January 10, 2019
I find this question landing in my inbox all the time: “How do I get a custom email signature like yours?” Luckily, it’s pretty easy to do—just follow the guidelines in this post!
Here are a few items you might wish to include in your signature (not all of them! Just pick the ones that are most helpful to you):
Personally, I like to put a lot of information into my email signature. For me, it’s all about giving my clients easy access to relevant information—and setting clear boundaries for my business. I provide a handy link to my website and instagram, making it easy for email recipients to learn more about my services. To protect my own boundaries, I include office hours and advanced out-of-office dates. I do not include my phone number, because I prefer to schedule calls.
That being said—a more streamlined approach could work best for you! There’s certainly nothing wrong with a clean and minimal design. Feel free to give it a try and see what works for your brand.
Here’s the secret to making your email signature look customized: Google Docs.
The custom colors, fonts, and images in Google Docs can be copy-and-pasted into your email for a more personalized touch. You can also use columns by creating a table, allowing for side-by-side layouts. Here’s how it works:
3. Add any images and content you would like to include in your signature, using the columns to create a side-by-side layout if desired.
4. Customize your text with fonts and color selections.
5. Remove the black border outlines around the columns and make any final adjustments. Lookin’ good!
Just a few general design tips:
Now that you have a signature…
I’ve got you covered! If you’re working within Gmail, it’s easy to customize your email signature:
Now you’re all set with a custom-branded email signature. Your brand is already looking more polished every time you click “send!”
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