Using AppealMaker

  • Important To Know

    Google Chrome is the only supported browser. One user cannot be logged in on multiple devices, browsers, or tabs at the same time. Passwords can be reset by clicking “forgot password” on sign-in screen. Multiple users can be signed into your AppealMaker store at the same time. You and a team memb...
  • Editing Text

    Copying & pasting from Microsoft Word does not keep formatting. Letter copy does not automatically flow from the front of the letter to the back. If you have a long letter, we recommend copying and pasting the text onto your letter in sections. It is recommended to apply formatting (text styl...
  • Adding Images

    Be sure to upload high quality images - 300 dpi/ppi resolution is recommended for printed materials. Images uploaded to AppealMaker cannot have any spaces or special characters in the name.
  • Recipient and Sample Lists

    Uploading a .csv file type is required. You cannot combine data in AppealMaker, such as first name and last name to make [Addressee]. Do all combining in your donor management program or Excel. Double check that your list doesn't have any special characters or spaces in the name. You do not have ...
  • Proofing Your Piece

    Clicking "Preview Appeal" on the editor page will show you a pdf of your piece, without your data merged into the letter. You can only view proofs with merged data after selecting a recipient list. To view proofs with merged data click on the magnifying glass icon on the Proof & Approve page....