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How to Create a Pretty Gmail Signature and Styled Email

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Recently I wrote a blog post on how imagery can transform your brand, and since then I have gotten multiple requests to share how to create the look of my styled emails. So I finally got around to creating a tutorial for you!

How to Style Your Emails with Gmail_Megan Martin Creative

Warning: This is my first ever attempt at creating a screen capture tutorial, so I apologize for any audio or visual rookie mistakes! If you have any questions feel free to send them my way in the comments!

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SC Stockshop for high quality stock images to use for your branding.

For a detailed how to on forwarding a domain email address and using Gmail as an alias, see this post!

Can’t wait to see what you create!

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  1. Kayla Bailey says:

    For your social buttons did you create the little buttons yourself or download them from somewhere?

    • Megan Martin says:

      I created them! There are tons of resources and shops online (think Etsy!) for cute social buttons if you raen’t a graphic design girl! 🙂

  2. Becca says:

    SO excited to use this and then realized it doesn’t work on pages 🙁 Thanks for a great inspirational tutorial. Any of find a sneak around?

  3. Darby says:

    Such great ideas! I’m trying to add a new signature and g-mail is saying it’s too long… do you know a way around this… It’s really not that long

  4. AC Saldua says:

    Hi Megan, just wanted to say thank you so much for this tutorial. Really helpful and I am so excited to send out my first email. It was shared by a fellow cake artist, Meghan Martinez and she said you love local to her which is brill.

    Anyways, got 1 concern though – every time I used my saved canned response, my signature is being doubled. Is this normal? I can just of course delete the other signature, but if there’s a way on how to avoid that another step, that would be great.

  5. […] that simply come easily to you, may be mind blowing to someone else!In 2016 I wrote another post on how to make your Gmail signature look pretty. Let’s be honest, this is not mind blowing material. I know plenty of very successful […]

  6. Julie says:

    I made the box have no borders in Word, but the borders show up when I paste into Gmail settings. I’ve even tried making the borders white so they wouldn’t show, but they still show up as the black box. Any advice?

  7. I finished the graphic and then it said it was too large of a signature! Do you know how I’d go and fix this issue?

    Thanks!

  8. I loved this! Thank you. It was very helpful.

    It took a lot of playing around to get things just the way that I wanted but I did figure it all out.

    I had the same problem with not being able to make the table disappear. I switched to Google Docs and was able to do it that way.

    Hope this helps anyone with the same problem in the future.

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