Resources

**If you have a suggestion for this list please send an email to — info@inspiredbymail.com.**

DIRECT MAIL & EMAIL BLOGS

• Direct Creative
• Improve Response
• Be Relevant! Blog

CREATIVE BLOGS

• Swiss Miss
• Print Pattern
• Mint
• Coverspy
• We love typography
• Grain Edit

BUSINESS RESOURCES

• DMNEWS
Media Bistro
• Deliver Magazine

DESIGN & ART RESOURCES

• Paper Specs
• Fold Factory
• istockphoto.com — for inexpensive photos and illustrations
• crestock.com — for inexpensive photos and illustrations
• clipart.com — for inexpensive clipart
• Dover Publications — for inexpensive clipart
• Photoshop User
• Behance

DIRECT MAIL TECHNICAL RESOURCES

• Size requirements for letters and large envelopes from the USPS

EMAIL TECHNICAL RESOURCES

• Smashing Magazine article Best Practices for Bulletproof Email Delivery
• Campaign Monitor’sEmail Stats and Reports
Noble Desktop in NYC offers a free seminar on HTML Emails

BOOKS ON DIRECT MAIL

Million Dollar Mailings by Denison Hatch
Open Immediately by Stephen Hitchcock

BOOKS ON EMAIL

Creating Stunning HTML Emails by M. Patterson — For those who know code
The Email Marketing Kit by Jeanne S. Jennings — I never read. It just sounds informative to me.