Every brand’s email production process is unique, with different planning, development, and approval processes. With data from our 2016 State of Email Production report and insights from Movable Ink, we’ve teamed up to put together an infographic that distills the best tips and tools to optimize your workflow. From goal-setting to content creation to email development and post-send reporting, we cover the email creation process from start to finish.
Between buggy support for HTML and CSS, spelling errors, bad links, missing images, and other potential blunders, it’s crucial to test your email campaigns before every single send. But, where should you focus your testing efforts? With so many email apps available (not to mention the different versions of each), it’s easy to feel overwhelmed trying to test every possible combination. Looking at open data for your audience is the key to narrowing down where you should be focusing your testing efforts.
Predicting how emails will render on smartphones and tablets can get complicated because there are so many factors involved. Differences between device manufacturers, operating systems, screen sizes and email applications can all impact how your email will render on a mobile device. Just in case desktop and webmail rendering weren’t already giving you enough trouble (we’re looking at you, Outlook), the popularity of mobile has only added fuel to the fire.
Due to the wide variety of desktop, webmail, and mobile clients—not to mention browsers, mobile apps, rendering engines, and other factors—emails don’t always appear the same in every client. So why do email clients render emails differently?
The infamous question — why don’t all email clients render emails the same? To answer this complicated question, we’re going to split it up into sections — the mail server, the preprocessor and the rendering engine —which all play a role in how the email is rendered. The Mail Server Each email client has to […]