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How to Break up Text Heavy Emails

Grabbing and retaining your recipient’s attention should be the first objective of your email campaigns. However, you may find your results show that more text heavy emails have lower open and engagement rates. Don’t get me wrong, text-heavy emails definitely have their advantages. For example, instead of asking readers to click to read, content is […]

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Designing Emails for Visually Impaired Recipients

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are at least 2.2 billion people globally who have a visual impairment or blindness. The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) state around 350,000 people are registered blind or partially sighted in the UK. These people are able to use computers and read emails with the […]

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Do You Know Your Icons?

We’re certain that a lot of us have been helping friends and relatives on how to use smart phones and other digital devices during these times when we have not been able to meet each other in person. So, we created a handy infographic that may be useful to mums, grandads and anyone else who […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday

Black Friday this year falls on the 27th of November and Cyber Monday on the 30th of November. Cyber Monday strictly applies to online shopping, while Black Friday deals can be found both on the high street and online. In these unprecedented times, the demand for online shopping has understandably increased significantly and become the […]

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Transition From Print to Digital Designer

With social distancing becoming a way of life, I felt it an apt time to write this blog as it may help designers looking for new opportunities and transitioning from print to digital. Coming from a background in designing for print production, I noticed many similarities and likewise, key differences that need to be taken […]

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Valentines Themes for Your Email Marketing Campaigns

Valentine’s day is nearly upon us and with that we’re seeing extra displays of affection in email marketing campaigns. No surprise really when over £300 million pounds was spent on Valentine’s day in 2019! Obviously, we can’t all turn our emails pink and place hearts everywhere, but we can incorporate little touches to make our […]

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iPhone Dark Mode & How It Affects Emails

Every year, Apple holds a much anticipated press conference in which they announce their new and exciting products. This September, they announced the launch of their new iPhone and respective iOS. This announcement had every email marketer paying close attention. Why? Because iPhones are the most popular mobile client for reading emails; 29% of all […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday

This year Black Friday falls on 29th November and Cyber Monday on 2nd December. In this blog I’ve compiled some interesting facts and figures about this shopping frenzy, with tips on how to prepare and maximise your return. Facts & Stats Black Friday originated in the USA. It is the day after Thanksgiving. The term originated […]

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Email Marketing Fonts

Each year we see new design trends that go on to influence and shape digital marketing; from use of colours and imagery to typography. Whether you are a marketing manager, programmer or designer, understanding how style and design is changing and evolving, helps to keep your work fresh. In this blog we will look at […]

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Voice Assistant in Email Marketing

You might have asked Siri or Google to find a nearby restaurant, check the weather, play your favourite song or find your favourite football team’s score. These are commands we are all familiar with and use in our everyday life. However, today voice assistants can do much more, for example check your emails, read your […]

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