Amazon Prime Day: A “Perfect Storm” of Email Marketing

Amazon’s fifth annual high-impact Prime Day event formally launched on July 15th, with news-hype worthy of the massive event it has become.  It’s billed as a quick, intensive two-day affair, but that’s misleading.   Here at eDataSource, our tracking of this year’s Amazon’s Prime Day themed emails shows messaging promoting “Early...
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3 Reasons Why Deliverability Monitoring Matters

Deliverability. It’s the seven-syllable word that can either excite or intimidate you. Although email continues to be the most ubiquitous medium for marketers today, the ability to reach a customer’s inbox isn’t guaranteed.  On average, a staggering 20% of all permission-based emails never make it to the inbox. Instead, these...
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UNESCO & Email Marketing — A Positive Digital Marketing Case Study

Everybody’s heard of UNESCO. Yet not everybody knows just how much good this nonprofit does around the world. To clarify, UNESCO stands for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. It’s a specialized agency of the United Nations that contributes to peace and security by promoting international collaboration through...
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Why I EEC… and why you should too.

I'm just back from the 2019 Email Evolution Conference in Savannah, Georgia -- I hope you were there with us! And on the flight home I was thinking about what the Email Experience Council (EEC) means to me. Basically, why I EEC. And why I believe that everyone working in...
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Maximizing Your Conference Experience

Industry conferences are packed full of new and exciting opportunities: sessions, workshops, networking, meetups, and happy hours galore! As exhilarating as conferences can be, they can also be overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. That’s why it’s important you know how to make the most of each one. Whether...
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Top EEC Award Honors for 2019 go to…

We are excited to announce the individual winners for the 2019 eec Awards! It was a talented group of candidates this year. The eec Awards Subcommittee reviewed shining examples of innovators who are advancing email excellence and delivering better experiences for consumers. And the winners are: The 2019 eec Stefan...
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From the Ground Up

Building email marketing campaigns that support your sales team. As email marketers, we have insight into the entry point of when and how a lead enters the sales pipeline, and if we're lucky, the supporting demographic data. What we may not know is the what and the why: what information...
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Email Marketers Aged 21 to 30: Here’s the Best Career Move You Can Make (and it starts at just $125 per year)

No one went to school for this and no one left school saying “I’m going into Email”.  The Email industry’s biggest, worst-kept secret is that on our first day on the job, we all knew little-to-nothing about Email Marketing.  Thanks to a robust community and groups like EEC, we all...
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