Design: 6 Psychology tricks to help you design emails

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 3:00 pm Written by

A little while ago I wrote a relatively whimsical post about the meanings of colours. There was a cheeky quiz and then I put all the results (except the unprintable ones) into a wacky infographic. It was fun and insightful and I’d like to try it again on a different... Read more

Design: Adding a Countdown Timer to an email

Posted on December 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm Written by

In this second part of my re-review of NiftyImages’ tools for email marketing, I’m trying the option to make a Countdown Timer. Countdowns are great for adding some good old fashioned intrigue and urgency to an email campaign. If the clock is ticking down on an offer or a launch... Read more

Design: Pulling personalised data into email images

Posted on December 22, 2017 at 3:00 pm Written by

Back in the Spring of 2015 I wrote a blog about a new application that allowed you to serve personalised images into your emails so that every Subscriber in your database gets their own unique image in their campaign from you. The app was called NiftyImages and for me it... Read more

Marketing Strategy: Start your 2018 planning now!

Posted on December 15, 2017 at 11:00 am Written by

Start your 2018 planning now! With 2018 fast approaching (where has 2017 gone?), this weeks blog looks at why it is so important to plan your marketing strategy. Imagine it is two weeks before Christmas (oh, wait!) and all your partners/suppliers/clients are winding down for the year, do you follow... Read more

Marketing Strategy: Emails instead of Christmas Cards

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm Written by

Seasonal email marketing opportunities Every conversation I have at the moment always ends with “if I don’t speak to you before, have a fantastic Christmas and have a happy New Year”. So, what happens if you don’t see most of your Subscriber base in person? Not everyone buys Christmas cards anymore,... Read more

Legislation: Double Opt-In – More than just about the GDPR

Posted on November 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm Written by

The General Data Protection Regulation – GDPR In this second blog on the GDPR, we’re going to talk about how Double Opt-In isn’t just a way to gain the “Holy Grail” of consent. NewZapp gives you a variety of tools to tick all the compliance boxes and keep your subscriber... Read more

Design: Keep calm & carry on coding – designing for iOS 11

Posted on November 17, 2017 at 10:00 am Written by

The latest incarnation of Apple’s mobile device operating system, iOS 11, became generally available on 19th September 2017, coinciding with the launch of the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones. Predictably, the OS swiftly progressed through several update versions (the latest which, as of writing, is iOS 11.1.1 released... Read more

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