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Category: Retail Email

[Infographic] Mind the Digital Marketing Gap: The Economist Intelligence Unit Retail Survey Findings

Aug 06, 2013 by

For the retail industry in particular, colossal revenue opportunities are at stake when it comes to digital marketing practices. This is the one industry where revenue can be directly tied back to digital marketing campaigns and virtually the entire consumer buying cycle can happen online. Our newest report from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) takes… Read More »

Two Common Email List Maintenance Scenarios – and How to Address Them

Apr 08, 2013 by

In my previous blog, I talked about the importance of continually maintaining your email list in order to establish a strong sender reputation, improve relationships with ISPs, and most importantly, meet your subscribers’ expectations – all criteria for optimal deliverability. Following are two common list maintenance scenarios, and what you can to address them.  Scenario 1:… Read More »

Why Data-driven Digital Marketing is the Way to Win in Ecommerce

Jan 23, 2013 by

Whether you are a traditional retailer or a brand manufacturer just beginning to sell online, growing sales through ecommerce must be a top initiative in 2013.  This is a generalization I am willing to make based on these statistics alone: In 2012, 51.8% of U.S. consumers shopped online – the first time in history when… Read More »

Email Inspiration: Firebox – These Emails Have Personality!

Oct 26, 2012 by

There are three reasons why I always open Firebox emails: The copy is packed with personality and humour. Each email has a theme and looks completely different, but is still recognisable. The products are fun.   Firebox also happens to have a best practice email design. Let’s have a look at what it does well… Read More »

Making the Case for Behavioral Targeting

Sep 27, 2012 by

Behavioral targeting is when you use past customer behavior to create audience segments with similar attributes in order to send highly relevant and engaging messaging. Behavioral data is considered to be among the most relevant types of data at a marketer’s disposal, and has been shown to outperform preference and demographic data in terms of… Read More »