How To Embed the CMCA Digital Badge into your Email Signature

Adding a hyperlinked badge image to your email signature is a great way to make sure your professional network is aware of your certifications, credentials and other badge-worthy recognition.  Watch this video for a quick tutorial on how to add your badge to an email signature, using Outlook and Gmail as examples. 

These instructions are for PC users. If you’re on a Mac, click here for instructions on adding your badge to email using Gmail.  If you’re having any trouble with adding your badge to your particular email client, contact the Acclaim Support TeamThey’ll be happy to help you troubleshoot. 

Step-by-step: Outlook

  1. ​From Acclaim, click the badge you’d like to embed in your email signature. Click the blue ‘Share’ button. 
  2. Click the ‘Download’ icon. Choose the small image – that will fit best in your email signature. 
  3. Click the ‘URL’ icon and copy it to your clipboard. 
  4. Over in Outlook, create your new email signature by opening a new message, then clicking ‘Signature.’
  5. Click ‘New’ to create a new signature. If you’d like to modify an existing signature, highlight it. 
  6. Name your new signature.
  7. Type any text you’d like in the signature, then click the ‘Image’ icon. 
  8. Locate the badge image you downloaded, then click ‘Insert.’
  9. Next, hyperlink the image  by clicking the badge, then selecting the ‘Hyperlink’ icon.
  10. Paste the URL you copied from Acclaim. 
  11. Click OK to save your new signature. 

Step-by-step instructions: Gmail

  1. From Acclaim, click the badge you’d like to embed in your email signature. Hover your mouse over the badge and right click to copy it.
  2. Within Gmail’s settings, access your email signature.
  3. Right click to paste the badge image into the signature. If the image appears too large, click the badge and select Small from the options presented.
  4. Back in Acclaim, click the blue ‘Share’ button underneath your badge.
  5. Next, click the ‘URL’ icon and copy it to your clipboard.
  6. Within your email signature, highlight the badge image and create a hyperlink with the URL you just copied. 
  7. Click OK to save your new signature.

4 thoughts on “How To Embed the CMCA Digital Badge into your Email Signature

  1. Good afternoon,

    Can you please let me know how to hyperlink the image in Outlook 365 web? I inserted the image into my signature (see below, beside CAMCO). I included the hyperlink below also.

    Thank you! Kelly

    https://www.youracclaim.com/badges/d021ccbc-65bd-4568-8039-88c1d4a6a966/public_url

    [https://images.youracclaim.com/images/d3c80c3e-a700-42d6-a9f9-5b8751727dfb/CMCA-Final.png]

    Certified Manager of Community Associations (CMCA®) was issued by CAMICB to Kelly Donnelly. http://www.youracclaim.com CMCA® badge holders have the fundamental knowledge required to successfully manage community associations. They understand and are able to assist with governance and legal matters; budgets, reserves, investments, and assessments; risk management and insurance; contracting; meetings management; and human resource management. These earners have enhanced their professional image and expertise by meeting this industry benchmark in community association management.

    Kelly Donnelly, CMCA®, AMS®

    CAMCO Director/General Manager

    Corinthian Condominium Association

    190 Presidential Boulevard

    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

    (610) 660-7000 Phone

    (610) 660-7004 Fax

    [1519848060359_CAMCO] [cid:1a43e8f3-10b3-4ddf-928f-6172aca6f05d] Learn more at http://www.camcomgmt.com

    Notice: This e-mail message is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. Please virus check all attachments to prevent widespread contamination of files and operating systems. The unauthorized access, use, disclosure or distribution of this email may constitute a violation of the Federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 and similar state laws. This communication does not reflect an intention by the sender or the sender’s client or principal to conduct a transaction or make any agreement by electronic means. Nothing contained in this message or in any attachment shall satisfy the requirements for a writing, and nothing contained herein shall constitute a contract or electronic signature under the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, any version of the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act or any other statute governing electronic transactions.

    ________________________________

  2. Hi again! Please disregard my previous email. It appears to be linked and working.

    Thanks! Kelly

    Kelly Donnelly, CMCA®, AMS®

    CAMCO Director/General Manager

    Corinthian Condominium Association

    190 Presidential Boulevard

    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

    (610) 660-7000 Phone

    (610) 660-7004 Fax

    [1519848060359_CAMCO] [cid:e1e7c582-3f93-404e-862a-d38c96fc7d16] Learn more at http://www.camcomgmt.com

    Notice: This e-mail message is for the sole use of the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged information. Any unauthorized review, use, disclosure or distribution is prohibited. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender by reply e-mail and destroy all copies of the original message. Please virus check all attachments to prevent widespread contamination of files and operating systems. The unauthorized access, use, disclosure or distribution of this email may constitute a violation of the Federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 and similar state laws. This communication does not reflect an intention by the sender or the sender’s client or principal to conduct a transaction or make any agreement by electronic means. Nothing contained in this message or in any attachment shall satisfy the requirements for a writing, and nothing contained herein shall constitute a contract or electronic signature under the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act, any version of the Uniform Electronic Transaction Act or any other statute governing electronic transactions.

    ________________________________

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