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Create an email signature.

Learn the step-by-step guide on how to create your own email signature, which boosts credibility, contact accessibility, and authority as a leading brand.

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Erick Leon


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Why have an interactive email signature?

If a lot of your first interactions are through email you will want something that will stand out and be more professional than just a text signature.Your emails will be taken more seriously when it's respectfully and genuinely represented by your brand.

Benefits of a well designed signature:

  • Easy to contact on all platforms
  • Lead the customer to where you want them instead of them looking you up
  • Credibility
  • Provides authority and context

How to make your own interactive email signature.

Step 1: Go to first step
  • Create a free account using the email you want the signature associated with.
  • Start a new signature and enter your business's name

Step 2: Choose a template or create your own design

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  • Choose from any of the premade designs or try creating your own layout that's unique to your brand.

Step 3: Enter your business and personal details

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  • Add all the necessary info you think anybody will need in order to contact you or your business.
  • Try to add any relevant social media accounts you'd like people to view.
  • Make sure your profile picture meets the upload requirements.

Step 4: Design, cta, and disclaimer.

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  • Make sure to match your brand colors and aesthetics.
  • Turn off the "created with signature hound" toggle.
  • The call to action could be used for a recent article you want traffic to or a new product released.
  • The disclaimer is there for legal context. This could be useful in protecting valuable assets.

Step 5: Adding the signature to your email

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  • Click on the Install signature button

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  • Click the email provider you use for your business and follow the steps given by signature hound on how to install it.

Step 6: Test your signature

  • Make sure that everything is working and all the links go where they should.
  • If you have multiple employees we'd recommend having a S.O.P with the details so they can create their own while maintaining brand consistency.
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About the Author

Erick Leon

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Chief Creative Officer

I specialize in creating impactful branding solutions to support corporate business growth. My passion for the field and expertise in branding are evident in the successful outcomes our team is able to deliver to our clients.

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