Spammy Words

It's hard to pick the right words. Finding phrases and terms that will resonate with your subscribers is difficult enough, but there's also the danger that your perfect word could trigger spam filters. Although email content is just one part of the many facets of deliverability, it's one of the easiest to control and thus a great place to avoid mistakes. Return Path's Inbox Preview helps you test... Continue »

7 Email Reactivation Campaign Insights

Are you trying to engage your inactive subscribers? Are you unsure what a successful reengagement campaign strategy looks like? Here are some insights and key takeaways from Return Path's recent study, Email Win-Back Programs: Everyone Recommends Them, But Do They Work?   1. Over 25% of email addresses in the databases of the companies that were part of the study were classified as "inactive."... Continue »

6 Things You Don’t Know About Your Competitor

From the United States’ triumph in the Revolutionary War to Joe Frazier's defeat of Muhammad Ali in The Fight of the Century, history shows that even a disadvantaged competitor can triumph when equipped with researched knowledge of their opponent. This principle is especially relevant to the world of email marketing, where slight changes to an email campaign can lead to success over a rival. Where... Continue »

Summertime and the Blacklisting Is Easy: Tips to Steer Clear in the High Season

Summer is high season for email blacklisting. What can marketers do to avoid being put on the dreaded blacklist, which could effectively ruin their email ROI? Like most people, when I think about summertime I have images of long days, abundant sunshine, outdoor activities, weekends spent on the beach, barbecues, and ice cream running through my head. However, if you're an email marketer, you might... Continue »

The Anatomy of a Successful Email Win-Back Campaign – New Webinar

On Tuesday 19th August, I’ll be presenting a live webinar examining the winning elements of the most successful email win-back campaigns. Among other things I’ll be looking at how and why inactive subscribers impact negatively on deliverability and engagement, result in decreased conversion to sales, and ultimately reduce the ROI delivered. Join me for this live webinar where I will walk you... Continue »