Archive for Email and Social

If anything is clear about Amazon’s Prime Day shopping extravaganza, it’s that it has become a major shopping event, and not just for Amazon and its platform users. Retailers stepped up to the challenge of the fourth Prime Day July 16-17 with competing offers and emails that co-opted the “Prime”… Read More

Now that we’ve lived with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for almost two months, it’s time to look at the next step: making sure your opt-in procedure passes muster with this and other laws governing email, data, transparency, and privacy.  Did you lose a big chunk of your email… Read More

  Email Validation/Data Breach Case Study The Problem: A Major Data Breach A leading health and fitness brand (“Provider”) suffered a massive data breach, which affected ~100 million of their customers/users (“Users”). In an effort to address its Users’ concerns and to clarify the situation before too much damage was… Read More

Last summer, we published a very popular piece on IP warm-up best practices. It provided 5 powerful tips to solve IP warm-up problems and laid out an IP warm-up schedule that email marketers could use as a point of reference. FreshAddress partner LuxSci recently published a blog post titled “Warming… Read More

What happens when you put four email visionaries together on a panel and ask them to predict email’s future? You get four sets of opinions, some contrary views … but a firm conviction that email’s best days are ahead of us. That’s what happened during the “Future of Email” discussion… Read More

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