Creating an Email in HubSpot

Amber Shimkus Email Performance, How To, Knowledge Base, Using the Platform

This instructional will explain how to send a ContentMX email template using the HubSpot Drag and Drop Email Editor.

Please note:

-To create marketing emails in HubSpot, you must have a Marketing Hub account with admin access. 

-Make sure you have a default footer set with unsubscribe options. You can configure this in your HubSpot account by navigating to Settings> Marketing > Email. 


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Making the HubSpot Network Connection in ContentMX

Log in to your account using your unique username and password

From your settings tab, click Manage Networks

Under Email, click the HubSpot logo icon


To set up your HubSpot email connection, enter one or more email addresses in the text box (comma-separated). Give your email network a name, and click save.

Choose an email template from your content channels, and click Email This. Make any desired edits to the template. 

For help with editing emails, please contact our Client Success Team to set up a call.


Under “Publish To,” select your HubSpot network. Click “Post.” On the next page, click “Confirm.”

Look in your inbox for an email titled “HubSpot Email to Send.” Open the HTML attachment, and copy the full HTML code to your clipboard.

Creating the Email in HubSpot – Using Email Drag and Drop

Visit Marketing > Email in your HubSpot account

In the upper right corner, click Create Email

Under Choose an Email Type, Select “Regular”

On the “Select a Template” screen, scroll down to “More” and select “Start from Scratch”

On the Drag and Drop screen, click “More”

In More Options, click and drag “HTML” to the box in the middle of the page that says “drop content here”

Under Edit HTML, delete any default text (such as “<p></p>”). Then, paste the full HTML from your ContentMX email attachment into this box. You will see a preview appear with your email banner at the top.

Click Review and Send to add recipients and finish preparing your email.


Please email with any questions.