Inboxroad: How to Build a Strong Email Program in the Years Ahead

Inboxroad: How to Build a Strong Email Program in the Years Ahead

I recently spoke with Ferry van Hoolwerff for an interview on the Inboxroad blog. While we talked about a range of issues, much of the conversation revolved around how marketers should prepare for the years ahead in order to build stronger email marketing programs. Here are the questions Ferry asked me: How…

Do I Need to Send an Apology Email Because of This?

Do I Need to Send an Apology Email Because of This?

In the world of email marketing, mistakes are inevitable. Learn what to do if you when you make a mistake by watching this short video. During the first 5 minutes or less, you’ll determine whether you need to send a correction or apology email. You’ll also determine whether you need to send…

3 Spooky Email Click Bots to Beware Of

3 Spooky Email Click Bots to Beware of

Bots are a well-known scourge on Twitter and Facebook, but they’re also a problem on email lists. Even bots that aren’t explicitly trying to compromise your systems represent a serious risk, as they can inflate performance numbers, muddy targeting efforts, and lead brands to make tactical or strategic changes that serve bots…

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…

5 A/B Testing Pitfalls Marketers Often Fall Into

5 A/B Testing Pitfalls Marketers Often Fall Into

A/B testing allows marketers to determine whether their audience prefers version A of something or version B, and thankfully, it’s easy to do. However, it seems so easy that marketers sometimes don’t realize they’ve invalidated their results, missed out on golden opportunities, or—worst of all—confidently come to the wrong conclusions. The truth…

How to Improve All 5 Steps of a Curbside Pickup

Improving All 5 Steps of a Curbside Pickup

Driven by health concerns and health regulations restricting store capacities, curbside pickup has become a significant new fulfillment channel for retailers, restaurants, and other B2C brands. However, because of the sudden need for this channel, it was implemented and ramped up hastily, often with manual processes and temporary fixes that have led…

Webinar on Oct. 27: Email Accessibility

Email Accessibility webinar on Oct 27 1pm ET

The law requires companies to make their email messages accessible by people with visual and other disabilities or else face significant fines. However, rather than seeing this as purely a compliance issue, we see it as an opportunity to expand the reach and impact of your email marketing program, especially going into…

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…

Email Deliverability Quarterly: Gmail Launches BIMI Pilot, DigiCert-Valimail Partnership, and More

Email Deliverability Quarterly: Gmail Launches BIMI Pilot, DigiCert-Valimail Partnership, and More

Email deliverability is constantly changing, as inbox providers adjust their filtering algorithms, blacklists tweak their listing criteria, and consumers evolve their definition of spam. That’s why even the best email marketing programs suffer deliverability problems sometimes. To help you avoid trouble, the Email Deliverability Services team at Oracle CX Marketing Consulting shares…

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