The 2018 edition of the Litmus State of Email Report analyzes the biggest developments in email client news, market share insights, and key industry updates. Plus, we dive into what those changes mean for your email team and provide hands-on advice to help you stay at the forefront of email innovation.
Over the course of the past year, we’ve analyzed 15 billion email opens to see where subscribers read emails, and summarized our findings in our 2017 Email Market Share infographic. We take a look at what Litmus Email Analytics taught us about mobile, webmail, and desktop opens over the course of the year, analyze major movements in email client popularity, and provide insights into what those changes might mean for email marketers.
The email industry is known for frequent—and mostly unannounced—changes that can affect marketing team’s workflows, email performance, and customer experience (and not always for the better). Here’s what’s happened so far in 2017, based on an data from Litmus Email Analytics.
Over the course of the past year, we’ve analyzed over 17 billion email opens to see where subscribers read emails. And while a few things stayed the same, we saw plenty of movement this year in terms of email client popularity. In our 2016 Email Market Share infographic, we take a look at mobile, webmail, and desktop opens over the course of the year, providing insights about why these changes occurred and how they may affect your email campaigns.
We analyzed over 360 million Litmus email previews tests to find out where email marketers and designers focused their testing efforts in 2016. This ranking was likely determined by how popular these clients are with our customers’ subscribers, as well as common rendering and bugs that make them important candidates to test and test again. You can use this as a starting point for your 2017 campaigns, or to benchmark your testing efforts against what your peers care about.
Do your email campaigns target subscribers in Australia?
Together with our friends at Vision6, we analyzed more than two years worth of email data to help you benchmark your campaigns when sending to subscribers Down Under.
2016 brought significant changes in the email world, proving once again that the medium is still alive and kicking. This year saw the launch of a new version of iOS (iOS 10) and the Yahoo! Mail Android app dropping support for media queries. The biggest news of 2016 for email geeks? Gmail supporting <style> and media queries, effectively supporting responsive design. See what else you need to know for 2017.
Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In October, our top categories stayed the same from September, with mobile opens holding strong at 56%, desktop at 17%, and webmail at 27%.
Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails sent using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In September, mobile opens increased to 56%, desktop opens decreased to 17%, and webmail opens decreased to 27%.
A little over a year after Verizon acquired AOL for $4.4 billion, the mobile communications giant has acquired Yahoo for $4.83 billion, driving further consolidation in the webmail space and setting themselves up to push harder into mobile email.