Email to Log: How To

May 10th, 2011
Part 1: This is Part 1

Part 2: Email to Log Entry Just Got BETTER!! (June 2011)

Part 3: How To: Create a New User from an Email (!!!!) (Jan 2012)

I created a 10 minute video on how to set this up… you can watch the video at the end of this post, but I wanted to share what has to happen before you can use this feature:

  1. You must be premium. This can be during your 14 day trial, or you’ll have to upgrade.  The best discount on an upgrade is here.
  2. You must have the private, ultra-secretive email address setup right.  It is setup when the link is bold green, not bold red. (My Account, Email Address Tab)
  3. You must have the From Emails (addresses) entered correctly. I have FROM email addresses in mine, separated by commas.  NOTE: You can have as many FROM addresses as you want… helpful if you are a virtual admin helping your client.
  4. The email address you are sending to must be in your JJ account, as a contact. You can test it by putting YOURSELF as a contact in JibberJobber.  Then, send yourself an email, and put your ultra-secretive email address that you just setup in the bcc field, and then see if it goes in as a log entry within 5 minutes.

If you have problems, and all of that is setup right, we’ll work with you from there.  But those four things have to be in place for this to work.

Want a visual?  Watch this video:

Other Email2Log blog posts:


18 responses to “Email to Log: How To”

  1. Brad Merrill says:

    I tried doing this once. Don’t recall it working, but it is entirely possible I didn’t set it up right. Thanks for the tip, Jason!

  2. Brad Merrill says:

    Got it working. It rocks, thanks Jason!

  3. Jason Alba says:

    You are welcome Brad…. this is my #1 favorite feature in JibberJobber… :)

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