Upgrade your gmail signature

Jul 23, 2020 | Tips & Tricks

Have you ever wondered how people make their Gmail signature look so professional?
They have a nice headshot or a logo along with relevant information like their title, website, and contact information plus some social media buttons.

Here is how you can have a professional Gmail signature too!

Open Microsoft Word (yes you heard me right)

  1. Open up a new blank document in Word.
  2. Click the Insert tab at the top
  3. Click on Table
  4. Choose 1 row and 2 columns Left will be your photo and the right will have all your information
  5. In the right-hand cell, type out all the information you want people to see in your Gmail signature. Example: Sam Eberle Mercury Multimedia 970.787.5657 www.mercurymultimedia.com
  6. Add your brand colors
  7. Click Table Design tab
  8. Next to Border Styles change the line thickness to 2 1/4 pt
  9. Click Border Painter on the far right
  10. Click on the vertical line separating your 2 cells on the table
  11. Then click-and-drag to select the whole table and copy it (Mac command+c, Windows ctrl+c)
  12. Head over to Gmail
  13. Click the gear icon in the upper right corner
  14. Scroll down to the signature panel
  15. Paste your table (Mac command+v, Windows ctrl+v)
  16. Now you can add your images!
  17. Click in the left cell
  18. Click the Image icon (little grey box with mountains)
  19. Click Upload at the top
  20. Drag-and-drop your image or click the blue “Select a file from your device” button and find your image that way
  21. Click Select in the bottom left

Now you’ve got your very own professional signature!
You could also repeat steps 13-16 and add social icons to your signature.
I hope this was helpful to you. Leave a comment below if you have any feedback or great ideas to jazz up gmail signatures!