Email Design

Looking at Email Accessibility Standards by Industry

By Dawid Bednarski In 2019, our world seems hyper-connected with communication tools and the internet always at our fingertips. But for many people with disabilities, staying connected isn’t always easy, and some activities, like reading emails or browsing the web, can require extra time or added technology. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2017 … Continue reading “Looking at Email Accessibility Standards by Industry”

How Access to Real-Time Subscriber Data Affects Email Design

By Jeff Haws Any email marketer worth his salt can tell you that data is everything when it comes to getting the results you want. Customers have never been more discerning about what hits their inbox, and it’s never been more challenging for brands to break through the clutter and get customers’ attention in the … Continue reading “How Access to Real-Time Subscriber Data Affects Email Design”

Email Marketing Inspiration from Casper, Grammarly, Evernote and More

Okay, we’ll admit it, we kind of forgot about this month’s round-up of email design inspiration. Truthfully, we’ve been busy with some exciting new developments at Email on Acid, and it slipped our mind. Then, the first week of the month rolled by faster than you could say, “product launch email.” Stop making excuses. Time … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration from Casper, Grammarly, Evernote and More”

600+ Free Email Templates from Email on Acid

Instead of creating a template from the ground up, let us save you hours of precious time with these places to grab your very own email template. Simply download a template and customize it to fit your specific needs.  

Oh and did we mention… They’re free!  

What Is an Acceptable Email Download Speed?

We could make all sorts of jokes and cheeky references with this statement, but we’ll cut to the chase: Email size does matter. While HTML email size can affect deliverability, the loaded weight of the email (the size of the email once opened, with images loaded) also affects subscriber engagement. A large email takes longer … Continue reading “What Is an Acceptable Email Download Speed?”

Everything You Need to Know About Email Fonts

By Jay Oram Fonts are an essential part of any design, whether it’s print, web, or in our case, email. Whether you’re designing or developing emails, everyone needs to understand what is possible with fonts and what isn’t. Otherwise, you could be facing the worst-case scenario: Your email—which you spent hours crafting—is unreadable. Let’s look … Continue reading “Everything You Need to Know About Email Fonts”

Email Accessibility Best Practices

Accessibility is a topic that is often swept under the rug in the email world. 

In this post, we break down why accessibility is important, how to implement some quick accessibility wins, and break down the ARIA HTML spec.

Email Marketing Inspiration: December 2018

It’s January, and that means email marketers everywhere are breathing a sigh of relief as the holiday campaigns have ended. Phew. Of course, there’s no rest for the weary – January is a time to reflect and tally successes and failures from the year gone by. Then, the focus shifts quickly to new strategies and … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: December 2018”

Why Email Colors Matter

When designing an email or an email template, how often do you consider the colors you’re using? If it’s a special email – like a holiday send – maybe you’ll switch it up from the norm. But, more often than not, you probably stick to a brand color palate to keep your messages consistent. Although … Continue reading “Why Email Colors Matter”

5 B2B Email Marketing Techniques that Can Boost Engagement and Conversions

By Filza Naveed We’ve seen plenty of great email marketing ideas from B2C companies to inspire your next campaign. But what about B2B email marketing ideas? Even though B2B email marketing involves marketing to other businesses, it’s still important to put a human touch to all your email marketing campaigns. B2B audiences are also human, … Continue reading “5 B2B Email Marketing Techniques that Can Boost Engagement and Conversions”

Our Favorite Emails from November 2018

When we started pulling together our favorite emails from November, we realized an interesting trend: Most of our favorites were not related to Black Friday or Cyber Monday. I think, like many email marketers and consumers, we were a bit tired of all the holiday hullaballoo. As this study from Omnisend points out, Black Friday … Continue reading “Our Favorite Emails from November 2018”

Email Marketing Inspiration: October 2018

Don’t worry: This month’s email marketing roundup won’t be dedicated entirely to Halloween emails. You can’t blame us for including a few, though! We saw some creative messages last month that took advantage of the spooky season, but we also saw some excellent emails that announced a new product or offering. If you’re getting ready … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: October 2018”

How We Created Our Interactive Scrolling Halloween Email

We sent a scrolling Halloween email featuring a person on a journey to deliver an email. This article goes into the nuts and bolts of creating this email. 

Email Marketing Inspiration: September 2018

Don’t you love a good subject line? We sure do. This month’s email marketing inspiration roundup is brought to you by fantastic subject lines. We had so many land in our inbox this month – it fills us with the email warm and fuzzies. Let us know what you think of these emails or share … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: September 2018”

Email Marketing Inspiration: August 2018

Ah, the sunny days of summer are starting to wind down and with them, summer email marketing campaigns. Who’s ready for autumn? Last month, we saw plenty of emails that were saying goodbye to the season and getting us excited for changing trees and snowy mountains. Others, though, were clinging on to the sunshine and … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: August 2018”

6 Brilliant Email Newsletter Designs to Inspire Your Next Campaign

This blog post was written by Filza Naveed, a content marketing specialist with ContactMonkey. Special thanks to Filza and ContactMonkey for sharing their newsletter inspiration with us! Don’t you love reading email newsletters with on-point design and copy? Whether you’re a B2C marketer creating an email newsletter design to wow your list of subscribers, or an internal communications professional … Continue reading “6 Brilliant Email Newsletter Designs to Inspire Your Next Campaign”

Email Marketing Inspiration: July 2018

Was anyone else’s inbox overloaded with “Christmas in July” emails last month? It felt like every retail email campaign hopped on that bandwagon. With that in mind, we wanted to give props to a few emails that didn’t focus on that odd, summertime holiday. We’ve compiled them here for our latest installment of email marketing … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: July 2018”

A Look Inside Our Team’s Email Workflow

Creating emails can be tricky; there are a lot of features to test and many pitfalls waiting for you. That’s why having a solid email workflow is an invaluable part of any email production process. At Email on Acid we pride ourselves on our extensive knowledge of email marketing and development. People look to us as … Continue reading “A Look Inside Our Team’s Email Workflow”

Email Marketing Inspiration: June 2018

What did your June 2018 inbox look like? Ours was filled with email marketing campaigns about Father’s Day, summertime specials, and of course, World Cup madness. We’ve gathered some of our favorite emails from last month and compiled them here for a bit of email marketing inspiration. Let us know what you think of these … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: June 2018”

Email Marketing Inspiration: May 2018

May 2018 was a busy month for email marketers; we had a holiday weekend, the start of a summer email season and of course, the GDPR rollout. Here at Email on Acid, we also unveiled out our new website design (in case you hadn’t noticed). With the busy month behind us and a hectic summer … Continue reading “Email Marketing Inspiration: May 2018”