How to create a countdown timer to add to an email for free
Countdown timers or clocks are a great way for marketers to add a sense of urgency to their emails. This works particularly well for sale emails, flash sale emails, or holiday emails.
When the clock is ticking on a deal, customers think they must act ASAP because they are running out of time. You can use this principle in your next campaign if you want to speed up the decision making of your customers.
How? The answer is simpler than you think.
Step 1: Register an account on NiftyImages.Com
Nifty Images have created a great toolkit to give your email marketing campaigns that little extra kick. To use it, the first you must create a new account on this site via URL: https://niftyimages.com/Signup.
After register, please logging in to your account.
Step 2: Create new Countdown Timer image
To create new countdown timer image, please click on to Countdown Timer button.
Step 3: Select style for Countdown Timer
There are six different email countdown timers to choose from. Let’s select one style.
Step 4: Customize your Countdown Timer
The appearance of the designs are easily edited through different tabs.
Click on to Save button and give the name for this Countdown Timer to save.
Step 5: Get your timer embed code
Finally the timer can be inserted into your email with a line of html code and it works with most email marketing providers.