Tag Archives: Email Optimization

12 Essential tools for HTML email development

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In the ever-changing world of HTML email development it’s important to keep abreast of the incredibly valuable tools and resources available to you. Trendline Interactive has compiled a list of 12 essential tools to ensure you create the highest calibre emails for you and your clients. The right tool at the right place in your […] The post 12 Essential tools for HTML email development…

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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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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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Are you sending too much email?

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Marketers shape their email strategy by asking questions. Many companies ask if they send too many emails—and often assume that they do. This is most likely based on a slew of reports and research studies asking questions along the lines of “Why do you unsubscribe from email?” It’s a fair question and, through our experience, […] The post Are you sending too much email? first…

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 right impression of how your email is performing, starting…

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10 Habits of Highly Effective Marketers

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What does it take to be successful at email marketing? Many factors influence email program performance, from budget and staff to technology. But the person managing an email program can have the most significant impact on success. Just as author Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® sets out a guide to help people accomplish their goals, the following principles can…

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Whats Happening With Your Click-Through Rate?

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So your email made it to the inbox and your subject line made a subscriber curious enough to open…. but that was it. Your email campaign failed to get subscribers to preform that last step to click-through to your website. So what can cause a subscriber interested enough in your subject line to stop interacting once they have opened the email? And what can you…

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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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Ghosts of Holidays Past: What to Watch out for This Year

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Last week, I showed you the email marketing ghosts of holidays past, what to prepare for now and what could go wrong in the future. Like Scrooge learned in “A Christmas Carol”, it all depends on the actions you take today. Last year, email volumes increased exponentially leading up to Black Friday and through Cyber Monday. Volumes declined from their highs but remained above average…

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Email Hero Awards Are Back!

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Are you a heavy user of the Return Path Platform who has recently deployed a campaign that made you feel like an email hero? Well, we’d love to see it…and hopefully give you an award!  Validity is excited to announce our second annual Email Hero Awards recognizing this year’s top email marketers. There are a total nine awards up for grabs, not to mention the overall MVP award, including these categories below:  Best Subject Line …

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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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Christmas Time is Here—Is Your Program Ready? [New Research]

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The holidays are a wonderful but hectic time of the year, especially for marketers. Consumers are in a purchasing mindset as they work through their holiday shopping list for family and friends. which presents you with a great opportunity. To take full advantage of the season, you need to make sure your emails are optimized to both reach the inbox and resonate with your subscribers. To help you…

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The “Gift” of Complaints

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The holidays are right around the corner, so you know what that means—you have to start getting gifts for everyone! It is often said around here that “feedback is a gift.” If that is the case, then spam complaints should be considered a gift as they are feedback from subscribers that something is turning them away from your mail. If you have had the chance…

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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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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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