Need to verify that an email marketing effort was sent? Want to see how your postal marketing effort turned out? Seeds are a great way to include yourself, and your internal team members, as recipients of a marketing effort without adding an additional segment. While seeds are a fantastic tool to utilize in your marketing effort, there are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Seeds are not connected to actual constituents in GAIL.
  • Seeds do not tag a constituent’s record as having received the communication.
  • Once a a new seed is created, you do not need to create the seed again in the future.
  • When using a salutation merge field in your marketing effort, the name will appear without a title. This means, if I add John Smith as a seed, his salutation will appear as “Smith” instead of “Mr. Smith.”

If you’d like to add a seed in future marketing efforts, follow the instructions below: