Tag Archives | email marketing tips

Test, Test, Test! Your Opt-in

Test, Test, Test!

I was sitting in line the other day and scrolling through Facebook and came across an ad that was interesting to me. So I clicked the button to get more information.

It made me sign up with a bunch of info (not a fan of this as a first step... Read more...

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Tips for Beating the Summer Slump

Email Marketing Tips for Beating the Summer Slump!

Over the last 10 years, we've consistently seen a "dip" in open rates, in particular, over the summer. As people pack their bags for vacations, they leave their inboxes behind or check them less frequently, searching for only the important personal emails through the clutter on their iPhones.

So what Read more...

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Crafting a useful thank you page

Crafting a Useful Thank You Page

Recently, I was reading an article on bizjournals.com about Chris Brogan, a NYT best selling author and consultant to companies like Disney and IBM. I enjoyed what I'd read in the article so I decided to sign up and check out his email marketing...

He talks about being personally present Read more...

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Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 3 of 3)

Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 3 of 3)

We've been discussing staying out of the spam folder (and getting out if you've found your way there).

So far we've discussed list building and optins, handling unsubscribe requests, authentication, and general reputation. (more…)

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Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 1 of 3)

Staying (and Getting) Out of the Spam Folder (Part 1 of 3)

Over the next 3 weeks, we're going to be discussing how to stay out of the spam folder (and get out if you've found your way there)

1. List Building 101

This should go without saying, but DO NOT use co-reg strategies... Do NOT scrape the Internet for email addresses... And Read more...

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Gmail Promotions Tab Revisited

Gmail Promotions Tab Revisited

We get questions about the "secret" for getting out of the Gmail Promotions tab and INTO the Primary tab regularly. Let's revisit briefly.

First off, Gmail is constantly changing their algorithms and watching user behavior, globally and individually to see how subscribers are interacting with different types of messages as Read more...

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Should I Add A New IP Address?

Should I Add A New IP Address?

Should I add a new IP address?

We get this question a lot and the answer is "it depends!" (more…)

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Subscription Form Issues & Spamhaus

Subscription Form Issues & Spamhaus

Recently, Spamhaus started cracking down on potential "list bombing" activity.

In layman's terms, spammers write scripts to find web pages with forms. (more…)

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EE (Everything Everywhere) Closing Down Email

EE (Everything Everywhere) Closing Down Email

EE (Everything Everywhere), the company that owns Freeserve, Orange, and Wanadoo, will be closing Orange Email on May 31, 2017.

Any email addresses at the following domains will no longer be valid after May 31st. (more…)

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