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Top five flash sales tips

Posted on Sep 22 2011 by

Flash Sales are all the rage in email marketing right now — engaging customers more than most other types of sales and promotions. The number of daily deal companies continues to increase and traffic to Flash Sales websites increased more than 128 percent in June 2011 over June of last year according to Experian Hitwise. Flash Sales are more than timely offers.

Gone in 7 seconds

Posted on Sep 21 2011 by

Has all the money you spent on creative, creative strategy or even long-term business strategy paid off? Organizations who put the customer and usability first and the creative second are stealing market share and increasing their conversion rates. By understanding your visitors you can develop strategic messaging and site layouts tailored to the different segments within you visitor universe.

AllPosters.com emails have arrived

Posted on Sep 06 2011 by

I’d like to share a short story about gmail, email, and deliverability success… Allposters.com (one of three Art.com brands) recently realized that a percentage (56%) of their Gmail subscribers were not receiving emails in their inbox. Working with their Email Service Provider (Experian CheetahMail ) Account team, they identified and implemented a series of initiatives [...]

Becoming part of the conversation – getting started in social media

Posted on Sep 02 2011 by

The best way to educate yourself to the state of marketing is to get out there and start engaging and experimenting with all the different tools – Facebook, Twitter, Tweetdeck, LinkedIn, WordPress, YouTube etc.

How to choose a partner…

Posted on Aug 26 2011 by

Choosing a partner to help you with your marketing efforts, be it techonology or service provider, is about maximizing your return while minimizing your risk.

What is a good email marketing strategy?

Posted on Aug 25 2011 by

Experian QAS has four tips to help buisness to business email marketing strategy. To make your emails stand out: send them to a targeted list, have a catchy subject line, produce engaging content and allow readers to share the email.

Combining on and offline media = a more effective and measurable campaign

Posted on Aug 18 2011 by

QR codes are everywhere. But rarely are they being used correctly. Read the Direct Marketing News interview with Gina McDowell, senior product specialist for Experian Marketing Services. She discusses the benefites of using QR Codes on print media.

Managing deliverability risks with refer-a-friend programs

Posted on Aug 17 2011 by

Refer-a–Friend programs can be incredibly beneficial, but it is important to do it correctly or run the risk of causing deliverability issues (and possible legal compliance issues as well). The key issues to manage are user and recipient consent, content transparency, and with referral incentives. Following best practices will can lead to strong organic list growth and increased revenue.

Huge Growth Continues for Flash Sales

Posted on Aug 09 2011 by

The popularity of flash sale websites with limited time & inventory offerings have grown exponentially over the two years. Online shoppers’ love for the thrill of snagging designer clothing, home décor, travel and even wine have caused visits to the category to increase 368% in July 2011 as compared to the same month two years […]

The A,B,C’s of back-to-school email marketing trends today

Posted on Jul 18 2011 by

A big part of a successful back-to-school email marketing program is knowing the best time to start promotions; what types of mailings will drive the most customer response; and how to capitalize on peak times of buying interest on a more granular, or product, level.