How To Embed Canva Newsletter in Email

Are you trying to embed the Canva newsletter in email? Check the below-detailed steps to do it right away.
How To Embed Canva Newsletter in Email

Sending newsletters through email has become a reliable and engaging option as it enables cost-effective and direct communication to share updates, promotions, and educational content.

If you’re doing this for the first time, follow the below steps to create a newsletter on Canva and learn how to send it in an email.

Create a Newsletter in Canva

  1. Start by opening Canva and login with your credentials. Once you’re on the home screen, navigate to the Create a design button, search for Email Newsletter, and click on it.
Email Newsletter
  1. Once the new design is created, start working on it. If you’re looking to ease the process, click on Design on the left. Now, navigate to the search box associated with it, type – Email Newsletter, and hit Enter.
Searching for Email Newsletter
  1. Doing so, you’re displayed with multiple templates. Now, look for the template that matches your requirements, and drag and drop it onto the empty design.
Drag and drop template
  1. After you’re done making changes to the template or if you have finished creating your newsletter, click on the Share button at the top right corner and then Download.
Download button
  1. Once you’re displayed with a separate section for download, select PDF standard as the File type and click on the Download button.
PDF standard as file type
  1. After the newsletter is downloaded as a PDF, repeat Steps 4-5. However, before clicking on the Download button, set the File type as PNG.
PNG as file type

If you follow all the steps right, you will have the newsletter downloaded as a PNG and PDF. Are you confused as to why we have downloaded it in two file formats? Keep reading to find out why.

Embed Canva Newsletter in Email

Note: The below steps involve using Google Drive to redirect the reader to check the newsletter from the mail. While it is an easy process using Google Drive, you can check out alternatives like Mega, Dropbox, etc.

  1. Begin by navigating to Google Drive and logging in with your credentials. Once you’re in, navigate to the New button and click on it.
New button
  1. Now, select File Upload from the list of options. Next, select the PDF downloaded earlier and upload it to Google Drive.
File upload
  1. After the PDF is added to the Drive, right-click on it to reveal options. Next, click on Share and then Copy link.
Copy link on Google Drive
  1. Once you have copied the link, navigate to Gmail and click on the Compose button.
Compose button
  1. Doing this opens the New Message box at the bottom. Now, navigate to options at the bottom, click on the Insert photo icon, and upload the newsletter image we downloaded earlier.
Upload newsletter image
  1. With the newsletter image added to the mail, select it and double-click on it to reveal options, from which click on Original Size or Best Fit.
Original Size
  1. After the image is set to its original/best size, select it and press the Ctrl + K keys to open the Edit Link. Now, paste the Google Drive share link we have copied in Step 3 in the second input box like below.
Add Google drive share link
  1. Before proceeding with clicking on OK, ensure you clear the input box next to Text to display and update it with any text or an empty white space by clicking on Space. Once done, add your Recipients and click on the Send button.
Send button
  1. If you haven’t set the share permissions prior, you’re asked to provide access. We suggest selecting the second option, like below, and clicking on Send.
Share permissions
  1.  Once you have sent it successfully, here is what your reader/subscriber will look at. For demonstration, we have right-clicked on the image, and as you can see, it redirects to the Drive link we have added.
Result of the newsletter

Wrapping Up

Congratulations on embedding the Canva newsletter in Email!

If you’re not happy with the newsletter created on Canva, we suggest checking out Mailchimp because of its exclusive newsletter templates and wide integration support.

Also, it is as flexible and customizable as Canva, so you don’t have to go through any hassle of creating engaging newsletters.


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