Good design, as much as it is about aesthetics, is also about being able to connect efficiently and creatively with the user. This means factoring in readability – which is also where accessible content comes in.
Emails are the simplest unit of communication for many people. An email account used to be a source of communication with family, friends, chain letters, and spam accounts.
Since then emails have grown, with many services updating spam filters and self-categorizing social emails, work emails, and ads for you. Those who have realize that it’s the content of the email that has the most weight, and should be best streamlined.
Click through the read more to see our tips on how you can make sure to make the most on your end.
We’re trying a new thing where, every month or so, we update you on the designs that interest and inspire us. The hope is that you’ll get a bit into our heads, while at the same time getting to look at some truly exciting designs.
This month’s picks have to do with everything from cold brew coffee to IKEA bots. Excited yet? Don’t deprive yourself! Click through that read more.
HSN celebrates 40 years of bringing innovation to the market, dedication to their customers, and incomparable fun to the shopping experience. Founded in 1977, the product and sales giant continues to be a major player in almost every market imaginable.
Below you can find some of our picks from the spread on their site today, and use this opportunity to take advantage of their flash sales and specials.
Every time Twitter rolls out a design update, there is mixed reception. As many will point out, the negative reviews fade – fast. This is because as awful as you think a design element is, the more you use it the less you remember what came before.
But we should pay a bit more attention to the design turn-overs of a brand as big as Twitter. Redesigns don’t occur for no reason: as time goes on, old ideas become stale and competition undoubtedly starts toying with interesting features that force change into self-preservation.
So what has changed between the Twitter of yesterday and the one of today?
Powered by hashtag, #BEATSHOLIDAY, this Christmas tree twinkles with each use on Instagram and Twitter.
Innovative creative goes a long way in making an impression, and this effort by Boston agency #ang for Beats by Dre is a sparkling example. For the launch of Beats Pills they used the power of social media to physically light up a 6 foot Christmas tree made out of beats pills.
On Instagram, when photos are tagged with #BeatsHoliday, fans instantly see their photos appear on digital screens that hang on the tree like ornaments. On Twitter, each time the hashtag #BeatsHoliday is used, red LED lights within the Beats Pills blink on and off. Brand-building, engaging, and fun! Great work A&G.
Strategic enhancements included:
A website we check at the office least once a week just got cooler.
We are huge fans of Campaign Monitor and constantly promote their services and resources. They published an article on how you should really think about responsive emails, what the heck does that mean?
Basically a responsive email is one that’s coded to adjust depending on the size of the user’s screen. Are users viewing emails on their mobile devices? You betcha and email usage in general is rapidly growing.
Email users are expected to reach 3.8 billion by 2014
Take a look at mobile email clients and their support for media queries.
There are a lot of websites that offer tips into how you should best use Google Analytics, but getting best practice advice from Google directly always has tons of value.
In this article Daniel Waisberg outlines “5 Ways To Ensure Google Analytics Is Running Perfectly”
All 5 are great tips, but our favorite relates to E-Commerce tracking.
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