Creating Bulk Mailings in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows

Word Microsoft 365 (Windows)    |    Intermediate
  • 9 videos | 30m 48s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
Learners can explore bulk mail tools available in Word for Office 365 in this 9-video course. Learn how to use the envelope creation tool to insert addresses, format the style, and how to place addresses on envelopes. You will also learn how to create address labels, and how to change the margins and dimensions. Next, observe how to use the Mail Merge function, which allows data from a mailing list to be incorporated into a document when you send bulk e-mails or letters. You will learn how to create a list of addresses and contact information in Word for a mail merge document, and to import a mailing list from an Excel spreadsheet or MS Access file to use in a mail merge. You will learn to edit, sort data, filter, and search your data in a contact list. You will learn to create bulk e-mails or letters with multiple recipients. Finally, the course demonstrates how to create simple rules to change elements, for example, a greeting in a letter.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Create an envelope 
    Create a label 
    Create a mailing list 
    Import a mailing list to a document 
    Edit a mailing list 
  • Refine a mailing list 
    Create a mailing merge document 
    Print and email a mail merge document 
    Configure a mail merge document 

IN THIS COURSE

  • 4m 7s
    Word is not just for creating text documents. You can also use it to create your own envelopes. The envelope creation tool allows you to define the delivery and return address, and even the font and text styles applied to the addresses. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 1s
    Word can also be used to create address labels. You can modify the margins, pitches and dimensions of your label sheet to create a custom label. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Creating a mailing list in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 34s
    Before you create a mail merge document, you’ll need to create a list of addresses and contact details from which to pull data from. Word allows you to create your own data list from scratch and save it for later reuse.  FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Importing a mailing list in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 27s
    If you have created a mailing list in a separate document - such as an Excel spreadsheet (XLS), Access database table (ACCBD) or CSV file (a simple list with data separated by commas) - you can import it directly into Word and use it in a mail merge. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Editing your mailing list in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 20s
    Once you have created your contact list in Word, it is important to keep it up to date. You can do this by simply editing the data that you have already inserted.  FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Refining a mailing list in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 48s
    Once you have created your contact list in Word, it is important to keep it up to date and organized. You can sort, filter, and even search your data entries. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Creating a mail merge document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    3m 12s
    The mail merge function in Word allows you to take data from your mailing list and incorporate it into your document. This combination of the main document and mailing list is the mail merge document.  FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Printing or e-mailing a mail merge document in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 50s
    Word can be used to create an email or letter that you can send to multiple recipients. Whether printing or e-mailing your document, you can use a mailing list to send it to all or a selection of your contacts, rather than manually inserting each one individually. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Configuring your Mail Merge in Word Microsoft 365 for Windows
    2m 29s
    The information taken from your associated mailing list can be used and interpreted in different ways in Word. You can create a simple rule that changes the salutation in a letter depending on the contact's gender or title. FREE ACCESS

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