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Add video emails to an existing automation in ActiveCampaign

To add video emails to an existing automation in ActiveCampaign:

  1. Log-in to ActiveCampaign using your existing credentials.

  2. Click onAutomations icon from the quick navigation bar on the left.

  3. All the existing automation will get listed.

  4. Now, click on Edit against the desired automation you want to add your videos.

  1. Then, click on the View Emails button at the top of the screen.

  1. You will see the emails set for this automation. 

  1. Click on the Edit against the email you want to add videos to.

  2. The selected email builder will appear.

  3. Navigate to the right side of the screen and click on Options.

  4. Then, scroll down and drag & drop the HTML Block component in the desired place. Click on the block to paste HTML code.

  5. To select the video,  login to Hippo Video account using existing credentials.

  6. Click on the Assets icon from the left navigation bar > All Assets open the video that you wish to embed > click on Share/Embed icon.

Note: Your video may not play as expected when the value of a personalized field is empty in Active Campaign or when a user-given custom field isn’t available in ActiveCampaign. Here are fields that you can personalize your video with - First Name, Last Name, Email, Company Name, Phone Number & Address.
  1. The Share slider will open up.

  2. From the Email Marketing Software drop-down list, select ActiveCampaign, and click on Copy Code.

Note: Check the Responsive box to make your video compatible with different screen orientations like PC or mobile. 
  1. Now, to embed the video go back to the ActiveCampaign tab.

  2. Paste the copied code inside the ‘Custom HTML’ editor and click Save

  1. You will notice the video gets pasted as a thumbnail inside the page.

Note: If the thumbnail seems broken, click onsettings on the top right corner and select Desktop Preview. If you can see the thumbnail in preview mode, be assured that the recipient will also be able to view it.
  1. Now, click on Next to move to the ‘Campaign Summary’ page.

  2. You’ll be able to review the details and then click on Finish.

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