How to use Pinterest Group Boards to drive traffic and increase engagement

Nov 24, 2015 - Here's how you can effectively use Group Boards on Pinterest and leverage the social platform as a marketing channel, to increase engagement and drive traffic to brands' websites. Comments

Do you know when to call in the email experts?

who-you-gonna-call 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 and call in the experts. Comments

4 ways to create personalized marketing messages

mobile-email Oct 12, 2015 - One way to obtain higher levels of engagement and collect actionable data is to make personalization a priority. Use these tips to initiate personalized email marketing campaigns. Comments

Your Email Marketing May Impact Your Rankings

patent-pending Aug 10, 2015 - Google was just issued a patent based on tying its rankings with email spam. While that patent shows what could be, rather than what will be, it reminds us that Google is always watching. Comments

How Email Works, Part Three: Anatomy of an Email

how-email-works-image Jul 31, 2015 - In the latest edition of the "How Email Works" series Derek Harding looks at headers, which can help marketers identify issues such as authentication failures and incorrect DNS. Comments

Father of Spam, Mother of Invention: How Much Has Email Changed in 37 Years?

email-marketing-changes May 1, 2015 - Nearly 37 years after the first bulk promotional email was sent, too little has changed in the email marketing industry. How can marketers raise the bar? Comments

4 B2B Tips You Can’t Afford to Ignore This Holiday Season

holiday-season-at-work Nov 20, 2014 - Even B2B marketers shouldn't ignore the holidays, so here are four tips to ensure your seasonal marketing is the best it can be. Comments

Do Not Reply to This Email

email-bomb Sep 1, 2014 - A few tips for alerting readers in a friendly, rather than militant, way that you don't monitor certain email addresses. Comments

Summertime and the Blacklisting Is Easy: Tips to Steer Clear in the High Season

spam Jul 24, 2014 - Summer is high season for email blacklisting. What can marketers do to avoid being put on the dreaded blacklist, which could effectively ruin their email ROI? Comments

Is Your Email Program Helping or Hindering the Customer Journey?

angry-at-email Jun 25, 2014 - Here are a few signs that can indicate whether your email program is contributing to a smooth or a bumpy ride for your customers. Comments

CASL’s Impact on Email Marketers

spam Jun 9, 2014 - This guest post from Matt Vernhout explores the impact Canada's anti-spam legislation will have on email marketers, and offers tips for how to prepare for the upcoming changes. Comments

Send More, Make More: All the Cool Kids Are Doing It, Right?

email-marketing-help-improve-sales Jun 3, 2014 - As subscribers continue to evolve the ways they engage with the inbox, it is up to us as marketers to facilitate a positive experience that enhances the shopping experience, reinforces the value proposition of your brand, and keeps subscribers engaged... Comments

Mandatory Email Authentication and What It Means for Marketers

email-authentication May 7, 2014 - New rigid standards for email authentication mean that marketers need to adjust their tactics in order to reach potential customers' inboxes. Comments

Facebook Seeks to Clean Up News Feeds by Targeting Like-Baiting Posts

facebook-f-2013 Apr 11, 2014 - In an effort to tidy up users' News Feeds, Facebook is targeting brand Pages that explicitly ask for likes, shares, and comments to promote their posts. Comments

10 Tips for Inspiring Email Love and Long-Lasting Subscriber Devotion

valentine-email-shutterstock-103470074 Feb 5, 2014 - When it comes to love and email, best practices for achieving results (i.e., long-term commitment) are surprisingly similar. Here are 10 tips for inspiring loyalty from your email subscribers. Comments

Ajax Social Wipes Clean Old Likes and Spam Followers

ajax-social-wipes Jan 27, 2014 - The site, which says it is sponsored by Ajax Spray n’ Wipe Easy Lift Out Wipes, allows users to remove likes and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Comments

Email Subject Lines and the Brain

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

Email Marketing Isn't Dead - You're Probably Just Using It Wrong

emailcampaign Dec 26, 2013 - Your challenge as a marketer is to understand these savvier consumers and reach them with relevant, engaging content that speaks to them individually - not as a demographic. Comments

A False Dichotomy

see-saw2 Oct 24, 2013 - We know not all address collection processes are equally effective or equally error-prone, so why are we treating single and confirmed opt-in as the only options? Comments

On Non-Opener Email Resends: Don't Be a Horse Race, Be a Marathon!

marathon Aug 13, 2013 - Pick your most important or compelling email campaigns to execute resends and maximize their results by adding urgency, changing some language, and mixing it up in any way you can. Comments

5 Tactics to Ignite Your Email List Growth

mobile-email Aug 7, 2013 - Identify where you acquire your most valuable, most engaged opt-ins, and brainstorm how you can get more of them. Comments

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