Email Marketing

Most of us spend far more time processing email than we do surfing the Web, and smart marketers are taking full advantage of that. How? Our experts give the ins and outs on the truly killer app of email marketing in this column.

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Responsive Design and Coding for Non-Techies

May 29, 2014 - Responsive email design and coding are here to stay. Whether you're a marketer, a designer, or a coder, increasing your responsive design and coding knowledge will serve you well in the future. Comments

Defining Success for Email Programs

email-marketing-help-improve-sales 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

Strategic Testing: Tips for Success and Sources of Inspiration

email-testing May 12, 2014 - Testing is extremely important for a successful email campaign, so here are some tips to make sure you're testing in the right ways. Comments

Oracle Outlines Vision for Marketing Cloud

imag0685 May 2, 2014 - After buying four marketing-related companies in less than 18 months, Oracle president Mark Hurd outlined the company's vision for an integrated Marketing Cloud product line. Comments

Which Came First, Your Email Content or Your Segment?

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

Triggered Email Messages: Keys to Success

triggered-email Apr 14, 2014 - Sending triggered email messages can be an extremely effective marketing strategy, as they have been shown to produce much higher open and click-through rates. Comments

Happy 10th Birthday, Gmail!

gmailbygoogle Apr 1, 2014 - Looking back on 10 years of Gmail, with a timeline of the biggest changes for consumers and marketers. Comments

Tips for Designing E-mail for Google’s New Promotions Tab Grid View

gmail-grid-view-1 Mar 31, 2014 - The newest change to Google's Promotions tab introduces a grid view that ultilizes images to help users decide which emails they want to open and which they want to ignore. Comments

7 Strategies to Optimize Your Email Marketing Campaign

email-marketing-help-improve-sales Mar 28, 2014 - Don't miss out on potential sales because you failed to optimize your mailings - here are seven strategies that will help you to get the most out of your email marketing campaigns. Comments

3 Ways to Maximize Email Marketing Results This Year

email-marketing-help-improve-sales 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 remains an incredibly powerful and trusted communication vehicle. Comments

Are You Over-Selling? Tips for Networking, Email, Websites, and Social Media Interactions

oversell-shutterstock-175074830 Mar 17, 2014 - There's a fine line between engaging a potential customer and completely over-selling. The key to not over-selling lies in setting realistic goals for your efforts based on the channel and your relationship with the prospect. Comments

Google Updates Gmail iOS App to Compete With Apple Mail

google-logo-square Mar 7, 2014 - In an attempt to steal email client market share from Apple, Gmail messages on the updated iOS app will be pre-fetched and synced to improve user experience. Comments

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Prominent Email Unsubscribe Mechanisms

unsubscribe-shutterstock-157057739 Mar 3, 2014 - The email marketing world has been abuzz with the news of Gmail adding a prominent unsubscribe link to their emails - is this a good thing or a bad thing for marketers? Comments

7 Facts About Responsive Email on Mobile You Need to Know in 2014

responsivedesign Feb 27, 2014 - Responsive email is more than just another marketing trend. Mobile has changed the way we consume content and it's important as marketers that we make information easily accessible to consumers. Comments

Facebook to Abandon Its Email Service in March

facebook-homepage Feb 25, 2014 - Facebook will retire its @facebook.com email service in March of this year. Instead, it will reroute Facebook emails to a user's primary email address. Comments

Most Frequently Asked Email Questions

the-big-question 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

Using Personalization to Boost Email Performance: 4 Tips for Success

mobile-email Feb 3, 2014 - There's a line between constructive and creepy, but when done correctly, email personalization can boost the performance of your email marketing campaigns. Comments

Email Program Broken? Fix It

emailcampaign 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

Effective Email Creative is More than Just Creative

shutterstock-105905384 Jan 21, 2014 - If you're looking for great email creative - copy and design that will motivate the reader to the action you want them to take - you need more than just a copywriter and a designer. Comments

Using Email Marketing to Reach Booming Mobile Markets

mobile-email Jan 15, 2014 - Consider these tips to make sure your email marketing campaigns are reaching mobile users. Comments

Gmail's Google+ Integration Leaves More Questions Than Answers

gmail-google-plus Jan 13, 2014 - A new Gmail feature connects Google's mail service to Google+. If you don't have someone's email, but that person is on Google+, you can presumably email that person. Comments

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