Content Management

HTML Message Center

Unlimited messages forever archived

200+ great-looking public gallery templates

Time-saving ‘save as new’ makes creating new messages a snap

Plain text/mobile versions to increase readership

WYSIWYG HTML editor for the non-techies

Social media tags for community-building with your pages

Use your own HTML or a template wizard

Unlimited image and document hosting

Personalization of text/images in body & header of your message


Email Design & Creation Tools

Marketers on the go need some smart tools to save valuable time! Features such as the “Save Message as New,” make it a snap to start a new message based on a previous gem; a sophisticated HTML editor so even if you can’t spell H-T-M-L you can bold and beautify to your heart’s delight; it is even possible to switch templates on the fly after loading in your content so you don’t have to reload content if you change your mind about the template.


Get a little personal with your subscribers and insert personalized text and even images in your messages. Use this for salutations, account manager information and more. Once you’ve got their attention, then use the referral (send-to-a-friend) feature as well as social media tags so they can spread the word about your company and services.

Images are critical to the success of your campaigns. Accounts feature unlimited image and pdf hosting to make it easy to have your favorite images at your fingertips. Don’t have images for your message? Check out the Image Depot for a wide selection of stock images for your perusal.

Whether you’re using your own HTML, want to choose from over 200 public gallery templates, create mobile email versions, landing pages or RSS feeds, with Mail Dog’s powerful tool set you’ll have everything you’ll need to manage all your content from A to Z.

The HTML Design Wizard gives total flexibility you need to easily create great looking email messages.


Custom Message Name

Label your message according to whatever naming convention you would prefer. Your recipients never see this information.

Custom Message Description

Describing your message is an optional tool that enables you to insert a little more information about it. Your recipients never see this information.

Custom Message Folders

The Messages Folder Tool allows you to organize your Messages into categories or folders.

Text Version Loader

A portion of your recipients won’t be able to view the HTML in their email reader. You can create a “text” version of your message that they’ll receive and be able to read. Additionally you can elect to only send a text message (without an HTML version) but bear in mind that there is no technical way to track text-only email messages.

Preview Text Version Tool

See what the text version of your message looks like.

HTML Version Loader

Most of your targets will receive the HTML version of your message. The HTML version of your message can be loaded by using the Design Wizard or you can simply copy and paste your own HTML into the HTML box.

Preview HTML Version Tool

See what the HTML version of your message looks like.

Copy Message As New Tool

Use the Copy message tool to use an old message as the base for a new one — essentially a “save as” feature.

Auto-Archive Tool

Upon transmission of your email campaign, the message is archived (or frozen) so that your targets will see the message as it stood when you scheduled it.

Message Directory and Counter/Status Tool

Keep your directory of messages handy. With your most recently modified messages on top, finding your messages is quick and easy. Managing multiple messages? Numbered page flippers at the bottom of your list let you move through them easily.

Unlimited New Message Tool

Create a new message at any time.

Save Message Tool

Save a new message or save changes to a newly-edited message.

Delete Message Tool

Delete any message in your account.

Quick Mail Tool

Send a copy of your message to an individual email without having to set up a campaign.

Size Meter Gauge Tool

Allows you to view the actual size (in bytes) of your message.

Auto-Generated Web Version URL (Link Tag)

Tool automatically appends to the footer of every email the URL where the HTML version of your message can be viewed.

Design Wizard Connectivity

Use the design Wizard to create your HTML.

View All Messages Tool

You can view ALL of the messages that you’ve created as a list and then sort them by various fields such as Name, Date Created, Template, etc.

Multiple Messages Management Tool

You can view ALL of the messages that you’ve created as a list and then sort them by various fields such as Name, Date Created, Template, etc.

Easy HTML Editor

You can use the Easy HTML Editor to create and edit any HTML components of your email or landing pages.

Images are critical to the success of your campaigns. Mail Dog offers unlimited image hosting on all accounts to make it easy to have your favorite images at your fingertips.


Upload Image Tool

Upload your logo or images with the Upload Image Tool and we’ll host those images so that you do not have to find another service to do so.

Replace Image Tool

Replace images uploaded into the Image Publisher Tool.

Delete Image Tool

Delete an image you’ve uploaded into the Image Publisher.

Image Preview

Image Preview shows you the image you’ve uploaded into your message.

Image Source Tag Generator

Your images are hosted in your account and renamed in the process. Their full image source link is provided to you to use in your own HTML.

Account Image Library

The Account Image Library is where you would store all of the images that you are likely to use is more than one messages or landing pages.

Message-Specific Image Library

The Message-Specific Image Library is where you would store all of the images that are specific to a particular message.

Account File Library (PDF, Word, Excel Hosting)

Allows you to upload Word, Excel or PDF files to your account on our servers so that you can link to them in your messages or landing pages.

Image Depot (Stock Image Source)

Image Depot is a collection of royalty-free images that you can use to spiff up your messages and landing pages.

Image Editors

These are free online image editors that make sizing or cropping and image super quick and easy.

Any text data that is stored in your rich list can be personalized into your message (ie names, addresses, contact information, date of origin, tracking codes and more).


Rich List Creator

Upload rich lists that contain not just the email, but up to 25 fields of information. Use these fields for names, addresses, tracking codes or any data you’d like to merge into the message!

Text Personalization Tags

Insert up to 25 different fields of information in your message.

Image Personalization Tags

Insert up to 25 different fields of information in your message.

Test List Personalization

Insert up to 25 different fields of information in your message.

Leverage your customers loyalty and enable them to share your message with their social network by adding social media share tools and send to a friend links into your messages.


Social Media Referral Tags

Insert social media referral tags in your message so that your readers can help spread your message. You can choose one or more of the available tags to insert into your message. With a click of a button your readers can post a link to your email message to twitter, stumble upon, facebook, linked in, and more.

Facebook Like Buttons

Insert a Facebook ‘Like’ button into your email campaigns, which help spread the word about your message.

Referral Link Tool

Insert a link that enables your recipients to send a copy of the HTML message to a friend. They click on a link, fill out the form, include a personal note if desired, and we zip out a copy of your message.

Referral Tool Counter

Count the number of times the referral tool was used in the campaign.

Co-Branded Referral Page

Provides a co-branded online form for your recipients to fill out to send your messages to their friends or associates.

Fixed Message Referral Tool

Marketers love the Fixed Message Referral Tool. It’s purpose is to allow for marketers to post a campaign-specific link on their website or email that allows subscribers or site visitors to send a copy of a message to a friend. The difference between this and the send-to-a-friend in the email is that this link works great if you want to have a fixed message that gets sent out by lots of users.

Maildog is a great way for Dayton Ballet to reach subscribers, donors and other patrons to keep them informed of all we do. The templates are fun and wizards easy to use. For someone who is not very design savvy, it is really easy to use.–Dayton Ballet Association

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