How to Create Email Templates for Your Marketing Strategy

Thinking about overhauling your email strategy in 2020? There’s more to strategy than triggers, segments, and copy. One of the more important decisions you’ll make as you build out your email strategy is how you will display the message you wish to send. Here’s where your email templates come into play. Email templates provide your email strategy with a framework of possibility. They help you keep your branding consistent across campaigns and email types. They can be time savers as you create and add new emails to your campaigns. They […]

What’s New: Webhooks, Workflow Advances, and More

We’re not just listening, we’re listening. It’s easy for marketing automation platforms to toss up a feature request button, but we’re taking it a step farther. Each month, we recap the features requested by–and built for–the emfluence Marketing Platform community. Here’s what we accomplished in January 2020. Webhooks MS asks: Can the emfluence platform notify our CRM immediately when a sales lead comes in? Most CRMs retrieve data from the emfluence Marketing Platform on a set schedule. For business issues that are more time-sensitive, such as a sales lead, webhooks may […]

Tip of the Month: One-click reviews

Online reviews continue to play a huge role in consumer trust for companies. It is becoming increasingly important for companies to engage with their customers and gain feedback. It seems like a small request, but giving feedback is usually a commitment customers aren’t willing to take. To make it as simple as possible, we can set up an email and a landing page with a little javascript to gain reviews in only one click. To create the hover effect on our stars, some css was involved: .ratings td { background-color: […]

Email Marketing Benchmarks 2019: Part Two

The holiday season is over and emailers, we’re moving into not just a new year, but a new decade. In the last decade, email marketing took a strong foothold as one of the top marketing channels for both B2B and B2C marketers. Email hasn’t been without its own set of challenges (including the seemingly ever-present chant that email is dead), but we can safely say that research indicates that 72% of U.S. adults actually prefer their communications with a brand to come via email. It gets better than that, email […]

Tip of the Month: Dark Mode in Email

Dark Mode is a feature introduced recently through on Apple and Android devices, and is getting used by those who want better text readability, want to save battery life, or simply prefer the dark appearance. Your emails will generally remain unaffected when a user enables dark mode, but did you know you have the ability to style your emails based on your recipient’s color scheme? Doing so can enable your emails to be more in sync with a user’s preferences, and can also just be a fun way to show […]


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