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Add Countdown Timer and Clickable Promo Bar to Your Newsletters

Platforms: Shopify


From a business perspective, triggering emails at the right time is imperative because they not only let you share crucial information with a myriad of customers at once but also play a pivotal role in boosting sales growth. With AfterShip Email, you can make your emails a sales driver by incorporating new email content blocks to amplify the effectiveness of your newsletters. Let’s learn how to add a countdown timer and a clickable bar to newsletters for improved sales figures.

What you'll learn

In this tutorial, we'll discuss:

Add a countdown timer
Add a bar

Add a countdown timer

Plans: Email Pro

Go to the Newsletters section of your AfterShip Email account
Choose the newsletter template as per your liking and go to the Content tab
Click on the Add section > Select the Countdown timer block
You will see different yet self-explanatory sections — Layout, Text, Timer, and Color > Enter details as per your preference

Add a bar

Plans: All plans

Choose the newsletter of your choice and go to the Content tab
Click on the Add section > Select the Bar block
Define the content and color of the bar in the Text and Color sections. In case you want to make bar text clickable and add additional content with a dedicated URL, tap on both checkboxes and provide the required details.

After adding the countdown timer and bar in the Content tab of your newsletter, check the Settings and Style tabs as well to verify everything is set as expected. Once done, send or schedule your newsletter as per your marketing plan.

In case you need any help, please connect with our chat support team right away.

Updated on: 06/05/2024

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