In the 58th episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez talk about the latest quirks to come to the Outlook apps, a new fix for the Outlook.com and Office 365 image gap problem, AOL taking over Verizon email accounts, and more. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
The email marketing industry is more than a little unpredictable. But, we’ll give it a shot anyway. Here are some of the significant changes that we see on the horizon that marketers should keep an eye out for.
A little over a year after Verizon acquired AOL for $4.4 billion, the mobile communications giant has acquired Yahoo for $4.83 billion, driving further consolidation in the webmail space and setting themselves up to push harder into mobile email.
Although Verizon’s $4.4 billion purchase of AOL was all about adding more content, video, and ad generation to the mobile communication company’s distribution platform, the acquisition could transform Verizon into a major email inbox provider, likely to the benefit of email marketers.