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Should Email Marketers Worry About IBM Verse?

May 6, 2015 - Columnist Derek Harding takes a look at how IBM's latest offering might affect email marketers. Comments

Engagement Matters

shutterstock-105905384 Mar 11, 2015 - Regardless of what has been said throughout the industry, engagement still matters when it comes to email marketing. Here's a look at why. Comments

Why Was My Email Blocked?

digital-strategy-roadblock Feb 11, 2015 - Oftentimes absolutely no one knows why your email got blocked or bulked, but that isn’t necessarily a problem. Comments

2015: The Year Email Goes Mobile-Only?

mobileads Jan 14, 2015 - Is this the year that we should start designing not only our individual emails but our entire email marketing programs for mobile? Comments

It’s Time to Drop the Text Version

shutterstock-105905384 Dec 17, 2014 - That text-only version of your email is causing more harm than good and it's time to get rid of it once and for all. Comments

Could a Company See a 15 Percent Drop in Stock Value Due to Email?

Big losses see Amazons shares hit 12-month low Nov 19, 2014 - Major brands can see stock values fall if their email programs aren't delivering the way they should. What can marketers do to prevent this from happening? Comments

How the Key Trends in Marketing Play Out in Practice

digital-marketing-trends-1 Oct 27, 2014 - The consolidation of the email ecosystem mirrors the trends in digital marketing as a whole, as seen in these five examples. Comments

Unsubscribe Best Practices and Beyond

unsubscribe-shutterstock-157057739 Sep 24, 2014 - Many marketers are still struggling to adopt unsubscribe best practices in their email programs. Here is a look at three of the most important things you can do to deal with unsubscribe issues. Comments

Kill It With Fire! 5 Best Practices That Need to Go Away

angry-email Aug 27, 2014 - These five tactics have long been considered "best practices" in the email marketing world, but technology has changed and it's time for them to die out. Comments

CASL: The Sky Isn’t Falling

spam Jul 30, 2014 - The newly introduced Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation has many adamant detractors, but if we don't take action in the U.S., we may be left with some "inept" legislation of our own. Comments

Are You Using Big Data, and Does It Matter?

big-data-screen Jun 4, 2014 - The majority of email marketers and marketing problems simply don't require a big data solution. And that's a good thing. Comments

Mandatory Email Authentication and What It Means for Marketers

email-authentication May 7, 2014 - New rigid standards for email authentication mean that marketers need to adjust their tactics in order to reach potential customers' inboxes. Comments

5 Things Every Email Marketer Should Know

emailcampaign Apr 9, 2014 - Every email marketer should have a strong understanding of how email works, including how it is delivered, how it is displayed, privacy practices, and direct marketing fundamentals. Comments

Gmail Image Caching Update Is Good News, Kind Of

gmail-logo Mar 12, 2014 - In a recent change, Gmail has started supporting cache control, a mechanism for websites to indicate how long it's OK to keep content for without requesting an update. While this change does not address all of the capabilities that caching impacted... Comments

Email Marketers: New Stewards of Privacy and Data

data-privacy-shutterstock-108568799 Feb 12, 2014 - It's vitally important that email marketers become trusted stewards of customer data. To do this, they must be educated, proactive, and prepared. Comments

CRM & Media Together At Last Means an Expanded Role for Email Marketers

Figures cut out of paper showing collaboration Jan 15, 2014 - You may already be seeing the thaw between CRM and media. There are now powerful capabilities, but we've only seen just the tip of the iceberg. Comments

Google Quietly Updates Gmail to Cache Images: Impact for Email Marketers

gmail-logo Dec 31, 2013 - Gmail has started caching email images. To understand what impact this may have requires that we start by understanding what has changed. Comments

What To Do with Long-Term Inactive Email Subscribers?

emailcampaign Dec 18, 2013 - Columnist Derek Harding shares tip for marketers with long-term inactive email subscribers, after a conversation at Email Insider Summit spurred a lively conversation on the best way to manage them. Comments

Email Marketing Quality Control Lessons from Publishing and Software Engineering

black-friday-checklist Nov 20, 2013 - For many email marketers, quality control amounts to little more than ticking boxes on a pre-deployment QA checklist. Learn about the quality control triangle. made of three competing factors. Comments

A False Dichotomy

see-saw2 Oct 24, 2013 - We know not all address collection processes are equally effective or equally error-prone, so why are we treating single and confirmed opt-in as the only options? Comments

What Does Salesforce's ExactTarget Acquisition Mean for Marketers?

Two people shaking hands Oct 3, 2013 - Radian6, BuddyMedia and social.com will integrate with the ExactTarget platform; what does this mean for marketers? Comments

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