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Free Lyris Webinar: Ask the Email Gurus!

Apr 08, 2014 by

In a first-of-its-kind Q & A format for Lyris Webinars, we’re bringing together our top strategists and deliverability experts to take on the questions you’ve been wanting to ask but didn’t know who to turn to.   Ask the Email Gurus!Thursday, April 1011:00am PDT / 2:00pm EDT   Our gurus will answer questions that have already

Promotional Email in Gmail is About to Change – Welcome to Gmail Grid View

Apr 02, 2014 by

For as long as I can remember, every single email client has displayed subject lines in exactly the same way. But this week, that has started to change. Gmail, continuing to rampantly innovate the experience that its users have with email, are trying something new. And this time, it’s with subject lines. This is how

Why Facebook’s $19 Billion Acquisition of WhatsApp is the Smartest Move it’s Ever Made

Feb 20, 2014 by

Before this week, it’s fair to say that recent Facebook news has been pretty grim. Many have predicted that it is about to fall to a death, with one source comparing the social network effect to that of an infectious disease and saying Facebook will lose 80% of its users in the next few years, and

The State of Email Marketing Down Under

Feb 18, 2014 by

I think one of the best views you can get of Sydney is at the top of the magnificent Harbour Bridge. Listening to the guide talk about Australia’s humble beginnings, it was amazing to think how far things have come in a relatively short time. We were visiting Australia for our first ever Email Marketing

Understanding What is Truly Possible

Jan 22, 2014 by

As long as I have been at Lyris (six months and counting), I have focused on the transformation of our organization in order to become the company we aspire to be. Fundamental to that transformation is our move from an Applications company to a Platform company, which is in no way trivial and an effort