Upload Images, Files, and Create Tracking URLs

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Set up your image library and media library to easily use your marketing assets in your content. Once you add content, you can promote it through social media, your website, emails, and landing pages.

Add Images to the Image Library

Good images are more attractive and engaging to prospects. This includes images to use as buttons, social media icons, campaign creatives, banner headers, or assets to embed in your emails, forms, and landing pages.

Allowed Image Types

.bmp .gif .jpe .jpeg .jpg .png

Single File Upload

  1. Go to Content > Image Library.
  2. Hover over the blue plus sign on the right side of the screen, then click the Upload Images icon.
  3. Click Choose File and select an image file.
  4. Change the folder for the image to be stored and provide a name (optional).
  5. Click Submit.

Bulk Upload Images

  1. Gather all images you want to use into a single folder.
  2. Save that folder into a .zip file.
  3. Go to Content > Image Library.
  4. Hover over the blue plus sign on the right side of the screen, then click the Upload Images icon.
  5. Click Choose File and select the .zip file with your images.
  6. Change the folder for the images to be stored.
  7. Click Submit.

Add Files to the Media Library

File downloads are a great way to provide value to your prospects. You can also track who downloads your content. This is most commonly done with PDFs, but other file formats will work as well.

Allowed Media File Types

.css .doc .docx .dwg .htm .HTML
.ics .js .pdf .pps .ppsx .ppt
.pptx .rfa .txt .vcs .xls .xlsx
.zip          

Blocked File Types

.bat .com .exe .pif .vbs  

Upload a Single File

  1. Go to Content > Media Library and click the Actions button.
  2. Choose Upload Media Files.
  3. Click Choose File and select the file you want to upload.
  4. Choose a folder for the file to go into, and add a name (optional).
  5. Click Submit.

Bulk Upload (as a .zip)

  1. Gather all files you want to upload into a single folder on your computer.
  2. Save that folder into a .zip file.
  3. Go to Content > Media Library and click the Actions button.
  4. Choose Upload Media Files.
  5. Click Choose File and select the .zip file containing your media files.
  6. Click Submit.

Zip File Upload

By default, Act-On will unzip a .zip file and add all contained files to your library.

If you would like a file to stay in .zip format, add the .zip file to a folder and then save that folder as .zip before uploading it. 

Create Redirect URLs for External Media and other links

In addition to storing files inside your Act-On account, you can also add links to files or content that is hosted elsewhere. Act-On will create a redirect URL that will track clicks and views just like any of your Act-On content. You can use these media links to redirect to anywhere on the web. 

Clicks are tracked on the redirect link & are not tracked on the destination website URL.
Example: A redirect URL redirecturl.com takes users to yoursale.com. We can only show & report details for the actions that occur at redirecturl.com. If somebody visits yoursale.com via Google, a link in an email, etc. this shows as a page visit for that URL in the website prospector only.

To add a media link:

  1. Go to Content > Media Library and click the Actions button.
  2. Choose Add Media Link.
  3. Add the full URL for the redirect.
  4. Add a name for your internal reference and choose a folder within your Media Library.
  5. Click Submit.

Using Your Media Files

There are image/media file pickers in many of Act-On's text editors where you can quickly choose a file to embed in a message or page. You can also get the URL for any file to use anywhere you'd like:

  1. From your Image Library or Media Library, click the dropdown beside a file and select Public Content URL.
  2. Copy that URL and use it to link to the file from any location, such as your corporate website.

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