Help Including a Table in HubSpot email

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Hi Yema, 

 

Dealing with issues trying to incorporate a table into HubSpot emails.

Trying to include a performance statistics table with up to 6-8 columns and 3-4 rows, to appear well across email clients. 

However, when the email is sent, it leads to the width of the email being extended too broadly resulting in users having to scroll.

On mobile, the entire email becomes to small to fit in the table. 

 

Wondering if I could get some design help around this to find the best outcome, particularly for outlook email recipients, but generally needed for all. 

 

 

  

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Cheers,

Yema

+6140207623

yema@akbar.company

 

 

 

 

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Yema, maybe consider abandoning the 'email table' idea and use a CTA to direct recipients to a nice landing page with your beautifully designed table instead. (best practice)

 

Just a thought.

 

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Hope that helps.

 

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Frank


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Yema, maybe consider abandoning the 'email table' idea and use a CTA to direct recipients to a nice landing page with your beautifully designed table instead. (best practice)

 

Just a thought.

 

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Hope that helps.

 

Be well,
Frank


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Hello M. Frank Johnson and Yema,

 

M. Frank - your solution is nice and clean, but those of us on the sales forefront know that links rarely get clicked. It's SO MUCH more effective to have your info right in your email. My issue is similar - I want to include a short table from excel in the body of my email that contains a quote. Impossible to cut and paste, using "paste" or "paste and match style." I don't want to add it as an attachment or link. It will never be looked at! 

 

So - my question - is this possible??

 

Thanks!

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Sure is possible @Kitty. Just gotta build the tables in HTML very carefully.
- see HTML Tables in Email: What could possibly go wrong? from our friends at Litmus Software

 

Litmus Software are also the guys who provide the email client tester included within HubSpot Marketing Pro and Enterprise, so ... 

 

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Frank


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I'm also looking at doing a copy and paste of small tables at times in our emails and becomes arduous with Hubspot as emailing tables through hubspot emails is impossible so then need to open gmail and email through gmail. A waste of unnecessary steps.

 

Any advice? (the litmus route is not at an option)

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Didn't want to suggest this before, but an image version of your 'table' may prove easier to implement and yield greater success for those on the sales frontlines. And, HubSpot also offers the ability to track views of those images if added as Sales Documents -- i.e., PDFs..

 

 

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That's fine. FRANK.  But that kind of depletes the purpose. OFTEN, images do not show up in an email. Unless the merchant clicks (display images) which is the point of being able to input a table. 

 

 

Answer me this Frank, why on earth would hubspot not think of adding an option that is so COMMON. What is the development team doing, if they don't have the wherewithal to think of something that is used so often and need in so many email situations?? Please answer that.

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Why is this listed as solved? Its not solved, it is disregarded. 

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Hi Nikki 

We also have a  need to send tables to customers - can't be images or links either.. did you find a work around for this at all? 

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