Designing and coding emails can be a manual, arduous process, but it doesn’t have to be. Snippets and partials can help you automate your email workflow, speed up development time, and reduce the chance of errors. Here’s how.
Building amazing email campaigns is challenging. From design and development to testing across email clients, there’s a lot to worry about. 49% of brands spend two weeks or more producing an email campaign, with most of that time going towards the development, review, and approval process, according to our 2018 State of Email Workflows report.
That’s why we’re excited to introduce new features to Litmus Builder. Watch the webinar recording to see how Builder helps you build better emails, faster.
Every year at Litmus Live, we identify the biggest challenges facing the industry and invite the brilliant email marketers that are facing those challenges to share their hard-won insights with attendees. Topics run the gamut from workflows and email creation to strategy, automation, communication, and more.
Here’s a sneak peak at what we’re planning for Litmus Live 2018.
One of the biggest causes of broken emails is the varying levels of support for CSS across different email clients. That’s why inlining CSS has been the status quo for email developers for years. But is inlining your CSS still necessary today?
Marketers are using task runners and static site generators more in their email development workflows, according to our 2017 State of Email Workflows report. Lee Monroe of Mailgun by Rackspace explains how these tools can help email marketers.
The email landscape is constantly changing, making it harder than ever to create high-performing email programs. New email clients, devices, unsubscribe functionality, and privacy laws will have an impact on your 2018 marketing programs.
In this webinar, the Litmus marketing team talked about what you need to succeed in a volatile industry, including our five key insights from the State of Email 2018 Report.
More than 3,500 marketers responded to Litmus’ 2017 State of Email Survey, which asked about all aspects of the email marketing program and powered a year-long series of reports, including the State of Email Workflows, State of Email Deliverability, and State of Email Creative. Here are the most interesting and actionable insights from those three reports.
The lack of any sort of coding standard makes creating HTML emails hard. Even something as simple as applying background colors to email elements can be tricky to get right. In fact, there are a number of email clients that display background colors differently depending on how they’re coded.
Read on to get the scoop and find the one bulletproof way to code background colors in email for consistent results across the board.
There are a lot of different design techniques you can use in an email campaign. Although animated GIFs, typography, and responsive design are almost commonplace these days, there is one design technique that is often overlooked or misunderstood: background images. What are background images? And how can they be used to help improve an email campaign?
With so many image file formats available—BMP, EPS, JPEG, PNG, and GIF to name a few—how do you determine which is right for your email? Each format produces variances in file size, compression, and quality. To make things more confusing, support for specific file types can also vary between email clients. In this post, we’ll weigh the pros and cons of four popular file formats for email: JPEG, GIF, PNG, and SVG.