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Category: Industry Trends and News

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

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

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