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If you could send a “silent video email” to subscribers, would you?
Our suggestion, then, was to put a picture of the video in your email and encourage subscribers to click on it to play the video.
This is a useful way to drive traffic to your video, but it’s not quite a video email – after all, there’s no movement to grab the reader’s attention. It uses a static image just like other HTML emails do…