How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

WiseStamp Logo   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStampWiseStamp allows you to create multiple personalized email signatures for all standard webmail accounts, including Gmail, Windows Live / Hotmail, Yahoo! Mail and AOL Mail. In addition to standard personal data and social networking profile links, WiseStamp provides apps for adding dynamic content to your email signatures, such as your latest tweets, random quotes, or RSS updates.

WiseStamp is available as an add-on for Firefox, Chrome, and Thunderbird. This article will take you through the WiseStamp setup process as seen in Google Chrome.

After installing the Chrome extension, the WiseStamp icon will appear next to the wrench icon in the top right of your browser. WiseStamp will also launch a setup wizard for creating signatures using a template. If you decide to skip the wizard, you can return to it anytime by clicking on Templates in the top right of the WiseStamp Editor. To launch the WiseStamp Editor, click the WiseStamp icon and select Edit WiseStamp.

Launch WiseStamp Editor   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

In the free version you can set up a personal and a business signature. Select which signature you want to edit from the pull-down menu in the top right of the editor and get started. The editor follows the WYSIWYG system, meaning that what you see is what you get. You can play with the font, add symbols, images, links, and even organize the data using a table. The particularly skilled and daring can edit the source in HTML.

WiseStamp Editor   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

Underneath the WYSIWYG editor, you will find tabs for Email Apps, Social Icons, IM Icons, and Design. The design feature is very basic and merely lets you add a background color or a border around your signature. Click the Preview button in the bottom right to see how it changes the look of your signature.

WiseStamp Design Preview   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

To share your IM and social network contact details, switch over to the respective tabs and add your usernames and profile URLs. Via the Format option in the bottom left you can adjust how the details will be shown in your signature, i.e. as text, icons, and under what label. Use the Preview button to make sure you are happy with the result.

WiseStamp Social Icons   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

One of the most interesting WiseStamp features is Email Apps, which can add dynamic content to your signature. You can choose apps from several categories, including social and business. Apps you have added can easily be edited, deleted, or disabled in case you want to pause using one for a while. The setup is straightforward and using the respective button you can easily preview the result.

WiseStamp Email Apps   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

Once you are happy with the result, click OK in the bottom right to close the editor. Then switch to your webmail client and test your new signature. If your client was open before you installed WiseStamp, reload the respective page or restart the browser. In Gmail you should see WiseStamp come up in the top right of the Google navigation bar.

WiseStamp Google Navigation bar   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

Per default, WiseStamp will edit your personal signature when you start writing an email. To manually add your email signature, click the WiseStamp browser icon and select the respective signature from the list. To change which signature gets added by default, open the WiseStamp Editor, click the settings icon next to the drop-down list of signatures in the top left, and select Set defaults… Under Signature Insertion you can make the desired changes.

WiseStamp Settings   How To Spice Up Your Email Signatures With WiseStamp

For support with technical issues in WiseStamp, please consult the comprehensive WiseStamp Help Center.

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Kenny JK

For signature i use Brandmymail ( http://www.brandmymail.com ), which has full control over email signature and overall template :)

Nice examples http://pinterest.com/brandmymailcom/brandmymail-user-templates/

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Tina

Thanks for sharing, Kenny!

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Tony

I use wisestamp for over a year and luv it. definitely makes my emails more professional.

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Ahmed Khalil

it looks nice but it needs some study to use it good and in a productive way