Mike Kleiman, has started a three part series called “Coding an HTML Email in 3 Easy Steps”. Parts 1 and 2 are currently available and part 3 should be available soon.

Coding an HTML Email in 3 Easy Steps : Part 1

This posting discusses the need to plan and prepare your message, images and copy so that they will be rendered correctly in the largest number of email clients (web and software).

Coding an HTML Email in 3 Easy Steps : Part 2

Part 2 talks about the importance of Font selection for maximum support and the likely issues you will run in to when setting up your messages. Mike also covers CSS tricks to help preserve your message’s look and feel, from boarders to cell spacing.

I’m eagerly awaiting part 3, Check out Mike’s blog for the latest updates.