Tip of the Month: Collapsible Navigation in Email


Collapsible navigation is standard practice on websites, but what if you want to include navigation in your emails? Listing a bunch of links above your email content on mobile is not going to be ideal, so if you think your emails need to include navigation, here’s a solution! This was built out using several methods created by Email on Acid, so thanks to them for their contribution to better email! To start, we’ll just create our menu as it will appear in on desktop versions: <div id=”navigation-container”> <table class=”navigation” width=”100%” […]

How to Build a Milestone Email


Today’s marketers are living in an age where valuable customer data is at their fingertips. But with all that information, where do you start? Customers expect a certain level of personalization and relevancy to their messages when engaging with your brand, so what better way to put your data to use than with a milestone email celebrating their birthdays, loyalty or personal accomplishments?   Let’s start with the strategy. You don’t want to set up a milestone campaign just to say you have one. First, you’ll need to define what […]

Tip of the Month: Search Bars in email


Internal site search is a key component of websites, allowing users to quickly and efficiently find what they’re looking for. It is also critical functionality for e-commerce sites with a large inventory of products. Wouldn’t it be neat if we could skip over the intermediate step of driving users to your site from an email, and allow users to conduct a site search right within the email itself? Although inbox support varies, it is possible to do while still providing a fallback. Proper code setup is critical for this to […]

Unspam 2020 Conference Recap: 4 Email Design Trends to Keep on your Radar in 2020


Well… Unspam 2020, you sure didn’t disappoint! A full two days of all things email marketing, in the beautiful city of Greenville, South Carolina. What could be better!? While I would LOVE to go in depth on everything that I learned while at the conference, unfortunately that’s not what I am going to do. Instead, I am going to focus on my favorite session, that was led by Cristina Gomez (@ohcristina) of Tattly. Her session was all about the top email design trends she sees in 2020. However, let me […]

 

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