4 Ways to Prepare for the Future of the Inbox

In case you haven’t noticed, the inbox is changing. Once, the inbox was…a box: a digital version of a mailbox and a mostly static place to send and receive messages. That’s so 2010. The inbox of 2014 has morphed into a portal: a dynamic hub of information that reflects the lives of its users; from social update activity to purchase receipts to travel itineraries to news to marketing messages... Continue »

Can You Guess my Birthday? Email Timing Insights

Last month, I celebrated my birthday. And from my inbox, it was evident that I love two things: food and travel (and a bit of shopping too). A view of my "birthday inbox" also provides some interesting insights about the timing (and the offers) of birthday email programs. Bonus content: There's also an exciting product enhancement in Inbox Insight showcased below that will be able to help you look... Continue »

[WEBINAR] The Mobile Takeover: It’s Real. It’s Here. Get Used to It.

Webinar: The Mobile Takeover Webinar: It’s Real. It’s Here. Get Used to It. Date: May 29th, Thursday, 1PM EDT According to Movable Ink's latest device report, people opening emails on smartphones have continued to increase and now accounts for 2/3 of all mobile opens for big brand marketers. The report also highlights device trends are also influenced by the time of the day someone reads an email.... Continue »

Testing: The Email Program’s Equivalent of Flossing

For many marketers, email testing can be considered the equivalent of flossing. When someone asks if you’re doing it, you say yes (even if you’re not). Why? You know it’s beneficial, it delivers results and that you should be doing it. However, it takes time, it can be somewhat unpleasant and you have to remember to do it often (preferably daily) and at a time when you just want to get everything... Continue »

M3AAWG Publishes ARF/X-ARF Usage Recommendation

M3AAWG, the Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (http://www.m3aawg.org) recently published a document affirming their recommendation that Abuse Reporting Format (ARF) be the preferred method of reporting email abuse through feedback loops (FBLs) and other means. In addition, the document recommends that the X-ARF format be used to report any abuse incidents that are... Continue »