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AWeber’s Best Dressed Emails Of 2014
Posted By Jess Ward On March 5, 2014 @ 1:06 pm In Email Marketing | 6 Comments
Just like a Little Black dress, the best email designs are classic and timeless.
More than half the emails sent through AWeber use the “Plain Template “- but don’t be fooled. This template can be dressed up in minutes to create a branded, clean design.
These three businesses created some best dressed emails by rocking the Plain Template and making it their own.
Pur Nourish Organic Studio’s  autoresponder message is a highly styled version of the Plain Template.
They add customized logos, images and a custom signature with a personal touch. Just by dressing up the email with some green text, this email now matches their website perfectly.
Part of being best dressed is having great accessories. Pur Nourish  has accessorized their message with a white listing request  at the top of their message to help ensure subscribers never miss a message in their inbox. They have also added social media buttons to help increase their social media presence.
Make it & Love It  makes good use of the Plain Template as well by styling the email to match their own brand.
Adding your logo to a message is a simple way to create brand recognition and consistency in your design across different platforms.
Make it & Love It also helps their subscribers by providing a link to view the message online . This is a great accessory to any email that will allow subscribers to view the message online if an email client isn’t properly rendering the message.
Fork Restaurant  takes its look from desktop to mobile by optimizing their message for any device. How so? Their take on the plain template has a branded logo and brief content.
This minimalist look ensures that subscribers won’t have to scroll much even if the screen size is limited. Mobile messages are a rising trend this season with over 51% of subscribers viewing your message on their phone.
Though Pur Nourish, Make it & Love It and Fork Restaurant are all starting with the same plain template, you would never know it. By using logos, images and your website’s color scheme, they dressed their emails to impress.
You can easily apply them to make your messages look great anywhere, be it a desktop, laptop or mobile device!
For more information on how to optimize your messages for the rising mobile trend, check out AWeber’s designer’s tips .
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URLs in this post:
 Plain Template: https://help.aweber.com/entries/21780698-How-Do-I-Create-a-Plain-Blank-HTML-Message-
 Image: http://www.aweber.com/blog/?attachment_id=65553
 Pur Nourish Organic Studio’s: http://purnourish.com/
 white listing request: http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-deliverability/how-to-get-whitelisted.htm
 Image: http://www.aweber.com/blog/?attachment_id=65550
 Make it & Love It: http://www.makeit-loveit.com/
 view the message online: https://help.aweber.com/entries/23563677-How-Do-I-View-My-Message-As-a-Web-Page-
 Image: http://www.aweber.com/blog/?attachment_id=65556
 Fork Restaurant: http://www.forkrestaurant.com/
 over 51% of subscribers : http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-marketing/mobile-responsive-email-templates.htm
 unlimited image storing: http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-marketing/introducing-unlimited-image-storage.htm
 upload your website’s logo: https://help.aweber.com/entries/21680591-How-Do-I-Add-Images-To-HTML-Messages-
 follow me: https://help.aweber.com/entries/21776966-How-Do-I-Add-Social-Media-Buttons-to-My-Messages-
 share buttons: http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-marketing/social-share-buttons-in-your-emails.htm
 AWeber’s designer’s tips: http://www.aweber.com/blog/email-marketing/3-tips-for-awesome-mobile-emails.htm
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