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Welcome Emails 101

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A Welcome Email is the first look subscribers have into a company’s brand. It should reflect the brand, thank the subscribers for subscribing, provide guidance as to what they can expect, and generate excitement for upcoming emails. Properly implementing the Welcome Email as a key element of your email marketing campaign avoids setting a negative […] The post Welcome Emails 101 first appeared on Trendline…

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4 Steps every company should take to protect sensitive data

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We live in a data-driven world. The data you collect, store, and use will shape your organizational strategy and provide new insights on how to best meet your customers’ needs. However, with great power comes great responsibility. Beyond the financial and legal risks, customers are demanding that the organizations they deal with handle their data […] The post 4 Steps every company should take to…

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What do your ESP metrics really tell you about your deliverability?

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Knowing the deliverability of your email campaigns is essential to understand how well it’s doing. It also can be one of the hardest metrics to nail down. You might think you know your deliverability because you can look at the dashboard in your email service platform and see that 99% of your emails got delivered. […] The post What do your ESP metrics really tell…

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How ARC can keep forwarded emails out of spam

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Email is the original social channel, thanks to email forwarding. We’ll bet that the minute computer salesperson Gary Thuerk sent that famous email message to 400 prospects back in 1978, many of them forwarded it on to their friends.  Forwarding messaging is one of the most popular email activities. By 2015, 1 in 21 commercial […] The post How ARC can keep forwarded emails out…

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How to get more value from your data analysts

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Recent changes to privacy regulations have highlighted that the need for Marketers to continue to encourage their organizations to collect and analyze their own first-party data has never been more important.  And yet, while organizations are collecting more data than ever before, and making significant investments in big data and analytics, many continue to struggle […] The post How to get more value from your…

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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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Apple’s “Mail Privacy Protection” is an Earthquake for Email Marketers

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Apple introduced new privacy features at its annual Worldwide Developer Conference last week, and the impact they will have on email marketing is nothing short of an earthquake. The Mail app in iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey will now allow users to opt-in what they are dubbing “Mail Privacy Protection,” which will effectively […] The post Apple’s “Mail Privacy Protection” is an Earthquake…

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Triggered emails – what they are and why you need them

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As a marketing tool, email performs best when you are sending the right message to the right audience at the right time. No matter how spectacular your marketing team may be, it’s impractical at scale to have a human responding in realtime to a user’s every action. Incorporating triggered emails into your program will get […] The post Triggered emails – what they are and…

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Triggered emails – what they are and why you need them

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As a marketing tool, email performs best when you are sending the right message to the right audience at the right time. No matter how spectacular your marketing team may be, it’s impractical at scale to have a human responding in realtime to a user’s every action. Incorporating triggered emails into your program will get […] The post Triggered emails – what they are and…

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Understanding 1st, 2nd and 3rd party data for marketing success

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The 360 degree view of a customer continues to be the crowning glory for modern marketing organizations and the analytics teams that support them. It drives the segmentation strategies the organization needs to succeed and the personalization that consumers have come to expect.  As more and more customer data becomes available, the picture of the […] The post Understanding 1st, 2nd and 3rd party data…

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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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3 ways to optimize your email program this Spring

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Spring is in the air! The perfect time to take a look at your email program and get a better understanding of what’s working, what’s not working, and where you might need some support.  Spring cleaning at work can provide an opportunity to practice being more mindful of the tasks you’re doing, promote a more […] The post 3 ways to optimize your email program…

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3 ways to optimize your email program this Spring

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Spring is in the air! The perfect time to take a look at your email program and get a better understanding of what’s working, what’s not working, and where you might need some support.  Spring cleaning at work can provide an opportunity to practice being more mindful of the tasks you’re doing, promote a more […] The post 3 ways to optimize your email program…

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Making data memorable with storytelling

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Marketing analysts work hard to gather and analyze data, to generate insights, and to find a variety of impactful ways to present their findings to their audience with impressive data visualizations. But, if analysts want to capture their audience’s attention and to truly resonate with them––and for their audience to actually use their findings in […] The post Making data memorable with storytelling first appeared…

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Making data memorable with storytelling

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Marketing analysts work hard to gather and analyze data, to generate insights, and to find a variety of impactful ways to present their findings to their audience with impressive data visualizations. But, if analysts want to capture their audience’s attention and to truly resonate with them––and for their audience to actually use their findings in […] The post Making data memorable with storytelling first appeared…

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Email deliverability: Protecting your investment

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If you had the opportunity to buy 1,000 shares of a stock at $1 each, knowing you could later sell them for $42 a piece, you’d jump at the chance, right?  According to the Direct Marketing Association the current ROI on email is exactly that 42:1.  With this impressive ROI in mind, is your organization […] The post Email deliverability: Protecting your investment first appeared…

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Email deliverability: Protecting your investment

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If you had the opportunity to buy 1,000 shares of a stock at $1 each, knowing you could later sell them for $42 a piece, you’d jump at the chance, right?  According to the Direct Marketing Association the current ROI on email is exactly that 42:1.  With this impressive ROI in mind, is your organization […] The post Email deliverability: Protecting your investment first appeared…

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What you need to know about the Consumer Data Protection Act

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Jan. 1, 2023 – Put this date in your calendar and circle it in red. It’s the day the second major state law governing consumer data privacy and security goes into effect, and it will likely affect your company’s operations. I’m talking about Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act – commonly referred to by its acronym […] The post What you need to know about the…

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What you need to know about the Consumer Data Protection Act

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Jan. 1, 2023 – Put this date in your calendar and circle it in red. It’s the day the second major state law governing consumer data privacy and security goes into effect, and it will likely affect your company’s operations. I’m talking about Virginia’s Consumer Data Protection Act – commonly referred to by its acronym […] The post What you need to know about the…

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Customer Lifetime Value – Putting a price on profit potential

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What Is Customer Lifetime Value? Take a look at your current customers. How well do you understand their value? Do you know how much revenue they produce for you? Do you understand how much it costs you to generate this revenue? And more importantly, are you able to predict these values into the future?  Customer […] The post Customer Lifetime Value – Putting a price…

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