Please add more options for social media such as an RSS feed (blog) and Houzz (interior design specific). In addition, please "lock in" the social media icons per email campaign. For example, I create email campaign 1 and set up the social media icons. Then I create email campaign 2 with the social media icons linking to different social sites. As soon as I save the social media profile for email 2 it changes the social media links in email 1. This is VERY frustrating as we have 6 different brands that we send emails out for and we cannot use our email templates due to this issue.
We tried to create our own social media icons by using images however, we cannot place more that two images side by side like we could in the old interface. Also, please put back the ability to add a table into the new user interface - you took away this feature! Having the ability to add a table would allow me a workaround to my first issue. UGH! Very frustrating - this is making us re-consider our decision to use Constant Contact for our email campaigns.
Hi Constant Contact, the new system now includes social share links mandatory at the top of individual email archive linked copy, unlike the previous system which did not. For our use, we need to NOT have social links on selected archived emails, so please remove these OR add option to remove them. Otherwise we cannot continue to use CC after several years & need to move to a different email marketing service ASAP. Thanks, Matt
under "Having trouble viewing..." are the social link buttons. I didn't realize that if clicked on you can share. A great enhancement would be to make the button say share. Example: "F share" so the Facebook button would actually have the word share in it.
when it comes to social share you only allow links back to the email it is related too, however it would be very useful to be able to schedule posts not all related to the emails you are sending (because you are going to be posting more often than you are sending emails - obviously).
We recently tried out posting one of our newsletters to Facebook as a test.
When Constant Contact pushed the newsletter to Facebook, we noticed the post in our company Facebook page basically was barebones.
The Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/smartfinds and is the first post about Hyperlocal Advertising. Unlike our other postings that include text and images, this was a bit surprising.
We clicked on the short URL link of that post and it took us to this web address:
This our newsletter and it has an image and text copy.
After looking at the HTML code of this Constant Contact page, we believe the problem is missing HTML code.
In this case...a DocType declaration at the top would be good....followed by the HTML tag opening and closing tags (top and bottom).
This can further be validated using the W3C HTML Code validator to see what is all wrong with this web page template.
Both of these are 5 minute fixes on the part of Constant Contact and hopefully it won't take a year for someone to resolve this problem.
Look forward to any feedback.