Creating Lyris Mailings

A mailing is a message that you send to your entire list, or to segments you have created previously. You can create your mailing on the fly, or import content you have created previously.

To Create a Mailing to Your Entire List

  1. Select New Mailing under Shortcuts on the Homepage.
  2. Click on Import Content if you have already created content. If not, create your message on the Message tab.
  3. Edit the Mailing Name Field. This is not seen by message recipients, it is so you can identify the mailing later.
  4. Edit the From field, by default, your email address will appear there.
  5. Edit the To field, by default the To field will merge the name and email address of the recipient. (The TO: field does not select the message's recipients)
  6. Enter the Subject
  7. Enter the text message
  8. Click on Save and Test to see what your mailing will look like, or click on Save.
  9. You will be taken to Mailings need approval, where you can send, test, or delete the content you just created.

To Create a Mailing to Different Lists or Segments

  1. Follow steps for entire list mailing, but before you save click on the Recipients tab
  2. Select Choose Segments
  3. Select the lists and segments that should receive the mailing
  4. Click OK
  5. Compose message
  6. Click on Save or Save and Test

To Purge Recipients of Previous Mailings

  1. Follow the steps to create a new mailing, but before saving your message, click on the Recipients Tab
  2. Select Choose Mailings for Purge From
  3. Select the mailings whose recipients should NOT receive this mailing
  4. Click ok
  5. Compose message
  6. Click on Save or Save and Test

Scheduling a Message

  1. Follow the steps to create a new mailing, but before you save your message click on the Schedule tab
  2. Type in the date and time you would like the message to be sent in Send When
  3. Click OK
  4. Compose Message
  5. Click on Save or Save and Test

Approve Mailings

  1. Select the Mailing tab
  2. Select Need Approval
  3. Click on the number next to a particular message to review it
  4. Select Send Now to send it immediately
  5. Select Delete Now to delete the mailing