Using Persuasion to Move Customers Along on Their Journey

Persuasion: It’s not just the title of a Jane Austen novel. Persuasion is at the heart of all effective advertising and marketing. I’m not talking about dodgy tactics that trick customers into opening and clicking on emails. Instead, I mean the persuasive principles and tactics that help customers to make decisions and move through the… keep reading →

Attribution, Metrics and Reporting

As the cynical say, you can prove anything with statistics and in the world of email marketing there’s no shortage of numbers to pick from. Emails sent, emails opened, click-throughs and more are all fastidiously reported by our platforms. But all those numbers are for nothing if we’re using them wrong. And there are few… keep reading →

5 Black Friday trends marketers can act on this holiday season

42% of consumers begin holiday shopping on Black Friday or later, one study found. Here’s what marketers can do to capitalise. Holiday shopping will soon begin — officially — the Friday after Thanksgiving, a.k.a. Black Friday. And despite fears of economic slowdowns and lingering inflation, the holiday season is expected to be a boon for… keep reading →