Responsive emails

Working my way through this tutsplus tutorial | source on github now . Hoping this will be the solution to my email woes.

Campaign Monitor provides and online in-liner for converting style sheets to inline css. But see also:

Dealing with Outlook


Interesting hack from campaign monitor: How to set the order of stacked columns in a responsive email design, using a column table and the the dir attribute.

Bot Bubble

How Click Farms Have Inflated Social Media Currency

Every morning, Kim Casipong strolls past barbed wire, six dogs, and a watchman in order to get to her job in a pink apartment building decorated with ornate stonework in Lapu-Lapu City. The building towers above the slums surrounding it—houses made of scrap wood with muddy goat pens in place of yards. She is a pretty, milk-skinned, 17-year-old girl who loves the movie Frozen and whose favorite pastime is singing karaoke. She is on her way to do her part in bringing down Facebook.

A couple of links: Low budget marketing, SEO tactics

Solving the Low-Budget Online Marketing Dilemma May 14, 2013 Stop me if you’ve heard this one:

Your bootstrapped startup is finally off the ground. You’re able to spend $6000/mo on AdWords to drive leads. Sure the conversion rates could be better, and sure it’s not the best ROI on Earth, but on the balance it’s making money.

You don’t have a huge budget, but you can plough some of your winnings back into advertising


How to Rank: 25 Step SEO Master Blueprint May 14th, 2013 – Posted by Cyrus Shepard to Intermediate & Advanced SEO

If you’re like most SEOs, you spend a lot of time reading. Over the past several years, I’ve spent 100s of hours studying blogs, guides, and Google patents. Not long ago, I realized that 90% of what I read each doesn’t change what I actually do – that is, the basic work of ranking a web page higher on Google.

For newer SEOs, the process can be overwhelming.

To simplify this process, I created this SEO blueprint. It’s meant as a framework for newer SEOs to build their own work on top of. This basic blueprint has helped, in one form or another, 100s of pages and dozens of sites to gain higher rankings.

Think of it as an intermediate SEO instruction manual, for beginners.