CAN-SPAM sets a low bar for compliance. Subscribers, inbox providers, and other countries have set much, much higher bars for what’s acceptable. While on the surface, lax regulations look like an advantage for brands marketing to American consumers, it’s really setting them up for failure. Here’s what CAN-SPAM requires and how the law could be doing a much better job of setting U.S. businesses up for email marketing success…
Email Design Podcast #67: Implementing Transparency, Using @supports, and Embedding HTML5 Video in Email
In the 67th episode of The Email Design Podcast, Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez answer recent questions from the Litmus Community in a rapid fire format, including topics on implementing transparency in email, using the @supports query, embedding HTML5 video, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
In the 66th episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez talk about Canada suspending CASL PRA, Rebel debuting one-click checkout integration with Shopify, Litmus overhauling its Spam Testing, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
This July, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) enters the final phase of its multi-year rollout. With that, we’ll not only see changes to how marketers must handle implicit consent, but also see a shift in how individual recipients can defend themselves against unsolicited email. Here’s what that means for email marketers.
Email marketing can be a finicky beast, with the industry landscape shifting without warning. The past year saw the launch of a new version of Apple’s mobile operating system (iOS 10), acquisitions by Verizon and Microsoft, and the introduction of new privacy regulations around the world—to name just a few of the issues impacting email marketers today. With the State of Email 2017 report, we give you the trends, innovations, and data you need to build successful email marketing programs in 2017.
As consumer attitudes toward spam continue to shift dramatically, it’s up to marketers to equally shift how they build their emails and run their marketing programs. In this webinar, Research Director Chad White teams up with Fluent CMO Jordan Cohen to unpack their research on how consumers’ attitudes toward spam are changing, and what email marketers need to know.
Crafting a perfect subject line isn’t easy. But sometimes, marketers take it a step too far. Rather than earn their subscribers’ attention with a subject line that connects with their needs, emotions, or aspirations, too often, we see brands using deceptive subject lines to trick their subscribers into opening. It’s a dangerous approach that damages subscribers’ trust, hurts your brand image, and violates anti-spam laws.
Keeping up with international anti-spam laws is hard! Practices that are completely legit in one country could be absolutely off-limits somewhere else and might result in hefty fines. We’ve teamed up with newsletter2go and put together this overview to help you navigate through international email requirements.
In addition to explaining how email marketers can help minimize the damage from data breaches and why they should care about CASL, James Koons, dotmailer’s chief privacy officer, makes compelling arguments for why CAN-SPAM may be overhauled in the years ahead.
The email landscape is constantly changing. Between the introduction of new anti-spam laws, more email apps, and new iPhones, email marketing has never presented more challenges—or opportunities. As an email marketer focused on success, it’s crucial to stay on top of every new development. In our 2015 State of Email Report, we analyze the biggest email developments and provide tons of actionable tips to keep you on top of your game.