ROI: Using Email Marketing as Part of Your Multi/Omni-channel Campaigns

You have a wealth of tools to choose from when developing an online marketing strategy, and there’s no doubt that certain tactics are more effective than others depending on the channel. However, there aren’t many content marketing formats that are successful across multiple channels and numerous campaigns. Email marketing is the exception to that principle, as it’s one of the best tools you can count on for purposes of ROI. Here’s why email is so useful and some tips on what you can do to harness that power.

What is a Sender Score And Why Does it Matter?

What is a Sender Score And Why Does it Matter?

For your eye-catching calls-to-action to get clicked on, your carefully crafted and targeted content to get read and engaged with and, heck, your messages even opened altogether, your email needs to first make it into the inbox. And it makes total sense: in order for your email to get interacted with, it needs to get to where it needs to get to in order to be interacted with there. Pretty basic.

But, sadly, there may be times when your mailings don’t get too far past the clicking of the send button, when their handshake with a recipient ISP gets refused outright.

AOL.com Follows Yahoo.com’s Lead in Throwing Some Marketers a Curve Ball

Nearly 2 weeks after Yahoo.com made their DMARC security change, AOL.com followed suit. On April 22nd, AOL.com, AIM.com and CS.com published a DMARC record to tell mailbox providers all over the world to refuse any mail claiming to be from AOL that isn’t sent directly from AOL’s servers. AOL’s blog describes the change in detail.

Yahoo.com Change Throws Some Marketers a Curve Ball

Last weekend, Yahoo.com made a security change to their domain that affects anyone sending email with the From Address of @yahoo.com that isn’t using Yahoo!’s servers to send the mail.  Any email marketer that uses @yahoo.com as their From Address may have noticed their delivery rates plunge.

Start Planning Your Holiday Email Strategy Now!

Waiting until the last minute to put your holiday email strategy in place is like waiting until Christmas Eve to start your holiday shopping. You could probably get it done, but would it really be worth the stress and the missed opportunities?

If you’re a retailer or B2C that does a lot of business around the holiday season, now is the time to start planning (if you haven’t already). Read on to find out what you can do to ensure you’re set up for success as the holidays approach!

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