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Category: Digital Marketing Trends

5 Predictions For Email Marketing in 2014

Jan 07, 2014 by

With the new year comes the irresistible opportunity to predict what’s ahead. These are my predictions for email and multi-channel marketing in 2014: 1 – Email will truly become the relationship channel I have personally described email as a relationship channel since 2006, and 2013 saw some great examples of brands using the data they… Read More »

Updates on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Dec 19, 2013 by

Back in 2004, Canada formed a Federal Task Force on Spam and it has been working on legislation and changes on spam policies for close to 10 years. With approval from Treasury Board of Canada President Tony Clement on November 28 of this year, new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was approved and the final regulations… Read More »

Bridging the CMO-CIO Chasm

Dec 11, 2013 by

Ever since Gartner reported that by 2017 an organization’s chief marketing officer (CMO) will likely spend more on IT than the chief information officer (CIO), it seems everyone is talking about the relationship between these two critical enterprise roles. Will the CIO eventually work for the CMO? Where will the relationship be five years from… Read More »

Not your Average Responsive Email Design

Dec 05, 2013 by

Responsive email design is becoming increasingly popular. In fact, I’m seeing new responsive emails in my inbox every day! That doesn’t mean that email marketers will stop innovating and figuring out new ways to make their emails even more user friendly, though. A good example of one company that is exploring new techniques with its… Read More »

Do “Likes” Convert to Retail Sales?

Nov 25, 2013 by

Social media networks like Facebook and Twitter are the new darlings of the marketing world – but how does a social audience really translate in terms of sales? Marketing gurus have been quick to alert us all to the seemingly limitless possibilities of creating Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and other accounts for our businesses, stressing… Read More »

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