When brand standards and accessibility standards collide

A long-standing conflict in email marketing has been the intersection of brand standards and email client support. This is usually most clearly seen in the context of fonts: As many email clients only support web-safe fonts, Arial, Verdana and Times New Roman are among standard font choices when creating emails....
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Top Email Marketing Award Honors for 2020 Go To…

We are excited to announce the winners for the 2020 ANA Email Experience Council’s Awards! It was a talented group of candidates and outstanding email marketing campaigns this year. The ANA Email Experience Council (EEC) Awards Subcommittee reviewed a cross-section of submissions to recognize excellence and innovation in email marketing....
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Dotdigital Offers Help and Tips During Uncertain Times

As cities and states around the US introduce lockdowns and issue stay-at-home orders, businesses are having to adapt how they work and how they communicate. Keeping customers, staff, and stakeholders informed of any changes during a crisis is essential. It will ensure that when you’re able to return to BAU,...
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How to Create a More Accessible Future

Would you change your marketing tactics if you knew your message wasn’t reaching an audience with $1 trillion in purchasing power? By the most recent estimates, that’s the annual disposable income of the global disability market. If your website and emails aren’t accessible, you could be missing out on a...
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Are you focused on the right marketing metrics?

Working with digital marketers over the last 15 years, I’ve witnessed a habit where they can become all consumed with activity metrics like email open rates, website page views, number of marketing qualified leads, and webinar attendee to registrant percentage rate. While these metrics are important in understanding your marketing...
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What’s Ahead for Email Marketing in 2020?

By April Mullen It’s hard to believe that it’s 2020 and that email is more effective than ever. Our beloved channel is aging gracefully in many ways. While it still doesn’t get the attention it deserves as compared to other channels and digital innovations, it has withstood the test of...
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Optimizing your Email Program for the Holiday Season

Halloween has come and gone, the leaves are changing, and so have the clocks! Can you believe it’s that time of year again, already?!? Email marketers are gearing up for what tends to be their busiest time of year, and the only thing slowing them down is that pesky little...
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5 Tricks to Make your Email Marketing a Real Halloween Treat

Halloween’s massive popularity has led some retailers to rank it second only to Christmas, with projected spending at an unBOOlievable $8.8B in 2019. Our marketers are having a scream dressing up and sending out Halloween campaigns for Epsilon's clients. Try these 5 tricks yourself: Trick #1 Dress up your design:...
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4 Spooktacular Email Campaign Ideas We Love

Fall is the perfect opportunity to increase engagement before the all-important holiday season begins. Halloween sets the tone for the winter holidays – indicating how sales will fare from Thanksgiving to the New Year. Let’s take a look at 4 festive examples that kicked off the holidays in style and...
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The Terrors Lurking in Your Email Database!

The ghouls roaming the earth at Halloween are like Casper the friendly ghost compared to the terrors lurking in your email database. These demons will slaughter your email marketing program faster than you can yell “Trick or Treat!” Why? Because bad email addresses are like vampires. They suck the lifeblood...
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