Creating an HTML fomatted newsletter has never been easier. With this new email tool from Gmail you can create HTML formatted newsletters without knowing HTML.
All you have to do is click on the "Compose Mail" button, just like you normally would to open a new message you want to send. When the page opens click on where it says "Rich formatting". A whole new list of buttons will show up that you can use to create your HTML formatted email without ever having to actually use HTML.
Change backgroung colors and text colors. Make things bold, italic or underlined. Add hyperlinks or bulleted and numbered lists. Change your font styles and font sizes. Indent and align your paragraphs.