There is a creative way to get around this situation, maintaining the desired visual aspect of your email while directing the lead to the page with the video. See below:
1. Save the image of the video in the player
The first thing you must do is get the image of the video in the player. This will give the impression of having the video itself within the email.
Using YouTube, on the video page itself, follow the step-by-step instructions below:
- Click Share, then Embed:
- You will come across a thumbnail of the player. Take a screenshot and crop the video image:
- Also copy the video's share link.
2. "Insert" the video in the email
When creating or editing an email, you can use an image element and insert the cropped image you created in the previous step. Don't forget to add the video’s link to the image:
The end result can be seen below: