ability to add a forward to friend in emails

I created an email using card/announcement and when I tried to add "forward to a friend", "join my mailing list" and permission reminder" I was not able. I would like to have the ability to use these functions in future emails that I create.

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Hi everyone! I am following up to the forward to friend feature request. Thank you for your patience as we looked into this! The good news is we have received word from our engineers that feature is now available in our cross device templates under the social share block. If anyone has any additional questions on this, please don’t hesitate to respond to this post as we would be happy to assist you further.

Occasional Participant

please. please it helped us grow our following 

Occasional Participant

It looks like people have been asking for this feature for a few years.  Any reason why it is not in place yet?  It is an essential tool for growing our audience, and it is a tool that was included in Constant Contact in the past.


Hello @DebL3. The Forward to a Friend feature is still something that our Product team is tracking but I assure you that they are listening to your feedback along with others who have requested this feature as well. I have submitted your feedback to them and the contact email on your account will receive notification of any updates.





I would love to follow-up regarding this feature request, and maybe why it's taken longer than hoped to develop. In reality, it was one of the least used features in our previous editor. By that I mean, end users (your recipients) very rarely used the "forward to friend" link, favoring the email client forward instead. For example, more people would use the forward button in, say, Gmail, rather than a forward link in the actual email, or the footer.

Considering some of the other list growth tools we provide (website sign-up forms, Facebook sign-up forms, mobile apps, or just a "Join my List" link in the email), we saw Forward to Friend as the least effective of the bunch. However we've been looking into additional tools and options to help drive growth in new ways, possibly including forward to friend.

Would love to know your thoughts or suggestions!

Please consider using Forward to Friend or Friends as many may think forwarding to friends will happen automatically to all the friends.
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Hello @MCCCC. Would you please be able to elaborate on what you need help with regarding 'Forward to a Friend'?

Occasional Participant

I would also like this feature available in the new editor, please. :)


I realized in the Knowledge Base that what you show looks drastically different than what I have and I was worried that it meant we lost features.  It is helpful to have access to a "forward to a friend" button, given we can still access the form on the backend in our account settings --- but can't actually use it in the editor. :|




Hello @ORPA,


Thank you for the feedback! I have tracked this in your account. And thank you for pointing out it is still visible in the My Settings area. That's a great observation and one I will pass along to the developers as well. 


my emails do not contain the option, once received by someone, to forward the email to another...?  is this just an old version??  Linda

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