Email Newsletter Design Mistakes

From the perpetually useful folks at MarketingSherpa, a list of things to NOT put in your HTML-version of your email newsletter:

No animated gifs, Flash, background images, CSS floats, forms, JavaScript events, images in place of bullets.


With the exception of color, CSS background properties are not supported; this includes background-attachment, background-position, background-repeat and background-image.

Then they have a whole list of landmines for Outlook 2007.

SEOSnack February 18, 2010 at 8:42 pm
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