How to Create an Effective Paid Social Marketing Strategy

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 19/04/18 17:11

Many businesses are starting to apply more focus and resources to paid social, as organic reach for brands on social media has plummeted, especially on Facebook. Also, the primary social networks are giving brands more tools to create really engaging ads and marketers are driving good ROI with paid social. Here's how to do it well...

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5 of the Best Dynamic Email Marketing Tools for Retailers

Posted by Philip Storey on 18/04/18 08:47

Email marketing in retail is becoming increasingly sophisticated, due to the greater level of data available to marketers, heightened consumer expectations and innovative tech solutions. These forces all enable brands to send more targeted and relevant emails. In this blog, we explore the best dynamic email tools on the market that will help you to create enchanting email marketing campaigns.

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The GDPR Checklist for Marketers: 10 Critical Areas to Consider

Posted by Philip Storey on 13/04/18 09:13

As we head towards the deadline for GDPR compliance, it's time (if you haven't already) to start planning your approach to aligning marketing processes with new data rules outlined by The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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How Yahoo! Mail's Image Caching Impacts Email Marketers

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 11/04/18 16:35

In a move that echoes Gmail's introduction of image caching back in 2013, Yahoo! has recently changed how it handles images in emails, caching them and serving them via their proxy servers. What does this update mean for email marketers?

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How to Set Up Paid Social Campaigns in 5 Steps for Retailers

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 29/03/18 11:10

Social media advertising is high on the agenda for many brands and marketers this year, especially due to the falling organic reach for businesses, which is being felt across many social channels, Facebook in particular! So, what do retailers need to consider when planning their paid social strategy and setting up paid campaigns? 

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Lifecycle Marketing: A Different Approach to Strategic Planning for Marketers

Posted by Philip Storey on 06/03/18 10:42

If you've followed my recent blogs on marketing trends and predictions for 2018, you'll be aware that lifecycle marketing is high on the agenda for many businesses, especially retailers. Consumers expect proactivity and relevancy from brands nowadays and this makes focusing on the entire customer lifecycle, a critical component for success.

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5 Essential GDPR Resources for Marketers

Posted by Philip Storey on 05/03/18 14:39

As the date for GDPR compliance looms and it's now (at the time of writing) just a couple of months away before the new data regulations become law, we thought we'd pull together our favourite resources on this important topic.

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Easter Engaging Email Campaigns & Subject lines: 10 of the Best!

Posted by Rowland Marsh on 15/02/18 16:46

The Easter bank holiday weekend is a great time for brands to connect with their subscribers through email marketing. It's such an effective channel to leverage seasonal context through creative marketing. There's scope for eggsquisite Easter-related wordplay, colourful visuals, cracking incentives and savvy ways to engage subscribers.

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5 Valentine's Day Email Marketing Campaign Tactics for Retailers

Posted by Philip Storey on 06/02/18 11:43

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s day is a huge draw for customers every year. The seasonal period often brings a huge influx of sales for all types of businesses, not just card shops and flower sellers! So, it’s important that any email marketing campaign you create really stands out from the crowd.

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5 Top Email Marketing Trends in Retailers for 2018

Posted by Philip Storey on 02/02/18 10:44

There is no denying that email marketing is still a key channel for retailers in 2018. And with retail brands using email more frequently for building customer relationships, competition is fierce. Brands must continually optimise their approach to stay ahead of the game and get subscribers’ attention. We've outlined some top trends for email marketers in retail for the year ahead.

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3 Email Marketing Design Trends for 2018

Posted by Philip Storey on 02/02/18 09:38

2018 is set to be an exciting year for email marketing. One of the key areas set for disruption, is email design and content. In this blog, I'll share with you the key trends that I expect to see in email marketing design throughout this year. Enjoy!

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Everything Retailers Need to Know About GDPR in Email Marketing

Posted by Philip Storey on 01/02/18 18:00

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into full affect in May 2018, and the changes present significant difficulties for marketers. Businesses will be required by law to provide transparency about how they collect and store data as well as gain true consent before using this data, giving consumers more control. What does this mean for retailers? Read on to find out...

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How Retail Email Marketers are Innovating with Interactive Content

Posted by Philip Storey on 01/02/18 17:48

Let's not hide from the truth - retail brands are up against it when it comes to email marketing. It can be difficult to stand out in the inbox and keep each campaign fresh and engaging. But there's a fresh set of tools on the retail email marketing scene and this is one of the key trends for email marketing in 2018.

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5 Tips: Email Marketing Loyalty Campaigns for Retail

Posted by Philip Storey on 01/02/18 16:55

There is a direct link between customer loyalty and profitability. It’s often cheaper to retain a customer than find a new one. This is particuarly true in retail. This blog will enable you to create email marketing loyalty campaigns for the retail sector, retaining and growing existing customers in no time!

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5 Ways for Retailers to Send More Relevant Email Marketing

Posted by Philip Storey on 01/02/18 16:36

When sending email marketing campaigns, the objective should always be to deliver messages to people who want to read them. This may seem obvious and like an easy task, but it can often be challenging to remain relevant. This is especially true in retail.

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