Cyber Monday Email Marketing Activity & Sales Continue Weakening Trend

Cyber Monday Email Marketing Activity & Sales Continue Weakening Trend

With consumers struggling financially and retailers having succeeded in pulling holiday sales into early November and even October, the downward trend in sales and email marketing activity during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend continued on Cyber Monday. Oracle Marketing Consulting predicted a 10% increase in email volume on Cyber Monday during their Choosing…

Early Holiday Promotions Cannibalize Email Marketing and Sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Pandemic-Driven Early Holiday Promotions Cannibalize Email Marketing and Sales on Thanksgiving and Black Friday

Concerned about the effects of new pandemic-related restrictions on their operations and consumer optimism, retailers launched their “Black Friday” email promotions early—and the impact of that decision could plainly be seen in Thanksgiving and Black Friday email volume and retail sales. Oracle CX Marketing Consulting predicted a 10% increase in email volume…

On the Fly: Get a Jump Start on Your Holiday Campaigns

Get a Jump on Your Holiday Campaigns

On the Fly is our video series with small bites of marketing and customer experience advice and training from experts, given to you during the current disruption. In this episode of On the Fly, I discuss how this holiday season will look very different from what we’re used to. I point out…

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…

Holiday Marketing Quarterly: Fourth Quarter 2020 Checklist

Q4 2020 Holiday Marketing Quarterly

Oracle’s Holiday Marketing Quarterly gives B2C brands a quarter-by-quarter checklist for how to achieve more during the critical holiday season with their email marketing and other digital marketing channels. Along with guidance on planning, strategy, and prioritization, you’ll get advice and tips from some of Oracle CX Marketing Consulting’s more than 500…

ZeroBounce: Focus on Managing Subscribers, Not Campaigns

ZeroBounce interview with Chad S White

I recently joined Corina Leslie for an interview on the ZeroBounce Blog. We talked about everything from how to learn more about email marketing to the biggest mistakes email marketers make to what to keep in mind this holiday season. For instance, Corina asked… How did you get into email marketing? How…

Litmus’s Delivering Podcast: Seeing Into the Future With Oracle’s Chad S. White

Delivering podcast ep. 28

After a sobering spring, the 2020 holiday season is looking like it may be one of the riskiest and challenging in decades. That’s the focus of episode #28 of the Delivering podcast, where Litmus’s Jason Rodriguez and I talk about: The most beneficial lesson to come out of 2020 The pressures on…

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…

On-Demand Webinar: Keep Optimizing Email Marketing Webinar

Keep Optimizing On-Demand Webinar

As a follow-up to my appearance on the Keep Optimizing Podcast, I join host Chloe Thomas and her podcast’s other email marketing expert guests to talk about a wide range of email marketing issues, including: How can marketers best prepare themselves for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the rest of the holiday…

On-Demand Webinar: Choosing the Best Days to Send Email Campaigns This Holiday Season

Choosing the Best Days to Send Email Campaigns This Holiday Season

This holiday season has the potential to be one of the most turbulent and high stakes in decades. Potential risks include ongoing coronavirus restrictions, a further pullback in consumer spending, disruptions to supply chains and delivery, staffing shortfalls, and more social and political unrest. Preparation and planning are key to overcoming these…

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