2017 State of Email Creative

2017 State of Email Creative: How Marketers Go from Inspiration to Email Design to Landing Page

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.

Email Design Podcast #67: Implementing Transparency, Using @supports, and Embedding HTML5 Video in Email

In the 67th episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez answer recent questions from the Litmus Community in a rapid fire format, including topics on implementing transparency in email, using the @supports query, embedding HTML5 video, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.

Help! My Email Is Broken: Common Errors + Fixes

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.

Coding Background Video In Email

The Power of Video and Email: Webinar Recording

Email and video are two of the most engaging ways to interact with your audience. Put them together and that’s where the real magic happens. We joined Wistia for a webinar on the power of video and email, discussing best practices for designing great video campaigns in your email, without losing functionality. Check out the slides, recording, and a Q&A.

The Pros and Cons of Video in Email [Video]

Implementing video in email is tricky and involves the liberal use of fallbacks. However, as much as marketers are lukewarm on the reality of embedded video in email, they really like the promise and potential of video in email. We talk with three email marketing experts about the challenges and opportunities.

Wait. What Just Happened to My Email? Webinar Recording

We recently hosted a webinar with Sendwithus covering some of the most common problems new email designers and marketers are likely to encounter. While we covered a lot, there were still some excellent questions from attendees. Read on to see my answers and check out some excellent resources to getting started in email.

 

How to Code HTML5 Video Background in Email

We knew we couldn’t promote Litmus Live with just any email, which is why we aimed for a forward-thinking and uniquely impressive one. Naturally, we wanted it to be so amazing that people couldn’t help but attend the conference to learn about the tricks we used. Specifically: how to code HTML5 video background in email.