How do I add a countdown timer to my message using MotionMail?

MotionMail is a service that providers custom made countdown timers that are optimized for email. Countdown timers are a great addition to emails where your subscribers need to take action by a certain date. This article will walk through how to create a timer with MotionMail and add it to your message in the Drag & Drop Email Builder.

Step By Step Instructions

  1. If you haven't done so already, create and log into your MotionMail account. Then, click "Create Timer" in the top left of your dashboard.

    Create timer

  2. Next, select the style of time you would like to use.

    Select time style

  3. Now, you'll have the option to set the Timer name as well as the End date/time, Time zone, and Language from the left hand "Options" section.

    Add timer options

  4. Then, you can also customize the appearance of your timer under the "Design" section to the right of "Options".

    Timer Design section

  5. Once you've created the timer you want, click the "Save this timer!" button in the bottom right.

    Click Save this timer

  6. Now, you'll be able to copy the code for this time from the "Your timer embed code" section.

    Copy your embed code from the Your timer embed code section

  7. Once you have the code for this timer you'll have two options for publishing it in your message. You can take the direct embed code, and use the Source option to paste it directly.

    Use the Source option to paste the code directly into your message

    When you click on the "Source" option from the toolbar, paste the code into the "Source" textbox that pops over the page.

    Click the Source button from the toolbar and paste your code

  8. You can also add the timer to an image block by using the "Image URL" field. The URL you will want to use will be the "img src" section of the embed code.

    Add the Image URL to an image block

    Congratulations! You've successfully added a countdown timer from MotionMail to your AWeber message.

    Your timer will be displayed in your message


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