How to embed Video in your email marketing campaigns

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Embed video in your email campaigns to drive incremental response, engagement and conversions.

First you’ll need some video content, once you have uploaded this to Playable you can create a 10 second video clip from your video content with our powerful WISIWIG video email creator. 

Step 1. Select your Video

Drag and drop your video into the Playable console or provide a URL and we’ll import your content. Playable works with all the popular video formats and video platforms, from YouTube to Brightcove and from MP4 to Mov.

Step 2. Edit your Video content to create a 10 second clip

This is the content that will play within the email, we recommend 10 seconds, as that’s the optimum for a quality user experience and perfect for delivering impact and driving response.

Step 3. Enhance your video clip

Here you have the option to add some enhancements to your video email designed to help drive engagement and clicks.

Enhancement Options
  • Link – Add a link to your video snippet, maybe to the full version of your video or a specific landing page
  • Captions – Supplement your vision with captions
  • Watermark – Easily add a transparent watermark to your video, maybe your logo or a Play Button.
  • End card – An End card with a clear compelling call-to-action
  • Footer – Add a footer to remain on screen for the duration of the snippet
Step 4. Compile your Video email content

This is where Playable works its magic, you simply click the Compile button and Playable will create your video email content. Within 60 seconds you’ll be presented with a piece of HTML, this contains your Video Email content.

Step 5. Embed your video snippet into your email

Simply copy and paste the piece of HTML into the position where you’d like to see the video content appear within your email template. Continue to test your Video Email with your preferred email platform.

Enterprise grade features built for business

Playable Video Emails are optimised to deliver the highest quality video experience for all recipients, across all devices and connections.

We reach 100% of all email recipients, with 95% enjoying video playblack within the email. 

Playable plays nice with all the popular email platforms including SendGrid, Campaign Monitor, MailChimp, Adobe Campaign, Emarsys, IBM Watson, Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Oracle – Responsys.

Expert advice and first class service

We’ll help you with everything from video editing to real time A/B testing. Access our email support, phone support and build your knowledge with our resources of guides, case histories and video email insights. Here at Playable we are focussed on helping you create the very best video email marketing campaigns.

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