Email Innovation: Send Time Optimizing the Welcome Series

Email Innovation: Send Time Optimizing the Welcome Series

At AudiencePoint we have been doing some really interesting things with the Welcome/New Customer/Onboarding Series of emails. We just finished the write up on one of these series based emails.

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Unboxing: Taxi from Action Rocket

Unboxing: Taxi from Action Rocket

Taxi for Email from Action Rocket calls itself an Enterprise Level Email Content Management system and is designed to streamline design and workflow processes allowing coders, designers, editors and copywriters to work more efficiently while cutting down on iterative testing and saving man hours and cost.

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Friday Pitch: Threads by SendGrid

Friday Pitch: Threads by SendGrid

Hey everyone, Greetings from your friends at SendGrid!

We’re proud to announce Threads by SendGrid: bringing triggered, one-to-one communication within reach.

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Email Innovation of the Week Winner: Social Proof from Fresh Relevance

Email Innovation of the Week Winner: Social Proof from Fresh Relevance

We've added Social Proof for Web and Email Campaigns.

This allows online retailers to easily share with shoppers real-time statistics, showing what products and services have been recently viewed and/or purchased. For example "28 others are viewing this hotel right now!" or "7 recently bought!".

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LiveIntentional Weekly: Tales from the Digital Crypt

LiveIntentional Weekly: Tales from the Digital Crypt

With Halloween come and gone, Only Influencer¹s partner LiveIntent is bringing you 3 terrifying tales based on the scariest trends in digital marketing: Ad Fraud, Viewability and Zombie Cookies.

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Tricks or Treats? Inbox Spooks and the Lack of Ghoulish Email

Tricks or Treats? Inbox Spooks and the Lack of Ghoulish Email

If my six different inboxes are any indication, retailers and businesses of any type don’t use Halloween as the awesome opportunity it is. I received all of two Halloween inspired emails, which is rather pathetic. It’s a playful, fun, and joyously spooky time of year – why would retailers shy away from such a great opportunity? Are they worried they’ll offend? Seriously?

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Meet the Influencers: David Baker

Meet the Influencers: David Baker

How did you get started in Email Marketing?

My career has been a series of phases. Early in my career I was all about direct marketing and eLearning. The eLearning side really shaped a lot of my thinking around how people learn, connect and how content can play a role in that. I worked at Franklin Covey during the emergence of the Palm Pilot and online calendaring days, and the transition of ecommerce and online. Imagine taking thousands of hours of offline content and trying to port to self paced courseware.

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Quarterly Email Benchmarks Reports

The following is a list of Quarterly Benchmark Reports suggested the OI membership. Some require registration to download: 

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LiveIntentional Weekly: Back to the Future of the Cookie

LiveIntentional Weekly: Back to the Future of the Cookie

Last week, the world celebrated Back to the Future Day, the day in the future that Marty and Doc travel to in Back to the Future II. To honor this day, Only Influencer's partner LiveIntent built their own flux capacitor and went back in time to 1995 to report on the biggest news in digital marketing from 20 years ago.

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Editorial Calendars, Content Marketing and a Few Tips

Editorial Calendars, Content Marketing and a Few Tips

Facebook. Instagram. LinkedIn. LinkedIn Pulse. Twitter. Vine. Your Company’s Blog. Your Personal Blog. Your Company’s Email Newsletter. The Email Newsletter for Your Personal Blog. The Article that You Write for that Industry Publication. The Post You Write for the Only Influencers Blog. And Random Other Opportunities that Arise.

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Friday Pitch: Instant Preview and Checklist from Litmus

Friday Pitch: Instant Preview and Checklist from Litmus

Greetings from the folks at Litmus!

We're thrilled to announce the release ofInstant Previews and Checklist.

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2015 Retention Marketing Survey

2015 Retention Marketing Survey

How Retailers Large and Small Can More Effectively Retain Customers

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Friday Pitch: Alchemy Worx New Seasonal Case Study

Friday Pitch: Alchemy Worx New Seasonal Case Study

I would like to announce the launch of a new seasonal case study by Alchemy Worx and promote our new “off the shelf” automated campaigns aimed at anyone who would like to implement a seasonal campaign, but is short on either inspiration, resource or constrained by internal lead times.

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Friday Pitch: Maropost Leads

Friday Pitch: Maropost Leads

All right, Influencers...here we go. From the great minds at Maropost!

This week, Facebook released lead ads, allowing advertisers to add users to their email database with only two clicks. Maropost is one of six companies in the world who were part of the initial integration launch - we're calling our integration Maropost Leads. 

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How Much Does Email Marketing Cost?

How Much Does Email Marketing Cost?

How much does email marketing cost and what are the factors in determining the price of a campaign? Responding to that question is similar to answering, “How much does a house cost?” The answer depends on a number of factors. These key factors drive the cost of implementing an effective email campaign.

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LiveIntentional Weekly: How to Survive the Ad-Block Apocalypse

LiveIntentional Weekly: How to Survive the Ad-Block Apocalypse

With the use of ad blocking software increasing to over 41% in the past year alone and several ad-blocking apps appearing in the top 10 within the Apple Store, the digital world has officially pressed the “Panic!” button on ad blocking.

This week, Only Influencer’s partner LiveIntent outlines how you can survive the ad block apocalypse without having to resort to cannibalism. (Unless that’s your thing. No judgement.)

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Friday Pitch Day Winner: Wylei's A/B testing Product

Friday Pitch Day Winner: Wylei's A/B testing Product

Good morning, everyone. Very excited to introduce Wylei's core machine learning-driven A/B testing product to the group. Would love to connect off list with anyone who has any feedback or wants to learn more.

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Friday Pitch Day: Email Marketing Software Buyer's Guide Released

Friday Pitch Day: Email Marketing Software Buyer's Guide Released

I am very proud to finally be able to reveal what we have been working on since Feb. of this year. Bruno Florence, Torsten Schwarz, Gabriele Braun and I created something I think unseen in our market, quite EPIC. Below more details and some stats, if you have any questions, or like to know more, feel free to shoot me an email jvrijn@emailmonday.com.  

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How to Change ESP's, Part 2

How to Change ESP's, Part 2

Email is central to many companies, so transitioning to a new email service provider (ESP) is a large project that will touch many departments at the company. This is Part II of a guide of how to change ESPs, from beginning to end, from the perspective of a brand-side marketer who was heavily involved in managing one ESP change and lightly involved in another.

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What Constitutes Good Multi-channel Communication

What Constitutes Good Multi-channel Communication

Someone just asked me which companies I think are leading the way with multi-channel communications at present. Which I think is an interesting question and quite difficult to answer without being subjective. It also begs the question what constitutes good multi-channel communication?

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