Email is such a personal channel, which makes it the ideal medium to build excitement for events. To ensure that guests actually show up, it can be useful to include an “add to your calendar” link to the emails promoting your event. However, these links can be hard to implement or require a third-party solution to ensure the correct calendar links are generated for the subscriber. Learn about the “add to calendar” button technique we use for our Litmus Live emails as we walk you through the steps you need to create one of these types of links for your emails.
One of the biggest causes of broken emails is the varying levels of support for CSS across different email clients. That’s why inlining CSS has been the status quo for email developers for years. But is inlining your CSS still necessary today?
Marketers are using task runners and static site generators more in their email development workflows, according to our 2017 State of Email Workflows report. Lee Monroe of Mailgun by Rackspace explains how these tools can help email marketers.
Gmail released its major redesign today, bringing a whole set of brand new features to its users’ inboxes. But are there any changes that will impact email marketers? We’ve got the rundown.
More than 3,500 marketers responded to Litmus’ 2017 State of Email Survey, which asked about all aspects of the email marketing program and powered a year-long series of reports, including the State of Email Workflows, State of Email Deliverability, and State of Email Creative. Here are the most interesting and actionable insights from those three reports.
With the GDPR deadline approaching, gaining consent through re-permission campaigns is crucial to keeping subscribers on your active mailing list. But how do you run a successful re-permission campaign to bring your email list up to GDPR standards? Here are six tips, with plenty of examples from brands to draw inspiration from.
Ever since Gmail launched its tabbed inbox in 2013, there’s been a lingering perception that the Gmail Promotions tab equals the spam folder, but that’s far from the truth. Learn why having your emails sent to Gmail’s Promotions tab is actually a good thing.
The lack of any sort of coding standard makes creating HTML emails hard. Even something as simple as applying background colors to email elements can be tricky to get right. In fact, there are a number of email clients that display background colors differently depending on how they’re coded.
Read on to get the scoop and find the one bulletproof way to code background colors in email for consistent results across the board.
There are a lot of different design techniques you can use in an email campaign. Although animated GIFs, typography, and responsive design are almost commonplace these days, there is one design technique that is often overlooked or misunderstood: background images. What are background images? And how can they be used to help improve an email campaign?
Subject line mistakes that distract and confuse subscribers—and are embarrassing for the brand—are too common. We discuss five such subject line mistakes and share numerous real-world examples, plus tips on how to avoid making these errors.