Nonprofits rely heavily on email marketing, but their email programs often suffer from underinvestment and therefore under-performance. Based on a survey of more than 240 nonprofits, Litmus details the unique challenges faced by the email programs at nonprofits in this infographic and, together with nonprofit research consultancy NextAfter, offers advice for how to build more successful email programs.
Email designers have long sought to build campaigns for every device. Especially today, when roughly half of all email opens happen on mobile devices, it’s important to design an experience that works well across different form factors. While this used to be a difficult task (and still is for some email clients), media queries can make this task easier.
In this webinar, Litmus Research Director Chad White and expert email developer and Litmus Product Manager Kevin Mandeville identify the top 5 opportunities to improve your email creative strategy, based on the findings of Litmus’ 2017 State of Email Creative research report. But we don’t just give you the insights, we share practical how-to advice to help you execute on each opportunity at your brand.
Email creative has its own unique constraints and opportunities that marketers must master to make the most of the channel. Based on our survey of more than 3,500 marketers, our second annual State of Email Creative report examines every facet of email creative strategy—from finding email inspiration and creating email brand guidelines to the popularity of various design elements and redesign schedules.
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.
The world of email is full of potential pitfalls. Support for techniques can vanish without warning, and sudden changes to email clients’ rendering engines make it tricky for email marketers to understand what’s going to work where. Read on to learn common ways emails can break and how to fix it.
Over the course of the past year, we’ve analyzed over 17 billion email opens to see where subscribers read emails. And while a few things stayed the same, we saw plenty of movement this year in terms of email client popularity. In our 2016 Email Market Share infographic, we take a look at mobile, webmail, and desktop opens over the course of the year, providing insights about why these changes occurred and how they may affect your email campaigns.
As an email designer, it’s your job to build the best subscriber experience, both in form and in function. This means optimizing for an email world that is constantly evolving. It’s crucial to stay on top of the latest updates in the email world, especially when those changes—like new apps and updates to HTML and CSS support—can affect your carefully designed campaigns. Stay up to date with the 2017 State of Email Report, designed to help you build better email in 2017.
We analyzed over 360 million Litmus email previews tests to find out where email marketers and designers focused their testing efforts in 2016. This ranking was likely determined by how popular these clients are with our customers’ subscribers, as well as common rendering and bugs that make them important candidates to test and test again. You can use this as a starting point for your 2017 campaigns, or to benchmark your testing efforts against what your peers care about.
The email marketing industry is more than a little unpredictable. But, we’ll give it a shot anyway. Here are some of the significant changes that we see on the horizon that marketers should keep an eye out for.