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80+ Free Email Templates to Jumpstart Your Email Marketing Campaign

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Looking for free email templates to get your first email marketing campaign started? You’ve come to the right place – I’ve collected a list of some fantabulous free email templates from around the web.

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I’ve even had Capterra’s own graphic designer whip a customizable one up for you that includes my notes of what goes where!

Enter your email below to get access to that free template and I’ll walk you through the whole process of writing your first email.

But if you’re not feeling our template or you just want to see what else is out there, check out these other free email marketing templates from the best sources around the web!

This article looks at 80+ highly rated free email templates. See the full list of free email marketing solutions here.

1. FreeMailTemplates

FreeMailTemplates has over 50 free HTML email templates which you can download to edit on your own, or use within MailChimp or Campaign Monitor. Some are very simple and some are fairly complex, so there’s one for every level of email marketer, whether beginner or expert. And of course, if none of the free ones work for you, you can download one of their paid templates, which can be got very cheaply, many for around $20.

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2. 99 Designs

99 Designs has created three templates – one for a newsletter, one for a promotion, and one for a regular notification email, in four different colors. These email templates can easily be loaded into your own email, or into an email marketing service. They recommend loading it into an email marketing service, simply because it makes customizing the content blocks easier.

3. Zurb Foundation

Foundation for Emails has four free email templates that are very simple, which makes them easy to customize and good for beginning email marketers. These templates are great for beginners looking to snazz up their basic emails without getting overly complicated about it.

4. Email on Acid

Email on Acid has a beautiful HTML newsletter template with a responsive design. They even walk you through how they wrote the HTML for it, so you can more easily work with the back-end yourself.

5. Antwort

Antwort offers three simple, responsive templates with varying amounts of columns. These three templates are perfect starter templates for a company that is mainly sending out notification emails, and just starting newsletters.

6. Litmus

Litmus offers twelve free HTML templates that are positively beautiful. They can easily compete with any paid options out there. These templates are particularly good for retailers, as they have templates for receipts and coupons, in addition to newsletters, product announcements, and other templates. Make sure to scroll all the way to the bottom to see the additional five templates, beyond the original seven mentioned at the top.


7. Pixel Buddha

Pixel Buddha offers a lovely HTML newsletter template with a clean, modern design. The minimalism makes it easy to customize to any type of branding.  


These seven email template providers will get your first newsletter campaign on its feet! Remember, if you use an email marketing service, it’s likely that they also offer free templates to their customers, so if none of these work for you – check out your provider’s. Any other awesome free email templates I missed? Add them in the comments!

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About the Author

Cara Wood

Cara Wood

Cara Wood is a marketing associate at Capterra and a graduate of Mary Washington! When she's not hard at work at Capterra, she can be found horse-back riding, reading and just generally having a good time at life.



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