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Email Signatures - What Makes a Good One?

First impressions count and your email signature is no different. With over 500 billion emails sent every day, you need to make yours stand out!

Think of your email signature as a digital business card. When you email someone, you should include your digital business card at the end of each email so that your brand, business and name are memorable.

But not all email signatures are created equal. Could the poor quality design or lack of testing across major email clients be ultimately hurting your business, rather than helping it? Would you include a funny quote in your professional business card? Most likely not. Read on to find out how to create an amazing email signature design that will put your business above the rest.


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Characteristics of good email signature design

  • Include your name, role and business name
  • Add a short tagline that describes what your business is about
  • Include a few of your best contact details, but not all of them
  • Small images and logos work best for both design and compatibility across smaller mobile screens
  • Use grey or black base text and subtle highlights in your brand color to make the design really pop
  • Promote your social media pages using social media icons
  • Use a smaller font size to break up the design for Green Messages and Disclaimers

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Test, test and test some more

Sending and receiving email signatures to and from email clients like Outlook and Gmail, all have their own little quirks that we must deal with. Test your signatures across all major email clients to make sure it's looking it's best, like we do, or your signature may not be looking as professional as you think it does, when it arrives in your recipient's inbox.


Don't make these 12 common mistakes

There's a lot more to email signatures that you think. From font choices, long legal disclaimers, to size of your images, find out more about common mistakes nearly everyone makes when creating their own email signature.

12 common email signature mistakes


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Avoid these temptations

  • Don't go overboard with information, only put in what is necessary. Remember it's an email signature, not a life story.
  • Don't put any contact details that you don't use regularly. For example, if you're not in the office a lot, skip the office phone and just include your mobile. Remember, receiver's of your email signature will use the information provided to contact you.
  • Use the same font throughout and definitely NO Comic Sans.
  • Use only up to 2 colors, one base color like a grey or black and one brighter color that matches your business branding.
  • Don't include personal quotes in a business email signature, unless you are a writer, or have an extremely good reason to do so.

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Professional email signature
software & templates

Create your new HTML email signatures online using our Email Signature Rescue software and email signature templates.

Professionally designed, coded and tested templates

We've done all the hard work, now the fun part of customizing your email signature templates is up to you. You can rest assured that your email signatures are going to look good in over 45 major email clients and apps too.

20+ Templates, 1000's of design combinations

You get 20 professionally designed, coded and tested HTML email signature templates, but there are literally 1000's of unique email signature template designs combinations you can achieve, when you customize the templates with our Email Signature Rescue software.

Create and manage email signatures online

From your Online Dashboard, create new, edit existing, delete, email, download and duplicate email signatures at any time. Use our Live Preview Signature Editor to create your email signature design on-screen. Customize your signatures text, labels, images, icons, fonts, colors, margin widths and more.

Compatible with 45+ email clients and apps

Install your new HTML email signature templates in any email client or app that supports HTML email signatures. See the full list here. All our our email signature templates have been tested across all supported email clients and apps too.

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