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Email Marketing: How Hard Can It Be?

Car enthusiasts are likely familiar with Top Gear, a BBC television series that tests whether vehicles live up to their manufacturers' claims via outrageous stunts, races and epic challenges —like building an amphibious car, or converting a sedan into a space shuttle. “How hard can it be?” the hosts ask...
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Best Practice: Point of Capture Email Verification

Performing email verification at the point-of-capture is an effective and proactive way to ensure the information you are collecting online is accurate, before it enters your database. It’s quickly becoming a best practice, very easy to integrate and very affordable. This translates into more opportunities to convert users into paying...
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Evolution of Email Marketing

Email has come a long way in the 15 years since we started in the industry. Batch and blast (otherwise known as “spray and pray”) was very much the norm, and CAN-SPAM was just introduced. Triggered messages were a brand new concept, with only the most sophisticated marketers sending a...
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Career Advice from Email Veterans

We effectively spend a third of our lives working so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that many of us find our identity intrinsically connected to our professional lives, and in some cases solely defined by the work we do. Like so many of my colleagues and friends, I too...
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The Power of Community

Having been in the email business for almost 2 decades, I’ve been introduced to hundreds, maybe even thousands of marketers, technology, developers, and salespeople from all types of industries, all focused on a very small but important piece of their company’s business. I’ve worked closely with many of these individuals,...
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Kicking-off the eec Awards

We’re excited to announce the opening of the 2019 eec Awards. Start thinking about who shines and excels in email marketing – it’s time to nominate those trail-blazing individuals and those innovative email marketing campaigns for an eec Award. As a refresher, the eec offers different award opportunities: Pollard Award...
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5 Leaps to Omnichannel Marketing: Brands Need to Limber Up

Consumers have witnessed unprecedented change in recent decades: Shifts in behavior and demand have opened new market Existing markets have seriously expanded their offerings The above has triggered an avalanche of products and services The digitalization of the marketplace has freed consumers and merchants from the restraints of face-to-face and...
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Email Evolution Conference 2019

Announcing the EEC’s 2019 Email Evolution Conference

We are pleased to announce that registration for the EEC’s 2019 Email Evolution Conference is now open. The Email Evolution Conference will be held April 25-26th, with pre-conference workshops on April 24th, in Savannah, Georgia. This is a year of exciting changes for the conference, a new and beautiful location,...
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