Follow These 5 Best Practices for Email Notifications and Improve Communication

Follow These 5 Best Practices for Email Notifications and Improve Communication

In the digital age, email is one of the quickest and most important methods of communication. People can access email instantly with notifications popping up on computers and mobile devices. This means that they can receive many notifications at any given time and need to be able to differentiate between the good and the bad.

CreativeMinds has several plugins that enable email notifications. This can be essential for the business, so here are five tips to make the best out of it.

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Email Notification Tips

1) Don’t Be a Spammer

Getting spammed with lots of email notifications isn’t fun. You can easily manage the settings so every email is useful and the spam is filtered out. Our plugins have settings to enable or disable specific notifications. We also have extensive documentation to help users with this.

2) Follow Etiquette Rules

An email notification is often the equivalent of a first impression. So it is important to follow the proper rules. Always remember to include the correct grammar, spelling and punctuation.

Emails or notifications with lots of errors are trademarks for spam. Remember to keep it professional and always remember to proofread your content before sending it out.

3) Make It Personal

Engaging with and making a personal connection through email is important for success. Email is a good way to reach people and the notifications are a good way for them to remember you.

One way to do this is by using shortcodes. Shortcodes are helpful tools to accomplish tasks faster. Here are some examples of how you can notify users of secure logins and login easier than ever before.

4) Write Informative Subject Lines

The subject line of the email is what captures the readers attention. An informative subject line is how the reader knows to open the email of skip it. Our plugins come with a variety of email templates. Here is an example of how our plugins can help with your email notifications.

5) Make it Visually Appealing

Having an appealing layout draws more people to your notifications and your content. Keep it simple and without clutter. There should be eye-catching visuals like colors or shapes to draw attention. Also, we have HTML support for many of our plugins.

Examples of Email Notification Uses

The Booking Calendar Plugin lets users easily book appointments to a calendar. The admin can set automatic emails notifications for when appointments are requested, approved, and so on.

The Back in Stock Extension lets users receive an email notification when out of stock products are back in stock. This extension for Magento 1 helps admin see the demand for specific products and keep customers from looking for products elsewhere.


These are some simple and effective ways to get the most out of your email notifications. These plugins include easy notifications and settings to control email notifications. There are lots of ways to make your notifications eye-catching, cost effective and lead generating.