Our New Innovation Playground - Labs

At Return Path, we’re fascinated by how to use new data sources to help our clients solve their biggest email marketing problems.   To get feedback on our latest attempts to solve client problems, we created Email Optimization Labs. Labs will introduce applications  that make it easy to use email data for better decision making.  You’ll be able to test drive these apps, get immediate guidance to... Continue »

4 events in 4 days (what you don't want to miss at #EmailSherpa)

Return Path is gearing up for MarketingSherpa’s Email Summit next week. This year Return Path will be participating throughout the conference by hosting coaching clinics and roundtables, holding our ongoing Battle of the Brands contest, and presenting a special solutions showcase. Coaching Clinics John Pollard our Sr. Deliverability Consultant for Professional Services will be hosting two Coaching... Continue »

Smartwatches and Email: What You Need to Know

Desktop.  Mobile.  Smartwatch?   Roll your eyes if you must, but as a digital marketer you have likely noticed that it’s getting harder to ignore the buzz about wearables.  The market is finally catching up with Dick Tracy and Inspector Gadget's Penny, creating another shift in the landscape for digital marketers.  This post explores some of the available information on smartwatches to put things... Continue »

Optimizing Email Performance Using New KPIs

Email marketing is the most effective online marketing channel that consistently delivers the highest ROI (Return on Investment) of all digital channels. I therefore see email marketing as performance marketing, though some of my industry peers may disagree. Email marketing is performance marketing Let’s take a look at the reasons why I consider email marketing to be performance marketing:... Continue »

The Most Read Return Path Blog Posts of 2014

2014 was in most aspects an extension of 2013, but the knob has been cranked up. Google continued innovating the inbox with the release of a pinterest-like inbox called Gmail Grid View, and a brand new email client called simply Inbox by Gmail, that not only bring Gmail more into the mobile age, but also it also follows their Material design principles. Gmail also began to offer a feedback loop... Continue »