The suite of email tools you have access to through Toastmost have gotten a significant upgrade, and I’ve included a video tour below.
In the video, I’m wearing my hat as the creator of the RSVPMaker plugin for WordPress, which organizations outside of Toastmasters also use to share their news and event invitations. RSVPMaker is a component of the WordPress for Toastmasters solution, and the email features are active by default on a club or district website hosted at Toastmost.org.
District 62 has been using the email newsletter tool and has provided feedback to make it better. I’d like to see more clubs and districts try it.
I’ve posted more details in the article linked to below and will answer questions in an upcoming demo session on Zoom.
The RSVP Email tool within RSVPMaker lets you create messages in the WordPress editor, as if they were blog posts, send them out with the post title as the email subject line.
Rather than starting with a blank message, you can start by importing a blog post, an excerpt from a blog post, the invitation to an event, or a combination of the above. Part of the point of using the standard WordPress editor to create and format your email is to make it easier to incorporate existing content.
More details in the knowledge base article linked to below.