Email is perhaps the most effective channel marketers have in their arsenal to engage and convert their target audiences.

Consumers who are marketed to through email spend 138% more than those who don’t receive email offers. But not all marketing emails are created equal. Users are bombarded with hundreds of emails a day.

Consumers who are marketed to through email spend 138% more than those who don’t receive email offers

21% of email recipients report email as spam, even if they know it isn’t.To be effective, your email must stand out from the crowd. Here are five free email templates to help.

1. Campaign Monitor

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Campaign Monitor’s free email template builder allows you to build engaging, mobile-friendly emails for your audience. Templates have been fully tested in Outlook, Gmail, and all other common email clients.

After you create your template you can download it and upload it into whatever email client you use.

2. ZURB

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ZURB offers responsive email templates that are entirely customizable. Each template includes a CSS stylesheet and HTML file for your own use. The layout is fluid and flexible across all email clients.

3. Antwort

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Antwort’s responsive email templates have been diligently tested across a host of email clients and environments. These layouts use HTML tables that are universally compatible and include nest tables for more complex content organization. Antwort’s style guide and FAQ section help you customize and troubleshoot your emails as you create them.

4. Emailology

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This set of three free templates comes from Email on Acid. They conform automatically to the user’s screen and support up to three columns of content, so you can customize your own unique layouts.

These templates have been fully tested across all devices, ensuring your users get an omni-channel content experience from your brand.

5. Stamplia

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Stamplia offers seven, pre-tested email templates that will work with any ESP that you can download for free. Each template is fully responsive, and thoroughly tested, so you can be sure your emails look great on every client. They also come with PSD source files, so you can customize your template as you see fit.

Now you have some resources to help you deliver a great looking emails. To figure out how to get the most out of those emails, check out these 10 Simple Email Marketing Hacks.

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Liz O'Neill Dennison

About Liz O'Neill Dennison

Liz is a former Content Marketing Manager at Kapost. She's psyched about human-friendly content, beekeeping, and playing outside. Reach her at @lizkoneill.