Mobile Matters Podcast: Email Is NOT Dead. Stop Asking.

Mobile Matters - Chad White

How many times have you seen a headline claiming that email is dead? You’ve likely seen this headline countless times and probably have clicked on a few articles about it, too. However, the truth of the matter is that email is NOT actually dead and is very much alive. I drove this…

9 Reasons Why Email Marketing Is Still the King of Customer Engagement

Why Email Is Still the King of Customer Engagement

So many things were supposed to make email obsolete: Facebook, Slack, mobile push—even RSS was once talked about as an email-killer. It turns out that pronouncing email dead is simply a common marketing ploy rather than any kind of market reality. Email marketing’s return on investment remains stellar, returning $38 for every…

Hard Learned Lessons from Giving 100+ Talks and Webinars

Presentation Tips: Lessons Learned from Giving 100+ Talks and Webinars

At Litmus, we pride ourselves on having lots of first-time speakers at our Litmus Live conferences in Boston, San Francisco, and London. To help put these very talented—but often very nervous—email marketing experts at ease, we do everything we can to provide them with the information they need to make their sessions…

The Under-Staffing of Email Marketing Teams: 4 Faulty Justifications

4 Faulty Justifications for Under-Resourcing Email Marketing Teams

Insufficient staffing and resourcing are major, persistent problems in the email marketing industry. Email marketers told Litmus that insufficient staffing was No. 2 on their list of the biggest email marketing challenges of 2018. They also told us that adding new staff and expanding their use of agencies and freelancers was at…

Benchmark Email’s Podcast: When it Comes to Email Marketing Rules, Chad S. White Wrote the Book…Literally

Benchmark Email's Heart of Business Podcast

I recently joined Andy and Daniel for Benchmark Email’s Heart of Business Podcast. During the 53-minute podcast, we talked about… How I got into the industry from my previous life as a journalist at Conde Nast and Dow Jones How email marketing has changed over the years How email marketing is a…

3 Thank Yous from the EEC’s Thought Leader of the Year

3 Thank Yous from the EEC’s Thought Leader of the Year

I was privileged to be presented with the Email Experience Council’s 2018 Email Marketer Thought Leader of the Year Award at the Email Evolution Conference in New Orleans last week. For those of you who weren’t in attendance, I wanted to share my acceptance speech with you here—because you all deserve my thanks as…

Executive Summary: How to Overcome the Biggest Email Marketing Challenges of 2018

Executive Summary: How to Overcome the Biggest Email Marketing Challenges of 2018

Do you know which email marketing challenges are holding your email marketing program back from achieving its full potential in 2018? Litmus polled more than 600 marketers about eight major email marketing challenges—ranging from cross-channel coordination and strategy to data quality and metrics. But it’s not enough to simply recognize the challenges…

Infographic: A Snapshot of the Email Professional

A Snapshot of the Email Professional

Nearly 3,000 marketers completed Litmus’ 2018 State of Email Survey, which explores how brands plan, build, approve, send, and measure the performance of their email campaigns. In addition to fueling our State of Email Survey Research Series, those results provide a great portrait of today’s email professional, which we detail in the…

2018’s Email Marketing Priorities and Budget Changes

Email Marketing Priorities and Budget Changes for 2018

Personalization, automation, and A/B testing topped the list of 2018 email marketing priorities for brands, according to Litmus’ 2018 State of Email Survey of nearly 3,000 marketers. Other major email marketing priorities include optimizing the email creation workflow, exploring interactive email functionality, and growing analytics insights. Those email marketing priorities are interesting…

Webinar Recording + Q&A: 2018 Email Marketing Kickoff

Email Marketing Kickoff for 2018 webinar

Now is the ideal time for marketing teams to consider their email marketing planning for 2018. In an industry that’s constantly shifting as it adapts to consumer, business, and technological changes, setting the priorities for the months to come can be hard! We’ll help you set the direction for your email marketing…

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