Visual Branding in Email Marketing: 7 Elements to Optimize

Visual Branding in Email Marketing- 7 Elements to Optimize

Wherever your customer is, in whatever channel they’re engaging with your brand, you want that experience to feel consistent and unified. Visual branding is the critical first step in creating that feel, as consumers will immediately perceive major disconnects. In your email marketing program, visual branding is important for two strategic reasons….

Picking the Right Sender Name: Brand or Person?

Picking the Right Email Sender Name: Brand or Person?

Perhaps it’s the focus on empathy and connecting with our subscribers on a human level. Or it’s all of the emphasis on writing in plain English—using colloquialisms, sentence fragments, emojis, and even slang. Or maybe it’s the risky desire to con their way into the Primary tab instead of the Promotions tab….

Email Newsletters: The New Best Practices

Email Newsletters: 9 New Best Practices

Nothing in email marketing is static, because ESP technology, inbox providers, and—most importantly—consumers are constantly changing. That change extends to the email newsletter, a mainstay of B2B marketing. To get a read on the latest newsletter trends, I spoke with our Creative Services and B2B teams here at Oracle Marketing Consulting about…

Get Inspiration from Our Holiday Subject Line Word Cloud

Get Inspiration from Our Holiday Subject Line Word Cloud

As you plan your holiday promotional email campaigns, you’ll certainly want to draft subject lines for your intended campaigns. In fact, you’ll want to write multiple subject lines for each one so you can do some A/B testing. To get you inspired, we created a holiday subject line word cloud based on…

Email Marketing Trends for 2022: Unproven Opportunities

Email Marketing Trends for 2022- 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. It’s extra challenging in turbulent times like these, when consumer behaviors and business goals are shifting rapidly. To help you prioritize your email marketing efforts this year, we surveyed…

10 Common Email Marketing Mistakes that Are Easy to Fix

10 Common Email Marketing Mistakes That Are Easy to Fix

Email marketing is complicated. Deliverability is governed by numerous factors and subfactors. The potential for email rendering problems is mind-bogglingly large. And email technology and tactical issues continue to evolve. However, not everything in email is complex. Some aspects are quite simple—and yet some companies still regularly struggle with them. In most…

Email Marketing Trends for 2021: Competitive Differentiators

Email Marketing Trends for 2021 - Competitive Differentiators

In the ever-changing world of email marketing, it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy. It’s extra challenging in turbulent times like these, when consumer behaviors and business goals are shifting. To help you prioritize your email marketing efforts this year, we surveyed Oracle Marketing Consulting’s more…

Email Marketing Trends for 2021: Unproven Opportunities

Email Marketing Trends for 2021 - Unproven Opportunities

In the ever-changing world of email marketing, it can be difficult to know where to invest your time and energy. It’s extra challenging in turbulent times like these, when consumer behaviors and business goals are shifting. To help you prioritize your email marketing efforts this year, we surveyed Oracle Marketing Consulting’s more…

Anatomy of an Email: Envelope & Body Content

Email Marketing 101 - Anatomy of an Email

To sketch an accurate depiction of a person takes a good understanding of human anatomy. Similarly, the art of email marketing requires understanding the anatomy of an email. This anatomy is broken up into two major content groups: The envelope content, which is the part of an email that’s visible in the…

Email Innovations Summit 2020: Prioritizing Which Email Innovations to Pursue

Prioritizing Which Email Innovations to Pursue

You can’t—and shouldn’t—chase every email marketing trend. To help you prioritize which email innovations you should invest in, we surveyed Oracle CX Marketing Consulting’s more than 500 digital marketing experts, asking them to rate the current adoption of a range of email marketing technologies and tactics, as well as their predicted impact…

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