Seasonal Adjustment to Make to Your Automated Campaigns to Stay Relevant

Seasonal Automated Campaign Adjustments to Stay Relevant

“Automated campaigns—whether sent via email, SMS, or mobile push—perform so well that they’re often overlooked as not needing attention,” says Jennifer Lancaster Dana, Vice President, Oracle CX Marketing Consulting. “However, it’s because of their high engagement and conversion rates that we should be constantly giving automated campaigns extra attention and trying to…

Webbula: Roundup for Email Marketing Holiday Tips

11 Email Experts Share Their Holiday Marketing Tips

The holiday season is just around the corner, so Webbula invited me and 10 other digital marketing experts to share their tips for how to prepare for what will surely be an unusually risk-filled holiday season. My advice focuses on three areas: How the shape of the holiday season is likely to…

EmailTalk Podcast: The Impact of Coronavirus on Email Marketing with Chad White

EmailTalk Podcast episode with Chad White

I join Taxi for Email Founder Elliot Ross on episode 2 of his new EmailTalk Podcast to discuss how the coronavirus has affected email behavior. But along the way, we discuss a wide range of other topics. In the podcast, I share: Two truths and lie about my book-writing career My email…

Planning for a Hard-to-Plan-for 2020 Holiday Season

Planning for a Hard-to-Plan-for 2020 Holiday Season

Most major B2C brands and retailers will start planning for the 2020 holiday season soon, if they haven’t started already. Under normal circumstances, it’s challenging to accurately forecast, diligently plan, and effectively execute your holiday marketing campaigns. This year, with expectations of a second wave of coronavirus outbreaks and restrictions, most countries…

Email Evolution Conference 2020: The State of Email Marketing

The State of Email Marketing

Marketers are operating in turbulent times. The challenges are daunting: The worst health crisis since 1918 The worst financial crisis since 1933 The worst social unrest since 1968. The shock to the system has been so great that marketers have largely scrapped their 2020 marketing plans. March marked the new start of…

Netcore Podcast: There Is Opportunity in Disruption and Email Is the Key

Netcore Podcast: There Is Opportunity in Disruption and Email Is the Key

Email marketing has changed in dramatic ways since March. I join Netcore’s Email Unplugged Podcast to speak with Dennis Dayman about these changes and how marketers have responded and what they should think about moving forward. During our conversation, we talk about: Companies’ coronavirus crisis messaging in mid March and how consumers…

Systemic Shocks: Adjusting Your Email Messaging in Times of Disruption

Systemic Shocks: Adjusting Your Email Messaging in Times of Disruption

The dot-com bubble. 9/11. The Great Recession of 2009. And now COVID-19. When extreme shocks such as these occur, business as usual ceases. These shocks cause prolonged changes in consumer behavior, forcing smart businesses and marketers to adjust, too. While these adjustments typically start with crisis messaging, that’s just the beginning. Brands…

Best Practices for Disaster and Crisis Messaging

Disaster and Crisis Messaging Best Practices

Disaster planning is all about preparing for rare events, whether they’re epidemics, hurricanes, blizzards, wildfires, floods, earthquakes, or some other calamity. Crisis messaging should be a part of any disaster planning so you can communicate effectively with your customers and give them the essential information that they need. Let’s talk about what…

Doing an Email Marketing Holiday Post-Mortem

Doing an Email Marketing Holiday Post-Mortem

With the New Year shining brightly and full of promise ahead of us, most B2C marketers would love nothing more than to put the holiday season behind them and look ahead to Valentine’s Day and the spring season. We urge you to resist the temptation. Ensure that you learn the lessons of…

On-Demand Webinar: Poor Email Performance Visibility – You Can’t Fix What You Can’t See

You Can't Fix What You Can't See

Email marketing programs are complex three-dimensional objects. If you don’t look at them from all angles and shine a light into the nooks, you simply can’t see it all. And if you can’t fully see it, you have little hope of fully understanding it, much less optimizing and mastering it. Unfortunately, there’s…

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