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  • The Integrated Email

    Cyndie Shaffstall

    5 Shades of Pop-Up Email Acquisition

    Cyndie Shaffstall | December 15, 2014

    As marketers, one of the biggest challenges we face is growing our marketing list at a rate higher than our attrition. On average, companies report an attrition rate of about 20 percent, which means in order to show a growth of just 10 percent per year, we need an actual growth of 30 percent. That's a lot of growth and yet many of us simply have not developed a concrete plan to achieve this goal

  • Deliverability.com

    Return Path Buys Deliverability.com

    May 06, 2014

    I’m delighted to welcome the deliverability.com community to Return Path. We were excited for a chance to acquire deliverability.com because its content, contributors, and readers have played an influential role in raising awareness and advancing education about email delivery issues, practices, and policy—topics we’ve cared deeply about for more than a decade. Apart from being able to contribute more [...]

  • Email Experience Council Blog

    Back to the Basics

    May 05, 2014

    We spend countless hours thinking of the marketing messages that will help boost the bottom line.  However, how often do we get so caught up that we forget to incorporate the basics?   At the core, marketing messages need to contain three main elements: the right people, the right message and at the right time.  How many of us fall victim to not segmenting out messages at a granular enough level? First make sure you segment your audience. There are a number of different ways to slice your audience, here are a few: Segment out people who have diverse interests as shown