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Email marketing pros must tune their marketing efforts in an increasingly social and mobile world. Experts discuss best practices in B2C, plus deliverability, optimization, and more.

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Would You Rather Be a DMP or an ESP?

Apr 23, 2014 - Recent trends have led to email service providers (ESPs) and data management platforms (DMPs) becoming hot commodities in the mergers and acquisitions world. 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

5 Pervasive Email Challenges – and How to Fix Them

shutterstock-105905384 Apr 17, 2014 - There are many things that can wrong in an email marketing campaign, from conception to delivery. Here are five of the most common challenges, and simple steps to take to fix them. Comments

Building and Maintaining Customer Loyalty With Today’s Consumer

customer-loyalty Apr 15, 2014 - There are three keys to securing consumer loyalty in today's market: know your customers, coordinate online and offline customer experiences, and anticipate service opportunities. 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

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

#CZLNY:4 Ways to Push the Envelope, Drive Revenue, and Conquer Mobile

google-promotions-tab Apr 3, 2014 - Subtle and strategic email optimizations can potentially make you millions of dollars. Here are the areas that should be top of mind for email marketers these days. Comments

Testing: The Email Program’s Equivalent of Flossing

emailcampaign Apr 2, 2014 - The world of email is changing all the time and the inbox is an increasingly dynamic place. Like it or not, testing is the only way to take the pulse of your subscribers and gain the information you need to adjust your approach for continued engagement and ROI. 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

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

email-survey 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 over time to gain a better picture of who they are. 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

People Versus Pixels

people1 Mar 26, 2014 - If you are a technology company who sells cookie targeting solutions, the good times aren't over, but they are a-changin'. If you are a marketer who is reliant on a cookie-first marketing strategy, you have a choice: you can choose people over pixels. Comments

Is Your Brand Sending Emails Thursdays at Lunch Time? So Is Everyone Else [Study]

email-send-times-trackmaven Mar 24, 2014 - A study of 2,000 email lists and 93,000 emails by TrackMaven finds that the approaches many brands have taken toward email marketing are stale. Here are five tips to give your campaigns a boost. 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

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, it does improve the situation for some of them. Comments

Show Your Subscribers Some Love

subscriber-love-shutterstock-57283450 Mar 11, 2014 - When the love is lost, saving the relationship with your subscriber can be tricky. However, there are several ways you can show your subscribers how much you care before they start to get a wandering eye. 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 to Inspire Subscriber Love and Loyalty With Great Emails – Tips From 3 Brand Email Pros

shutterstock-105905384 Mar 6, 2014 - Well-respected email leaders at brands that really are focused on making email a special part of their marketing mix, including Zillow, Scoutmob, and Stonyfield, shared some campaigns they worked on that were truly special. Comments

Gmail Leads the Charge: Email Marketers Could Be in for Another Wild Ride in the Year of the Horse

gmailbygoogle Mar 5, 2014 - If you're like many email marketers, you may be on the fence about whether or not Gmail is a friend, foe, or frenemy. Many new changes in the past year, including the Tabbed Inbox, Quick Action buttons, and the prominent unsubscribe button, have marketers talking. Comments

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