PNG, GIF, or JPEG? Which is the Best Image Format for Email?

PNG, GIF, or JPEG? Which is the Best Image Format for Email?

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.

The Hierarchy of Subscriber Needs: Are you satisfying all four?

To satisfy the Hierarchy of Subscriber Needs, you need to create respectful, functional, valuable, and at least occasional remarkable email experiences. Meeting these needs is the secret to creating relevance, which boosts brands’ email marketing performance, return on investment, and deliverability. We explain each need and how to measure whether you’re meeting each one.

3 Keys to Understanding Email Rendering on Android

Understanding Android is hard, even for the savviest email geek. That’s why many marketers feel uncomfortable troubleshooting email and talking through Android strategies with clients or developers. To help you facilitate those conversations, here are three keys to understanding email rendering on Android.

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Why is email rendering so complex?

The marketer’s email service provider and the subscriber’s operating system, browser, email client, screen size, and whether they’ve enabled images all affect email rendering. All of these layers of complexity add up to the possibility of more than 10,000 different email renderings for every email you send.

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The Ultimate Guide to Styled ALT Text in Email

A commonly accepted best practice in the email world is the inclusion of alt attributes (frequently known as an “ALT tag” or “ALT text,” which is shorthand for alternative text) for images. Why it’s important to remember this detail to best optimize your email >>

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Comcast Previews Now Live in Litmus: Discover How It Renders Email

Comcast began providing internet back in 1996, and is the largest ISP in the United States, with over 22 million subscribers. With its huge market share and age, you shouldn’t be too surprised to find Comcast email addresses in your database. Be aware of how your emails will look to those customers in our guide to Comcast’s support and quirks.