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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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 What’s dead is outdated email strategy and spray and pray tactics....
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Key Takeaways from eec Atlanta Meetup

More than 40 email marketing professionals gathered in a Downtown Atlanta speakeasy for networking, food, drinks, and a lively discussion at the Email Experience Council’s 2017 Atlanta Meet-Up. The eec’s Meet-Up — hosted by enterprise email service provider MessageGears and email deliverability agency Inbox Pros — featured a panel of...
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The eec Releases Updated CASL Guide

The eec is pleased to announce that it has updated the Digital Marketers Guide to Canada’s Anti-Spam Law to assist email marketers in the many facets of complying with the law. This comprehensive guide provides tips and defines key terms to assist you throughout your journey and timeline to CASL...
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Canadian Government Suspends CASL Private Right of Action

So some good news out of Canada. The Government of Canada is suspending the implementation of certain provisions in Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL), more specifically, the private right of action (PRA) which was scheduled to come into effect July 1, 2017. As you recall, Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL) came into...
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And the top eec 2017 Awards go to…

We are excited to announce the winners of the 2017 eec Awards! It was an extremely competitive group of candidates this year. The eec received a record number of nominations this year – nearly 50 submissions for the individual awards and over 70 submissions for the program awards. These awards...
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U.S. Privacy Act Updated: Modernizing Digital Due Process

Congress recently amended the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA) to require law enforcement to obtain a warrant before accessing an individual’s emails through their email provider. Before this passing, a loophole in the original act allowed law enforcement to obtain emails older than 180 days from email providers...
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Nominate Your Email Marketing Super Hero 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 hero is free and easy. There are two individual award categories, and a program award category to honor stand-out email marketing...
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Learnings from the year that was 2016

Every December, there are two things occupying everyone’s mind. The first is an excitement about year-end celebrations, and the second is the wonder about the incoming New Year. As we await for the festivities to begin, I would like to share a few trends I spotted throughout 2016 and which are...
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4 Steps for Flawless Email Automation

From the perfectly timed follow-up email to the maddeningly unnecessary daily reminder, automated emails can be paradise or purgatory. Think about it: for every wonderfully executed welcome series’ you’ve received, you’ve waded through twice as many cringe-worthy campaigns. Ensure that YOUR email automation is flawless with these four steps, courtesy of...
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EEC Releases Updated Email Authentication Guide

Much has changed in the decade since the EEC last updated the Email Authentication FAQ. In 2006, DKIM was barely two years old, Sender ID was still a thing and DMARC hadn’t even been invented. The eec Advocacy Subcommittee believed it was high time to bring it up-to-date. Generally speaking...
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