While plain text emails may not be as flashy or attractive as HTML emails, they are a critical component of a well-rounded marketing strategy. Plain text emails are not only a great option for transactional emails, but they also serve as excellent templates for crisis communications. Most importantly, the plain-text portion of an email message serves as a back up in situations where your subscriber’s preferences or email client capabilities cannot support viewing HTML.
Back in July, we launched a HubExchange app for Litmus in the ExactTarget HubExchange marketplace. With the launch of the HubExchange marketplace, Litmus offers ExactTarget users an affordable and simple way to preview mobile rendering, gather behavioral data and preflight your campaigns. We know that creating a consistent email experience across screen sizes, devices, and […]
If you haven’t heard the news yet, we’ve been busy prepping for the first ever email design conference of its kind! Along with the industry’s best, we’ll be in San Francisco, London and Boston this fall exploring how modern UI/UX concepts extend to the email experience, and demonstrating how careful planning, strategic guidance and stellar design can lead to dramatic results. However, this isn’t all that we have coming up! We have big plans the next few months and hope to see you at some (or all) of the events. You can also check out our Events page for all of our upcoming happenings.
We have exciting news—ExactTarget customers can now download Litmus as an app in the HubExchange to use directly within the Interactive Marketing Hub!
The Litmus HubExchange app enables users to preview their emails in mobile, desktop and webmail programs, gather behavioral data and preflight their campaigns.
We hosted ExactTarget’s June 3sixty Live meetup at the Litmus office, noshing on coffee and pastries before jumping on everyone’s favorite topic: mobile email. After some early morning networking, Kristina Huffman and I passed out some of our in-house testing devices and talked about how to make emails work better with them. We discussed the […]
I recently posted about one of my key takeaways from Connections 2012 — design for ALL inboxes. In this presentation, Chris Studabaker told us that rather than focusing on creating emails that look great in one particular environment, emails should be optimized for all inboxes. Chris discussed two strategies for effective mobile email optimization: mobile aware and […]
Providing the fact that Justine & I are currently at ExactTarget Connections (#ET12), we found it fitting to feature one of their emails as our Inspiration post this week — especially since we received an awesome email from them last Friday! RELEVANT & HELPFUL CONTENT My favorite aspect of this email is how relevant the […]