoji's are replaced by 4 question marks now as they used to cut off the email in many cases - "????"