Archive for Email and Social

A few weeks ago, Facebook tightened up the rules for advertisers who use data from third-party brokers to target ads to the social media platform’s users. Among the changes, marketers can now use only the data they have “the rights, permissions, and lawful basis to use,” according to a memo… Read More

GDPR re-permissioning examples We are just days away from May 25, when the sweeping set of regulations called GDPR goes into effect and changes the way companies within and beyond the European Union manage data acquisition, privacy and protection. Marketers are getting serious about re-permissioning their current subscribers so they… Read More

Email Acquisition Case Study: Shoe Carnival Are you involved with email marketing at a major retail chain? If so, we moderated a session at last month’s Email Evolution Conference that you need to know about! The presentation broke down how FreshAddress helped Shoe Carnival, one of America’s biggest family footwear… Read More

Email is a great direct-sales tool. But, if you’re using email just to push your latest promos, you’re cheating yourself and robbing your customers of the opportunity to connect more deeply with your brand. No matter how wonderful your brand or how great your products and services are, your customers… Read More

What does a quality email address look like? On a basic level, there are 3 attributes that every quality email address shares: Step 1: Deliverable This one is simple. The email address doesn’t bounce and reaches AN inbox. Step 2: Accurate Next, the email address must not only be deliverable,… Read More

We all know that email addresses are critical to your company’s success. But, are you doing all you can to capture the highest volume of quality email addresses possible? Here are 8 tips to get you moving in the right direction! 1. Ask for your customer’s email address everywhere! On… Read More

What are 2 of your biggest challenges as an email marketer? Based on our work with marketers over the years, we identified two big pain points and developed a free email marketing tool to address each one: 1. Email data quality If a big chunk of your email addresses are old enough to… Read More

So, your last email campaign didn’t generate any hard bounces or complaints. That’s great! But (and it’s a big one), that doesn’t mean it’s clean. True email hygiene runs much deeper than removing undeliverable addresses. There are a wide variety of bad addresses that can mess up your email marketing… Read More

As you put your 2018 marketing plans together, you’ll concentrate on acquisition, budget and campaigns. We would like to add another item to your list and move it to the No. 1 priority: Your data! Why data? Because data is the lifeblood of your marketing program. Without fresh, accurate and… Read More

One of the most interesting trends we’ve noticed this year in the FreshAddress Email Creative Archive is the wider use of email animation. We came across some outstanding examples, such as this clever Easter message. Marketers use animation in different ways, too. Some post their animations up at the top… Read More