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The Last Word on November 2019

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A roundup of email marketing articles, posts, and tweets you might have missed last month… Must-read articles, posts & reports Twilio study finds consumers prefer email and text when communicating with brands (Marketing Land) Research: Is A Picture Worth 1,000 Words Or 60,000 Words in Marketing? (Email Audience) Animated PNGs in Email: An Alternative to GIFs? (Litmus) Dynamic email in Gmail available on Android and…

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4 beelion emails

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Sendgrid announced their volumes for Black Friday and Cyber Monday: To provide a clearer understanding of our scalable systems, on Black Friday 2019 we processed 4.1 billion emails and this Cyber Monday we processed 4.2 billion emails (46% more than 2018) and processed up to 315 million emails/hour (burst rate) into inboxes all around the world! To give you a better understanding of this scale, you can…

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8 Ways to Get More Email Opt-ins from Your Blog

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For many people, their email inbox is the wild west. Thousands of emails from hundreds of brands compete for their eyes. In 2017, the average number of emails sent and received was a breathtaking 269 billion. In 2018, that number hit 281 billion. By the year 2022, it's expected that more than 333 billion emails will be sent and received every day. The result? Consumers…

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“I want them to know I was here.”

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A story about chronic illness, trauma, and a conference that changed everything. Photography by Rachel Renee Photographie Co. I’m freezing. I don’t know why I didn’t think to bring a warmer jacket to the Oregon coast in October. I blame it on my having only ever lived in sunny places – Florida and California. But now I’m on the beach in Florence, Oregon, getting pelted…

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Properly Diagnosing Email Performance Problems

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When faced with a problem, it’s easy to get sidetracked into focusing on superficial metrics or jump to conclusions, especially when it involves what appears to be a quick fix. Instead, marketers need to look beyond the obvious and easy, and ask deeper questions about email performance like: What’s the core driver of the issue? Are there multiple issues at work here? What levers can…

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3 Legal Steps Podcasters Often Forget About

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Podcasting is a great medium for creating content for your audience with some unique benefits. It is more popular than ever and the resources about starting a podcast seem to be popping up every day. One often overlooked topic, however, is the legal issues that podcasters should consider. As an attorney who has been a podcast host and has worked with creatives and content creators…

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The Year in Email 2019

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It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of yet another exciting year in email, and 2019 proved to be one of the most momentous and active years to date. Over the past year, the number of new technologies, mergers and acquisitions, mailbox provider (MBP) announcements, news, and highlights is evidence of the versatility […] The post The Year in Email 2019 appeared first…

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How Do Nonprofits Use Email Effectively?

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In honor of Giving Tuesday, we wanted to spotlight three of our nonprofit clients and show how they are using email to effectively mobilize, educate, and raise funds for their causes.   SPCA International: Mobilization  One of the hardest goals of nonprofits is encouraging subscribers to perform an action without any direct benefit. Rather than fun new products or can’t miss event tickets, nonprofits are…

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Email on Tap Episode 16, with Lacy Surber, Marketing Cloud Customer Success, Senior Manager, Salesforce

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We couldn’t keep Anthony Chiulli, our director of product marketing, away from making these awesome Email on Tap videos for too long, and thus… Season 2 is officially on tap. To kick off the next season, Anthony met with Lacy Surber during the 250ok and MailerQ Global Sender Summit in Amsterdam. Lacy is a Marketing […] The post Email on Tap Episode 16, with Lacy…

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It’s the email time of year…

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I’m basically waiting for the various ESPs to announce Just How Much Mail they’ve sent over the last 4 days. Early information from one ESP shows a hefty percentage over the amount they sent last year, and that amount had many, many, many zeros in it. In terms of best practices and ongoing advice: you can never put too many lights on a Christmas tree.

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