Thanks to the folks at FreshView who brought us Campaign Monitor and MailBuild, you can now download ready to use email newsletter templates which have been tested on all major email clients, including Outlook 2007. These are a great starting point for your next newsletter.
It might be tempting to hire an amazing graphic design company to create your next news announcement or invitation. Fonts and colours would be just right, you could source out some nice stock photos or do a photo shoot. The end result would surely guarantee that your marketing department be tickled pink. But, before you send out this fancy newsletter you may want to consider the fact that the risks of sending a single-image email extend well beyond visual design: