As we started nailing down logistics for The Email Design Conference 2015, conversations about making our launch email bigger and better than last year’s began. Due to its unique HTML5 video background technique, last year’s email generated some serious buzz. How could we top that? After many brainstorming sessions, we decided to use the common approach of dynamic content, but with a twist. We used a unique implementation to create a live Twitter feed in an email. Yes, a Twitter feed in an email.
Litmus user Dan Foody has discovered something very exciting about the Apple Watch. There’s a way to send a hidden version of your email campaign that only the Apple Watch will display. This gives you a lot more flexibility in your design. In this post, we’ll cover how to introduce a third part into your HTML email: text/watch-html, as well as tips on how to make it look great.
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Partner Resource Center—the perfect place to find frequently asked questions, API documentation, co-marketing guidelines, and more. You’ll also find a sampling of our current partners, testimonials, and opportunities for partners to showcase their great work in the industry! Created with Unlimited, agency, and API customers in mind, these resources support collaboration and innovation in the email industry.
While the inbox is the first thing a subscriber sees, it’s often the last thing considered when creating an email. Every inbox shows the sender (or ‘from’) name and subject line for an email. Many also display some preview text. And optimizing preview text is one of the most effective ways to increase open rates—sometimes up to 45%. In this post, we’ll cover what preview text is, how to use it, and where it’s supported.
The Apple Watch has arrived. As an email marketer or designer, there are four critical things you need to know about how Apple’s new wearable technology will affect your campaigns. The TL;DR? Prepare for plain text to make a big comeback and to be frustrated by lack of insight into traditional email metrics, like opens and clicks.