Email marketing best practices

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In the Eyes of the Beholder… Your Email Is Only as Good (or Boring) as THEY Think It Is

Is your email marketing really as good as you think it is? Because you know whose opinion counts more than yours, right? The opinion of the person on the receiving end counts much more than yours. It doesn’t matter if you’re responsible for the strategic, design, content or tactical parts of […]

Personalization in Email: Now It’s Personal—for Real

As I ponder what to expect in 2016, personalization strikes me as the biggest new area to email marketing—and one that’s growing fast. In many cases, what started out as a way to remarket to consumers after cart abandonment is morphing into powerful technologies that enable targeted email marketing like never […]

5 Reasons Why Your Holiday Email Marketing Should Be Done as a Series

Don’t shoot the messenger! But the holidays are coming. The Christmas decorations are already up on some retailers’ brick-and-mortar stores, and I’ve already seen plenty of “only X shopping days until Christmas” messages. Whether that stresses you out as a consumer or a marketer, rest assured, I’m not here to […]

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Want Your Email Marketing to Go Viral? Do Email Well!

What makes an email go viral? Well, in a way, commonsense and best practices make an email go viral—or at least that’s how I read a Litmus report on the subject. I’m not trying to be facetious here. Looking at the findings of this report, it really does seem as […]

Email Best Practices for Double Opt-Ins that Actually Get the Opt-Ins

In an age of omni-channel marketing, with marketers integrating social media and email marketing campaigns and digging deep into Big Data, the phrase “double opt-in” sounds a bit, well, old-fashioned. Who’s thinking about that any more? In other words, we’ve got bigger fish to fry these days! But hold on. […]

Subject Line Analysis Report Offers New Insight Into This Critical Content

Adestra has published a report on subject lines that ought to be a must-read for every marketer, regardless of industry, because it’s an eye opener (or reminder) of the big huge impact one little word can have. Subject lines can always benefit from optimization because they affect not only open […]

9 Ways to Improve Any Email Marketing Program, Regardless of Budget or Bodies

David Baker filled a post with a lot of email marketing statistics a couple of months ago. It was the day after the Super Bowl and of course stats are heavy on everyone’s mind during a big football game like that. So a post full of email statistics was apropos. […]