Email Adverts Guide | Bastion & Flowe | Digital Marketing Solutions

Email Adverts Guide

  • Email creatives need to consist of at least 3 parts text for every 1 part image or graphic. (3:1 Text to image ratio)
  • Email creatives must not be wider that 900px.  We recommend that clients use a standard with of 600px.  (This ensures a clean display in most email application preview windows)
  • The entire email, including external images, may not exceed 300kb.  
  • Additional attachments may not be larger that 500kb. 
    • Zip, bin, tar, gz and any other compressed or zip file are not permitted as an attachment. 
    • No executable files are permitted as an attachment.  (eg. .exe, .bit, .js, .swf)
  • Text contained in an image is NOT considered text. (The text must be independent of the graphic component)
  • Flash animations and Java Script is not permitted.  
  • Email creatives must be provided in HTML format. 
  • The domain that the emails appear to be sent from needs to belong to the client. (Emails cannot be sent from a domain that does not exist or belongs to someone else.) 
  • The email must contain a clear Subject Line not longer than 200 Characters. 
  • All email messages must include an Opt-Out option.
  • A standard Header & Footer will automatically be added to email campaigns sent from Lead Gener8or™
  • The Header will consist of a “View in Browser” link and the Footer will contain an “Unsubscribe" and "Report Abuse" link.
  • Email campaigns may not be sent:
    • Before 8am and after 6pm
    • On Sundays
    • On Public holidays
  • All email messages must be checked and approved by Bastion & Flowe prior to being loaded onto the system. 
  • Email Messages may not be sent to someone, listed on the DMA's Do not contact list. 
  • Email Messages will not be sent to blocked, suppressed, blacklisted, unsubscribed  or opted-out leads.
  • Emails will not be sent to leads listed on Bastion & Flowe’s sensitive names list.

Sample Email Message

iPAiG Car Full

 

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Mail Tester

To ensure that your email does not get blocked as SPAM, and has the best possible chance of success, test it's "Spammyness" on mail-tester.com