Design tips for using background colors in email

Design Inspiration

Design tips for using background colors in email

Do you know how to design emails with HTML colors as background colors? Background colors can help you organize content, establish hierarchy, and, when used behind images, can reinforce your design even with image-viewing turned off. Plus, HTML background colors render across all inboxes (unlike images), take up less than one line of code, and are easy to implement.

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Feb 16, 2016
10 Creative Ways to Use Color in Email

Design Inspiration

10 Creative Ways to Use Color in Email

Color is powerful! But how can we harness that power in email? Consistent and creative use of color in email campaigns is one of the most important things you can do as an email designer or marketer. Read on for 10 creative ways to use color in email, with inspiration from brands doing it right.

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Feb 12, 2016
Design Tips for Shipping Confirmation Emails

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Design Tips for Shipping Confirmation Emails

One of the most exciting transaction confirmation messages for readers are shipping confirmation emails. Consumers are glad to see their order is on its way, and the positive association means these emails are likely to be opened and read... which makes them a great opportunity for building brand loyalty. Follow these design tips to create a shipping confirmation email that communicates well, reflects your brand, and looks fantastic!

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Feb 2, 2016
Tutorial: How to design an email footer

Workshops

Tutorial: How to design an email footer

Readers naturally scroll to the bottom of an email—to the footer—when they're in search of more information. Maximize this space by building a footer that's informative, well organized, clutter-free, and mobile optimized. In today's workshop, we'll show you how.

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Jan 29, 2016
Quick Video: How to create a mobile-ready image gallery

Workshops

Quick Video: How to create a mobile-ready image gallery

In the BEE email editor it's very easy to put together a photo collage that changes layout depending on the device that the email is opened with. It's a great way to spruce up all kinds of email campaigns. For more details, see the full workshop on How to create a responsive photo collage for your emails.

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Jan 19, 2016
45 Email Design Tips for 2016

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45 Email Design Tips for 2016

We love using our Email Design Workshop blog to show you how to build creative, effective email campaigns, step by step, with plenty of detail. But sometimes it's nice to have a short-and-snappy list in one place. That's why we rounded up our top 45 email design tips for 2016 so they're easy to scan, reference, and remember. We hope you find them useful as you kick off 2016 and plan your best email campaigns ever!

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Jan 19, 2016