Emails for Mobile Devices: Are you doing these four things?


More than 50% of emails are opened on mobile devices – this blog gives you four easy ways to make emails more mobile-friendly right now. 

We’re all glued to our smartphones… 

The average American spends more than 5 hours on their mobile phones every day, leading to more than half of all emails opened on a mobile device.

So formatting your emails for mobile devices is more important than ever. 

Let’s talk about some easy ways to make emails look great on mobile devices.

1.Keep your email subject line short.

Thirty characters are your sweet spot. If you MUST make your email subject line longer, make sure the important stuff is at the beginning. 

Pro tip: Begin your subject line with [Urgent] or [Action Required] when appropriate


My favorite subject line: I brought in cupcakes! 

2.Use a readable font that’s at least 14 pts. 

3.Consider your pre-header text.

This is the text that displays at the very top of your email and can make up for the smaller subject line character count for mobile devices, as it allows up to 100-character lines to appear right underneath your unopened email’s subject.

4.Get to the point

Have you ever tried reading one long email after another on your smartphone? That’s eyestrain waiting to happen. 

Readers are likely multitasking when they get your message on mobile. They are skimming down, not across (like you would with a book).  

Make your email easily scannable with headers, short paragraphs, lists, and bullet points.

Wanna get ninja? 

Add a click to call link to your email by adding this HTML code to a URL link: “tel:1-800-800-800” (this is the HTML code for click-to-call)

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