Autoresponders, holiday templates and drag & drop editor enhancements

Our product development teams have been busy as ever as we head into the holiday season: We recently released a major fix to our autoresponder system, a whole collection of (free!) seasonal template designs and a ton of exciting enhancements to our drag & drop editor.

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The Brainiac Guide to Welcome Email Automation

Break out of your email mold with a seasonal design

See how three Emma customers used our free Valentine's Day email templates

One of the things I love about our seasonal readymade templates is how they inspire our customers to break out of their email mold and try something different. And our Valentine's Day collection is no exception.

Check out how these Emma customers are using free Valentine's Day template in addition to regular, branded emails.

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New (and free!) football themed email templates are here

Customize 'em with built-in color swatches for your favorite team

Hosting a gathering for the big game this weekend? Why not use a free football themed template to send your invitation? They're free, and we just added them to every Emma account. These templates come with built-in color swatches for the Ravens and 49ers, so no matter who you're cheering for on February 3rd, you can customize your email's design in just a couple clicks.

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Get inspired: effective emails created in our new editor

Spot the new features (& old stand-bys) our customers are using to make great emails

We're pretty excited about our brand new content editor and email template gallery (have ya noticed?), and we're even more excited to see how our customers are using the editor's shiny new features to create stunning email campaigns. I rounded up a few recent examples to show you how folks are communicating in style and getting great results.

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A tale of four email templates

Emma designers share the inspiration behind the templates they created

Recently, you may have heard us talking about our brand new template gallery, a slew of free, readymade email templates created by Emma's design team. Each template collection comes with three stylish designs – a newsletter, postcard and note – and they're easy to customize with your brand colors, logo and more.

I asked four designers to choose one of their favorite template designs and tell us its inspiration. Read on to get a glimpse at a few members of Emma's creative team.

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We’re hard at work on even more email templates

Take a peek at the collections in our template gallery

Last week was a busy one at Emma, and we're not slowing our pace anytime soon. Our design team is hard at work, creating even more template collections for you to use with Emma's new content editor. Each collection comes with three templates – a newsletter, a postcard and a note – so you have what you need when creating monthly campaigns, special announcements and periodical communications.

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New today: an updated app, shiny website and fresh logo & brand

A visual tour of the changes we've made to complement our new features

As you may have heard, there's a lot of new stuff happening at Emma.

Three incredibly useful features were just rolled out to most all accounts.

Our all-new drag & drop editor and template gallery are already being revealed to customers on a rolling basis, so if don't see these in your account yet, you will soon.

 

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About the changes coming to Emma: new website, new editor & more

A letter from Clint, Emma’s co-founder and CEO

[Editor's note: This was originally an email we sent to the entire Emma Community of customers. We thought you, dear blog reader, would like to see it, too.]

Dear Emma customer,

Starting next week, you’re going to notice a few changes at Emma. And I thought it might be helpful to provide a bit of context around what you’ll see and how it all fits together.

Eons ago – you were probably really young and still listening to Wham! and don’t remember this – we created Emma based on a handful of things we were quite passionate about: elegantly simple product experiences, stellar design and great customer service. A fourth passion, for Scandinavian collectible figurines, did not seem particularly relevant at the time. (Just you wait.)

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Our drag and drop editor is coming your way

We're rolling out a fancy new editor that'll pair ever-so-nicely with our Template Gallery

Just last week, Daniel’s post about Emma’s new Template Gallery spurred a flurry of excitement among customers and fans.

Daniel mentioned that the templates will work with our new drag and drop editor, and I’m here to fill in some of the details of what you’ll see when we release the editor and Template Gallery a little later this month. 

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From us to you: A sneak peek of our free, readymade templates

A whole new way to get handcrafted Emma design

What do you get when a company known for custom design turns its attention to readymade templates? You get campaign templates with all the love and care of custom design, of course.

That’s what’s coming in our Template Gallery, and we couldn’t help but share a small sampling of the brand new email template designs you’ll have access to in a few weeks.

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