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It's quick and easy to send samples of an email. To send a dynamic content email, see Preview an Email with Dynamic Content.

FYI

Marketo is now standardizing language across all subscriptions, so you may see lead/leads in your subscription and person/people in docs.marketo.com. These terms mean the same thing; it does not affect article instructions. There are some other changes, too. Learn more.


Note

You must have the Access Database - Run Single Flow Actions permission to send sample emails.

Send a Sample Email

1. Find and select your email. Click the Email Actions drop-down and select Send Sample.

Note

My Tokens resolves to the value appropriate to the email’s program.

2. Enter an email address for delivery and click Send.

Reminder

To enter multiple email addresses, use commas to separate them.

Tip

If you want to resolve tokens as a specific person, choose said person in the person drop-down in Step 2.

Send a Sample Email While Editing

1. Find your email, select it and click the Edit Draft tab.

2. Click Email Actions, select Send Sample.

3. Enter an email address for delivery and click Send.

Note

The trigger field is only applicable for those utilizing email scripting.

Send a Sample Email Based on a Segment

1. Find your email, select it and click the Edit Draft tab.

2. Click Preview.

3. Click the View By drop-down and select Segmentation.

4. A drop-down appears with available segmentations. Click it and select your desired one.

5. Use the arrows to scroll through your options (in this case we dynamically changed the subject line).

6. Click Send Sample to receive a test email of your segment in action.

Tip

You can also send a sample email based on a segment in the edit mode of your email. Click the Email Actions drop-down, select Send Sample, then choose your segment.

Sampling your content before launching a campaign is very important. Measure twice, cut once!