As I introduced in my first blog about the recent ExactTarget Connections 2011 conference, this was a great session that reviewed the many issues surrounding designing emails for mobile devices. Chris Studabaker of ExactTarget delivered the seminar.
As I introduced in my first blog, this is a summary of ExactTarget’s new product investments that helps demonstrate the company’s continuing commitment to marketers. ExactTarget announced at Connections 2011 that they expect to exceed $200 million in revenue, with $40 million of that being plowed right back into research and development. Not many other email service providers (ESPs) can boast these levels of success and investment.
As I introduced in my first blog about the recent ExactTarget Connections 2011, there were many great lessons, reminders, and tips shared at the conference. Here are a few quick, final points from the last day.
Great news – consumer spending continues to increase and it looks as though the 2011 holiday season is going to be a strong one, according to marketing services firm Epsilon’s Holiday Trend Report 2011. So if you haven’t started already, now‘s the time to plan and begin implementing your holiday email-marketing program. Here’s a checklist with 10 important to-dos to help ensure you get the most out of your holiday email-marketing efforts.
Throughout this summer, we’ve posted links to some of our favorite email-marketing articles in our email newsletter’s “FulcrumTech Top Reads” column. Here I share seven of these articles that provide especially important reminders about how to grow and improve your email-marketing program.
In last month’s feature, I discussed what you need to know about email deliverability, including the importance of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, domains, and your email reputation. This month, I delve a little deeper into the deliverability issue by talking about email authentication – specifically Sender Policy Framework (SPF), Sender ID, and DomainKeys/DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM). These email authentication standards are key to ensuring your emails get delivered to subscribers’ inboxes and, ultimately, driving higher conversion rates.