[Infographic] Email Design Trends of the Past, Present, and Future

Email has come a long way from rich-text messages and hidden images, and today some emails are works of art. They contain animated gifs and they’re responsive by device. So if that’s the present, what does the future of email design look like? The folks at EmailMonks took a stab at answering that question in an infographic that looks at email design trends over the past year and predicts what we can expect to see as 2017 moves along. Some carryovers from 2016 that we’re continuing to see are lightweight animated gifs in emails, flat design, and design that builds suspense as the user scrolls on a mobile. Last year also gave us some technical updates to email, such as …

Marketing ideas for a IT support company

Hi all, I work for an IT support company and run their marketing. I manage the company website, social media and graphic design. I feel like I've brought a lot to the company but I want to do more. There isn't a marketing budget, and it feels like I've exhausted a lot of my organic efforts. So far I have… – Produce new blogs every month – which rank highly for some relevant search terms – Posted consistently on social media – Created short videos about computer tips you can use day to day I'd like to do something that drives a lot of new business through phone calls or emails. My ideas have been social media ads, google AdWords …