What is preheader text, you may ask? When you look at your inbox for each email you will see the from name, the subject line and some continuing text after the subject line. That continuation of text is where you have extra real estate to entice your reader in when you use the preheader text correctly. Let’s dive a bit deeper. [Read more…]
There’s nothing quite as empowering as learning how to do something yourself. Yes, I’m a fan of delegation too. But there are certain things in a small business that are great to take ownership of. I think your email templates are one of those things. [Read more…]
Exciting News!! Happy Dance! I have launched a 7 day free email marketing mini course (+ I will announce more details about my upcoming expanded email marketing course.) Sign up for the highly actionable tricks in my email mini course. [Read more…]
When it comes to fine-tuning the look of your email campaigns to appear consistent in each email client (i.e.: Hotmail, Yahoo and Gmail) it can be overwhelming. Here I have compiled a short list of little fixes that you can make in your email code to help bring consistency easily to your campaigns. [Read more…]
When building responsive emails the most sure-fire way to get your email to render correctly on a mobile device is to use media queries. Using media queries consists of using a style sheet at the top of your email code. This will allow you to work with the font size, padding, image size, etc. Now, you may be saying “I thought you weren’t allowed to use a style sheet at the top of your email. Don’t certain email clients cut off the body tags in email?” Yes, very true. The solution to that for rendering desktop emails perfectly is to use inline styles. For mobile styling media queries work great. But there are some mobile email apps that don’t yet support media queries and to overcome that we have to be a bit creative. [Read more…]
With the latest statistics saying that 50% of email readers are opening their emails on their mobile devices (mobile phone and tablet) it’s time to get our email templates looking good in mobile platforms.
More email is read on Mobile than on desktop email clients. Stats say 49% of email is now opened on a mobile device Litmus –”Email Analytics” (June 2015) [Read more…]
Wow! How did 2014 fly by so quickly!?! It’s amazing to me how time just sweeps you through the months. Good reminder to enjoy each and every moment and continue learning.
One thing I focused on last year was getting my email design and web design mobile friendly. I saw how this trend towards mobile was really affecting everybody. [Read more…]