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4 Signs Your Email Approval Process Is Hurting Performance

Successful email programs are 32% more likely than less successful programs to say they have an appropriately rigorous email approval process rather than a burdensome or lax one, according to Litmus’ State of Email Survey. We’ve identified four factors that can tip the balance of an email approval process toward being too cumbersome or too lax—both of which hurt the success of a program.

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Here’s What We Learned After Tracking 17 Billion Email Opens [Infographic]

Over the course of the past year, we’ve analyzed over 17 billion email opens to see where subscribers read emails. And while a few things stayed the same, we saw plenty of movement this year in terms of email client popularity. In our 2016 Email Market Share infographic, we take a look at mobile, webmail, and desktop opens over the course of the year, providing insights about why these changes occurred and how they may affect your email campaigns.

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The Top 10 Most Tested Email Clients of 2016

We analyzed over 360 million Litmus email previews tests to find out where email marketers and designers focused their testing efforts in 2016. This ranking was likely determined by how popular these clients are with our customers’ subscribers, as well as common rendering and bugs that make them important candidates to test and test again. You can use this as a starting point for your 2017 campaigns, or to benchmark your testing efforts against what your peers care about.

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The Top 10 Most Popular Email Clients of 2016

2016 brought significant changes in the email world, proving once again that the medium is still alive and kicking. This year saw the launch of a new version of iOS (iOS 10) and the Yahoo! Mail Android app dropping support for media queries. The biggest news of 2016 for email geeks? Gmail supporting <style> and media queries, effectively supporting responsive design. See what else you need to know for 2017.

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Mobile Holds At 56% For October Email Market Share

Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In October, our top categories stayed the same from September, with mobile opens holding strong at 56%, desktop at 17%, and webmail at 27%.

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Mobile Back Up To 56% For September Email Market Share

Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails sent using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In September, mobile opens increased to 56%, desktop opens decreased to 17%, and webmail opens decreased to 27%.

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Desktop + Webmail Increase For August 2016 Market Share

Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails sent using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In August, mobile opens dropped back down to 55%, desktop opens decreased to 18%, and webmail opens increased to 28%.