How to Make Email for Everyone in 3 Easy Steps: Webinar Recording + Q&A

Email accessibility has been voted one of the hottest email design trends of 2019, and is now a priority for the majority of brands. But it’s also true that many marketers don’t know how to get started with making their emails more inclusive.

Implementing accessibility best practices is easier than you think. In this webinar, Litmus’ accessibility experts, Jason Rodriguez and Alice Li, walk through the stats and research that prove investing in accessibility is worth it and share the 3 steps you’ll have to take to create better email for everyone. 

Didn’t have a chance to watch the webinar live? Don’t worry. We’ve got the full recording and Q&A for you.

Accessible Email Made Easy: Introducing Accessibility Checks in Litmus

Accessibility matters and marketers know it. Email accessibility has been voted one of the hottest email design trends of 2019, so it’s no surprise that for the majority of brands email accessibility is now a priority. But it’s also true that many marketers don’t know how to get started with making their emails more inclusive. 

It’s our goal to help marketers like you create emails that look great and perform on every device and for every subscriber.  And starting today, optimizing your emails for accessibility is getting a whole lot easier. Introducing Accessibility Checks in Litmus Checklist. 

Why Emails Are Like Stairs—and How to Take the Next Step

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.”

accessibility switcher

How to Create an Accessibility Switcher™ in Email

How can we create emails that are easy to read for everyone? An important step is giving subscribers the autonomy to configure their own inbox experience to their needs.
There are built-in solutions in most operating systems to adjust the text size and contrast, but most don’t work well inside the inbox. So as email marketers, we have to take the matter into our own hands.
Email developer Paul Airy shares how an Accessibility Switcher™ lets your subscribers increase the font size or change the color contrast of your email, making it more accessible to a wider audience.

[Litmus Live Videos] Email Accessibility Tips from the Pros

Accessibility matters. Whether your motivation is ethical, legal, or financial, the simple fact is having accessible emails ensures more people can consume your content.

We curated the most popular Litmus Live sessions around email accessibility to give you insights into how some of the world’s best email marketers make their emails accessible to all of their subscribers.

Accessibility in Email Marketing: 7 Simple Tricks to Make Your Code More Accessible

Accessibility is quickly becoming as much a pillar of email marketing as it is in user experience and design. If you’re just getting started with making your email code more accessible, things can be overwhelming. But there are a few simple tricks that you can implement easily—and have a big impact on email accessibility.

Here’s how to check your email for its accessibility to all of your subscribers, section by section.

Are voice assistants the future of email marketing?

Most in the industry seem bullish on the prospects of voice assistants and email. They’re excited about this young technology and the possibilities it could theoretically afford. Others cite privacy concerns and usability issues as downsides to catering to voice assistants in email marketing. All of these differing opinions have left us asking the question: What do voice assistants mean for email marketers?