Yes, it's that time again – the 2018 Email Marketing Industry Census has dropped! The 12th edition of Econsultancy's annual Email Census is an extensive report, jam-packed with revealing trends, statistics and industry insights, giving brands and agencies a great view of the state of email marketing today and beyond. We're delighted to have had the opportunity to contribute to the report for the second year running.
Have you had any of your Facebook ads rejected or even disapproved at a later date? Sometimes it's not clear what has caused your ads to be thrown out. However, Facebook's content-related disapproval criteria list for paid social campaigns has recently been leaked. Take a look and see what might be stopping your ads getting approved...
This World Cup is finally here! We've got our Panini sticker album out, the fixture wall-chart is up and we're ready to indulge in a wave of optimism before the inevitable penalty shootout heartbreak. Everyone likes to play at being manager and pick their preferred line-up, so we've decided to pick our best XI for email marketing.
The world of commerce has changed a great deal in recent years. Evolving technology, social media and consumer behaviours have changed the game for marketers. Retail brands no longer need a huge budget to build a successful marketing strategy. Visual storytelling in social ads is a powerful tactic!
Artificial intelligence and machine learning are concepts that often split opinion. But the technology is shaping the future of marketing and businesses must start to factor them into their strategies.
Most businesses have learnt that content marketing is key to growing their brand. Millions of people search the web for videos, blog posts and articles to get information on products and services or to find solutions. So, where does paid social fit in?
Enchant's charity partner, Humanitas, believe that everyone is entitled to health care, an education and a family. This inspiring organisation strives to provide these three key rights in various locations across the world. One country where Humanitas currently has projects running is Romania. Enchant CEO and Founder Philip Storey recently joined the charity out in Romania to see first-hand the crucial work they're doing in the country.
Many businesses are now starting to realise the important role that paid social plays in attracting and new prospects and converting more customers. This is especially true of Facebook, so if you want to see big ROI through Facebook advertising, you need to make sure your campaigns are well planned and well optimised.
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?
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?
Hyper-personalisation in email has been talked up for a while now, but this year the industry will see a significant move towards more innovative tactics and data-driven personalisation.
Does your business need a cost-effective way to attract more leads? Well, if you haven’t already got an inbound marketing strategy in place, you need to strongly consider implementing one. Inbound marketing is a highly-effective, customer-centric approach to lead generation, which will revolutionise your sales and marketing activities.
The high ROI that email marketing continues to achieve for retailers, combined with the growing importance of marketing automation for businesses, proves that email is far from dead. Brands are becoming increasingly data-driven and reliant on automated workflows to nurture leads and customers. What's surprising is how the younger generations are taking to email. We look at the revealing email marketing trends amongst Millennials and Generation Z:
Whilst tried and tested marketing channels and traditional advertising are still relevant for generating leads and acquiring new customers in this digital age, inbound marketing is emerging as a lucrative lead generation approach for businesses, particularly in B2B.
With so many companies now sending Black Friday email campaigns at exactly the same time, you need to really innovate with email design to ensure your campaigns stand out from the crowd. In this blog, we’ve compiled some of the best email creative examples and design tactics to inspire your Black Friday campaigns this year!