In the 40th episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez talk about the Gmail iOS update, emoji support in email, Outlook-specific CSS, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
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In this episode:
- (0:25) Gmail iOS update: We talk about the latest updates to the Gmail iOS app and its impact on rendering. View the full rollout status →
- (2:38) Emoji support in email: We break down the factors involved in support emojis in email clients.
- (7:29) Fixing bugs with Outlook-specific CSS: We review a bunch of ways to target Outlook email clients and troubleshoot rendering issues with Outlook-specific CSS.
- (12:31) ESP Syncing in Litmus Builder: We discuss the new feature in Builder that lets you seamlessly sync your email to MailChimp and Campaign Monitor.
- (16:56) Rebelmail API: Rebelmail now has a public API available to more easily create interactive emails, including tours, reviews, search, and more. We recently interviewed Veda Kumarjiguda from Rebelmail on how to get buy-in for interactive email.
- (20:48) New transactional email guides from Postmark: A great resource for best practices on all types of transactional emails, including welcome emails, invitation emails, password reset emails, and more.
- (23:30) Email of the Week: IKEA Cross-stitched “Newsletter”
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