Personalization is about so much more than a [first_name]. It’s about understanding what drives a person’s decision making process, where they are in that process, and placing all of it within the context of their specific challenges. It requires time, and in full transparency, is nothing that can be mastered in some average “Ultimate How To…” blog post. Instead, I’ve used two examples right from mine and a coworkers own inbox to provide some real world context to the conversation.
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.
We joined forces with dotmailer’s Skip Fidura for a guest webinar on measuring the success of your email campaigns. While many marketers focus on metrics like open rates and click rates, those aren’t the only data points you should be looking at. He covered when it’s appropriate to focus on metrics, as well as pointed out other ways to measure the success of your campaigns. Didn’t have a chance to make it to the webinar? Don’t worry—we recorded the whole thing!
With attention spans on the decline—leaving you with only 8 seconds to make an impact on your subscriber—Chris and Jamie connected ideas from email marketing, cognitive behavior, and user experience to help you get better marketing results to boost your business. With over 4,000 registrants (wow!), we didn’t have enough time to get to all of the questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar. The Emma team has very graciously offered to answer all of the questions we missed here on the blog.
How do you grab your subscribers’ attention and get them to engage with your email? In our largest webinar to date, we paired up with Chris Lester and Jamie Bradley from Emma to answer this very question. They covered everything from preview pane optimization to using enticing imagery to how subscribers scan your emails. With ample examples, inspiration, and plenty of meaningful statistics, it was a webinar not to be missed. The slides and recording are now available!
Justine and KISSmetrics teamed up for two great webinars: “How to Create Great Emails that Get Opened and Clicked” and “3 Strategies for Awesome Mobile-Optimized Emails.” If you weren’t able to tune in, don’t worry—the slides and recordings are now available!
In November, we joined forces with Beyond the Envelope’s Paul Airy for a guest webinar on using creative typography in email. Paul took a look at the role of typography and user experience in email design and development. In particular, he focused on the creative use of HTML text, so that email designers can make emails that look great—even when images are disabled. With over 1,000 registrants, it was hard for Paul to answer all of the questions people had during the Q&A portion of the webinar. Fortunately, he extended his generosity to bring the questions we missed here on the blog.
Beyond the Envelope’s Paul Airy joined us for a guest webinar on using creative typography in email. Paul took a look at the role of typography in email design and development. In particular, he focused on the creative use of HTML text, so that email designers can make emails that look great without compromising on user experience. The webinar was really informative and full of great inspiration! Check out the recording and slides.
While fall is the perfect time for businesses to kick their marketing into high gear, many maintain the status quo and fail to take advantage of the great opportunity to connect with their subscribers in new, unique ways during the holidays. In this webinar, AWeber’s Crystal Gouldey offered the top holiday marketing trends to try this season, examples from past successful holiday campaigns and quick ideas and tips you can apply immediately to your business. Check out the recording and slides!
Back in July, we launched a HubExchange app for Litmus in the ExactTarget HubExchange marketplace. With the launch of the HubExchange marketplace, Litmus offers ExactTarget users an affordable and simple way to preview mobile rendering, gather behavioral data and preflight your campaigns. We know that creating a consistent email experience across screen sizes, devices, and […]