Hashtags and predictive analytics are hot; static emails and staid subject lines are not.
Pundits from Silverpop and Emma explain why email subscribers are often so dedicated to brands.
Twenty-two percent of marketing emails sent with subscribers' permission are not reaching customers' inboxes, according to a new report.
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium joins forces with BrightStar Partners to optimize email strategy, and enhance visitor experience.
Three infallible tips for setting up your ideal email schedule.
We caught up with Matt Gault, VP of channel strategy at Yesmail Interactive at the 2012 DMA show in Las Vegas for some hot email tips.
Focus on data needed to support simpler segmentation strategies—that can lead to more effective email marketing.
Industry insiders voice their opinions on the trends marketers should be following. No fads here.
MeritDirect launched new mobile and social capabilities for third-party email campaigns, which it is first rolling out to client Penton Media, said Chris Blohm, MeritDirect's SVP of data and media services, on Feb. 16.
Avoiding common email marketing mistakes will ultimately drive better campaign ROI.
Email deliverability firm Return Path acquired email technology company OtherInbox, the company said on Jan. 10. The acquisition closed in late December, said Return Path CEO Matt Blumberg, who declined to disclose terms.
Volkswagen improves email with help from Proximity London.
More than 20% of emails sent during the first six months of 2011 were opened on mobile devices, according to a study released by email service provider Knotice on Nov. 30.
Groupon's and LivingSocial's email open rates continue to trend upward, according email and social analytics firm eDataSource.
Home and garden accessories retailer Wisteria named Silverpop its email service provider, Kameilia Overton, strategic marketing manager at Wisteria, said on Oct. 12. The arrangement took effect in July.
Geoff Linton is VP and co-founder of digital marketing firm Inbox Marketer, which helps brands use email, mobile, social media and the Web to build engaged online communities of customers and prospects. Its clients include AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark and Publix. A direct marketing expert with more than 20 years of applied experience in both client and agency roles, Linton's experience spans many sectors, including financial services, telecommunications, consumer packaged goods, technology and manufacturing.
Email is not dead. In fact, it is an incredibly cost-effective and efficient way to engage consumers one-on-one with highly relevant content.
Despite a decrease in email volume in the second quarter, email campaign open and click rates were relatively flat, according to a study released by marketing services firm Epsilon on August 30.
Emails that are not personalized with a consumer's name in the subject line generate a 3% click rate, equal to that of personalized emails, according to a study released by email service provider MailerMailer on July 19.
Experian's marketing services division generated organic revenue growth of 10% in the first quarter of fiscal 2012. The unit was the company's fastest-growing segment, said CFO Paul Brooks on a conference call. Overall organic revenue at the Nottingham, UK-based company increased 6% year-over-year in Q1, which ended June 30.
Clare Hart, CEO of Omaha, Neb.-based Infogroup, a data services provider, discusses the company's on-going rebranding initiative and whether the 2010 resignation of founder and former CEO Vinod Gupta still affects the business. Hart previously served as president of the enterprise media group at Dow Jones & Co. and president and CEO of business information company Factiva.
Three-quarters (75%) of marketers said their lifecycle email marketing programs outperform their traditional outbound campaigns, according to a survey released by email services firm StrongMail on June 14. More than half (51%) of the 1,070 marketers surveyed said they do not have an active event-triggered lifecycle program, but 32% of that segment said they plan to implement one within the next 12 months.
Dan Springer, chairman and CEO of email services provider Responsys, helped take the company public in April, raising about $70 million in net proceeds.
Marketers increased their average email volume by 39% in the first quarter, compared with the prior year, according to a study from email marketing company Epsilon and the Direct Marketing Association's Email Experience Council (EEC). The organizations based the study on 7.1 billion emails sent by about 140 North American Epsilon clients.
Hearst Magazines and the Direct Marketing Association will launch the second annual "Hearst Challenge" on June 1. The media company will give a $25,000 prize to the entrant who can best build a model to predict whether a consumer will open or click through an email promotion.
The timing of email marketing campaigns is an age-old debate for those in the industry. Everyone wants to optimize the timing to improve open rates and sales.
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