Kara Trivunovic

Kara Trivunovic

Vice President, Digital Solutions


As an email marketing veteran dating back to 1999, Kara Trivunovic has been actively involved in programmatic email development, execution, and strategy in a variety of senior positions on the client, agency, and provider side. She was founder and principal of The Email Advisor, a respected email marketing consultancy focusing on email strategy and channel optimization that was subsequently acquired by an enterprise email service provider in 2009. Over the course of her career, she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of brands and global organizations structuring a variety of custom email education programs, conceptualizing and implementing new and innovative email programs, optimizing contact strategies, and developing staffing and budget plans. Kara currently serves as the vice president of digital solutions at Epsilon.




Do you know when to call in the email experts?

Nov 4, 2015 - Email is a veteran in comparison to other digital marketing channels, but it's still an evolving medium. When errors occur, avoid Googled DIY solutions... Comments


How to earn Cubs status for your email program

Oct 14, 2015 - Successful email programs are contingent upon their ability to drive and sustain brand loyalty with subscribers. Assess these fundamental aspects of... Comments


It's Just Email, How Complicated Can It Be?

Sep 14, 2015 - Underestimating the complexity of email is a detrimental move for any marketer. These tips will help you thoroughly evaluate the overall quality of... Comments


A Prime Example of the Effectiveness of Email

Aug 5, 2015 - Response to Amazon's email campaign for the manufactured shopping holiday Amazon Prime Day exemplifies how to effectively execute email marketing strategies... Comments

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New Email Metric? Click-to-Smile

Jun 17, 2015 - While happiness isn't a measurable KPI, sending people emails just to make them smile, rather than to drive sales, can be a powerful relationship marketing... Comments


Honoring Your Email Program This Memorial Day Weekend

May 18, 2015 - As retailers plan their sales for the upcoming holiday, what can they do to ensure relevant email marketing that doesn't seem to cheaply hop on the... Comments


Email Re-Engagement Programs: Advice From Frank Underwood

Apr 20, 2015 - Frank Underwood from Netflix's "House of Cards" may be a ruthless politician, but he might also just have some words of wisdom for the email marketing... Comments


Planning Against an Email Strategy

Mar 23, 2015 - How can email marketers actually plan against the successful implementation of channel strategies? Comments


Capitalizing on Behavioral Anomalies

Feb 23, 2015 - Not every day in your customers' lives is exactly the same, and marketers should make sure that their email marketing campaigns are prepared to adapt... Comments


Key Rules to Email Success (via Agent Gibbs From NCIS)

Jan 26, 2015 - Agent Gibbs from NCIS may never have developed an email marketing campaign, but his rules certainly can be applied to the industry. Comments


The 3 Stages of Holiday Email Love

Dec 1, 2014 - Here are three steps to take to bring subscribers on board for a successful email marketing campaign this holiday season. Comments


Happy After Halloween: Let the Holiday Email Begin!

Nov 3, 2014 - What can you do to make your holiday email marketing programs stand out from the crowd and really sparkle this season? Comments


What Subject Line?

Oct 6, 2014 - While subject lines still play a role in convincing consumers to open your emails, there are other factors that marketers need to be aware of and start... Comments


Don’t Just "Bolt on" Email

Aug 11, 2014 - Your email marketing strategy shouldn't be an afterthought. It should be planned and executed in the same way as other channels in order to achieve... Comments


When Lifecycle Messaging Goes All Wrong

Jul 14, 2014 - As an email marketer, you can't live by the "set it and forget it" mindset. You must instead monitor the emails you send to your consumers and understand... Comments


The Lost Art of Measuring an Impression

Jun 16, 2014 - As email marketing changes and matures, the old ways of measuring impressions don't always account for today's customers' actions. So how can we correctly... Comments


Defining Success for Email Programs

May 19, 2014 - There are different ways to define success for email marketing campaigns, but what do they all mean, and which is the best for your company? Comments


Which Came First, Your Email Content or Your Segment?

Apr 21, 2014 - The audience and content conundrum can be very chicken and egg for many brands, especially their email marketers. Comments


3 Ways to Maximize Email Marketing Results This Year

Mar 24, 2014 - Although the growth of social media and mobile marketing has caused some to question whether email marketing is still relevant, in fact email marketing... Comments


Most Frequently Asked Email Questions

Feb 24, 2014 - Here are five frequently asked questions about email marketing and the email channel along with helpful answers for those in the email marketing ecosystem... Comments


Email Program Broken? Fix It

Jan 27, 2014 - The start of the year is a good time to analyze the "health" of your email marketing programs and execute changes that will help them become more effective... Comments

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