Email Marketing

Email service provider Campaign Monitor has released its annual global email benchmarks report, offering marketers a glimpse into email marketing performance across industries. Government organizations topped the list as having the highest open rates of over 30% —  an increase of nearly 11% over the course of 2019.  The Automotive and Aerospace industry had the
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Marketing automation platforms form the backbone of marketing operations, increasingly serving as sophisticated marketing orchestration platforms. A range of platforms is available to marketers depending on their firm’s size, budget and level of digital marketing sophistication. The more basic functions of marketing automation have become somewhat commoditized, so platform vendors mostly look to differentiate their
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Brick-and-mortar shops aren’t the only things that are overcrowded these days. While the countdown to Christmas is quickly winding down, many email marketers are consistently pumping out reminders to their subscribers and customers that their seasonal deals are ending soon. But an overflowing inbox can sometimes work against us. Email is a top channel for
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Adobe Campaign, part of Adobe Experience Cloud, has announced compatibility with AMP for Email, which is supported by Gmail among other inbox providers. Now available to Adobe Campaign customers, email senders can include dynamic AMP components in their emails. Why we should care Adding AMP for Email features directly to Adobe Campaign will help Adobe
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Email marketing provider Litmus has added several key features to its redesigned platform with more capabilities and improved workflows. The release includes new testing capabilities, email client insights and an upgraded Trello integration for managing email workflows. In late October, Litmus debuted its redesigned email platform. With the refresh, users can now “create an email
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I know what you’re thinking: Drip campaigns? They’re about as relevant as Michael Bolton. But here’s the thing about Michael Bolton: He’s always relevant! Truth is, the concepts behind drip campaigns—sending communications to customers and prospects on a regular basis—remain as relevant today as ever. The difference is that marketing automation has made this process
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Now is always the time to strengthen your marketing strategy. As numerous new channels and platforms are mushrooming in the digital marketplace, marketers must take an omnichannel approach to drive meaningful interactions with prospects and drive better conversions. Here’s a chart that supports the importance of a cohesive omnichannel approach. This implies that marketers must
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Email is dead—or at least that’s what the headlines claim. Sure, getting to “inbox zero” might be everyone’s focus today, but brands shouldn’t count out the power of a well-executed email campaign just yet. Why Email Still Works Marketers have argued about the viability of email campaigns ever since email became widely adopted as a marketing
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This is the sixth installment in our series on marketing to the managed inbox. Reaching the managed inbox is a multi-layered process that involves a growing number of marketing resources and is more challenging than ever before. Thanks to the rise of malicious email practices, Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have doubled-down on email security practices. It
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Email marketing platform SparkPost has announced plans to purchase reputation management, email deliverability and analytics provider eDataSource. The acquisition is expected to provide SparkPost and eDataSource customers the combined abilities to create, send and measure email performance and inbox placement analytics. The announcement also included plans to launch new capabilities, including automatic seeding and real-time
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As we’ve been exploring the Periodic Table of Email Optimization and Deliverability in recent weeks, we’ve looked at Permission, Trust, Infrastructure and Audience. This time, we will go into another critical set of elements — those involving Content. First and foremost, in this age of smartphones and tablets, it’s critical that your emails are designed
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Enterprise email and marketing automation provider iPost has announced a new integration with Adobe’s Magento commerce cloud. The integration will pass customer data stored in Magento to the iPost platform to help marketers create and deliver personalized messages and cross-channel campaigns. Transactional emails from Magento can also now be sent through the iPost platform. The
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Finally, it’s time to discuss the people you’re trying to reach with your email messages – your Audience. Here we shift to the Optimization section of the Periodic Table of Email Optimization and Deliverability, which we’ve been exploring in recent weeks.  The most important element of all is the Email Address (At), the unique identifier
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