The Last Word on January 2019
A roundup of email marketing articles, posts, and tweets you might have missed last month…
Must-read articles, posts & reports
The Hot New Channel for Reaching Real People: Email (Wall Street Journal)
Reputation is in the eye of the beholder (Word to the Wise)
You’ve Still Got Mail (Forrester)
Sailthru Joins the CM Group Family of Brands (Sailthru)
Insightful & entertaining tweets
My new favorite thing to do with my 5 year old….give him the phone when telemarketers call my mobile phone. It is endless good clean humor #fightback
— Anthony Chiulli (@AnthonyChiulli) January 8, 2019
I was just typing an email to our dog trainer and Gmail just filled in "at the end of March" to "We're expecting a baby" (Which, to be fair, is how I was going to finish that sentence, but…creepy Gmail!)
— Kristin (@EmailSnarketing) January 13, 2019
Noteworthy subject lines
Wegmans, 1/2 – We’ve got it! A Healthy Start for Your New Year.
Kohl’s, 1/3 – The Healthy Living Event is on! Get up to 50% off workout gear for the whole fam.
Nordstrom, 1/1 – Our wellness guide is here
American Red Cross, 1/24 – Start the year right: Become a Red Cross Champion
Petco, 1/31 – The solutions for their resolutions
Staples, 1/2 – It’s 2019. Upgrade your seat with up to $100 off.
Bed Bath & Beyond, 1/3 – Confirmed for 2019: You’re getting better sleep! Plus, this 20% off coupon is on us.
Banana Republic, 1/2 – Confirmed: These are the colors you’ve been waiting for
Saks Fifth Avenue, 1/2 – 7 style resolutions we’re sticking to
Target, 1/9 – Bonus 10% off + up to 25% off storage & org. Stack the savings.
Horchow, 1/15 – Show some love: Valentine’s Day ideas
UncommonGoods, 1/26 – Valentine’s Gifts For One-Of-A-Kind Love
Applebee’s, 1/28 – Feed the Football Party!
Wegmans, 1/31 – Make Game Day Easy with this Sweet BBQ Pork
Barneys New York, 1/28 – Are You Red Carpet Ready?
Brooks Brothers, 1/25 – The year of the pig is coming
Lego, 1/28 – FREE Year of the Pig Set!*
Saks Fifth Avenue, 1/31 – Limited-edition picks to celebrate Lunar New Year
Eddie Bauer, 1/2 – Winter Warmth 101
Patagonia, 1/11 – Winter running can be nasty
Bass Pro Shops, 1/11 – Can’t wait for spring? Gear up for your next adventure now!
UncommonGoods, 1/14 – A ring shaped like your city skyline
eBags, 1/27 – “As a bag geek, this is the best thing out there.”
Lane Bryant, 1/18 – Price drop. Mic drop.
Victoria’s Secret, 1/1 – The snuggle is reallll.
Gap, 1/9 – To/from/at the gym (everything you need) + a bonus
MAC Cosmetics, 1/14 – Prep + Prime Fix+ = The O.G. of Setting Sprays
Michaels, 1/2 – Let Us Help You Start Creating the Wedding of Your Dreams
Quiksilver, 1/2 – The Vote Is Totaled: Quiksilver’s Best of Show Is In
Jetsetter, 1/25 – 18 Travel Essentials You Should NEVER Forget to Pack
Everlane, 1/12 – 10 Tips To Reduce Plastic Waste
Saks Fifth Avenue, 1/12 – 10 hot picks for your getaway
Petco, 1/11 – 5 ways to improve your dog’s diet
Levi’s, 1/15 – Our favorite #LiveinLevis looks
Gap, 1/28 — #OOTD inspiration: you look good in NEW
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