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Creating Banner Ads E-mail
Components - Banner Manager
Wednesday, 04 April 2012 16:45

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:

 

Before you can create a Banner Ad, you will need to create the Banner Graphic Image to be used in your banner ad.

 


Step 1. Log in to your site's back end, and go to the Banner Manager.

Click on Banner Tool, then hit Banner Manager.

banner-bannertool.jpg


Step 2. Click the "NEW" button in the Banner Manager

banner-new.jpg

 


Step 3. Name your new banner ad and set "Your Store" as the Client.

 

Unless you're selling banner space...

banner-name.jpg


Step 4. Choose the category

 

Pick the category that matches your artwork. 180 pixels for a banner image that goes in the right or left column, and wide ones for the header position you may have, or to go at the bottom of a page.

banner-cat.jpg


Step 5. Pick the image for the banner from the drop-down menu, or upload a new image.

 

The selector drop-menu shows all the images in your Banners folder in the Media Manager

banner-image.jpg

 

If you haven't already uploaded your banner image, you can upload your image by clicking the "Upload/Browse For Image" button. This button will also allow you to browse your Banners folder for existing images.

upload banner

 


Step 6. Tell the system where to take visitors when they click the banner ad

6a. Link the banner ad to one of your Manufacturers

 

Click the radio button (black dot) next to "Select MFG:" and choose that manufacturer from the dropdown menu. The menu shows all manufacturers with products you've added to your online store.

banner-manufacturer.jpg

 

 

OR:

6b. Link the banner ad to a page by URL.

This will link to any standard URL you enter.

banner-url.gif

Click the radio button (black dot) next to "Click URL" and then enter the destination URL.

Format:   http://www.yourdomainname.com

 tip: Create URLs that use the STN product filter to return pre-selected options

 

 

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 November 2013 16:22