If you are planning to create a Christmas Newsletter then I suggest that you go for Microsoft Word. You must know by now that Word is the most popular word processor in the world. If you have Word installed in your computer, you can create newsletters on any subject and format you want. Now, you may ask why you should use Word when there are other programs out there. Well, as a long time user of Word I can say that it works great and it is easy to use. It also allows you to easily customize your newsletter through its many features.
So, you have already created your newsletter. But how do you publish it? Many people opt for putting their newsletters into an Ezine or newsletter service. But since you do not have much knowledge about this, I recommend that you create your own publishing service using Microsoft Word. You can either use Microsoft Word to create a text based newsletter or you can use the template that comes with Microsoft Word.
To create your newsletter using Microsoft Word, first go to your file menu and click on My Computer. This will open a new dialogue box for you. Here you will find that there are a button called “New” and a box titled “epad.” Click on “epad.”
Once you have opened your document, you will see that the document is organized in chapters. Under the chapter heading there is a button called “start” and a pull-down menu for you to choose the style of lettering you would like. There are two styles available: courier wrap and legal headed. I recommend using the courier-wrap style since you won’t have problems with validating your addresses in the spam filters.
For the legal heading you will need to choose the “style” drop-down menu. This will take you to a page where you can select “legal face” for the template. Make sure that the font style is set to Times New Roman or Arial. The style you have chosen will be used for the titles and should be one that will make the text legible.
To finish, it is time to create the content of your Christmas newsletter. Under the “content” section there is a pull-down menu that says “create a new topic.” Use the check box next to “Add a New Topic.” Once you have done so, you will be able to see a sheet that allows you to name your newsletter, add your content, attach photos, and enter other details such as the title, body, and tags.
Once you have finished making your template, save your file and then load it into Microsoft Word. Under “Templates” there will be a link for Microsoft Word automatically creating a template for you. Choose this link. Follow the instructions included in the Microsoft Word document to load your template.
When you are finished with your template, you can print it out for time keeping. If you like, you can also share your creation with others on the Internet. If you are worried about people stealing your ideas, you can create variants on your Christmas message so that each version has something different to offer. You may also want to create an ecard to send out along with your Christmas newsletter. This is particularly useful if you are sending out multiple emails, since you can insert the same card in each one.
However, you should not simply stop there. You should take the email you have just created and convert it into an HTML newsletter. To do this, you will need Microsoft Word’s HTML editor. By selecting “HTML” from the tools menu when you are in Microsoft Word, you will be able to see a window that displays a graphical editor.
Using Microsoft Word’s HTML editor, you will create your own newsletter from your Word template. The only difference will be the inserted text. It would look something like this: “John Smith’s Christmas Newsletter”. Save your document as a Word document and then open it up in Microsoft Word. Under the “Messages” section, click on the link “HTML”.
Once you have converted the HTML document into a Word document, you should save your work. When you do, you will see an option for inserting it into your email. Click on this and a new window will appear where you can insert your newsletter text. You may have to adjust the font size to fit into the message box of the email server you are using.
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