How to Create an Email Mail Merge in Outlook

In: BlogDate: Sep 13, 2016By: Claire Lickman

If you are sending an email to multiple contacts, a Mail Merge is the perfect way to create a personalised message. You can insert the contact's name, for example – giving your email a personal and professional touch. Learn how to create a mail merge in an email using Microsoft Outlook in this two-minute video.

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Mail merges allow you to create and send personalised emails to multiple contacts – for example, you can send an email to Dear [First Name]. Not only will this save you lots of time, it gives a really professional and personal touch to your emails. Why not give it a try?

Claire Lickman

Claire is Head of Marketing at Happy. She has worked at Happy since 2016, and is responsible for Happy's marketing strategy, website, social media and more. Claire first heard about Happy in 2012 when she attended a mix of IT and personal development courses. These courses were life-changing and she has been a fan of Happy ever since. She has a personal blog at

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