Email Marketing

The rapid onset of Covid-19 forced many businesses to quickly halt or adapt their existing email marketing strategy. Content needed to be evaluated for appropriateness, execution and segmentation strategies reconsidered for a disrupted market. For many, the fast-fix was a letter from leadership discussing how their company specifically would manage the challenges of the pandemic. 
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I’m worried. I see the news every day, covering what’s happening in New York, Chicago, Washington, D.C., in my adopted hometown of Dallas and across the country I see stories about relatively healthy people who have died from the coronavirus. And that’s what worries me almost to the point of being scared. Now, read my
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While auditing a client’s email program recently, I noticed that the company had not updated its abandoned-cart program for a few years. In digital marketing timelines, that’s like leaving it alone for light-years. Among other problems, I found that the message template no longer resonated with the brand and missed some obvious optimizations. It’s regrettable
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While a spate of recent acquisitions in the email martech sector indicates a growing demand for these technologies and services, the consolidation of different toolsets suggests vendors are starting to understand that email marketers need far more from their technology. Last week, customer data solutions provider Validity announced plans to buy email marketing analytics and
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Valimail has announced the general availability of its DMARC monitoring solution to domain owners — for free. Valimail DMARC Monitor is a cloud-based tool that provides visibility into email sending activities from the domain, allowing domain owners (brands) to monitor for unusual activity — and protecting brands’ IP reputations as inbox providers indicate to recipients
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Transactional and triggered emails (e.g., ‘welcome emails’) are on the rise, but senders are not investing enough in the technology behind them to maintain consistent deliverability, engagement and quality, according to findings from SparkPost’s 2020 Benchmark Report. Transactional emails are a critical element of the customer experience. Whether it’s a confirmation email with a receipt,
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Email optimization and deliverability go hand-in-hand when it comes to sending emails, and that’s why MarTech Today created the very first resource for marketing professionals that encompasses the elements of both. The Periodic Table of Email Optimization and Deliverability is a comprehensive resource designed to guide you through the different elements required to keep your
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Email service provider Campaign Monitor has released its annual global email benchmarks report, offering marketers a glimpse into email marketing performance across industries. Government organizations topped the list as having the highest open rates of over 30% —  an increase of nearly 11% over the course of 2019.  The Automotive and Aerospace industry had the
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Marketing automation platforms form the backbone of marketing operations, increasingly serving as sophisticated marketing orchestration platforms. A range of platforms is available to marketers depending on their firm’s size, budget and level of digital marketing sophistication. The more basic functions of marketing automation have become somewhat commoditized, so platform vendors mostly look to differentiate their
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Brick-and-mortar shops aren’t the only things that are overcrowded these days. While the countdown to Christmas is quickly winding down, many email marketers are consistently pumping out reminders to their subscribers and customers that their seasonal deals are ending soon. But an overflowing inbox can sometimes work against us. Email is a top channel for
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Adobe Campaign, part of Adobe Experience Cloud, has announced compatibility with AMP for Email, which is supported by Gmail among other inbox providers. Now available to Adobe Campaign customers, email senders can include dynamic AMP components in their emails. Why we should care Adding AMP for Email features directly to Adobe Campaign will help Adobe
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Email marketing provider Litmus has added several key features to its redesigned platform with more capabilities and improved workflows. The release includes new testing capabilities, email client insights and an upgraded Trello integration for managing email workflows. In late October, Litmus debuted its redesigned email platform. With the refresh, users can now “create an email
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