The “Perfect” Email Design, Part 1: Layout

By Jordan ConnerJan 30, 2017 3:34:21 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

Editor’s Note: Welcome to a new series corralling the best in email design from our graphic design team here at Longstreet. Let us know what you’d like to learn!


Email Designs and Campaigns We're Thankful For

By Kelly LangeDec 7, 2016 4:04:00 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

Thanksgiving has come and gone, along with hoards of holiday-themed marketing messages trying to get people to do what we do best- consume. Whether you were consuming questionable amounts of food or shopping seasonal sales, we all have something to be thankful for. We’re giving thanks for these great emails, which held our attention and didn’t clutter our inboxes.


Email Don'ts: Use Too Many CTAs

By Kelly LangeNov 4, 2016 1:45:20 PM Template Designs, Email Don'ts

By now, you know that any email design needs to incorporate CTAs in order for it to successfully garner conversions. However, CTA formats and quantity can vary widely across emails. How many CTAs should you include per email? We say the fewer the better. Simplify where possible.


5 Email Design Hacks You Need to Try

By Daniel WaltzerNov 2, 2016 4:39:01 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

When it comes to designing beautiful emails, the struggle is real, for novices and gurus alike. Unless you’ve got a full-time designer on staff, it’s safe to assume that creating and editing templates accounts for a majority of the time that you spend on email marketing. The good news is that you are not alone. Our designers also spend a tremendous amount of time creating thousands of email templates each year, so we thought it’d be a good idea to share some of our favorite design hacks with you.


October’s Best Emails

By Kelly LangeOct 31, 2016 4:17:33 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

It can be hard to find time to go through your inbox and take note of what brands are doing in the world of email marketing. That’s where we come in! Check out some of the best of what October emails had to offer.  


Email Olympics: Birthday Messages

Now that we’ve gone over the importance of sending birthday emails to your customers, it’s time for a battle royale. Let’s take a look at a few birthday emails we received from notable companies and see what worked and what fell short.


Why Don’t My Email’s Images Load Automatically?

By Daniel WaltzerOct 7, 2016 1:30:00 PM Email Marketing, HTML Code, Template Designs

For quite some time now, this has been a major achilles heel for email marketers:


September's Best Emails

By Kelly LangeSep 30, 2016 4:58:34 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

Fall has finally arrived and we couldn’t be more ready to cozy up in the cooler weather and take a nice, long scroll through our inboxes. A new season means a whole new batch of marketing emails to draw inspiration from. Take a look at some of our favorites from the month of September.


Email Olympics: Uber vs. Lyft

By Kelly LangeSep 28, 2016 4:33:46 PM Template Designs, Email Olympics

This week’s face-off is between two Silicon Valley superpowers, Uber and Lyft. Although these companies operate in the same space, most people seem to strongly prefer one or the other. Ah, the power of a brand. Let’s take a look at a couple of emails to compare.


August's Best Emails

By Kelly LangeAug 31, 2016 1:30:00 PM Email Marketing, Template Designs

Was it just us, or did August fly by? Lucky for you, though, we didn’t let these emails fly past our radar. Check out some of the best emails our inboxes had to offer this month.


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