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The four common mistakes holding back your email success

It’s time to move past ineffective practices that keep your email program from achieving your goals. I wish I could say my cheerful outlook is shared among most email marketers. One glance at my inbox shows me too many brands are still emailing like it’s 1999. They cling to what worked in the past, such… keep reading →

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How bad data can spoil good personalization

Don’t let bad data poison your email relationship with your clients. Learn how to avoid personalization failures in your email program. In the space of three days recently, I received three individual emails that showed me brands are beginning to take the concept of “helpful marketing” seriously. That’s good news because I believe helpful marketing… keep reading →

7 email marketing trends worth trying to increase conversions

Email is a highly powerful ‘push’ marketing channel. It enables brands and membership organisations to promote their products and services to customers and members in a convenient, timely and cost-effective way. Yet, despite its formidable reach, email was often underestimated as a channel before Covid-19 struck. Email used to be seen as an option of… keep reading →

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5 tips for an effective holiday browse-abandonment program

An email automation targeting browsers who don’t buy can be an effective tool to bring busy shoppers back for a second look. It seems as if we have been thinking about Holiday 2022 since we put the decorations away last year. But now it’s time to get serious. By now, you likely have either locked… keep reading →

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Is lifecycle marketing outdated?

Everyone talks about lifecycle marketing – but is it still a useful strategy for email marketers? This is a controversial topic, especially because we know how well email aligns with points in the customer lifecycle. A blue-ribbon panel of email experts debated this concept fearlessly during Holistic Email Marketing’s recent discussion,  Email & More …… keep reading →