UC Santa Cruz University Relations (UR) provides staff (in UR and across campus) free access to Marketing Cloud Email, an online
email marketing tool, for sending UC Santa Cruz branded emails to our alumni, donors, and friends. The Marketing Cloud Email platform brings you:
- Personalized messaging
- Mobile-friendly branded email designs
- Contact data from an actively maintained database
- Email performance analytics
- Dependable email delivery
- Calendar your email send date
Fill out the Email Traffic Calendar form to book the desired date and time to send out the email.
- Collect email information including text, image(s), alternative text for non-text content, recipient list(s). Fill out this list request form.
- Build email draft in Marketing Cloud Email using the step-by-step transcript. Verify your email draft meets UC Santa Cruz’s editorial style guidelines and the criteria found on the release form checklist.
- Send previews to yourself and your team for approvals. To view your Marketing Cloud email in different email clients, send an email to the Email Coordinator containing the name of your email draft.
- Fill out the release form to have an Marketing Cloud email draft released to send (the Email Coordinator may contact you with questions or feedback prior to releasing the email).
- Done. Repeat!