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Hard & Soft Bounces

In the world of emails, we often hear things like “I got a hard bounce”, “this email soft bounced” or “look at my bounce rate”. But what does it all mean? There are lots of suggestions about what a bounced email is. Some people think a bounced email is when you receive an out of […]

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Valentines Themes for Your Email Marketing Campaigns

Valentine’s day is nearly upon us and with that we’re seeing extra displays of affection in email marketing campaigns. No surprise really when over £300 million pounds was spent on Valentine’s day in 2019! Obviously, we can’t all turn our emails pink and place hearts everywhere, but we can incorporate little touches to make our […]

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California’s New Data Privacy Law – The CCPA

The California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA) came into effect on the 1st of January 2020. But worry not, marketers still have time to prepare as this law will be enforced from the 1st of July 2020. Any company wanting to operate in California will need to abide by this law, regardless of its geographical location. […]

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday

This year Black Friday falls on 29th November and Cyber Monday on 2nd December. In this blog I’ve compiled some interesting facts and figures about this shopping frenzy, with tips on how to prepare and maximise your return. Facts & Stats Black Friday originated in the USA. It is the day after Thanksgiving. The term originated […]

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Opt Down Not Out

It is advisable to offer subscribers options of what type of e-communications they wish to receive, in order to send targeted email marketing campaigns. Below is an example of the different types of e-communications that British Airways have on offer: That’s quite a varied choice! If you have a large number of communication lines as […]

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Growing An Email Marketing Database

Sorry to start this blog with some bad news, but unfortunately, it’s true. An email marketing database degrades by about 23% every year. There are various reasons for this and include people opting-out of your communications, moving to another employer, (so the email address is removed from servers), or just decide to stop using an email […]

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Subject Lines To Use For Halloween and Christmas

As we approach the festivities of Halloween and Christmas, it’s amusing to see something a little different in our inboxes. These are the times of year where we can get our creative juices flowing and come up with something different to peak our recipients’ interest. We’ve complied a selection of the best Halloween and Christmas […]

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Dedicated IP Address vs Shared and How It Affects Email Deliverability

Professional email marketers will know that there is no silver bullet to email marketing deliverability. The chances of landing in the inbox as opposed to the junk box, or worse, still not being delivered at all, depends on a multitude of factors. One such factor and a major one at that, is the IP address you are […]

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