Monthly Archives: May 2021

What Is and Isn’t a Transactional Email?

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This question is more challenging than you think. And how a company answers it has a major impact on the size of the audience it’s able to reach with that message, as well as legal ramifications. That’s because transactional emails can be sent to all customers for whom you have email addresses. This includes those who haven’t opted in to receive your promotional messages, as…

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Ecommerce email marketing: 7 tried-and-true tactics to sell your online products in 2021

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Does this sound familiar? You go to your email inbox, and are instantly bombarded by marketing offers, spam, and chain emails from distant relatives. Yikes. It’s easy to get overwhelmed and just send everything there to the trash. Now think about your customers. Their inboxes are just as crowded, and their attention spans are just as short as yours. So how are your digital products…

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The path to unlocking your email program’s full potential

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As an email-centric marketing leader you carry the weight of ensuring that your email program is operating effectively and efficiently, but what steps should you take when you identify that things are not working as they should? To bring clarity to your chaos, we have detailed three paths forward for your consideration. While we always […] The post The path to unlocking your email program’s…

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Top 6 Tips for Communicating With Consumers During a Natural Disaster

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Natural disasters aren’t going anywhere any time soon – and unfortunately, it seems like the frequency in unprecedented natural disasters has increased in recent years. While you cannot control the severity or frequency of natural disasters, you can control how you handle your communication with consumers. You might be asking yourself, what does this have to do with email? The answer is: a lot more…

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Digital marketing bolstered Idahoan’s Foods’ ability to meet demand throughout the pandemic

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Some CPG brands found themselves with the long end of the stick in 2020 (if there was a long end to be had). Makers of canned tomatoes and toilet paper, for example, were dealing with stock-outs rather than disappearing demand. And shelf-stable packaged potatoes were one of these hot-ticket items.

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Feedburner is shutting down. Long live Feedburner.

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Google can’t stop killing products. From a never-ending stream of acquihires to discarding products both great (I still miss Google Reader) and not-so-great (I’m having flashbacks to Google+), the tech giant has earned a reputation for poisoning products in their prime. But one product in Google’s lineup has been a rare exception to the rule, outliving rumors of its impending demise for nearly two decades.…

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Dyspatch: 9 Ways to Get More Email Survey Responses

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Email marketing is a great way to drive survey responses. I join other experts in talking with Liz Willits about ways to get more email survey responses. My advice centers on how to use interactivity to lower barriers and boost responses. I say: “AMP for Email and CSS-based interactivity make surveys easier for subscribers to complete. That’s because subscribers can immediately see the survey without…

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The future of B2B marketing: 2020 strategies that will stick

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The B2B industry saw a bit of a reckoning in 2020. The industry that historically focused on product attributes and lead attribution was forced to reset during a year full of crises. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated new marketing trends, and traditional means of engaging, selling to, retaining customers became further outdated.

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