With our new Office 365 internal comms add-in, life just got a whole lot easier for internal communicators around the world.
ContactMonkey’s popular internal comms plugin is now available as a web add-in for Microsoft Outlook for Mac for Office 365, as well as Windows and Outlook Web App (OWA).
Creating, sending, tracking and measuring emails in Outlook just got a whole lot easier.
We have partnered with Microsoft to launch a new add-in to the Office Store! If you’re a current desktop user, you can continue to use our Internal Communications tool like you’re used to, but can now access it via Outlook for web as well.
MacOS support in Office 365
This is also amazing news for Mac users because we’re now available for Mac! With just a couple of clicks you can access our email tracking and mail merge tool. For communicators not yet using ContactMonkey, sign up for a guided tour here.
This means that you and internal communicators around the world can continue to create, send and track better email from literally anywhere, on any platform. It’s that simple.
What does the ContactMonkey for Office 365 Internal Comms plugin include?
We go more into detail below about all the benefits you’ll enjoy with our tool, but here’s a quick breakdown all of the amazing features you’ll have access to:
- Email Template Builder
- Team Templates
- Social Reactions, Pulse Surveys, & Employee Comments
- Personalized Mail Merges within Outlook
- Send As & Send on Behalf Of
- Preview Desktop & Mobile
- Track Every Email Open and Link Click
- Powerful Dashboard Analytics & Team Dashboard
A Breakdown of the Most Powerful Office 365 Internal Comms Tool on Mac
Work from Your Outlook Inbox
Say goodbye to the counterintuitive act of leaving Outlook to send your beautiful newsletters. All emails will be coming from your own inbox. Simply hit the ContactMonkey button right from your Outlook menu and get started.
Design Your Templates with an Easy Drag-and Drop Builder
You can now create responsive HTML emails, without the help of a designer or a developer. Include merge fields to give your employee emails a personal touch with your subject line and body copy.
Access your email template builder from your Outlook inbox, and using drag-and-drop tools you can edit dozens of pre-built templates or build your own from scratch!
Our team templates feature will enable you to share and access your team’s best performing templates and email designs.
Once you’re done designing, simply insert your beautiful responsive HTML template and send from Outlook.
Spend less time trying to build the perfect newsletter. Our drag-and-drop email template builder lets you do that in seconds.
Gather Employee Feedback Directly from your Emails
Integrate employee engagement surveys into your employee newsletters with our email template builder.
Social Reactions: Give your employees the ability to love, like and laugh at any content you send them via email. With social reactions now your internal comms team can constantly gather feedback in a seamless way.
Pulse Surveys: With pulse surveys you’ll also get actionable data on your email communications in seconds. You’ll be able to see all of the responses live in real-time on your ContactMonkey dashboard.
Like Buttons: Your employees are already liking content on all the social media platforms they use on their own time. By adding like buttons to your own internal emails, you’ll be able to engage your employees with your content and actually learn what they like.
Employee Comments: With employee comments, you can to collect feedback directly from employees by enabling them to provide anonymous comments within your internal emails.
By simply enabling the “Comments” feature from your email template builder, your employees will have the option to answer any question you ask via your internal emails.
Preview Both Desktop and Mobile
You can never be too safe when emailing hundreds or thousands of employees. We’ve made previewing your emails a one-click action. Now you can preview results and emails before sending, both on desktop and mobile.
Send Directly to Your Outlook Distribution Lists
Use Outlook Distribution Lists, Dynamic Distribution groups, your Outlook contacts or a CSV file. You can send it immediately or schedule it to send later with the power of Office 365.
Track Individual and/or Overall Campaign Performance
ContactMonkey is the only tool that enables you to track both individual employee and overall campaign results.
Measure Email Engagement with Powerful Dashboard Analytics
If you’re not tracking your emails, can you really prove the ROI of your IC efforts?
Now you can track email opens, link clicks, subject lines, devices used and location with your powerful dashboard analytics.
Get real-time notifications on email opens and link clicks sent to your internal communications database all within your own Outlook inbox.
With our new dashboard you can also see best performing links, a locations map and share or download any report, making it easy to share your performance with your team.
How to Install the New Office 365 Internal Comms Add-in for Mac
1) On your Outlook window, click on “Get Add-Ins”
2) Search for “ContactMonkey”
3) Then click on “Add” and you’re all set
Can’t Wait to See Our Office 365 Internal Comms Tool in Action?
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