This where you carry out all your final tests on the email campaign and content before the final delivery.
Campaign Testing definitions:
Each test recipient: When selected, this option provides a text box to enter a valid email address that the campaign test will send to. More than one email can be provided in the 'Test recipient(s)' text box.
Individuals: When selected, a text box appears where you can either type the contact email or if you click on the link "Add random contact Individual" TractionNext will pull a random contact from the attached list. The test email will be personalised with the contact details for these individuals and sent to the 'Test recipient(s)'. This is especially useful when testing dynamic content criteria.
Contact List: When selected, a drop down menu will appear showing all contact lists containing less than 25 contacts. Select the contact list and the test email will be personalised with the contact details for these individuals and sent to the 'Test recipient(s)'. This is a more thorough means of testing with a larger number of test subjects.
How to carry out Testing for email campaigns:
- Click on the Testing tab
- In the Test recipient(s) box, enter the email addresses that you want to send the test emails to.
- If you want to test dynamic content field, select the criteria from the 'Apply contact data form' to the right. Click the blue Send test emails button
- If your test email contains personalisation and/or dynamic content, it will display the customised personalisation and/or content of your test recipients.
Go to your email inbox, open the test campaign and check thoroughly for any errors, spelling, grammar, design, personalisation, dynamic content, subject line and links.
* The unsubscribe link will not work in the test environment.