Looking for email marketing jobs in the US? Canada? The UK? We tell you where the hotspots are, based on postings on the Litmus Community Job Board over the past year. We also look at how those hotspots have changed since 2015, plus the email marketing skills that are in demand.
Email designers and marketers live by the call-to-action. Unfortunately, many email clients disable images by default. If you’re relying on image-based CTAs, you’re in for trouble. Read on to learn about a better way: bulletproof buttons.
Email pixel art is the only defensive design technique that allows marketers to include pictures in their emails when images are blocked. We explain how to create them and the design and strategy issues to consider before using them.
Enthusiasm for interactive email is at an all-time high, with marketers declaring 2017 the year of interactive email. Marketers are right to be excited. However, email’s disruptive evolution from static message to mailable microsite presents many challenges.
I’m sure you’ve noticed it before: phone numbers, addresses, dates, and—sometimes seemingly random—words like ‘tonight’ automatically turn blue and underlined in emails viewed on an iOS device. In this blog post, we’ll show you some examples of blue linking in action and introduce some coding techniques that will ban those blue links from your emails.
In September 2017 Gmail rolled out an update for G Suite users in which addresses and phone numbers are automatically linked in emails, and being turned blue. Learn why this is happening and how you can fix blue blinks in your emails.
Popular inbox providers like iOS Mail and Gmail offer a native unsubscribe option—list-unsubscribe—to make it as easy as possible for users to keep their inboxes clean and unsubscribe from unwanted emails. In our ultimate guide to list-unsubscribe, we show you why this actually is a good thing, look at exactly how list-unsubscribe works, and break down the details of everything you need to know to set up list-unsubscribe for your campaigns.
One of the largest problems that email campaigns face is image blocking. Usually, due to their email client’s default setting or a personal preference, images are blocked automatically for many subscribers, leading to emails that lack the ability to immediately communicate and make an impact, or even looking broken. As a result, it’s extremely important to optimize your emails for images-off viewing.
Most marketers rely heavily on two basic metrics when looking at their email reporting: Open and clickthrough rates. While open and clickthrough rates are a great way to see which subject lines and preview text are getting the most opens and which links are getting the most clicks, they don’t provide a deeper understanding of subscriber interactions—and therefore they can also only provide a limited picture of your campaign’s performance.
Ready to lift your email reporting to the next level? Here are five metrics you should add to learn more about the people who are receiving your emails and how to get more thorough insights on your email campaign’s success.
Inconsistent media query support in Outlook’s mobile apps has been causing email designers and developers quite some headaches. Today, things are changing: We are super excited to announce that media queries in the Outlook iOS and Android apps for all account types are now supported!