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How U.K. and U.S. Brands Tackle Holiday Email Marketing

True or false: Christmas is the No. 1 shopping holiday in both the United States and the UK. Answer: False! Well, sort of. Did you get it wrong? It would be easy to understand why, especially this time of year as marketers work on their holiday plans and the pressure builds to meet or exceed… keep reading →

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3 Email Urban Legends, Busted!

In the 20+ years since email proved itself as a worthy channel for messaging and marketing, we still don’t have a single set of guidelines that’s accessible for all, for the best way to conduct business with it. For many of us, “best practices” fill that knowledge gap. So, we latch onto these concepts when… keep reading →

What is Email & More?

We’re now in Q4 2020. It’s been quite a year. At Holistic we’ve rolled with it and decided to take one of the best parts of our fantastic sponsored in-person events and turn it into an online panel discussion. No, it’s not just another webinar, it’s something different: Email & More puts experts together to… keep reading →

0% to 100% in Gmail? Yes, It Happened, and Here’s How!

When you’re trying to sort out your deliverability issues, it’s so easy to think that fixing one thing will automatically solve all of your problems, especially with email services like Gmail. But I’ve learned over the 14 years that I’ve been resolving deliverability issues, that deliverability is a complex issue. Everything you do – good… keep reading →

Are retailers making the most of their welcome emails?

Welcome emails by retailers – are they making the most of this valuable opportunity? We recently analysed 80 retailers signup processes and welcome emails, and what amazed me the most was how 87% of retailers have their subscribe below the fold, invisible to all, with the exception of those who are determined to work hard and… keep reading →