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6 Email Design Best Practices We Swear By

Dec. 14, 2021 / By Lauren Stein

Email design is so much more than what you see in an email. It’s also the strategy that goes behind creating your emails before you build them, and the brand personality that resonates with your subscriber at each touchpoint. It’s also ensuring your reader gets a great experience, regardless of device preferences, accessibility needs, or

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How SparkPost Builds Our Remote-First Culture with Slack

Oct. 21, 2021 / By Elsbeth Russell

“We only allow work-related Slack channels.” 🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩🚩 How would you feel if you joined a new company and discovered that the use of Slack was limited to work-related conversation? When I joined SparkPost in August, it was quickly apparent that wouldn’t be the case. I was immediately welcomed to the team and directed to the

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Pandemic Benchmarks

Pandemic-Focused Email Benchmark Assessment

Sep. 7, 2021 / By George Schlossnagle

Email Volume, Engagement and Inbox Rates Since March 2020 It’s been a while since we’ve provided an update on email benchmark trends in light of the pandemic and the ever-evolving situation that has unfolded over the last 16 months. We like to check in periodically to keep tabs on what is happening when it comes

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The SparkPost Interns: Ready to Tackle the World of Tech

Aug. 30, 2021 / By Lauren Stein

Intern: A student or trainee who works – sometimes without pay – at a trade or occupation in order to gain work experience. SparkPost Intern: A student who bestows the best opportunity to build their resumé, work and learn from incredible colleagues, make a difference within a company, collaborate across the company, and have a

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Accuracy of SparkPost’s Permissioned Panel Data

Aug. 26, 2021 / By George Schlossnagle

One of the questions we regularly receive about our Permissioned Email Panel is how accurate it is in terms of forecasting inbox rates. Historically, this has been a difficult question to answer with any authority as there was no source of ground truth to measure against, and so opinions (and general faith in sample statistics)

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Creating an Email Design System in 5 Steps [Get the Guide]

Aug. 20, 2021 / By Matthew Parsloe

Empower your team to create better email You may have heard talk of Email Design Systems in the email marketing community lately. They’re a hot topic, and marketing teams are beginning to understand how they can transform the way teams create email – enabling them to do it at pace and scale with total confidence,

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Everything You Need to Know About Using GIFs in Email [Get the Guide]

Aug. 18, 2021 / By Harriet Howard

Getting GIFs right in email Lots of marketers have started using more GIFs in email to engage with their audience and bring in a level of animation – which wasn’t previously possible. And whilst brands want to stand out in their subscriber’s inbox, GIFs help do exactly that by catching the reader’s eye through moving

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