Tag Archives: Email Strategy

How Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection impacts today’s reporting and analytics

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Marketers have been relying on open rates in campaign reporting as a proxy for subscriber engagement for years now. Starting on September 20, 2021, as a result of the upcoming privacy updates from Apple, email opens will no longer be a reliable metric to report on since these numbers will be inflated. What does the […] The post How Apple’s Mail Privacy Protection impacts today’s…

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7 Creative ways to increase email click rates

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Apple’s impending Mail Privacy Protection feature will force marketers to look beyond the open rate to focus on engagement metrics that matter. The click is one of those metrics.  As a marketer, you have a new quest – to do everything in your power to encourage customers to click. This is a best practice whose […] The post 7 Creative ways to increase email click…

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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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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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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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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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5 steps to email testing

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Great email marketing is not about having the BEST idea, it’s about the rapid & consistent execution of good ideas. World-class email programs are not built overnight, but instead require a commitment to constant innovation by experimenting, learning & adjusting. Testing ensures we take a data-led approach to optimization; the fastest route to increased engagement […] The post 5 steps to email testing first appeared…

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Recruit More Guests and Create a Global Look for Email

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What we did: New Creative Approach Responsive Layout Creative Animation Performance Testing Airbnb is an online marketplace that enables people to list, find, and rent private lodging spaces for a small processing fee. It has over 1,500,000 listings in 34,000 cities and 191 countries. The Brief Airbnb needed more guests to become hosts, and establish […] The post Recruit More Guests and Create a Global…

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Value Creation Through Testing

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Journey Development SMS & Push                 Banfield Pet Hospital is the largest general veterinary practice in the United States with more than 1,000 Hospitals and growing. The company employs over 3,600 veterinarians committed to providing […] The post Value Creation Through Testing first appeared on…

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Trendline’s Top 10 Articles of All Time

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August marks Trendline’s 10-year anniversary, and we’ve had a lot to say! Here’s a list of our top-read articles of all time. From holiday emails to deliverability resources, there has been no shortage of Trendline content through the years. 10. Overview of the Enterprise Email Service Provider Landscape The Enterprise Email Service Provider (ESP) landscape […] The post Trendline's Top 10 Articles of All Time…

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10 Dos and Don’ts to Get Personalization Right

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Personalization rules the email world these days, or so it seems.  Personalization is the magic key that gets more email delivered, viewed, and acted on, and all that activity means more sales, higher revenue, and better deliverability, right? We even have personalization platforms that make creating 1:1 emails as easy as clicking a few buttons.  But not everybody agrees. In December 2019, research firm Gartner…

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Email Logistics in Crisis Management

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From COVID-19 to social justice movements to Cybersecurity attacks, 2020 has been nothing short of a whirlwind. How are you preparing for when these issues begin to infiltrate your company’s operations? Your Crisis Management Plan To determine how the process will operate, your crisis management plan must include the logistics of any email notifications you are planning to send. Last time, I wrote about the…

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Reactivate Your Inactive Subscribers Fast

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Do you have a higher number of active subscribers than inactive subscribers? If your inactive list is overflowing, it represents opportunities you can leverage for improving your email marketing results. Read on to find out why not all is lost when your subscribers become inactive. Fact: It’s not uncommon for brands of any size or industry to have email subscribers who aren’t engaging. However, it’s…

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How to Grow Your Email Marketing List

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Email lists are the key to creating and maintaining customer relationships post purchase. Converting customers into subscribers is a great way to create brand loyalty and repeat purchasers. With CASL in force now, keeping your list healthy and growing is an increasingly important aspect to Canadian email marketers. We are often asked by our clients and the start-up business community how to build an effective…

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How to Avoid Digital Marketing Fatigue

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Are you finding it difficult to keep customers engaged with your messaging? While the loss of subscribers over time is inevitable, you need to identify ways that can help minimize this churn. It is critical to know at what point customers will fatigue and have a strategy to re-engage them. Tenure & Fatigue Analysis The degree of marketing fatigue depends on numerous factors, such as…

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Is Data Quality Holding You Back From Better Email Personalization?

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Personalization is a major goal for most email marketers. But one of the factors holding them back is not having the good-quality data they need to do it effectively. In “Email Strategies for Success,” a 2017 research report by the email service provider Upland Adestra, 77% of respondents said they believe email marketing effectiveness is increasing significantly. Also, 64% said improving email personalization was one…

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4 Ways To Perfect Your Call-To-Action

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Looking for more leads? A better conversion rate? There’s one surefire way to help achieve them–have a crystal clear call-to-action (CTA). Here are four steps you can take to make your CTA stronger than ever before. What Is A Call-To-Action? “Sign up!…Please?” Considering the estimation that we see up to 5,000 ads per day (Walker-Smith), it’s safe to say we’ve all seen and heard calls-to-action,…

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People Don’t Read–They Scan

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You may have heard that digital readers don’t read–they scan. Some people even suggest that our brains have adapted to this new way of “reading,” meaning novelists should be alarmed. But what about digital marketers? Should we be alarmed, too? Well, there was a stat bobbing around recently that said humans now have an eight-second attention span, one second less than that of a goldfish.…

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