How do you make your responsive email work in such conditions? By using dirty little CSS tricks, of course. TutsPlus' series on building their emails features a few of those tricks, while Campaign Monitor suggests mobile-first emails. You can also use templates and patterns and libraries and resources and quite a few HTML email frameworks.
State of email design
Creating HTML Emails
Premailer has several tools for cleaning up your HTML email code
HTML Table generator - very helpful for laying out email newsletters.
Don't forget a plain text version of your email.
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