Justin Williams

Justin Williams

Senior Marketing Strategist

StrongView

As one of StrongView's in-house marketing strategists, Justin Williams helps email marketers develop and implement strategic lifecycle marketing campaigns that are continually optimized to increase engagement and revenue. For the past five years, Justin has applied his expertise in email marketing, social media, web design, and other interactive marketing disciplines across a variety of industries, including retail, finance, media, and technology. In addition to founding his own consulting company, Justin has built go-to-market strategies for early-stage startups and worked with brands like Cisco, Qualcomm, and Geeknet. Justin holds a BA in cognitive science from the University of California at San Diego.

RECENT ARTICLES BY JUSTIN WILLIAMS

social-analytics

It’s 2014 - Why Don’t All Brands Segment?

May 27, 2014 - Don't overlook the promise of segmentation, and don't let excuses like time and technology kill your potential. Comments

onboarding-email

When Onboarding, Focus on Lifetime Value, Not Return on Investment

May 13, 2014 - Use onboarding or email welcome programs to try to convert customers into loyal customers - but how do you define a loyal customer? Comments

report-shutterstock-158460491

The 2 Possible Responses to Any Marketing Report

Apr 29, 2014 - There are two possible responses to a marketing performance report - "Oh Yeah?" and "So What?" - so how should marketers react? Comments

email-survey

3 Ways (Plus 1 Key) to Succeed at Progressive Profiling

Apr 1, 2014 - In order to collect more information about your subscribers and send more relevant content, use progressive profiling to ask questions of your customers... Comments

report-shutterstock-158460491

Custom Email Marketing Reports: A Huge Step Toward Better Results

Mar 4, 2014 - Today's leading email service providers allow more personalization and reporting capabilities than an email marketing team could possibly exhaust. So... Comments

segmentationsigns1

Measure Better -- Segmentation Analysis Applied to Email

Feb 4, 2014 - Conducting segmentation analysis can allow you to better understand engagement and conversion in email marketing, and help you to better market your... Comments

New Gmail inbox

3 Tips for Maintaining Customer Engagement in the Inbox

Jan 22, 2014 - Learn how to improve email performance by building long-term customer engagement through emails. Comments

email-tricks

2 Methods for Getting an Email Opened and 1 That Doesn't Work

Dec 30, 2013 - How to highlight the potential loss of not opening and how to use a name to drive action. Comments

customers

How to Create Customer Personas That Make an Impact

Dec 28, 2013 - Here are just three of the ways you can collect and analyze data from your customers to create personas. Comments

human-brain

Email Subject Lines and the Brain

Dec 26, 2013 - Use the programming of the brain to raise open rates. Comments

Gmail logo

Responding to Changes Like Gmail Image Caching

Dec 24, 2013 - When change occurs, remember to pause and consider if it's a superficial change or a true change, and respond accordingly. Columnist Justin Williams... Comments

Clock close to midnight at new year

100 Years of Email Marketing Success with These 2 Timeless Tips

Dec 20, 2013 - Enjoy the reviews of 2013. Enjoy the predictions of 2014. But then get back to the task of sending relevant messaging in the channels where your customers... Comments

shutterstock-149400809

4 Cross-Channel Measurements Every Marketer Should Use

Nov 26, 2013 - Leveraging the two metrics (match rate and view-through rate) and the two shifts in methodology (multi-channel attribution and cohort analysis) enables... Comments

justinwillilastabbedinbox

Get Attention in Competitive Holiday Inbox Tabs with These Email Tips

Oct 29, 2013 - Inbox tabs are here to stay and will only become more prevalent. Use these tips from columnist Justin Williams to help your emails stand out amongst... Comments

emails-concept-web

3 Steps to Getting Over Analysis Paralysis with Structured Email Campaign Prioritization

Oct 2, 2013 - Learn to quickly and methodically evaluate the best opportunities to pursue in your email campaigns, without falling into analysis paralysis. Comments

gmail-tabs

How Do Consumers Feel About Gmail Tabs?

Sep 11, 2013 - Rates have been measured, studies produced, cries of doom heard, and questions raised since the rollout of Gmail inbox tabs in mid-July. But what has... Comments

email-tricks

Don't Get Tabbed Out of Existence

Aug 6, 2013 - How email marketers can respond appropriately to Gmail's new inbox tabs. Comments

email-bomb

Recovering an Email Presence

Jul 9, 2013 - Looking at a few problems that can lead your email marketing astray, how to respond to those problems, and what milestones you'll need to cross in order... Comments

textingsms

SMS and Email: A Strategy to Capture Out-of-Home Subscribers

Jun 11, 2013 - By adopting a cross-channel mindset you can leverage SMS to capture email addresses from on-the-go prospects with just one action: a text message. Comments

email-tricks

Are Your Emails Easy to Act On?

May 28, 2013 - The best way to build loyalty with your customers is to help them do what they want to do in the fastest, friendliest, easiest, and least expensive... Comments

email-tricks

Forget RPE, What's Your PPE: Personality-per-Email?

Apr 30, 2013 - As we pay revenue its appropriate due, let's not forget to leverage personality in our marketing to build relationships with our customers founded on... Comments

ClickZ Today is our #1 newsletter.
Get a daily dose of digital marketing.

COMMENTS

UPCOMING EVENTS

Featured White Papers

IBM: Social Analytics - The Science Behind Social Media Marketing

IBM Social Analytics: The Science Behind Social Media Marketing
80% of internet users say they prefer to connect with brands via Facebook. 65% of social media users say they use it to learn more about brands, products and services. Learn about how to find more about customers' attitudes, preferences and buying habits from what they say on social media channels.

An Introduction to Marketing Attribution: Selecting the Right Model for Search, Display & Social Advertising

An Introduction to Marketing Attribution: Selecting the Right Model for Search, Display & Social Advertising
If you're considering implementing a marketing attribution model to measure and optimize your programs, this paper is a great introduction. It also includes real-life tips from marketers who have successfully implemented attribution in their organizations.

Resources

Jobs

    • Recent Grads: Customer Service Representative
      Recent Grads: Customer Service Representative (Agora Financial) - BaltimoreAgora Financial, one of the nation's largest independent publishers...
    • Managing Editor
      Managing Editor (Common Sense Publishing) - BaltimoreWE’RE HIRING: WE NEED AN AMAZING EDITOR TO POLISH WORLD-CLASS CONTENT   The Palm...
    • Senior Paid Search & Advertising Manager
      Senior Paid Search & Advertising Manager (Smarty Had A Party) - St. LouisCompany Description: A warm, loving, [slightly wacky] startup, we view...