Email Design

Rebranding your email campaigns; is it worth it?

I used to design logos. It was fun, it was remunerative and the little company I ran, with three others, would push for a rebranding. Nowadays I would tell the manager to visualize the impact the new website and matching documentation. As for their next email marketing campaign, it could be their best ever.  It … READ MORE »

Free images for email marketing, websites and newsletters

We’ve recently explained some of the legal niceties of the use of images in email marketing. Copyright is a subject that is impossible to cover with any degree of detail in five hundred or so words. You need a legal library. That does not mean the only options are to use image libraries or Creative … READ MORE »

Cheap ways of obtaining copyright free images

Email marketing, e-newsletters and websites eat images. Sourcing them from image libraries can be expensive and the requirements of Creative Commons might not suit everyone. If only there was a way of obtaining a steady source of copyright free images. We’ve recently given an overview of the legal side of copyright with regards pictures, and … READ MORE »

Using outsourced images in email marketing

We all believe that the perfect image will make an otherwise mediocre email marketing campaign but the truth is that most people will glance at one in the same way they will scan-read the text. It is unfortunate that this does not mean any old picture will do. Whilst it is unlikely your images will … READ MORE »

Using email to reassure your subscribers

Some years ago, before email marketing took up all my time, I indulged my inner nerd and created a fanzine website. The number of visitors would be seen as a disaster nowadays, but then it was bandwidth threatening. I learnt a costly lesson when I changed my web-authoring software. I took the opportunity to fundamentally … READ MORE »

The right things to say in a marketing email

If you run email marketing campaigns frequently, you will know how difficult it is to maintain quality of copy. An internal weekly legal magazine managed it by the tried and tested method of enlisting a columnist. He became well known both inside and outside the industry. Despite knowing that the question must have been put … READ MORE »

Get your website ready for Christmas now

The garden centre I went to on Sunday had its gas-fired BBQs on offer, a sure sign that Christmas is on the horizon. It is the same for anyone involved in email marketing. Now is the time to clean your website to ensure it is in optimum condition. This is not a simple case of … READ MORE »

Images for SEO will help email marketing

We’ve recently covered image tags in a marketing email. Accessibility is probably the prime reason for adding them. Failure to do so will cost you subscribers. Whilst there is argument as to how much value you get from Goggle image search for pictures on a website, everyone agrees there is a benefit. In other words, … READ MORE »

SEO tips for Google image search

One of the most difficult questions to answer with any degree of accuracy is: What are the benefits of optimising pictures on websites for Google image search. That Google wants it to be important is evidenced by the fact that they have published guidance on the subject: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/114016?hl=en  There’s little doubt that there was a … READ MORE »

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