Buffer’s formula for adding 1000+ new email subscribers each week

Buffer are one of the biggest success stories in content marketing. They frequently get over 1 million pageviews per month on their blog and their posts are often shared more than 10,000 times across social networks.

Being a social media marketing company experiencing so much success in social media, you’d think that social would be the focus for them. Yet it isn’t, their focus is on growing their email list.

In this post, we show you why Buffer is focusing on growing their email list and breakdown how they manage to add more than 1000 new subscribers to their email list each week.

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The evolution of our own email marketing strategy

A few months ago, Campaign Monitor hit a milestone. We turned 10 years old.

We shared a few bottles of Champagne Monitor (our custom-branded champagne) and said a few words, but then got back to business.

One of the things we talked about on the day was how much has evolved here at the company. From the people to the product, a lot has changed in 10 years.

So in this post, we thought it would be interesting to share with you our own email marketing strategy, how it has evolved as both our product and our company has grown, and what we’re planning moving forward.

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Gmail: Larger font sizes don’t mean media query support

Are your email newsletter layouts looking different in the Gmail mobile app? A recent update got many email designer’s hopes up that media query support was finally here - but the truth is far more mundane. Read on to find out how Google’s recent updates may affect your email designs.

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Google’s responsive email moment, #letsfixemail and more at Inbox Love 2014

Are the rumors true - will Google’s email clients ever support responsive techniques? And why do Yahoo, Outlook.com and others render our email campaigns so differently? We went behind the scenes at Microsoft to bring you the answers.

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Your say: Conferences, talks and courses for email designers and marketers

Has there been a live event, talk or workshop that’s really helped you as an email marketer or designer? Where do you go to learn more, get inspired and network with like-minded people in our industry? We’ve listed some of the shows that have stood out to us - take a look, then let us know your favorite events.

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5 top email designers share the tools they can’t live without

What’s in your email design toolkit? We asked some of the industry’s most notable coders - from Atlassian, Litmus, Campaign Monitor and more - to show us their setup and tell us how each of their “must haves” help them create exceptional email campaigns.

After you’ve seen how they do it, let us know what apps and resources have helped you!

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The Apple iPhone 6 and Watch: What email designers should prepare for next

What’s in store for email designers and our campaigns, following today’s release of the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Watch? Should we all change our media queries in response to Apple’s new device resolutions?

Read on for a balanced take on whether our responsive email designs are now in need of an update, plus how the “handoff” behavior introduced by Watch could change the ways our subscribers read and interact with our campaigns.

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Is wearable technology the future of email marketing?

Could the device on your wrist soon be the first place where you check your email? And, will we soon be optimizing our campaigns for the new forms of interaction that wearable technology will bring? We look at the implications on email designers and marketers - and invite you to help us predict what will happen when smartwatches and other wearable devices become the norm.

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How we create and send a monthly email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers

Do you struggle for content for your email newsletters and campaigns?

It’s completely understandable and many marketers do. So in this post, we wanted to share how we create and send our email newsletter to over 175,000 subscribers in the hope you’ll take away some ideas you can implement into your own process.

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What you can learn from Basecamp’s redesigned email newsletter

Do your campaigns need to lighten up a bit? We look at how Basecamp uses a mix of friendly copy, illustration and a good mobile experience to make a great impression on their customers. Take a look at their updated campaign for inspiration.

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