Archive for Email Design Tips

GDPR re-permissioning examples We are just days away from May 25, when the sweeping set of regulations called GDPR goes into effect and changes the way companies within and beyond the European Union manage data acquisition, privacy and protection. Marketers are getting serious about re-permissioning their current subscribers so they… Read More

Email is a great direct-sales tool. But, if you’re using email just to push your latest promos, you’re cheating yourself and robbing your customers of the opportunity to connect more deeply with your brand. No matter how wonderful your brand or how great your products and services are, your customers… Read More

Fresh Takes on Spring Email Campaigns: Florals and More If you’re seeking harbingers of spring, look no farther than your inbox. Spring is a relatively quiet time for email. Three of the year’s top 10 consumer holidays are over (Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Super Bowl, according to the National Retail… Read More

One of the most interesting trends we’ve noticed this year in the FreshAddress Email Creative Archive is the wider use of email animation. We came across some outstanding examples, such as this clever Easter message. Marketers use animation in different ways, too. Some post their animations up at the top… Read More

If it seems as if Black Friday has been just around the corner since the Fourth of July, you must be an email marketer. We totally understand – many retail email marketers start plotting out their holiday promotional calendars 6 months or more ahead. It doesn’t seem fair that you… Read More

Halloween email campaign tips Christmas claims the largest share of holiday spending in the United States, but Halloween is hot on its heels. Americans’ passion for dressing up themselves and their kids, homes, offices and pets is projected to set a spending record of $9.1 billion in 2017. Yanks aren’t the… Read More

What is a Role Account Email Address? Role account email addresses are typically associated with functions, not individual people. Some that we run into include: billing@ admin@ jobs@ abuse@ How Many Role Account Email Addresses Are There? FreshAddress tracks over six hundred role account email handles, which of course could… Read More

This is part 2 of a blog series that take a look at how email marketers have scrambled to adjust their email programs in the wake of the recent Hurricane Harvey catastrophe. You can view part one here.  We expect more companies, especially those based in Texas and Houston, will… Read More

The word “upgrade” exerts a magical power on email open rates. Just having it in a subject line can increase open rates almost 66%, according to 2015 research by email agency AlchemyWorx. Doesn’t your heart beat a little faster when you see “upgrade” in a subject line? Anything could be… Read More

Although school has been out only a couple of weeks in many parts of the U.S., back to school email campaigns are trickling into inboxes and the FreshAddress Email Creative Archive. Too soon, you say? No, because shoppers have already begun to fill their carts with school supplies, backpacks, clothing,… Read More