Subscriptions Management empowers your constituents to decide which of your publications they are going to subscribe to. This may seem like a bad thing, naturally you want them subscribed to everything. On the flip side though, this means that when they unsubscribe to your mailing list, they aren't unsubscribing to to all of your electronic mailings. For clients new to Subscriptions Management, enabling this feature will not result in restricting you in any way. It is an extra feature on top of what already exists for you.
The main component of Subscriptions Management is the Publication Setup page, but this feature filters into searches, your online forms and makes it easier to publish your electronic mailings.
Advocacy clients take note: When new activists complete an action, they will automatically be subscribed to a publication of your choice. The default publication is called Action Alerts, but you can change this on the set up page. In these examples, the default Advocacy publication has been renamed to Environmental News.
The Publication Set Up page is the main place where you can manage your different publications. From this page you have sophisticated controls over where your publication sign ups appear, the names of your publications and deleting publications.
In this page you also determine if a publication is Public or Private.
Individuals can opt in and opt out of your Public publications. You can determine which forms your Public Publications are listed on.
Only someone logged into your Databank can subscribe individuals to a private publication. Individuals always have the ability to opt-out of a private publication they are subscribed to.
Find out how to create a new publication.
Read about adding publications to your forms.
Learn about the difference between Public and Private publications.
Modify the subscriptions of individual contact records
Every contact record has a Subscriptions tab. This data in this view will show you which publications an individual contact is subscribed to. Subscriptions for individual records can be added or deleted by checking or unchecking the box alongside each publication and then clicking submit. Subscribing and unsubscribing can also be done to multiple records at once.
Also, in compliance with our Anti-Spam Policy, all contacts have the option to opt-out of any publications. Using search queries you can find out who unsubscribed from your publications and when.
Search for people subscribed to a publication
Using a search query, you can easily search for individuals subscribed to a particular publication.
Send to Subscribers without having to search
When a sending a PowerMail issue, you can select the publication which this PowerMail is a part of. This allows you to send your PowerMail to everyone subscribed to that publication without having a contact selection, and it allows you to create a web index. In accordance with thedatabank's Anti-Spam Policy, if someone has unsubscribed from all emails, they will not receive