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What are our predictions for email marketing and deliverability in 2020?

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Welcome back, friends. Happy to see you all again, this time in a brand new DECADE! We’ve been providing email analytics and advanced deliverability insight for quite some time now, but there’s nothing like the feeling of knowing we’re starting a new decade at the top of our game. But there is no rest for […] The post What are our predictions for email marketing…

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Email on Tap Episode 17, with Dan Rosenthal, Senior Director of Contact Strategy, Lands’ End

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How is one of the most recognizable retail brands handling their email strategy? Anthony Chiulli sat down with Dan Rosenthal, senior director of contact strategy at Lands’ End, to better understand how email marketing fits into their success. Dan’s a unique perspective to have, as he doesn’t simply sell via email. He’s focused on the […] The post Email on Tap Episode 17, with Dan…

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You’re not seeing things. Gmail’s email filtering is a bit off lately.

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Since the start of the new year, you may have noticed Gmail delivering emails to locations you’re not expecting. For instance, emails from mom in your promotions tab instead of the primary tab, your bank statement in the primary tab instead of updates, and so on. We’ve been contacted by several marketers asking if we’ve […] The post You’re not seeing things. Gmail’s email filtering…

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Email Experts Series: Ways to Monitor Inbox Placement

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Where are your emails going? We’d all love to assume they’re hitting the inbox of our subscribers, but as we know, that’s not always the case. That’s why we’ve developed our entire suite of tools! But why is it so important to keep an eye on your inbox placement rates? How best do you get […] The post Email Experts Series: Ways to Monitor Inbox…

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Update: Google Postmaster Tools outage still an issue

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Update, December 16: According to the data we can see funneled into our platform via GPT, while data from December 10-12 is still missing, more recent data is appearing as usual. While not fully resolved, it looks like they’re getting back on track. On December 11, several email service providers and senders started to ask […] The post Update: Google Postmaster Tools outage still an…

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How did 2019’s late holiday season affect e-retailer emails?

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It’s over. It’s all over. OK, that’s definitely a lie, because there are still almost two weeks until Christmas and there is no rest for the wicked, but when it comes to the busiest days of the year for e-retailers, we can fondly look back. Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2019 were a little bit […] The post How did 2019’s late holiday season affect…

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250ok’s email podcasts now available on Spotify!

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Right now, you’re probably listening to your Spotify Wrapped, like everyone and their mothers (who are probably skewing their results by several decades). But we’re excited to throw our hats into the ring for next year’s round-up, now that we have BOTH of our popular email marketing podcasts listed as shows on the streaming service! […] The post 250ok’s email podcasts now available on Spotify!…

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Sweeping changes coming to 250ok’s email analytics platform.

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Historically, our industry has been largely comprised of third-party vendors and niche offerings; inbox monitoring tools here, reputation and compliance tools there, maybe with some design previews or DMARC reporting sprinkled in. It begs the question: How can these tools better talk to each other, inform each other, and offer a truly cohesive experience for […] The post Sweeping changes coming to 250ok’s email analytics…

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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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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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The sun really should set on some email addresses.

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The sun never sets on the 250ok empire, but it’s a good idea to actually let the sun set on some email addresses on your mailing lists. In fact, it’s even called “sunsetting,” and it’s a best practice you need to embrace. In the simplest terms, a sunsetting policy refers to the practice of having […] The post The sun really should set on some…

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How do I implement DMARC and enable BIMI?

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There are no shortcuts in email authentication and getting it wrong is remarkably easy, so you should always find an experienced consultant or expert to help you along the way. As Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) becomes more widespread with greater adoption by mailbox providers (MBPs), many marketers are looking for the DMARC set-up […]

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Email Experts Series: BIMI 101

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We’re always working to stay innovative and at the very forefront of email technology. That’s why we’re proud to be a part of the Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI) working group! However, since it’s a newer feature available only at a select number of mailbox providers right now, the requirements and benefits still aren’t […] The post Email Experts Series: BIMI 101 appeared first…

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How do I seed test my triggered email?

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Transactional or otherwise triggered email messages are likely some of the most important messages your organization sends to your clients or users. The definition of “triggered email” can vary, but for the purpose of this article, I’m going to refer to any type of message sent outside of a large-scale, “batch-and-blast” deployment, as triggered mail. […]

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Ask LB: When should I be seed testing?

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Hey LB, Now that I’ve got access to a seedlist testing tool, when should I actually test my seedlist? Is it best to test before, after, or during sending? What are your tips for getting the most out of seedlist testing? Uncertainly yours, Dr. When Hi Dr. When, This is a great question, and the […]

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Hit the slopes, not the spam folder.

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250ok is headquartered in Indianapolis. Needless to say, we don’t do a lot of skiing in these parts. Luckily, we are sponsoring MediaPost’s Email Insider Summit in Deer Valley, Utah, on December 8-11, meaning we get to share our email expertise while enjoying the beautiful scenery—probably not at the same time, but you never know, […]

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250ok Design adds iOS 13 previews: iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max

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As many of you may know, Apple released the new iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, and iPhone 11 Pro Max devices in September, alongside its new operating system, iOS 13. There’s good news for email marketers: Aside from the introduction of Dark Mode, the form factors of the new iPhones are on par with the […]

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Non-human interaction informing your deliverability? Read this.

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Over the last year, the email industry’s seen a number of large-scale changes to the way we monitor email activity and deliverability data. The core principle of all this evolution boils down to something very simple: privacy. First, after a series of bombshell allegations of technology allowing both computers and humans to read personal emails […] The post Non-human interaction informing your deliverability? Read this.…

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