Creating an email program is a lot like adding a set of stairs to a building. Stairs are standard for multi-level buildings—much like an email program is standard for a marketing campaign. But while stairs work, you might have to go a step further. You might need to add ramps for individuals in wheelchairs, or carrying rolling luggage. Maybe you have a building where an elevator makes the most sense in addition to a stairwell. Sometimes, escalators make the most sense. It’s the same way for email—you’re building an email program with many different kinds of subscribers and you simply need to think past your basic “stairs.”
Gmail rolls out AMP for Email—and Litmus, Outlook.com, SparkPost + other leading email brands announce AMP support
Email geeks, get ready to see more interactive emails in your Gmail inboxes. Today Gmail announced that support for AMP for Email is beginning to roll out to Gmail’s desktop email clients, with support for Gmail’s mobile apps following soon.
We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with Gmail to enable support for AMP in Litmus Email Previews for Gmail and G Suite, allowing email marketers to see how their AMP emails render in subscribers’ inboxes. This is a big step in helping marketers develop interactive emails, and we’re excited to continue to invest in and be at the forefront of providing better subscriber experiences.
Marketers are very excited about the prospect of leveraging AMP to easily create interactive experiences for their audiences. But marketers’ excitement isn’t the only factor that will influence the adoption of AMP for Email. In fact, there are some major hurdles that might hinder marketers from even getting started with creating AMP-powered emails.
In the 94th episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez react to Gmail announcing native dynamic and interactive email support powered by AMP. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
Gmail announced that it will be adding native support for dynamic and interactive email powered by AMP. We predicted that 2018 will be the year that interactive email goes mainstream, and Google’s news, shared at the AMP Conference 2018 in Amsterdam, might bring us one step closer to making interactive email available to the masses.