In the State of Email Design report, we take a detailed look at how marketers (1) search for email inspiration, (2) use brand guidelines, (3) approach email design, (4) use various design elements, (5) A/B testing their emails, (6) handle email redesigns, and much more.
The adoption of mobile-aware and responsive-aware design was responsible for most of the increase in mobile-friendly emails over the past year. That’s because these design approaches make it much easier to produce emails compared to hybrid and fully responsive design.
There’s a lot of confusion around what designers mean when they talk about responsive and hybrid HTML emails. This post looks at the differences between the two techniques, and weighs the pros and cons of each.
We recently hosted a webinar where Justine Jordan and I discussed the 8 most impactful trends from our “Email Marketing in 2020” report, which touches on everything from personalization and automation to inbox functionality and privacy. Watch the webinar recording and read our answers to the questions we didn’t have time to tackle during the webinar.
In the 17th episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin and Jason sit down with Brian Graves and pick his brain about email, working with large teams, his favorite tools, and the future of email design.
Joint research between Litmus and Salesforce found that marketers are still playing catchup when it comes to making their emails and websites mobile-friendly, despite being many years into the Age of Mobile.
With so many people using smartphones—and email being the most popular activity on those devices—it’s important to assess how your emails display on those small screens. There’s a lot to consider when it comes to mobile email design. On top of the multitude of smartphones, users have dozens of different email apps to choose from—each with their own set of rendering quirks. In this post, we take a look at differences in rendering across the numerous iOS and Android mobile email apps.
In our Responsive Email 101: HTML and CSS Basics webinar, we took a look at the mobile email landscape, the foundations of creating responsive emails, and why these techniques are crucial to improving the subscriber experience. We also covered email client support and demonstrated how to code a responsive email from scratch. We had a full house for the webinar, so while we tried to answer as many questions as we could during the Q&A portion, we weren’t able to get to them all. In this post, we round up some of the most commonly asked questions.