Microsoft Outlook 2019: Here’s What’s New

We’re thrilled to announce that Microsoft’s latest desktop version of its popular email client—Outlook 2019—is now available for testing in Litmus Email Previews. The new Outlook comes with better fallbacks when using web fonts, SVG support, and more.

Microsoft Outlook is comprised of several versions of the email client. Collectively, those clients rank #4 in email client market share, with 9% of all email subscribers tracked opening in some version of Outlook. The latest version, Outlook 2019, is an update to the desktop edition that is bundled with Microsoft Office. Although Outlook 2019 is a new release, it should be noted that it largely implements some of the features that have been in use in Office 365 subscriptions. The good news for email marketers is that Outlook 2019 doesn’t come with any major surprises. Here’s what we found while looking at the latest version of Microsoft Outlook.

Remember when they said GDPR would kill email? It didn’t.

Before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in May 2018, we heard dire predictions that the new, stricter laws would shrink email lists, throttle new opt-ins, and damage marketers’ use of email to achieve their business goals.

Now, four months into the new post-GDPR reality, we have evidence that a clear majority of email marketers have not suffered the major list damage the doomsayers predicted.

Here’s What We Learned at Litmus Live Boston 2018

Our second event of the year—Litmus Live Boston—just wrapped. With three days of hands-on workshops, inspiring sessions, and hanging out with fellow email geeks, we’re exhausted but inspired. We walked away with heads full of ideas for how to make our emails even better.

Couldn’t make it to Litmus Live Boston? Don’t worry. Here’s a recap of our top three takeaways from #LitmusLive Boston.

How to Recover from Email Marketing Mistakes [Report]

Email marketing mistakes are unavoidable. To help you determine the right response to any mistake, we created a decision framework consisting of six straightforward questions. In this report, we’ll walk you through each step of the framework and share real-world examples of email marketing mishaps and lessons learned along the way.

What to Expect When Switching ESPs

What to Expect When Switching ESPs

More than 28% of brands dropped or switched email service providers during 2017, according to a Litmus poll. If you’re thinking of switching ESPs, go into the process fully understanding what’s involved. Here’s what you should expect…