Archive for Email and Social

What is a Role Account Email Address? Role account email addresses are typically associated with functions, not individual people. Some that we run into include: billing@ admin@ jobs@ abuse@ How Many Role Account Email Addresses Are There? FreshAddress tracks over six hundred role account email handles, which of course could… Read More

The #1 Item On Your Holiday Email Marketing To-Do List! You might be ready to lock down your holiday email marketing plan, but don’t flip the switch until you are certain that the mobile experience your mobile shoppers will encounter is as good as you can make it. This doesn’t… Read More

This is part 2 of a blog series that take a look at how email marketers have scrambled to adjust their email programs in the wake of the recent Hurricane Harvey catastrophe. You can view part one here.  We expect more companies, especially those based in Texas and Houston, will… Read More

Many email marketers who were spared Hurricane Harvey’s wrath still found themselves scrambling to adjust their email marketing programs recently to reflect changing conditions, reach out to victims or moderate campaigns. Houston-area or Texas-based companies were among the first to react to Harvey’s devastation along the Gulf of Mexico coastline,… Read More

The word “upgrade” exerts a magical power on email open rates. Just having it in a subject line can increase open rates almost 66%, according to 2015 research by email agency AlchemyWorx. Doesn’t your heart beat a little faster when you see “upgrade” in a subject line? Anything could be… Read More

Email unsubscribes are like death & taxes They’re unavoidable. However, there are steps you can take to improve your situation with both. Our latest whitepaper takes an in-depth look at the email unsubscribe process and provides actionable tips you can follow to strengthen your email marketing program today.  It won’t… Read More

The Sales Funnel is a Lie! Well, maybe not an out-and-out untruth. But, as a sales model, it oversimplifies the path to purchase as a straight line from intent to purchase to loyalty. That’s why so many marketers have begun working with customer journey mapping – it recognizes that a… Read More

It’s the third-biggest retail event of the year, behind Christmas and back-to-school, and it can be fraught with as much guilt and anxiety as love and affection, for both marketers and shoppers. We’re talking about Mother’s Day, of course, and it’s bigger than ever this year with the National Retail… Read More

You’ve probably seen this happen in your own inbox… You get an email from a company that hadn’t emailed you for years. You don’t remember unsubscribing, so one of five things happened: The company had moved your address to its inactive file and was trying to reactivate it. An ISP… Read More

Easter Email TIps from Email Creative Archive! Religious holidays can be tricky things to tie into promotional messaging, especially if the holiday itself has both religious and secular meanings. Take Easter, for example. Unlike in Christmas messaging, retailers generally don’t use the generic term “holidays” to cover Easter, even though… Read More