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Styling your images in case they are disabled

December 21, 2010

Rather annoying isn’t it , when you have designed an email knowing that a minority of your customers will have images disabled. In most email clients you can style the image even if images are disabled… What do we mean by this? Most images are… Read more..

Posted by Joel Jarman
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Ready, Steady…Email into 2011

December 17, 2010

Whether you are ready for it or not, 2011 is nearly here and it’s the traditional time of year to offer perspective and prophecies on what you need to do, in order to make the next 12 months a success. As choice and clutter increase,… Read more..

Posted by Jenni Malley
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Apex – an Event Management solution that generated valuable new business

December 16, 2010

Apex has over 20 years experience working in IT, giving them a sound understanding of the many challenges and constraints facing IT professionals. They are a trusted IT partner to many clients and offer experience in a variety of business sectors, including, retail, logistics and… Read more..

Posted by Paul Latham
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The trouble with e-cards

December 6, 2010

Since we began designing, promoting and sending Christmas e-cards in 2004, they’ve become more and more popular each year. Our clients love them because they’re cheaper than traditional cards, better for the environment and the interactive format means you can check whether your customers opened… Read more..

Posted by Jenni Malley
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Are your background colours getting stripped out by web mail clients?

November 24, 2010

This is a common problem and in some designs it’s really important that the background colour is shown. The simple solution is to add the background colour to a 100% table. See here for an example:   Web email clients have a tendency to strip… Read more..

Posted by Joel Jarman
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Take the plunge

November 23, 2010

Many small business owners still fear the unknown and are afraid of taking the plunge into the world of email marketing. However, whilst many are still hesitant to move away from their tried-and-tested methods, others are rapidly discovering that email marketing is one of the… Read more..

Posted by Jenni Malley
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Essential Spa – a free trial solution for a small business

November 22, 2010

With very little marketing budget, the Extravision free trial campaign offer, proved to be "win, win" for Essential Spa, an independent small business based in the LA Fitness gym on King Street, Manchester. The spa delivers luxurious and quality therapies using Decleor products; combining holistic well being… Read more..

Posted by Paul Latham
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You can’t email a handshake

November 18, 2010

So there I was in my 3 Star Guesthouse in Cornwall, soaking wet after a long journey down from Manchester (which included a tram, a train, an aeroplane, a taxi and a walk along a windy sea front). I had to ask myself why, in… Read more..

Posted by Paul Latham
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Using a custom domain with Extravision

November 15, 2010

Using a custom domain for your email marketing has many advantages while still allowing Extravision to handle your incoming messages. Having your own branding in your email domain means that you can maintain your online branding and it helps to reassure the recipient that the… Read more..

Posted by Simon Hill
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Know your users

November 12, 2010

Before you can build anything, you must understand what it is you are building. And you can only know what to build if you understand who will be using it – users. Users are often seen as the bane of any developers life, but this… Read more..

Posted by Tom Chiverton
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