Email Marketing Journal

Planning for a Hard-to-Plan-for 2020 Holiday Season

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Most major B2C brands and retailers will start planning for the 2020 holiday season soon, if they haven’t started already. Under normal circumstances, it’s challenging to accurately forecast, diligently plan, and effectively execute your holiday marketing campaigns. This year, with expectations of a second wave of coronavirus outbreaks and restrictions, most countries around the world slipping into recession, and global supply chains disrupted, it will…

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Email Deliverability Unfiltered: Overrated Metrics

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I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: email deliverability is hard. There are so many factors that ISPs (also known as Mailbox Providers) consider when determining whether an email will even be accepted into their system, as well as if it will be delivered to the inbox of recipients. Before we jump in to a discussion about metrics, it’s important for all email…

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ConvertKit’s June 2020 Deliverability Report

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To live out our “working in public” value, we publish monthly deliverability reports to give you insight into ConvertKit’s performance. (June 2020) One of our values at ConvertKit is to work in public. We strive for transparency, which is why we share information that is typically kept private, such as our finances. One commonly asked question by creators looking for a new email marketing platform…

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UNSPAM Conference: Work & Industry Trends

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I had the honor of presenting at Really Good Emails’ UNSPAM conference in March. It was special in part because the RGE team asked me to present the results of their annual industry survey. More than 1,500 email marketers completed the survey, which asked them about their time and experiences in the industry, how their companies do email marketing, and much more. The findings paint…

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Four Ways Admins Can Encourage CRM Adoption

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If you’re a Salesforce Admin, you’ve probably faced adoption issues when getting your people to use Salesforce. They’ve come to you with complaints about how hard it is to find the data they need, how long it takes to update multiple record types, and the time they waste loading and editing related items. To use Salesforce successfully, your end users need to access and edit…

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How Creating Custom Segments Can Help You Get The Right Content to The Right People

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Delivering the right content to the right people at the right time doesn't have to be complicated. In fact, custom segmentation is a lot easier than it sounds. As your audience gets to know you and your content over time, you will learn what interests them by their behavior.  Let’s say you’re a cookbook author. One subscriber may favor vegan recipes, while another may favor…

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Keep Optimising Podcast: Chad S. White, Author of ‘Email Marketing Rules’

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I am excited to be the first guest on Chloe Thomas’ new podcast series, Keep Optimizing. The series will look at a different marketing channel each month, starting with email marketing. During the 51-minute episode, we discuss a wide range of issues, including: How I got my start in email marketing Why email marketing is a good long-term career, and how it teaches you the…

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