This is the default template available in your database:
The <<Dear>> salutation works as follows. it is dependent of the gender/salutation field on the contact card: formal or informal satutation that defines if it will become for instance "Dear Hugo," or "Dear Mr. Van der Horst".
Add merge-fields e.g. «My Email», «My first name», «My last name», or «My Job title» from -My list- to customize the template. All the merge fields that are mentioned will automatically be filled with the contact information that you have filled in under Administration -> User settings -> User profile.
The company logo is picked from Administration -> CRM preferences -> Company, where the default logo can be added.
If you want to have a new email template as default for sending emails. click on 'Action type' and select your template.
When finished, please close the template builder section and click on the 'Refresh' button to update the database. Your newly added template is now be available as email templates.