The Don’ts of Email Marketing

Working with various brands and industries we are witnesses to a lot of different approaches to email marketing on a daily basis. We may find some of these to be truly innovative and we gladly watch as they skyrocket the results of our clients that use them (of course we also share them with you on this very blog). However, we also see a number of accounts using so called marketing “tricks” that are supposed to increase the results, but often have the opposite effect. Read more

20 Habits of Highly Effective Email Marketers

Think for a second about all the non-work related and personal emails you received in your inbox this morning. I am talking about all the newsletters you are subscribed to, the blogs you follow and the businesses whose lists you are on. Which ones of those emails did you click right open? Which ones did you delete straightaway? Read more

How Dynamic Content Takes Email Marketing to the Next Level

Clients and prospects are more than their email addresses. A savvy salesperson or business development individual would rarely approach two different prospects with the exact same pitch. By the same token, an effective email marketing campaign should never reach out to a wide variety of potential clients with a one-size-fits-all message. This is where dynamic content comes in. Read more

Canada’s New Anti-Spam Act: What You Need to Know

On July 1st, 2014 we’re going to see a dramatic change when it comes to sending out emails to Canadian IP’s. That’s right, it is the inevitable coming of CASL (Canada’s Anti-Spam Act). Most businesses that advertise, sell, or get customers through emails are at the edge of their seats screaming bloody Mary. However, if you know your facts, you can prepare and calmly await the day that changes all.

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Fix Your Metrics & Take Your Email Marketing to Greater Heights

Imagine your are flying a plane. From the captains chair you look around, certainly a nice view. In your cockpit are also lots of gages and meters, like speedometer and altitude. A layout of the cockpit is made so that the primary gauges – the ones you look at the most – are clustered towards the center of the dashboard. There are also secondary gages like the fuel gage, engine temperature and oil pressure.  Read more

Best Marketing Blogs to Add to Your RSS Feed

Marketing is all about merging the old ways with the ever changing trends. Whatever strategy you undertake, it is good to know what marketing experts say. If you google “marketing blogs” you will find an overwhelming amount of results, which is why I took it upon myself to sift through the best of the best and create a list of blogs that in my opinion, everyone should have in their RSS feed. Read more