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3 unforgettable email design tips

Marketers have the power to send flashy emails with advanced personalization, amazing creative and gripping copy. However, it is easy to get caught up with pushing the boundaries in your campaigns, and even easier to forget the…

The 5 Don’ts of Email Marketing Design

Thrashing out a few friendly words in plain text might be fine practice for your average email to a friend or business colleague. However, when it comes to your email marketing campaign, your design strategy ought to…

8 Vital Webform Tactics Digital Marketers Should Embrace

Earlier this week, Tom spoke about the ability for webforms to ramp up your data collection strategy, along with a few tips on what your initial design considerations should be. In this post he gives his top…

User Testing – Do People Like Your Design?

Part seven in a series of blog posts looking at effective design. In the previous articles we have discussed the design process. Along the way it pays to confirm that the design works by observing your users interacting…

Become A Test Pilot – Help Create A better DotMailer…

Have you ever used a product and thought… …If so, become a dotMailer Test Pilot and become part of our design process. What happens when you’re a Test Pilot?   1. We invite you to check out…

Practical Prototyping – Getting The Design Right

Part six in a series of blog posts looking at effective design. Having got your design sketched out in our last post, it’s now time to refine and tweak it with some rapid prototyping What is a…

Ideation – A Brainstorm’s Not Just For Christmas

So, you’ve been briefed on a new design project. You have an understanding of what your goals are for the design, and you’ve researched your audience to get a good grip on what they want and what…

Design Tips: Ask The Audience

Part three in a series of blog posts looking at effective design. Design is one of those skills that can show benefit across so many disciplines. Whether you’re coming up with a new product, a new email template…

Using Design To Get Results – Getting Started

This is the first in a series of blog posts looking at effective design. “Good design is good business.”- THOMAS WATSON, JR As we prepare to launch a brand new product called dotSurvey, it seemed like a good…

dConstruct 2010

Last Friday the 6th annual dConstruct conference hit Brighton. I was particularly excited about dConstruct, not only because it’s in my hometown but also because, although it’s a web conference, it appeals to many different disciplines inside…

New BBC Website: The Future Of Web Design?

The BBC has announced the launch of the long-awaited redesign of its news website. This is a change that will affect millions of people in the UK and abroad. From the screenshots we have seen so far,…