Voice Assistants Reading Emails: How to Create Voice-Friendly Campaigns

Voice Assistants Reading Emails: How to Create Voice-Friendly Campaigns

Accessibility and inclusive design have become major digital marketing design trends as brands recognize the need to be more welcoming and considerate of consumers with a wider range of needs. Making email campaigns more voice-friendly is one element of this effort. However, it’s not without some contradictions and compromises. Let’s look at…

AMP for Email: The Present & Future of the Standard

AMP for Email: The Present & Future of the Standard

When AMP for email was officially launched in March of 2019 by Google, it promised to bring standards-based interactivity and real-time content to inboxes, allowing brands to bring landing page and app-like functionality into their emails. With AMP for email components allowing marketers to create forms, carousels, accordions, drilldown menus, and much…

When to Use Retina Images in Emails and When to Avoid Them

When to Use Retina Images in Emails and When to Avoid Them

Because of the prevalence of full- and ultra-HD monitors and smartphone screens, marketers need to use retina images to ensure that their emails look crisp and professional. However, that doesn’t mean that every image in an email needs to be retina-quality. Marketers should use retina images in their emails only when it…

The Biggest Shifts in Email Marketing Trends for 2024 [with on-demand webinar]

The Biggest Shifts in Email Marketing Trends for 2024

Email marketing is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy from year to year. Just a few of the recent changes and challenges that email marketers have had to deal with include: Economic uncertainty caused by high interest rates New deliverability requirements from…

Email Marketing Trends for 2024: Proven Essentials

Email Marketing Trends for 2024 - Proven Essentials

Email marketing is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy from year to year. Just a few of the recent changes and challenges that email marketers have had to deal with include: Economic uncertainty caused by high interest rates New deliverability requirements from…

Email Marketing Trends for 2024: Competitive Differentiators

Email Marketing Trends for 2024 - Competitive Differentiators

Email marketing is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy from year to year. Just a few of the recent changes and challenges that email marketers have had to deal with include: Economic uncertainty caused by high interest rates New deliverability requirements from…

Email Marketing Trends for 2024: Unproven Opportunities

Email Marketing Trends for 2024: Unproven Opportunities

Email marketing is constantly evolving, so it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy from year to year. Just a few of the recent changes and challenges that email marketers have had to deal with include: Economic uncertainty caused by high interest rates New deliverability requirements from…

First Quarter 2024 Holiday Marketing Quarterly

Q1 2024 Holiday Marketing Quarterly

The holiday season doesn’t have an off-season. Having a successful holiday season means executing a successful four-quarter strategy. Oracle Digital Experience Agency’s Holiday Marketing Quarterly gives you a quarter-by-quarter plan for how to achieve more during the critical holiday season with your digital marketing efforts. The first quarter is focused on seizing…

Effective Customer Messaging during a Weather Emergency

Effective Customer Messaging during a Weather Emergency

Extreme weather events like blizzards, hurricanes, and wildfires are unfortunately becoming much more common. Brands should be prepared to send their customers messages to help them both prepare for these events and stay informed afterward. Let’s discuss some key issues that go into creating effective customer messaging during a weather emergency. >>…

Accessibility vs. Inclusive Design: 2 Approaches with Similar Goals

Accessibility vs. Inclusive Design- 2 Approaches with Similar Goals

In my nearly two decades in the email marketing industry, I’ve never seen a topic get people more twisted up than accessibility and inclusive design. Because these issues involve people with a range of permanent challenges, it raises all kinds of social, moral, legal, and personal sensitivities. I’ll confess that I bring…