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Design trends and patterns in html email design

Circuit City

May 3, 2009 06:45 by Patrick
I guess we can now safely critique the crap out of these emails from the now debunk Circuit City! Clearly I took to long to post them. All the same we can enjoy them for their design savvy.. [More]
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Black and White

May 3, 2009 06:45 by Patrick
Few things in life are black and white, but these email blasts most certainly are. We often think we must visually assault people, especially in their inbox where they often have no attention span. These emails contradict that and embrace a classic color pallet that offers up stunning beauty instead of visual intensity.. [More]
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Black and White

May 3, 2009 06:41 by Patrick
Few things in life are black and white, but these email blasts most certainly are. We often think we must visually assault people, especially in their inbox where they often have no attention span. These emails contradict that and embrace a classic color pallet that offers up stunning beauty instead of visual intensity.. [More]
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Inline Products Part 2

May 3, 2009 06:41 by Patrick
The notion of including specific products in an email is nothing short of obvious. Instead of blindly pointing people to your vast store full of stuff, point them to something new, relevant, or interesting to the user based on past interest. Amazon has most certainly figured this out. Their consistency of emailing things I have looked at or purchased in the past must be an indicator of the success of such an approach. Embrace it on a smaller scale and I have doubt it will be effective.. [More]
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