In the 41st episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez talk about holiday email marketing, global email benchmarks, what makes emails viral, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
Comcast began providing internet back in 1996, and is the largest ISP in the United States, with over 22 million subscribers. With its huge market share and age, you shouldn’t be too surprised to find Comcast email addresses in your database. Be aware of how your emails will look to those customers in our guide to Comcast’s support and quirks.
When it comes to email, it’s all about providing your subscribers with a great experience. However, this doesn’t mean that your email has to look the same across every client—it just needs to be easily accessible for all of your subscribers. So, while HTML5 and CSS3 may not be supported everywhere, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use it. Use progressive enhancement and graceful degradation to ensure a positive email experience for all of your subscribers.
Campaign Monitor recently introduced a redesigned newsletter – full of techniques to make any email designer drool. From advanced bulletproof buttons to web fonts and hover states, we take a look at some of the techniques used by Campaign Monitor designer Tim Swan and developer Stig Morten Myre.