If you are in the marketing and communications fields, it would probably serve you to understand your html newsletters better.
DO IT YOURSELF
Own your own business? Fire your freelancer! Web designers are expensive and can be overkill for simple tasks (I should know, I am one). Save tons of money by doing 90% of your web-work in-house!
A website with out-of-date content makes you look sketchy and sad. When you're empowered to make updates yourself, there's no excuse to not keep it fresh!