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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 in 2019

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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Opt down not out

It is advisable to offer subscribers options of what type of e-communications they wish to receive, in order to send targeted email marketing campaigns. Below is an example of the different types of e-communications that British Airways have on offer: That’s quite a varied choice! If you have a large number of communication lines as […]

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Outlook.com To Support Media Queries & Enhanced Accessibility

Goes without saying that we want all emails to render correctly across all devices. However, we may sometimes run into issues where an email client may not support certain elements, or layouts, within the email. This becomes apparent when opening a campaign on a mobile device, where the email client does not support mobile optimisation, […]

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Growing An Email Marketing Database

Sorry to start this blog with some bad news, but unfortunately, it’s true. An email marketing database degrades by about 23% every year. There are various reasons for this and include people opting-out of your communications, moving to another employer, (so the email address is removed from servers), or just decide to stop using an email […]

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Beating Spam Filters

Have you, as an email marketer spent countless hours meticulously creating a wonderfully branded email template, crafting the most roll of the tongue subject line with the expectation for your click-through and open rates to skyrocket? Well, before you hit send, have you considered whether your recipients will even get the chance to read your […]

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Subject Lines To Use For Halloween and Christmas

As we approach the festivities of Halloween and Christmas, it’s amusing to see something a little different in our inboxes. These are the times of year where we can get our creative juices flowing and come up with something different to peak our recipients’ interest. We’ve complied a selection of the best Halloween and Christmas […]

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