Have you ever wondered what makes the emails an elite channel for companies to market their products or services? Well, if you have ever entertained this thought, know that hundreds of aspiring marketers accompany you in this contemplation.
According to a study by ExactTarget, more than 77% of consumers open up permission-based marketing emails. With that being revealed, I assume you got the answer you were looking for! So why not step up in email marketing arena and find new sources to let this permission-based email marketing strategy thrive?
While newsletters are one of the most effective ways of sending permission-based emails to the prospects, they also dominate because of providing extra room for the marketers to come up with something out of the box. For instance, you can freely play with its design to get best results.
Let’s have a look at the best web places to search newsletter templates to put pep into your email marketing strategy and to transform your newsletter designing journey in future.
ThemeForest is already making it big in the web design arena, and their newsletter collection is yet another major hit in their quest to provide users with world-class designs. They don’t provide any free blueprints, but you can pay a little to use these newsletter templates.
The fact that these newsletters are complemented with pre-designed layouts, color variations, and PSD files that are fully compatible with major email clients, makes them a preeminent choice for the marketers looking for astonishing design templates.
HubSpot features an extensive newsletters template collection that you can buy at a cost as low as $2; and that too without indulging yourself in any HTML or CSS coding activities. Just add your content in these ready-to-use templates and craft a newsletter of your choice.
To use these avant-garde email newsletter templates, visit HubSpot Marketplace where you can select a template, see a demo, finalize the color scheme and make use of this template to design a newsletter that would add a considerable number of subscribers to your email list.
With the online world rapidly evolving to adopt latest web design trends, Email on Acid also jumped on the bandwagon to provide its clients with the free templates that are responsive on devices with different screen resolutions.
Although there is only one free template available for the users to experiment with different screen dimensions, it comes with unique breakpoints so that you can mix and match different sections of a layout.
The designers at Stamplia have worked in collaboration with the creatives at Litmus to introduce seven customizable, free newsletter templates. You’ll just have to provide your email address so that you can download these templates.
Stamplia newsletters are downloaded as a package containing PSD sources for the users to personalize the template and bring required changes in its appearance. Unlike most of other free templates, these newsletters can be sent to every email client, whether he/she is on Google or Outlook.
It is another quintessential yet free source to get single-columned, double-columned and triple-columned templates and curate newsletters. The responsive design enables the layouts to fall together and conform to the screen resolution of mobile devices.
The template is highly flexible with its use ranging from email clients like Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook to the operating system for email on iOS as well as Android. To top it all off, there are a lot of ways to customize the template and turn it into a newsletter that your prospects would fall in love with.
Another collection worthy of being explored happens to be the newsletter template series in ZURB Studios. There are five responsive newsletter templates available here, absolutely free of cost. Each template is accompanied by the screenshots so that you can choose one as per your requirement.
Like all other templates, these newsletter prototypes also come with a flexibility of customization in color, fluidity, image selection and incorporation of content. Other than Outlook 2007, 2010 and 2013, these templates can be customized for all other email prospects.
In celebration of the launch of Email Design category, 99designs invited aspiring designers to contest and come up with such templates (including newsletters) that they can give away to their clients for free. 99designs then selected 12 best templates and added them to their free template collection.
These newsletter templates are available in four different colors and are compatible to use with all the main email clients. You can have a look at these templates by visiting 99designs and exploring their newsletter gallery.
Engaging a prospective community or retaining subscriber base has never been easy. The expectations from different service providers have significantly increased in this competition-driven business world. While getting an edge is now important than ever before, you need to market your products/services effectively. You may take a start by exploration of these newsletter template galleries given in this blog. Share your feedback too and tell us what else you find necessary to learn to become a good email marketer.