Mayank Agarwal
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Mayank is an email marketing expert & co-founder of SendX. SendX is an intuitive & affordable email marketing software.

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Using A Countdown Timer Inside Drip.

Using SendX, you can quickly add a countdown timer to your drip emails, so as to generate some scarcity around your products and services. Using well made countdown timers optimally has proven to convert really well. This quick guide will help you to set up one for yourself.

  • Create a new drip sequence or edit an already existing one, depending on where you want to put your countdown timer.
  • Scroll down on the email edit screen till you see the Email Body.
Crea drip sequence screen in SendX
  • Click on the light green Plugins button right above the email editor. Go to Countdown Creator.
Countdown Creator screen in SendX
  • You will be able to see a Countdown Timer. Modify the colors of the digits as well as the background.
Countdown Timer editor in SendX
  • Set the Deadline Date, Deadline Time as well as the correct Timezone, and copy the Generated HTML Code.
Configure Countdown Timer in SendX
  • From your Email Body Drag and Drop Placeholders on the right, drag the HTML box into your Email Body (specifically the place where you want the countdown timer to appear).
Countdown Timer email body in SendX
  • Click on the box to open the HTML editor view on the right. Paste the code that you copied from the Countdown Creator plugin (replace the default code).
Countdown Timer Plugin in SendX

And that's it! You now have a countdown timer in your drip emails all set to create scarcity for your offers. Click Submit to save this drip email when done.