Category Archives: Email Design

Email Design March 19, 2018
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Emails are the way of life. An average email user receives an average of 73 emails every day. And most importantly, there are efforts of multiple peop...
Email Marketing March 5, 2018
Email Design and marketing Mantras
Any email marketer worth their salt knows that it is tough to stand out and capture the attention of your subscribers with every email campaign. Plent...
Email Design February 9, 2018
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Could our ancestors have ever thought that one day, moving photographs would be for real? While moving photographs are not possible in print media, di...
Email Design February 5, 2018
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THE BEST EMAIL DESIGN HUNT 2017 Contest to Appreciate the Best Creative Mind behind an Email – This was the essence behind organizing the first-of-i...
Email Design January 24, 2018
Live shopping Cart in Email
How many times has your heart skipped a beat on finding out the number of cart-abandonments on your website? It is a serious problem faced by every on...
Email Marketing January 11, 2018
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Email is flourishing and with more and more users and brands using it for business communications, it continues to be part of everyday life across all...
Email Marketing December 8, 2017
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We are all in the festive mood already while we count days for Christmas. It’s the time to light up and decorate your homes, bake cookies, shop gift...
Email Design December 6, 2017
Email Interactivity
Interactivity in email is gonna be the next big thing. We’ve been talking about it for quite some time, and studies have been proving us right. Expe...
Email Design December 4, 2017
Introducing-DIY-Email-Interactivity-Tool
Mankind has always been on a lookout for tools making their work easier. A set of materials combine to become simple machines, a set of simple machine...
Email Marketing December 1, 2017
Email Personalization Mistakes to Avoid
You might have come across some (or all) of the following in your emails: Email starting with Hello [FirstName], Hello [FIRST_NAME LAST_NAME] or simpl...
Email Design November 22, 2017
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The success of an email campaign lies in the right combination of in-depth conceptualization, strong copywriting, world-class design and clean code. W...
Email Design January 31, 2018
Email design hunt 2017
EmailMonks organizes the First Email Design Contest. A global euphoria…the best in the business showcasing their creative brilliance More than 200 a...
Email Marketing November 17, 2017
Perception-of-Emails
What’s the most important thing that matters in email marketing? It’s knowing what your subscribers and customers expect from you. But of course, ...
Email Design November 15, 2017
Email Template Design FAQs – Mindful Teachings from the Monastery Part 2
Have you tried placing an order with the Monks and faced some hurdles? To simplify the process of placing a custom email design and coding order with ...
Email Design November 13, 2017
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It is a fact that 22.5% of your email database decays every year. This can be due to multiple reasons like your subscribers changing jobs or abandonin...
Email Marketing November 8, 2017
Email-Advancements
When was the last time you challenged yourself or tried something new and exceptional in your emails? Or even deviated from the normal email design? I...
Email Design November 6, 2017
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With the advent of the mobile revolution, it has become important for email marketers to rethink their email marketing strategy to engage maximum user...
Email Marketing October 31, 2017
Email design trends
Remember our predictions for email design trends 2017 that we did in the beginning of this year? We hope you do! While the use of Big Data and Interne...
Email Design October 18, 2017
Readymade vs Custom email templates
Email design is a vital aspect of your email marketing campaign’s success. Many email marketers tend to take the creative liberty of opting for a re...
Email Marketing October 12, 2017
Dos and Don’ts of Alt-text in Email
It is a huge disappointment for all email marketers how email clients always block the images by default. You put in all your ideas and hard work in ...
Email Design October 10, 2017
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As the holiday season approaches, you must have already set up your triggered email campaigns. The success of your campaigns depends on how you set yo...
Email Marketing October 6, 2017
Timer in emails
Your email marketing results hugely rely on how effectively you tempt your customers to make the purchase. If your customers fail to make up their min...
Email Design September 7, 2017
Right Colors for your Holiday Emails
As the calendar gradually crawls to the month of September, email marketers across the globe get ready for the busiest quarter of the year i.e. the Ho...
Email Design September 1, 2017
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In this world of blink and miss, brands are trying really hard to stay in the limelight. With almost 350,000 tweets sent per minute (Source), if you a...
Email Design August 24, 2017
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Disclaimer: This email was NOT created for Annabelle Creation. It was our sheer love for horror flicks that inspired Monks to create this ‘experienc...
Email Design August 11, 2017
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Monks are back yet again with our collection of the most loved emails received in the month of July. The floodgates for holiday email marketing have o...
Email Design July 31, 2017
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Do you use animated GIFs in your emails to seek the attention of your users to a particular message and make your emails more engaging? Well, then you...
Email Design July 26, 2017
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Email design and coding is a critical task with different email clients rendering emails differently. Creating the right design and coding it the righ...
Email Design July 17, 2017
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From the text you received on your mobile, an article in a newspaper to the pavement sign on your way to work, the email on your device and even this ...
Email Design July 12, 2017
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Email marketing has evolved over the years, thanks to the advent of mobile devices and more and more email clients. Subscribers’ inboxes are packed ...
Email Marketing July 5, 2017
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If your goal is to have a strong relationship with customers and form engaged communities around your brand, leverage email! With email you can identi...
Email Marketing June 30, 2017
Gamification in Email Marketing
Looking for something new to try in your email template? Something beyond images, GIFs, cinemagraphs, and videos? Something even more unique? PRESENTI...
Email Inspirations June 19, 2017
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Do you get immensely happy with a certain product or service and immediately want to tell your friend about it? Well, the brand that you recommend is ...
Email Design June 14, 2017
Reusable Template vs. One-off Emails
Have you ever skimmed your emails and got that “déjà vu” kind of a feeling because most of them look ‘almost’ similar? Check out these email...
Email Design June 13, 2017
Interactive Email Designs
We live in a world of tactile feedbacks and interactivity. From a flick of the light switch to the ignition in your car, you interact with element A t...
Email Inspirations June 12, 2017
best emails of may
The Monks are back with a round-up of some awesome email templates that made it to our inbox in the merry month of May. May is probably one of the bus...
Email Design June 5, 2017
ultimate guide to email client hacks
Email marketing is one of the most future-proof marketing channels and if you do it correctly, it can bring your brand great laurels; of course, email...
Email Design June 2, 2017
Email Design Myths
Email Marketing still remains one of the most popular ways to reach a large set of audience. And a successful email marketing campaign is a result of ...
Email Design May 31, 2017
email template production  FAQs
You may have big goals to give your business a kick start with email marketing. But email template designing issues can actually pose as stumbling blo...
Email Marketing May 26, 2017
How to Create Signup Forms in MailChimp & CampaignMonitor
Just like your skin acts as the first line of defense for your body, signup forms are the first line of lead generation strategy for your business. On...
Email Marketing May 25, 2017
GIF, Video, or Cinemagraph Make the right choice for your Emails - EBOOK
Rich media like GIFs, videos, and cinemagraphs have created a stir in the world of email marketing. Brands can use rich media for effective email mark...
Email Design May 19, 2017
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“What is your mantra for success in business?” Ask this question to any email marketer and promptly comes the reply, The work of an email marketer...
Email Design May 22, 2017
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Outlook (Desktop Client) can be compared to that reserved kinda person who always stays aloof and never joins the amiable group of other email clients...
Email Marketing May 17, 2017
Spice up your Food Industry Emails
The competition in the food and beverage industry is highly fierce and marketers use every trick in the trade to stay ahead of the pack and to make a ...
Email Design May 8, 2017
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With the growing use of mobile phones and smart devices, it is necessary that the emails you create are compatible across all these devices and you do...
Email Design May 5, 2017
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We live in an era of high-speed digitization and are deluged by the humungous flow of information we encounter every day. With a smartphone in every h...
Email Design April 24, 2017
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We have seen email marketing evolve over the years, but the pace at which it is accepting and implementing new technology today is remarkable. The new...
Email Design April 13, 2018
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Mother’s Day is around the corner and it is time to make your mom and maternal figures feel special. While the classic gift cards and a bunch of flo...
Email Design April 12, 2017
Designing for email - Visual Hierarchy in Emails & the Importance of a Hero Image
As stats and studies indicate, visual cues help us better retrieve and remember information. Since our brain processes visual images more easily as co...
Email Marketing April 10, 2017
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Visuals have the power to tell stories and convey messages in a way that no other medium can. That’s because we are genetically wired to respond bet...
Email Design April 7, 2017
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Taking the Mailable Microsites series further, the Monks are back with yet another element that creates magic when integrated in an email- Countdown i...
Email Design April 5, 2017
Beautiful Email Design
Have you ever imagined the power of the logo of your brand? It has the wherewithal to form a lasting impression of your brand. And isn’t that essent...
Email Design March 29, 2017
div versus table in emails
Email designing can get really complicated because of the rendering issues on different email clients. There was a time when tables were used to desig...
Email Design March 24, 2017
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There are always a few gallant email marketers who refuse to stay inside the box and are always game for experimenting with the email template design....
Email Design March 27, 2017
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Cinemagraph is a unique tableau with meticulously added cinematic effects. It is truly a revolution among revolutions. Hope you have read about the po...
Email Design March 23, 2017
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A brand logo plays an imperial role in giving a brand its identity. In fact, with time people start to recognize a brand through their logo. That’s ...
Email Design March 21, 2017
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Apple is surely the top email client but your list also includes subscribers using other email clients like Outlook and web versions like office365, o...
Email Design March 20, 2017
marketo master template
EmailMonks are happy to share Marketo Master Template that liberates you from all the email designing hassles. What draws attention is the fact that i...
Email Design March 10, 2017
how to avoid gmail clipping
Have you ever come across the words “Message Truncated” or “Message Clipped” or “View Entire Message”, at the end of an email you received...
Email Design March 8, 2017
Flat design email
Designing an email is not all about making it fancy. Good email designs have looks that kill and at the same time are simple, practical, and fulfil th...
Email Inspirations March 6, 2017
April Fool Email
When was the last time you had a good laugh? It’s been said and noted by great brains throughout history that ‘humor’ keeps the brain healthy an...
Email Design March 3, 2017
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There are two types of people in this world – those who visit nearby farmers’ market to purchase their apples and those who wait in long q...
Email Design February 28, 2017
Mailable Microsites - Sliders in Emails
As humans, we love getting options along with the power to choose. With time, emails too are changing as their technology is innovating. Thus, markete...
Email Design February 21, 2017
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On 14th September, developers at Google turned every email developers’ world a tad brighter by announcing that soon their email clients shall suppor...
Email Design February 17, 2017
Email Design-Email Metamorphosis
Change is the only constant in this world. Since time immemorial, we’ve seen evolution constantly take place around us, be it technology, communicat...
Email Inspirations February 10, 2017
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March 8th is right around the corner and it’s the perfect time to show the ‘women’ in your life how much they mean to you (apart from the other ...
Email Design February 7, 2017
Avoid the Spam trap!
In a place far far far away, there was an email marketer charting out his marketing strategy. He identified his target audience, chartered his lead ge...
Email Marketing February 3, 2017
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As humans we’ve learnt the art of evolving rapidly with time. We ache to learn and implement new technologies, ideas and learnings. The evolution of...
Email Design January 31, 2017
Email-Design-Trends-2017
We cannot say for sure what the future truly holds. But when it comes to email marketing, analyzing the trends of the previous year can help us predic...
Email Design January 27, 2017
Menu in emails REI example
Any object’s value is based on its utility in day-to-day situations. When the application of an object surpasses its initially defined purpose, it i...
Email Design January 25, 2017
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As the New Year sets in, the Monks at the Monastery are glad to help and enlighten all their valued customers regarding a great deal under ‘Adaptati...
Email Marketing January 24, 2017
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Did I hear you say that cut-throat competition in business is making you take up a customer-centric approach so as to deliver what customers are looki...
Email Design January 20, 2017
email template examples- travel
As we roll into one of the two peak seasons as far as the travel email marketing industry is concerned, our inboxes seem to be teeming with travel new...
Email Design January 18, 2017
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Just imagine… You’re traveling, and you decide to skim through your inbox and see your mail, that’s when you come across a great email by your f...
Email Inspirations January 18, 2018
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Valentine’s Day is less than a month away, which means our inboxes are all set to turn red and pink. While your subscribers toil at buying fancy gif...
Email Design January 10, 2017
Mailable microsites- carousel in email B&Q
Mailable microsites are the next big thing for sure as far as email marketing is concerned. From eCommerce businesses to home décor retailers, everyo...
Email Design January 6, 2017
Cinemagraph gif in email
Have you ever lavished cinnamon on your cookies to give it a feel of exoticism? It tastes amazing, doesn’t it? Cinemagraphs are the cinnamon if emai...
Email Design December 19, 2016
personalized images in email
Humans, by nature, love it when they receive something that has been tailor-made for them. Be it an exclusive birthday gift, a customized vacation, or...
Email Design December 12, 2016
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Emails are not just any banal communication tool. Well-designed emails that share valuable information not only help in customer acquisition and conve...
Email Marketing December 9, 2016
email list segmentation
Just like ‘one size doesn’t fit all’, everyone has a different taste. Thus segmentation comes into play. ‘Segmentation’ in email mar...
Email Design November 30, 2016
Email design Template
Monks believe that an email with relevant content and a design with which your subscriber can connect has the most chances of getting opened. Learning...
Email Inspirations November 24, 2017
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Snowflakes, fairy lights, reindeer and Santa! With these things showing up all over the internet, we know it is time to gear up with Christmas marketi...
Email Design November 18, 2016
email evolution
Emails are a convenience in the modern times. Right from registering your account at a social media to getting your fresh scoop of the global news, em...
Email Design November 7, 2016
Uncover Marketo 2.0 Editors
With the number of emails sent daily during a marketing campaign lifecycle, it is important to have consistent design overall. To achieve it, people a...
Email Marketing November 4, 2016
ecommerce email marketing
E-commerce is catching pace in the email marketing world. With a hike in the total number of e-commerce sites, email marketing makes for the most effe...
Landing Page November 1, 2016
Landing Page Best Practices Ideas
An email marketing campaign is like a house. Its built brick-by-brick by combining different elements such as Email deliverability, Subject line, clea...
Email Design October 19, 2016
8 critical elements of an awesome email [Infographic]
Email is no longer a digital letter travelling from outbox of the sender to the inbox of the recipient. Almost 20.5 billion emails are sent intended t...
Email Design October 3, 2016
Accordion in Emails sample
In the world of cut-throat competition, there is a saying that ‘Time is Money’. The more time devoted is equivalent to more money invested. With a...
Email Design September 21, 2016
Interactivity in emails
This world loves its choices. From clothes to cars, finding food to finding love and even from Instagram filter to Ice-cream flavor, everyone is spoil...
Email Design September 7, 2016
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It’s an age of being connected. Globally each person uses at least 3 connected devices. As per a study, viewing emails are the most preferred activi...
Email Design August 31, 2016
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An email coder is afraid of nothing… if only Gmail and Outlook rendering issues never existed. Hiding content in Gmail, wasn’t easy earlier unlike...
Email Inspirations August 19, 2016
Countdown in Email Examples
It’s not every day that you come across some visual that catches your eye, lures you to watch it, mesmerizes you and provokes you to take action as ...
Email Marketing August 15, 2016
13 Email Design Best Practices 2017
Relevant images, crisp text, what goes where in the layout…. phew! Email designing can be tough. But it is equally important as it drives results an...
Email Inspirations July 14, 2017
Back to School Email Inspiration
With fall right around the corner and students across the country all pepped up to go back to school, it’s one of the highest grossing retail holida...
Email Design August 3, 2016
Menus in Email
As email marketers around the world explore different ways of engaging recipients, interactive email design is emerging as the most bankable one ̵...
Email Design April 19, 2017
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As an email marketer, you need to take care of a lot of things. Apart from writing engaging and relevant content, you need to add design elements to p...
Email Design July 23, 2016
ExactTarget Master Template - Featured
An email template is like the skeletal structure of an email campaign. Without a proper email template, no amount of user interactive elements and con...
Email Design July 13, 2016
campaign monitor email template
Designing an email template is an intricate part of the email marketing campaign, and also the most challenging one considering the user experience va...
Email Marketing May 1, 2017
Illustrations in Emails
It is intriguing to know how well email subscribers respond to illustrations and the extent to which it influences their construction of meaning. When...
Email Marketing May 27, 2016
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Email signature or sig line, is the much loved to flaunt part of an email. While in general it is just information tagged at the end of your email to ...
Email Marketing April 30, 2016
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Email designers and coders put their heart and soul to build and create a beautiful email design that looks wonderful in the inboxes and appeal to the...
Email Marketing April 7, 2016
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Mother’s day is approaching and it’s time for email marketers to pioneer and give their subscribers a never-seen-before email. Ideally, as an emai...
Email Marketing April 1, 2016
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At a time when many email marketers are working hard to attain a noticeable place in subscribers’ cluttered inbox, they often fail to understand tha...
Email Marketing March 16, 2016
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For most of you who have been passionately following the Monks, you have seen us put forward a lot of proven, vintage as well as new age heavenly emai...
Email Marketing March 11, 2016
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Just like plants need cultivation and nurturing to bear flowers & fruits, and yield the best crops; leads require proper nurturing too. Even thoug...
Email Marketing March 9, 2016
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Whether you are at home, college or at office; April fool’s day is all about having fun, playing crazy pranks, and splashing the dash of laughter. B...
Email Marketing February 26, 2016
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Themed holiday email marketing have always worked for businesses. Whether it’s St. Patrick’s Day or any other holiday, emails carry various offers...
Email Marketing February 25, 2016
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The whole world is going gaga over Star Wars and it’s no surprise why. Apart from being an impeccable movie series, Star Wars can teach many lessons...
Email Marketing February 19, 2016
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International Women’s Day falls on 8th March and is a great occasion for email marketers to make use of holiday email template examples. As per a st...
Email Marketing February 11, 2016
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Imagine you are heading back home all frazzled & jaded, and you get a promotional call from the same guy who’s been annoying you since a month. ...
Email Marketing February 7, 2016
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The cupid’s month has arrived and people from all over the world are going gaga for 14th of February. To articulate the love, affection, and care to...
ESP Feature Watch January 29, 2016
All New Campaign Monitor ESP
When several trends are making their existence in the email marketing industry to give the best email experience to the subscribers, Campaign Monitor ...
Email Inspirations October 16, 2015
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As per the latest figures shared by Kantar Worldpanel, the grocery market has witnessed a rise of 1.1%, fastest since June 2014. With intent to capita...
Email Inspirations September 28, 2015
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It’s just about a month to go for Halloween and we are sure you must have already planned a few Halloween campaigns around your products and service...
Email Marketing September 21, 2015
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“A picture is worth a thousand words”, when Arthur first used this phrase in one of his newspaper’s articles, he didn’t know that he is constr...
Email Marketing June 26, 2017
Flip & Scratch in emails
A deeply curious nature is what has brought us humans to where we are today. What lies behind a closed door, what’s inside a wrapped box, what’s t...
Email Inspirations June 26, 2015
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Have you ever wondered why most people on your list never respond back to your emails? Well, it’s because 70% of email lists are normally inactive. ...
Email Marketing June 16, 2015
Email Accorion
Before a week, we published ideas as to how different industries could use menus in email with three different sample menu types. The idea got an over...
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Responsive emails are in vogue.89% of marketers plan or (few already have) adopted responsive email design since its evolution. While we publis...
Email Marketing August 18, 2014
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A little different from what we generally write, today Monks share with you some tips regarding the support of custom fonts in Email HTML. Fonts are t...
Email Marketing May 27, 2014
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Like the video popularity, Animation as well has started winning hearts. Animation is a lot easier than video deployment. All that is needed is a stat...