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Direct link to a hosted image in email signatures

You might wonder how direct image links or direct URLs are related to email signatures. If you can use an embedded image, you do not have to worry about any links. However, linked images have some upsides (for example, they don’t increase the email size. What is more, there are situations in which linked images are the only available option. To add a linked image, you need a direct URL to it.

How to get a direct image link

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Hi-res email signatures optimized for mobile devices

Nowadays it is quite hard to find at least one smartphone or tablet which is not equipped with a high-resolution display or, in the case of Apple’s devices, the so-called “Retina display”. Also, more and more laptops are getting these onboard. The real power of a high-resolution screen is that it displays the same area as a conventional screen, but uses up to three times more pixels to do so.

Hi-res email signatures

This approach gives ultimate sharpness and depth to everything you can see on your display. The same applies to email signatures. You may have already noticed that images with low pixel density appear a bit blurry on high-resolution displays. And if we zoom in a little bit more – they just look really bad.

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Email address in email signatures – to use it, or not?

There has been an ongoing discussion on the matter. “Why should I add my email address to my signature?” is a recurrent question, whenever email signatures are discussed. Below, we state a few reasons why you should consider adding the email address to your email signatures.

Email address in email signatures - to do or not

Having an email address in email signatures might seem redundant. After all, when you send an email, your recipients would click the reply button, rather than look for the email address in the signature. However, there are some valid reasons to add that email address to your footers.

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Best business email signature design for 2018

With a new year, we welcome new trends in email signature design. In 2018, to make appealing and professional signatures, we still look for simplicity and visual harmony. However, you will also get some concepts in signature design that become more and more popular like one-click surveys. Let’s then see some spicy examples of the best email signature design for 2018.

Simplicity

Simplicity is still the queen. It makes the signature look classic and professional. You should not make the signature overloaded with contact details. Or with graphical elements. These, in fact, can turn the signature into a real disaster if not used moderately. The simplicity would be especially appreciated in business correspondence. Let me present some examples of signatures that stick to the rule “the less, the better”.

Inspiration 1

This email signature is the best example of what really simply signature should look like. Only basic contact details, no images or photos. The perfect choice for those who appreciate minimalism.

Best email signature for 2018

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Proper formatting of email signatures

At first glance, email signatures may not seem that important, especially if you compare them with other things going on in your company. But if you delve deeper into this, you will find out that email signatures play a significant role when it comes to marketing, branding or maintaining a good relationship with your customers. What is more, disclaimers added to these email signatures may also prevent you from legal issues. Keep in mind that even the best-written email may not do its job if you are not confident enough about the company you are dealing with, so gaining a client’s trust should be a priority for each employee in your company. Certainly, a fine-looking email signature that contains useful information is a nice try to make a good impression. And if you combine a fine-looking signature with an attractive marketing banner, the results may surpass your expectations.

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How to compose a perfect Christmas email signature

Christmas email signatures are one of the most popular seasonal signatures. Nothing strange here, the holiday mood starts well before actual Christmas date. And because your email signature is the beating heart of your professional correspondence, holidays are the perfect moment to refresh your email signature design.

There is not much time left before the big date, so if you too want to send great Christmas-themed emails, you have to finish your signature project real quick. Let me show you how to design your perfect Christmas email signature, quickly and easily.

Christmas signature inspiration 5

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How to standardize signatures in your business emails – a step-by-step guide

If you are reading this, I guess you are already well aware of how important it is to have a corporate signature inserted into your business emails. That’s great, but does the rest of your co-workers realize that, too? You can use your online correspondence as a platform to promote and spread your company’s values. However, it will not be effective if all employees create email signatures on their own. How to solve that, then? All you need is an official, standardized template for the signatures coming from all your company’s mailboxes. In this article, I will guide you through an easy email signatures standardization process.

Unify

Your image is your selling point, so it is crucial to include it in every outgoing email. Create an original, yet consistent portrait that you’d like to present yourself with. How?

    • Delegate the job and put one person in charge of all the signatures.
    • Get rid of illegible or childish fonts, philosophical quotes, and family pictures from all employees’ messages.
    • Make sure the signatures are not too long but include all required information.
    • Spend some time analyzing the relevance of every single item inserted in them.

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Email signature for bloggers – how to design a professional signature

As a blogger you must have already seen other bloggers leaving comments on your blog. In most cases, the reason they leave comments under your posts is to let you and your readers know they also have a blog that is worth visiting. Some of them put a link to their website directly in the comments, some of them try to look less aggressive and place the link in the signature. The signature is a separate part of your comment, which is not related to the comment itself. In general, it contains the blogger’s name or nickname and the link to their website.

But the blogger also have to communicate with the world out there. Most of the times the communication is via email. Your readers may email you for a variety of reasons. However, before you hit the send button when replying to those emails, be sure to include your email signature as well. Some of the readers may be your future business partners, so it is worth taking care of your good self-presentation straight away.

Below you will find some examples of how you can boost your email signature to look more professional.

Email signature for bloggers

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Email signature for business owner – design your pro email signature

If you are a business owner, you probably know that in order to become successful, you often have to play more than just one role. This is especially true for small or new companies: a good business owner must be partly a marketer, partly a salesman and more. Because of that, a good, professional email signature for business owner must include many elements. This way, owners will be able to make the best use of every business opportunity. In this article, I will present how to design a professional email signature for business owner, along with some examples.

Remember, there is no single email signature design that will guarantee the success. However, there are several guidelines which will boost your chances of creating a unique, interesting email signature. Such a signature will become your personal business card, inviting its viewers to click every link included in it. Here are some tips you should follow:

Grab the attention

Grabbing the attention is one of the most crucial, and at the same time, the most difficult properties of an email signature. If the recipient of your message is not interested by your design, they will be unlikely to click any links you may provide, or even remember the name of your company. It is also very easy to overdo it. In this case, instead of awakening curiosity, the signature will leave a feeling of distaste. Therefore, it is crucial to focus on this aspect first, as it determines the final formatting of the email signature.

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