Email Blasts Using Constant Contact

Last Update: April 28th, 2023

Access Email Blast Using Constant Contact

  1. Open the Administration tab on the leftside navigation menu
  2. Click Email Blasts 
  3. Select the Send New Email Blast 
  4. In Send New Email Blasts, click the type of email blast and a popup will appear with a choice
    • Note: Balance Due by Account & Balance Due by Activity email blasts cannot be sent via Constant Contact as the system needs to populate balances into the email body
  5. On the popup, if you have a Constant Contact account, click Constant Contact
    1. If you don't have a Constant Contact account, click Don't Have an Account? Sign Up Here!
  1. You will land on the login page of Constant Contact if you are not logged in already
  2. Enter your Constant Contact username and password, and click Login
    • If already logged in, you will skip this step
  1. After being returned to the system, select your criteria for the email blast as you normally would
  2. When done, click Continue
  3. Enter the Opt-In type (either Cancellations or General) and click Continue
  4. You will then be directed to Constant Contact, where you can create an email blast by clicking Create > Email > select template > compose message > Continue > select list based on type of blast and date in the name of the list > Schedule
    • Note: On your first visit, follow the instructions in the middle of the Constant Contact page to complete your account setup as needed before you click Create
  5. After sending, you can view your recipient list either in your Constant Contact account or within the system
    1. For the latter, go to Administration
    2. Click Email Blasts
      • Any email blasts sent through Constant Contact will have a subject of Constant Contact Email
    3. Click on the Recipients or Non-Recipients links to view the list that was uploaded to Constant Contact
      • The content of these emails can be viewed within Constant Contact

You can view recipients first or start emails in Constant Contact & use previous recipient lists that contain contacts. This is under Contacts > Email Lists. Select a list after reviewing its type of email blast & date. The maximum number of lists is 1000. Lists can be removed, but there should be one left.