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Enable users to access email address books and grow your campaigns at
double the rate with a CloudSponge Contact Picker!

Mailto vs Contact Picker

Why you should replace your referral mailto links with a contact picker

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MAILTO DISADVANTAGE

Designed for Support Emails

Mailto was originally designed to enable users to contact website support teams with a single predefined email recipient. Successful referral programs require multiple recipients, frequent sharing and a completely different user experience that mailto fails to deliver. 

CLOUDSPONGE ADVANTAGE

Designed to Grow Word-Of-Mouth

Designed to boost performance of referral programs, fundraisers and sweepstakes – the Contact Picker was designed to simplify the process of mass email sharing to deliver a user experience that encourages more shares.

MAILTO DISADVANTAGE

External Redirects, Lost Referrals

One way or the other – a mailto link redirects the user to a place beyond your website to complete the sharing process. In effect  – a users exits your website, and you lose all control over what they do or happens next.
 
It’s also prone to frequent process abandonment due to small discrepancies like a broken mailto link or an unwanted  redirect to an email client not preferred by the user. Limiting your control over the sharing process and loss of potential referrals.

CLOUDSPONGE ADVANTAGE

Easy Imports, More Sharing

Our Contact Picker can enable upto 25 email providers including Google, Yahoo, AOL, iCloud, and Outlook to allow users to select and import contacts from their preferred address book directly from your sharing UI and without redirecting/exiting your website.
With a team of experts monitoring the Contact Picker 24×7 – you can be assured of more incoming shares, lesser process abandonment, and a quality sharing experience for all your customers that promotes consistent engagement and results.

MAILTO DISADVANTAGE

Generic Bulk Emails, Filtered as Spam

At the final step – Mailto requires users to send out a single email with multiple recipients to make a referral.  This is not only a privacy concern but bulk emails are prone to be automatically filtered as spam and can get your domain permanently blacklisted as well.
 
The lack of email personalisation leads to low engagement, bad open rates and loss of potential conversions.  

CLOUDSPONGE ADVANTAGE

Personalised Emails, Improved Open Rates

The Contact Picker smartly extracts sender and recipient details from signed-in address books to furnish the ‘To’,  ‘From’, and ‘Subject’ fields of an email to send personalised emails that are more engaging and land directly in the inbox.
 
Personalisation draws the recipient’s attention – resulting in better email open rates and converting new referrals faster.
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MAILTO DISADVANTAGE

Lacks Data, Limits Performance

Mailto links struggle to provide substantial data to analyse and improve your advocacy programs for better performance. 

With referral data inaccessible due to external redirects – you  are left in the dark and out of options at identifying where you are losing potential referrals and how you can improve your sharing workflow.

CLOUDSPONGE ADVANTAGE

Powerful Analytics, Better Results

Get deep insights into each aspect of your sharing workflow to improve the quality of your advocacy programs. 

Improving your customer’s sharing experience at every step helps engage users more, gets more referrals, and drives better results from your referral programs.

Get Started In 3 Easy Steps

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Grab Installation Script For UpViral

Modify the behaviour of your Mailto button to launch the Contact Picker instead.

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Paste In Your CS License Key

Sign up for a CloudSponge account to get your license key. 14 days trial included.

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Start Getting More Referrals

Define your sharing workflow using Zapier or reach out to us for custom options!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How does CloudSponge improve UpViral’s performance?

Our Contact Picker lets users access, select, and input contacts saved in their email address books directly into your referral forms.

Thus simplifying the sharing process – which results in improved (upto 4x) referral performance. 

Does CloudSponge send emails?

No! CloudSponge only enables users to access their email address book contacts directly from your website. You will need to connect any email protocol using Zapier to complete the sharing process. 

Can I have my brand logo and name show up on sign-in pages of Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL instead of CloudSponge?

Yes you can! The process to get your own brand credentials is different for each email service provider – reach out to us if you need help and we can get you through all of them with relative ease. 

Is CloudSponge GDPR Compliant?

Yes it is! CloudSponge stores none of the contacts from address books on its servers and expunges all traces of access once a referral session is complete. Learn more about this here and here

Can I customize the Contact Picker to match my requirement?

Yes! Nearly everything about the Contact Picker can be customised to look and function exactly the way you want it. 

You can even modify its behaviour by selecting what recipient details are extracted from a connected address book, or limit specific user actions as well. Learn more here.

Do you offer discounts on licenses for multiple websites?

Yes! If you would like to activate more than 10 websites – take a look at our volume pricing plans for an efficient (discounted!) pricing model.

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