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Andrew King
Author: Andrew King

Andrew is Senior Strategy Consultant at Lyris. He has worked in marketing across three different continents for major car manufacturers, institutions, and retailers. He joined Lyris in 2010 and consults with a variety of clients on email strategy, design, mobile optimization, testing, segmentation, and much more. Andrew regularly contributes to the Lyris blog and participates in industry events.

This is How I Design an Email

Sep 24, 2014

Just as there is more than one way to skin a cat, there is also more than one way to design and code an email. I’ve been designing, coding, and generally mucking around with email for over eight years now, and like many email marketers, I learned this age old craft on the job, as… Read More »

More Great Examples of Dynamic Content — and Why you Should Use it!

Sep 18, 2014

Earlier this week I published a blog about personalizing emails with dynamic content, and provided a couple of examples. Now I’d like to share a few more. But first, let me remind you why you should be using dynamic content in the first place. The potential is huge I believe that the email marketing industry… Read More »

Personalize your Emails with Dynamic Content – What you Need to Know!

Sep 09, 2014

Dynamic content uses the demographic, preference, transactional, and behavioral data that you hold on your subscribers to display personalized and relevant pieces of content, and it’s one of the best ways to enhance the relevance of an otherwise ordinary email. Merge Tags I think we’ve all received an email with our name in it and… Read More »

The Anatomy of a Startup Email Design

Aug 20, 2014

I’ve been receiving a lot of emails from startups recently and noticed that they are surprisingly good at email design. So let’s take a look at the anatomy of a startup email design. Cool logo Obviously the first thing every startup needs is an über cool-looking logo that’s fun and funky, yet sophisticated and professional.… Read More »

Retail Email Trends: Australasia Vol. I

May 14, 2014

This is the first of many posts that we’ll be writing on the email marketing habits of top Australasian retailers. The aim is to identify key trends and areas for improvement, and to provide you with regular email inspiration and commentary in general. We’ll hopefully be rolling out something similar for other regions of the… Read More »