20 Things Successful Email Marketing Programs Do

20 Things Successful Email Marketing Programs Do

It can be difficult to know how to take your email program up a notch. We can help. Based on our survey of more than 3,500 marketers worldwide, we’ve identified 20 operational, strategic, and technological differences between successful email marketing programs and less successful ones. Here they are…

How to Fix CAN-SPAM So It Doesn’t Further Harm U.S. Businesses

What CAN-SPAM Requires & How that Low Bar Harms U.S. Businesses

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…

Preventing Deliverability Issues: 3 Things to Check Before You Send Your Next Campaign

When it comes to deliverability, many marketers take a reactive approach. Too often, deliverability only becomes subject of attention when things go wrong, like a drop in deliverability rates or decreased open rates. Rather than troubleshooting causes for deliverability issues when it’s already too late, taking a proactive approach and following deliverability best practices can help you avoid many common issues in the first place. Here are three things you should check before you send your next campaign.

 

Make It to the Inbox—Not the Spam Folder—with Litmus Spam Testing

Understanding the nitty-gritty details that might cause your email to be sent to the spam folder is hard. Algorithms can change every day and keeping up with deliverability best practices can feel impossible.

That’s why we’ve built Litmus Spam Testing: to provide you with the insight and resources you need to identify and fix issues before you hit send—even if you aren’t a deliverability expert (yet).

DMARC: What It Is + How It Helps Protect Your Brand Against Email Fraud

Understanding email authentication isn’t easy, and in most cases, it isn’t something email marketers can handle all by themselves. Still, as the voice of your brand, every email marketer should have a basic understanding of email authentication and DMARC, and how to use the tools available to help protect your brand from email fraud.

To bring a little more clarity into the confusing world of email authentication, we sat down with Steven Jones, Executive Director of DMARC.org, and asked him everything we ever wanted to know about email authentication and DMARC.

2015 State of Email: The Email Marketer’s Guide to Creating Successful Campaigns

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.