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And the Winners of the 2018 eec Awards are…

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2018 eec Awards! It was talented group of candidates this year. The eec Awards Subcommittee reviewed shining examples of campaigns and innovators who are advancing email excellence and delivering better experiences for consumers. The winners are: The 2018 eec Stefan Pollard...
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The Keys to Remarkable Email Design, Coding and Creative

A big part of the eec's mission is empowering the email marketing community to create better email; but what does "better" really mean? Respectful, subscriber-centric, valued, memorable and responsive if not also . . . creatively remarkable! There's a mountain of detailed information about design and coding hacks, tips, tactics...
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9 Tips for Reclaiming Your Privacy on Data Privacy Day

Every year on January 28th the privacy community gets together to remind people about their rights as individuals to have their personal information protected by the organizations that they share it with and to remember to take note and follow privacy best practices. This year, more so than others before...
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New Year, New ESP? Here are the Pitfalls

When it’s time for a new email service provider, the new year is typically when the hunt starts. But in some organizations, the new-vendor-selection process often goes off the rails before it even begins. Why? It usually comes down to culture, internal politics and resources. For example, the people who...
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The eec Awards Season is Open: Nominate TODAY!

The Email Experience Council (eec) is accepting nominations for individuals who represent the best and brightest in the email marketing industry. The awards site is open, and nominating your idol is free and easy. There are two individual award categories, and an award category to honor 4 stand-out email marketing...
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4 Trends for 2018

Recently, we shared 5 trends from 2017, that emerged among our work with marketers as the most notable email elements of the year. Those themes were largely a result of the evolving consumer preferences and our “on demand” digital lifestyle. How many, if any, of these trends will continue into...
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EEC Coaching Clinic Round-up Holiday Email Strategies: Staying Off The Naughty List

Last month, the Email Experience Council (EEC) hosted a holiday coaching clinic, featuring advice from myself and Ken Pfeiffer of Sailthru. We shared tips and tricks for staying off the naughty list during the holidays. It was a lively discussion that included Q&A from the audience. Don’t worry if you...
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5 Trends and Learnings from 2017

2017 brought quite a bit of change to the email landscape. With consumer behavior being heavily influenced by the “on demand” nature of society, everything from deliverability to design was re-evaluated by marketers in order to evolve their program strategy to keep up with the changing digital channel. From our...
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Top Email Myths Busted at the NYC EEC Meetup

Email marketing professionals gathered in Return Path’s Park Avenue 41st floor Headquarters in New York City for networking, food, drinks, and a lively discussion at the Email Experience Council 2017 New York City Meet-Up, and the view was spectacular. Also working in tandem was the crew from SendGrid giving away...
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Millennials Speak Out

Inspired by the recent EEC webinar, “Millennials Speak Out: Email Marketing Preferences & Brand Loyalty,” I wanted to share a few key takeaways: We’ve been hearing “email is dead” for about 15 years, and we know that’s not true. What’s dead is outdated email strategy and spray and pray tactics....
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Congratulations to Our Newest Board Members and Leaders!

Please join us in congratulating the newly elected members of the Email Experience Council's Member Advisory Committee (MAC). This is our Board-level Committee which is comprised of thought leaders in the email marketing community. Anthony Chiulli: Marketing Practice, Deliverability Services, Salesforce Jennifer Hoth: Sr. Relationship Marketing Strategist, DEG Sal Tripi:...
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