email personalization

Email Personalization is About So Much More Than Your [First_Name]

Personalization is about so much more than a [first_name]. It’s about understanding what drives a person’s decision making process, where they are in that process, and placing all of it within the context of their specific challenges. It requires time, and in full transparency, is nothing that can be mastered in some average “Ultimate How To…” blog post. Instead, I’ve used two examples right from mine and a coworkers own inbox to provide some real world context to the conversation.

 

Streamline Your Email Workflow: A Video Tour of Litmus Builder

We are thrilled to have launched Litmus Builder—the first code editor built for email designers by email designers. With Builder you can easily create, test, and share your emails. To showcase Builder in all of its glory, we hosted two webinars to cover its features and functionalities. Didn’t have a chance to attend? Don’t worry! You can check out our recording and answers to frequently asked questions about Builder.

Webinar Recap: The 8 Second Challenge; Get Your Subscribers’ Attention + Encourage Engagement

How do you grab your subscribers’ attention and get them to engage with your email? In our largest webinar to date, we paired up with Chris Lester and Jamie Bradley from Emma to answer this very question. They covered everything from preview pane optimization to using enticing imagery to how subscribers scan your emails. With ample examples, inspiration, and plenty of meaningful statistics, it was a webinar not to be missed. The slides and recording are now available!

Creative Typography in Email: Q&A with Paul Airy

In November, we joined forces with Beyond the Envelope’s Paul Airy for a guest webinar on using creative typography in email. Paul took a look at the role of typography and user experience in email design and development. In particular, he focused on the creative use of HTML text, so that email designers can make emails that look great—even when images are disabled. With over 1,000 registrants, it was hard for Paul to answer all of the questions people had during the Q&A portion of the webinar. Fortunately, he extended his generosity to bring the questions we missed here on the blog.

Creative Typography in Email: Webinar Recap + Slides

Beyond the Envelope’s Paul Airy joined us for a guest webinar on using creative typography in email. Paul took a look at the role of typography in email design and development. In particular, he focused on the creative use of HTML text, so that email designers can make emails that look great without compromising on user experience. The webinar was really informative and full of great inspiration! Check out the recording and slides.

Webinar: Creative Typography in Email

With mobile opens continuing to rise (they now account for 48% of total opens!), and many email clients installed on smartphones and tablets displaying images by default, emails today have become heavily reliant on images. However, while iOS devices display images by default, many others, such as Android and BlackBerry, do not. In addition, many webmail and desktop clients block images by default. In this webinar, Paul Airy, Email Designer and Developer at Beyond the Envelope, will look at the role of typography in email design and development and, in particular, the creative use of HTML text, so that you can make your emails look great without compromising on user experience.