Dropping an image in an eDM is easier and faster to do than using HTML to cleverly present the same message using colour and text. Using images is also more attractive now too with popular email clients immediately downloading images when a message is opened from the recipient’s Inbox.
Posted on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014.
Email Design has improved over time however it’s not coding a website Web developers can fall into the trap of designing and coding email templates like they are HTML web pages. This blog article provides basic instruction on email design do’s and don’ts.
Posted on Friday, June 6th, 2014.
There was a time your business was handsomely rewarded for just delivering a regular e-newsletter – design didn’t feature highly on the radar. As long as the e-newsletter had good content and a couple of links back to the business website it’s email recipients were happy to take action.
Posted on Tuesday, April 8th, 2014.
According to our statistics New Zealanders are using their mobiles for email communication more often than they did last year. Mobile users are also clicking more links in email marketing messages that are responsive therefore we recommend a move to responsive design for linking webpages and also marketing emails. Responsive design in emails presents images…
Posted on Tuesday, December 17th, 2013.
On the official Gmail blog Google have confirmed they are changing the way images in your emails are managed. From 12 December Google is rolling out their new image management improvement to the desktop and it is expected to be available on Gmail mobile apps early 2014. Gmail’s Management of Images – What It Means…
Posted on Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013.
Since June 2013 our subscriber device statistics graphs have been busily plotting the use of mobile devices to open our clients eDM messages. We can confirm over that time the use of mobile devices (tablets and smart phones) to open emails in New Zealand is increasing and is up to 40 percent now. Business email…
Posted on Monday, August 19th, 2013.
In New Zealand email recipients are still using earlier versions of email clients like Outlook 2007 and browsers IE7 & 8. Recent developments in email design suggest we need to focus on mobile devices and how to get the eDM looking great on the smaller screens. See earlier blog post on Mobile Device use in…
Posted on Tuesday, July 30th, 2013.
Do you need to know if your recipients are using their mobile devices (phones, tablets) to view your business eDM emails? The short answer is ‘Yes’. In New Zealand most of us are still using the computer (desktop, laptop) to view emails, however mobile device use is on the increase. The broadband cost will eventually…
Posted on Thursday, December 13th, 2012.
More and more these days customers are accessing their emails and engaging online via their mobile smartphones. As a New Zealand Business you need to ensure that your email design and website landing pages are compatible with the ever changing technology of the mobile phone world.
Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012.
Just like web design, getting the layout of an HTML email right is essential. Here are some tips focusing on the layout and format of your email, these tips will help your Email marketing NZ campaigns to be successful.