Subject lines can be tricky, which may or may not be one of the reasons why you are here reading this post. Your subject line should ideally help your email stand out from others in your recipient’s inbox. Your subject line needs to capture attention and encourage action from recipients. In a perfect world, people would see your subject line and immediately want to click your email to see what else is inside. That is the goal, at least to most email marketers. In order to achieve this goal, you […]
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%” […]
As digital marketers, we are all familiar with that anxious feeling you get as your mouse hovers over the “Send” button on an email that is about to go out to thousands, maybe even tens of thousands of recipients. The feeling of uncertainty, as you pause and think to yourself, “What if I misspelled a word or forgot to include a link?” Email Send Anxiety is real, and while you may not be able to shake the feeling completely, there are common errors to look out for and steps you […]
Content blocks provide an easy way to populate frequently used content in an email. With the emfluence Marketing Platform, they have the added ability to populate dynamic content blocks based on the contact by using content variables. You can assign one or more content blocks to a contact, then add that variable to an email, which will populate the content. See how it’s done below: To get started, we created two content blocks that we’ll be using for this email. Which one did you receive? On a contact record, you […]
It’s every email marketer’s least favorite inbox, and yet for B2B email marketers, the Outlook inbox is the most likely place our emails will land. Outlook is notorious for wreaking havoc on design elements, blocking attractive images, and making email marketers cry, but despite the problems it causes, it’s still the fourth-most popular inbox in the world, according to Litmus’ http://emailclientmarketshare.com/: While we can’t change the fact that Outlook is the bread and butter inbox for B2B, we do hope our B2B email marketer’s guide to Outlook can ease […]
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