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Top Eight Sources to Find Best Email Templates

Where Can I Find Beautiful Email Templates?

Marketing
December 17, 2021
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The process of designing an email from scratch is not an easy job to do at all, and the struggle is real when it comes to getting the desired ROI. Expert-designed email templates are the answer you’ve been looking for.

Have you ever asked yourself why your email campaign is running slow? Why don’t people respond and engage with them? What is stopping you from achieving your desired goals?

In most cases, the only answer is bad email design.

If your emails are poorly designed, they simply won’t reach out to the people, and with time they will go unnoticed and be left unread in the inbox. But as I always say, every problem has its solution; you just have to take a good look or explore a little bit.

What you need are new, vibrant, and beautifully designed email templates to notch your email campaign a step higher. These templates are designed by someone who knows all the do and don’t rule of the email marketing campaign.

Luckily for you, tons of websites provide such hidden gems, and some are even for free.

Best sources to get beautiful email templates

In this article, I have rounded up a list of the best online sources where you can find email templates to use for your marketing campaigns.

Take a good look and check out these sources thoroughly before selecting those whose design aesthetics pair the best with your brand’s aesthetics. If none is working out for you, you can simply pick any that you like the most and customize it according to your brand’s guidelines.

So, once again, read on and find tons of impressive email templates that will make your job more manageable.

1. Mailchimp

Mailchimp is one of the most popular and well-known marketing service platforms globally. The platform offers you over 100 HTML email templates, and all of them can be modified with MailChimp’s drag-and-drop online builder.

This amazing all-in-one platform allows its users to create and send bulk emails, analyze campaigns, manage and track subscribers, and much more with their wide range of marketing tools.

Mailchimp offers you a free plan for up to 2,000 contacts and 10,000 emails per month, everything over that number must be charged. You can choose to subscribe to three different options—essential plan, standard plan, or premium plan according to your needs.

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Source: Mailchimp

2. Sendinblue

Sendinblue offers you over 60 beautifully designed and fully responsive email templates, and they all come for free. You’ll also get access to a range of different features such as email signup forms, advanced reporting, and unlimited contact storage.

With Sendinblue, you do not need to have any CSS or HTML knowledge to create beautiful emails. You just pick a template you want and use the handy drag-and-drop tool to rearrange the different elements or add new ones if you like.

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Source: Sendinblue

But if you want to use HTML email templates that you’ve downloaded, you can use its WYSIWYG HTML editor to make any changes.

Don’t forget to send a test email to ensure that the template renders correctly for both desktop and mobile devices.

3. SendGrid

SendGrid is an excellent source for free email and newsletter templates; you can find more than 40 different templates here. I love SendGridi because its templates feature mobile-responsive design and layout.

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Source: SendGrid

Here you will find a whole gallery of customizable email templates. For this action, you need to use their modifying design editor. Also, you can opt to design your personal email template. You can do this by using their “marketing campaign” dashboard.

4. Stripo

Stripo gives you access to a massive collection of free HTML email templates, over 300 to be exact.

As their motto says, email production is now easy, and they are right, you don’t need to have any coding skills to acquire these templates; just use a simple drag and drop template builder. If needed, you can change and play around with different interactive elements such as image rollover effects, CSS-animated buttons, and many more.

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Source: Stripo

After you create your email template with Stripo, you have to export it to your Email Service Provider before you are able to send it. The Stripo free plan allows you to export only four times per month to ESPs.

5. BEE Free

If you search for unique and vibrant email templates suited for both personal and business use, BEE Free is where you should look first. You can choose from over 200+ free designs. The Bee Free is some kind of true hidden gem since not many people know about it.

The great thing is that they categorize their templates by different types of emails, so you can find a template that you need and use it as it is, without modifications.

If you still didn’t find your desired template in their base, you can customize it to match your brand aesthetics as much as it can. After modification, just download a ZIP file with the email HTML so you can send it to your ESP later.

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6. Resonant by Hubspot

Resonant is HubSpot’s free email newsletter template source. Here you will find perfect templates to welcome your new users.

Since you don’t want to overwhelm your newest customers with too much information, but you still want to represent your services to them, these templates will help you do that properly.

You can use these templates to help new users complete their registration or offer them the next deck of your products. At the bottom of the email template, you will find the “Download” CTA button, where you can personalize the template with any links and copy you desire.

7. EmailOctopus

EmailOctopus is not widely popular yet, which is perfect for you since you will have an original and unique email template all for yourself. EmailOctopus launched a series of 11 templates that you can choose from to create newsletters for a wide variety of industries. This selection of templates is enough to meet your basic email design needs.

Their email templates have the traditional newsletter look, but they allow you to feature stories, add CTAs and product announcements wherever you want. You can modify templates using any WYSIWYG editor and download the HTML files.

The good news is that these templates have been tested through all major ESPs and are suitable for both mobile devices and laptop screens.

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8. Material Design by Paul Goddard

I chose Material Design by Paul Goddard as I like their robotic-retro design. The email templates are based on Google’s Material Design. They are perfect for sending out multi-purpose emails that feature new products and announcements, and invitations for events. These templates are the best fit for businesses that require a timeless and technological look.

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Source: Behance

Material Design is compatible with all significant ESPs and is responsive on all screen sizes. Even though they are famous for their unique theme, you can still modify them and download customizable HTML files.

Back to you—which one of these sources will be your choice?

Now that you have all the necessary resources at your hand, are you ready to start a new and improved email marketing campaign?

Use any of the above-mentioned email templates, and you won’t send a boring email any time soon. Whether you will use the template as it is, or you will create a personalized one to fit your brand’s needs, get ready to watch how your beautifully-designed emails convert once again.

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Teodora Rauh

December 17, 2021

Privileged to be raised in the most beautiful city in the world, Novi Sad. Studied biology and ecology at the University of Novi Sad. A creative soul, travel enthusiast, passionate writer, and crazy dog lover. Proud mama of (for now :) ) one stubborn English Bulldog.