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How do I set up email notification of a an opt-in to my list?

If you would like to set up an email notification every time someone subscribes to your list then follow the direction below.

First click on the “Workflows” button located in the left hand navigation menu. Then click on the green “+Create New Series” button located in the upper left hand of your screen.

Create New Series
Create New Series

 

Then you will be forwarded to the next screen titled When Should This Workflow Start? If you are using the Sendlane hosted landing pages then you will need to select “Subscribes to a list” from the drop down menu. If you are hosting your landing page outside of Sendlane then you will need to select “Submits a form“. Next select the list you would like to receive these email notifications. Finally click on the green “Ok” button.

List Select
List Select

 

You will then be forwarded to the automation mapping screen. From here you will want to click on the “+” button in the middle of your screen to add your first and only action. When the actions screen pops up click on the “Notify someone” icon.

Automated Series Actions
Automated Series Actions

 

The next screen you will fill out all the relevant information for you notifications. First you will fill in the “From Name“. Then you will enter in the “From email” field. Next is the “Send to” box. Enter the email address you want these notification to be sent. Finally fill in the “Subject” and “Message” you would like to send every time you get an opt in. Lastly click the green “Ok” button to finish setting up your notifications.

Notify Action
Notify Action