Lyris Connections Blog

Category: Design and Content

Retail Email Trends: Australasia Vol. I

May 14, 2014 by

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 »

Lyris Customer Success: How Can you Argue against Pop-ups with Results Like These?

May 13, 2014 by

As a Lyris marketer, I have occasion to spend time on a lot of websites – our own, our customers’, our competitors’, and of course, those of the companies I do business with. What I’m noticing lately, and hearing from our own strategic consultants, is that the use of email subscription pop-ups is gaining traction,… Read More »

What I’ve Learned from 100 Responsive Emails

Apr 16, 2014 by

Over the last six months I’ve been scouring my inbox for responsive email designs to feature on my email-focused Pinterest Board. I started this board and a couple of others as a way to collect in one place all of the great designs that I see on a daily basis. If I see any innovative… Read More »

The 1-2-3 of Content Strategy

Mar 11, 2014 by

Email marketing is still one of the most effective ways of communicating directly with your audience. The emergence of social media is becoming an attractive marketing channel fast. Businesses are keen to experiment with these new tools to replace traditional marketing channels. However, statistics show clearly that if you want the most out of your… Read More »

HTML for Emails – What you Need to Know

Mar 06, 2014 by

Designing HTML emails for a newsletter isn’t as difficult as it used to be in the past. With the emergence of visual HTML editors like Dreamweaver, Coffee Cup, TextMate, and others, you can now build and view your templates side-by-side. However, you will still need to have a good understanding of HTML in order to… Read More »