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Grow your email list from 1K to 5K in three months

Wholesome advice for turning your subscribers into your biggest fans

If I learned anything from The Wonder Years, it’s that having friends on your side makes dealing with girls and bullies easier. When it comes to growing your email list, those same buddies who put up their fists for you in the schoolyard can do wonders (har har) for generating buzz and taking your audience places that you couldn’t travel to on your own – like a Colorado ski lodge.

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Hacktoberfest: 48 hours of coding and endless boxes of pizza

Two Emma developers reflect on last weekend's hackathon

This past weekend, Emma hosted Hacktoberfest, a weekend-long hackathon (yep, there are sleeping bags involved here) for Nashville's tech community. It's a perfect example of where technology in Nashville is headed: developers -- both experienced and novice -- getting excited about building great things together.

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How to create a great-looking email campaign this fall

Our email subscribers get a peek behind the scenes at how we use Emma. Are you one of them?

Just today, we sent our email subscribers an announcement about free fall email templates, which are now available inside every Emma account. Since I create our own email newsletters and announcements, I recorded a short screencast of how this email came together.

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We’re celebrating our new fall email templates with free pumpkin carving stencils!

Send an email, carve a pumpkin. Happy fall from Emma!

To celebrate our free fall-themed readymade templates, we're offering free pumpkin carving stencils inspired by the designs in the gallery.

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Connecting with consumers to learn more about your own brand

Takeaways from Advertising Week

If you asked your customers (or anyone familiar with your organization) to describe your brand in a word, what do you think you'd hear?

That question stuck with me after attending the 9th annual Advertising Week in New York City this week. Emma is proud to be the email marketing provider for this great organization, which puts on a fabulous event that brings together the best and brightest minds to engage in conversations about advertising that range from content to privacy to medium to brand.

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How email marketing is totally like fashion we swear

Did you see our guide to fall email fashion?

Emma's guide to email and fashion shows you how to assemble a smart email ensemble, add features that bring it all together and style a template to suit any brand.

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Employee handbooks, social media fears and those extra-mile moments

Our thoughts on noteworthy customer service posts from around the web

If you follow us on Twitter, you may have noticed that we tweet resonant articles and blog posts that we're reading every day. We’ve rounded up some pieces below that we think are noteworthy and added our two cents. Here’s how we see employee training, social media avenues and personal interactions have helped our story:

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Sneak peek: Fall and holiday email designs 

It's never to early to think about what holiday templates are on your wish list

Good news: Even if you're not ready to think about the holidays just yet, Emma's design team is. We're having all kinds of fun thinking up new free (yep, free) readymade template designs for fall and winter, and we couldn't wait to give you a little preview. 

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The art of the daily email

A few tips for those who dare to send every day

It’s hard to commit to anything daily. Making your bed? Eh. Taking vitamins? Maybe. Morning coffee? Okay, yes, please. What about daily emails? They’ve got to be done well – or your subscribers will likely tune them out.

I’ve got a few examples and ideas for creating daily emails that are effective and even memorable.

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