Recently, I really needed to send an custom designed email out to a prospect customer.

But I didn’t want to waste hours doing heavy coding just to design a single email.

Luckily I found the easiest way to paste HTML into Gmail. I saved time, effort, money, and a headache.

All I did to get started was download HTML Templates for Gmail in the Chrome Store.

With this extension installed onto my Chrome browser I created a customized email from the simplicity of my own Gmail compose window in minutes.

Here’s how I was able to paste HTML into Gmail, send out a personally designed email to my client, and save my own day.

Step 1: Installing the Chrome “Email Templates for Gmail”

First off I installed the extension from the Chrome web store by clicking here. It’s completely free.

This added the HTML paste functionality to my Gmail Compose window.

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Step 2: Selecting A Template

It was time to select the template that would give me the “wow” effect I wanted.

So, I clicked the “Template” button located on the left hand corner of the compose window.

This populated the Template Gallery.

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What was also cool about this product is that it is integrated with the Flashissue Newsletter Curator.

A lot of Templates that were in the Template Gallery were streamlined from the content I had already created in Flashissue. I decided to go with something I already took out the time to design.

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Once I chose the template I needed to send, I hit “Open”

That’s when the I was able to paste HTML into Gmail. The extension did all the hard work for me.

Plus, it happened in a matter of seconds.

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Step 3: Editing the Template

It was then time to add my own personal stamp to my email.

I replaced any text, link, and any image I wanted.
I designed the email to my liking, to fit my client.

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Once I was done I clicked “Template” again and chose “Save As” to save my template for future use.

It was saved in the Template Gallery and I can access it anytime.

Later on I went back and sent my email to the customer with no trouble.

It pushed through just like any Gmail email I would send.

I saved time, money,  and made myself look good, all while from the comfort of my own Gmail compose window.

All it took was on add-on to paste HTML into Gmail in a matter of seconds.

I highly recommend giving this extension a try for small sends. It looks like you put in a lot of effort when in reality it took moments.