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…

Holiday Marketing Predictions: What to Expect This Year

Holiday Marketing Predictions: What to Expect This Year

Every holiday season is a little different because of a variety of factors, including technology trends, consumer sentiment, and the timing of the calendar. Oracle Marketing Cloud (OMC) Consulting’s experts share their thoughts and predictions on how this holiday marketing season will be different from past ones. Our predictions this year revolve…

7 Easy Wins to Add to Your Email Marketing To-Do List

Email is always changing, so marketers’ email marketing programs must always be changing as well to make sure they’re still relevant to consumers and creating great experiences for their subscribers. With that in mind, here are seven relatively easy-wins to consider adding to your email marketing to-do list this year: Use more…

Tips for Holiday Email Success

For online retailers, the holiday season is a critical time of the year. MailCharts’ 2016 Holiday Email Marketing Report includes analysis of email frequency, promotions, discounts, subject line copy, and much more that can help you plan the most effective campaigns. The report also includes holiday marketing advice from Litmus, as well…

The (Largely Invisible) Key to Holiday Email Marketing Success

Most retailers are in serious planning mode for their holiday season promotional campaigns. We’ll start to see a sprinkling of holiday email marketing campaigns in the weeks ahead—and then holiday messaging will get going in earnest on Halloween and the days following. In light of the planning that’s currently going on, Vaida…

Marketing Tips to Drive Holiday Sales & Revenue

The holiday season is on the horizon. Along with 19 other experts, BigCommerce asked me for my top tip for a successful holiday season. My top holiday marketing tip was: Start planning now! The majority of brands don’t plan their holiday email marketing campaigns more than 2 months in advance, according to…

Holiday Email Marketing: 4 Reasons to Start Planning Now!

Black Friday, the unofficial start of the holiday season, is just a little more than three months away—and 80% of marketers haven’t begun planning their holiday email marketing campaigns yet. Here are four reasons that email marketers should be planning further out for peak season campaigns like holiday campaigns: Most retailers send…

Report: 2016 State of Email Production

Are you missing out on software and tools that could improve your email production process? Does your company spend enough time on email coding? On the QA process? On analytics? Are you planning email content far enough in advance? Is your approval process too burdensome or too lax? To get solid answers…

Mobile Holiday Shopping Surge Benefited Mobile-Friendly Retailers

By all accounts, this was the most mobile holiday season yet, with the most important development being that mobile conversion rates and sales increased significantly. For example, 53% of all online shopping visits came from shoppers on mobile devices from Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving) through Sunday, Nov. 29, according to data from the…

The Shadow War for Holiday Email Marketing Victory

Retailers have long been concerned about tipping their hands to competitors, particularly during the critical holiday season. Using more personalization, segmentation, and triggered messaging increases the fog of war, making it more difficult for competitors to broadly know what you’re doing, especially when these strategies account for a majority of program revenue….

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