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How do you design a drool-worthy email?

How do you design a drool-worthy email?

Ya don't. Yeesh. I know. I went there. Starting this off with some negative vibes. Hate that! Ok. Positive vibes. Unicorns! Just plug a bunch of unicorns into an email and you're good to go, right? I don't have to tell you that's wrong. I know you're smart. But...

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Does it really matter what tools you are using?

Does it really matter what tools you are using?

SPOILER: Yes. Yes, it does. It doesn't really matter what email service provider you use. They're all the same. My skin crawled. Yes, this is how sensitive I am to email marketing chat. I was chatting up a couple of women who manage email marketing for their companies...

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Email Inspiration - Ellanyze

Email Inspiration - Ellanyze

Get Inspired One inspirational email. Three easy takeaways. I wish I could take credit for this week's email. It's a newsletter series called Short and Sweet by the lovely, Janelle Reichman. She owns and operates Ellanyze, a front end web development company. She is...

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Email Inspiration - Fab Oops

Email Inspiration - Fab Oops

Get InspiredOne inspirational email. Three easy actions.Fab? Yes. That's all I have to say about this email. End of blog. j/k Have you been like the thousands of other people who sent something out and realized there was a mistake? Oh, you haven't? Cool cool cool....

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Email Inspiration - opt-in with Sandra van der Lee

Email Inspiration - opt-in with Sandra van der Lee

Get InspiredOne inspirational email. Three easy actions.This week's inspiration is a little different. We're going to talk about opt-ins.I found a truly exceptional example from a web designer and get-sh*t-done coach, Sandra van der Lee.Her opt-in is clear, valuable,...

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Email Inspiration - nDash Onboarding

Email Inspiration - nDash Onboarding

Get InspiredOne inspirational email. Three easy actions.This week's email comes from nDash.They're a content creation platform to hire freelancer writers and influencers. Genius company idea, right?I loved this new customer onboarding email. As much as people neglect...

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Find Your Strengths

Find Your Strengths

Do you know your own strength? You're probably focusing on the wrong things.I know I have been.It's very easy to think about all of the things you don't know how to do. Email design? Email copywriting? Email content? Automation!?The struggle is real.Here's a new...

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Email Inspiration - TheHustle Welcome

Email Inspiration - TheHustle Welcome

This week's email comes from The Hustle.Their business is newsletters. Literally news-letters. They're part of the recent boom of daily email news digests. Too busy/tired to read/listen to the news? Their daily emails send you the headlines plus a little extra from...

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Email Inspiration - Moosejaw Welcome Email

Email Inspiration - Moosejaw Welcome Email

This week's email comes from Moosejaw.I have to give this Michigan-based company a shout out for a couple of reasons. They're in Michigan (duh.) Their email game is STRONG. They send out some of the most fun and entertaining emails. If you're not signed up for them,...

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