Email deliverability


Cart Abandonment Email Insights from Cyber Monday

Dec 17, 2013 - On Dec. 2, ExactTarget filled our shopping carts with more than $100 of merchandise from major retailers. Then we walked away, closing our browser after each shopping session. Just 1/5 of retailers sent triggered cart abandonment emails within 3 days. Comments

Achieving Right Time, Right Message in Email Marketing and Beyond

targets Dec 16, 2013 - Guest columnist Ida Barrie from PDF software brand Nitro shares tips on email messaging that better resonates with customers, based on changes they've made to their own systems in 2013. Comments

Google’s Latest Email Marketing Game Changer: Gmail to Auto-Show Images

Gmail logo Dec 13, 2013 - Gmail will soon be showing images in your messages by default. That means no more prompts asking you to show images in your emails! BrightWave's Kirsten Schlau explains. Comments

First Truly Mobile Christmas Prompts Rise in Email Mobile-Friendliness

Woman on Mobile Phone Dec 13, 2013 - In early October, ExactTarget looked at emails from nearly 110 major online retailers and found that only 23 percent were using mobile-friendly design techniques. See how things changed by Thanksgiving weekend. Comments

The Power of the People: What Email Marketers Are Talking About Going Into 2014

2013-12-11-1435 Dec 12, 2013 - Crowdsourced questions for a recent webinar featuring Simms Jenkins, Chad White and DJ Waldow shed light on what email marketers have on their minds heading into 2014. Comments

4 Game-Changing Digital Marketing Predictions for 2014

prediction Dec 10, 2013 - Predictions for the coming year are always fun to come up with, and even if we don't get the timing exactly right, they certainly represent the larger directional shifts taking place in the industry. Comments

The Evolving Mobile Inbox: Competing with Smartphone Distractions

shutterstock-105905384 Nov 27, 2013 - Email triage now happens on the go, as users sort and clean out inboxes while shopping, during a meeting, while at dinner or at a stop light (don't do that!). How can marketers compete with just a split second to engage? Comments

Myths and Realities of Responsive Design and the Mobile Inbox

jimdavidsonnov Nov 19, 2013 - Have you heard the often misused terms of "responsive design," "adaptive design," and "mobile first?" Columnist Jim Davidson explains these buzzy, thrown around terms. Comments

E-mail Marketing Industry Benchmarks: Highest Open Rate in Q1 2013 Since 2006

jjennings-clickz-ctor-101513a Nov 15, 2013 - The first quarter of this year saw the highest average open rate (31.3 percent) since at least 2006. It was also the largest quarter-over-quarter jump (14 percent) in open that we've seen. Columnist Jeanne Jennings shares these insights and more. Comments

Personalization: Not Just for Websites Anymore

personalization Jul 30, 2013 - What companies need is a way to create a personalized email experience as soon as the customer opens the email - not when it is sent. Comments

Being Patient (and Self-Sufficient) in Today's Email World

Jul 6, 2012 - Taking the time to adapt and use the technology and data we have today can help you become more self-sufficient if you're willing to do the work. Comments

Establish and Protect Your Brand - Both Online and Off

Jun 27, 2012 - Your brand and your customers are of the utmost importance to your success, so why not go the extra mile to protect them both? Comments

Avoid the ISP War on Graymail

Jun 20, 2012 - Four tips for marketers to ensure their email messages get delivered. Comments

Choice Should Be the Default

Jun 6, 2012 - Ensure that you are giving your customers choice as a default in how or what they want to be communicated about. Comments

The Great E-Appending Debate

May 9, 2012 - Do you want to invest in the short-term gain and long-term loss or invest in the long-term gain with lots of hard work? Comments

When Making Money Costs You Money

Apr 25, 2012 - When you base your ad sales solely on the size of your list, you not only paint yourself into a corner, you are destined for deliverability issues. Comments

FTC Regulations and Email Marketing

Apr 11, 2012 - What can email marketers learn from the FTC's final privacy report? Comments

Active or Inactive? That Is the Question

Mar 28, 2012 - Five scenarios where consumers are regarded as "active users" and a look at how active they really are. Comments

Email Deliverability Takes a Turn for the Worse

Mar 20, 2012 - After several stable years, the inbox placement rate fell from 81% in the first half of 2012 to 76.5% in the second half. Comments

Challenge: Live a Week in Your Customers' Shoes

Feb 29, 2012 - Sometimes it's best to take a step back and look at it your marketing from the perspective of the most important people to your company: your customers. Comments

The Dark Side of Email Marketing

Feb 15, 2012 - We have to face the facts: everyone gets their email stream blocked at some point in their digital communications career. Comments

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