The Top 10 Most Popular Litmus Blog Posts of 2017

Keeping up with the email marketing industry can be hard. This year alone, there were enough trends, email hacks, and observations for us to write over 170 posts on the Litmus Blog. To make sure you aren’t missing out on our best content, we’re rounding up our top 10 most popular Litmus blog posts of the year.

8 Embarrassing Preview Text Mistakes

8 Embarrassing Preview Text Mistakes + 4 Tips on How to Avoid Making Them

Preview text is the third leg of the inbox stool, and a great many brands are delivering some rickety, off-balance inbox experiences because they’re not paying enough attention to it. We share real-world examples of eight preview text mistakes, as well as a four-point action list to help you always make a great impression in the inbox and deliver a clear, distraction-free message.

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The Ultimate Guide to Preview Text Support

While the inbox is the first thing a subscriber sees, it’s often the last thing considered when creating an email. Every inbox shows the sender (or ‘from’) name and subject line for an email. Many also display some preview text. And optimizing preview text is one of the most effective ways to increase open rates—sometimes up to 45%. In this post, we’ll cover what preview text is, how to use it, and where it’s supported.

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Top 5 Litmus Community Snippets of 2016

One of our favorite ways of cutting through the complexity of email design and making email coding easier is using snippets—modules of reusable code. Explore the library of snippets that email geeks have contributed to—and add them to your own snippet library or import them into Litmus Builder to help speed up your workflow.

Don’t know where to start? Here’s a roundup of our favorite snippets from the Litmus Community this year.

State of Email 2016: Webinar Recording + Q&A

In this webinar, we share the most interesting and actionable insights from our 2016 State of Email research series, which was based on a survey of more than 900 marketers. The advice covers email design, production, mistakes, agencies, and industry salaries.

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Emoji Support in Email: Can Your Subscribers See Them?

In a crowded inbox, emojis can help make your email stand out. But be careful! Not all your subscribers might be able to see them. Especially older operating systems only offer limited support for emojis. We take a detailed look at how different clients and operating systems render emojis and give hands-on advice for how to get emojis into your email.