This is a feature that has been on our list for over 18 months. We’re really excited to announce it is finally available to you (it is a premium feature).
In a nutshell, this new feature allows you to create a Log Entry by sending an email to a special email address.
When I say Log Entry, realize you can:
- Also create an Action Item,
- Associate it with multiple contacts, companies and job postings, and
- Change the time when you get an email reminder, if it is an action item.
If you are not a Premium users use the Contact Us form and we’ll bump you up for five days so you can play around with this very super cool feature. Here’s what you do:
Go to My Account (from the main menu, when you are logged in) and then click on the Email Address Tab
Here is the page where you set it up and make it active. These are two security measures so others can’t create log entries on your behalf (not foolproof but they are pretty good).
The second/bottom section says Log Email Address. This is where you activate it.
The first thing you do is set up your unique email address. Simply put some keyword in the Keyword box – your personal, unique email address will show up as you type it – this is he email addy you will use to create a log entry. I put the word “secret” in my box…
Notice (corresponding to the numbers above):
- This top sentence tells you this is NOT active yet – you can tell because the email address is RED. Once you finish the steps it will be GREEN (and active).
- This is where you put your keyword.
- As you type your keyword the email addresses labeled 1 and 3 will change, so you can see what your email addy will be.
Next, put in the email addresses that are authorized to create a Log Entry.
Note that you can put in multiple email addresses… just separate them with commas. I have two main email accounts I use, so I put both of those in this box. Email from other addresses to my unique address should not create Log Entries.
Finally, click on the Set Keyword button. You should notice the bold/red email addy is now bold/green.
Now, go to your email client and send an email to someone in your JibberJobber network, and BCC your new unique email addy you just created. I use BCC so people don’t “reply to all” and have a chance of creating a Log Entry. NOTE: I put in multiple email addresses – all corresponding to contacts I have in JibberJobber, and a Log Entry was created for each email address I put in the email. THAT IS COOL!
Then, within 5 minutes (we check for new emails every 5 minutes) you should see the Log Entry created on their contact record in JibberJobber. Here’s the Log Entry created when I sent to the address I have on a record in JibberJobber:
#1 is the email Subject, and #2 is the email Body.
To do the other cool stuff, like associate multiple contacts, companies or jobs, or to make it an Action Item, etc., go to that page and click the HELP icon .
Let us know if you have any feedback on this feature… thank you!