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  • Email showdown: Fitbit vs. Misfit

    Email showdown: Fitbit vs. Misfit

    A fitness tracker showdown felt especially appropriate for kicking off the new year – after all, have you seen all the new faces at the gym these past couple weeks? Fitness trackers have blown up...

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  • Marketing United 2017 speakers just announced!

    Marketing United 2017 speakers just announced!

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  • Use these stats to guide your marketing strategy in 2017

    Use these stats to guide your marketing strategy in 2017

    For most marketers, the arrival of the new year means you’ll be taking a fresh look at your strategy: Are you getting the most out of your budget? Are you reaching your audience in the right ways...

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  • 11 Email Designs People Can't Resist

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  • All the new features we added to Emma accounts in 2016

    All the new features we added to Emma accounts in 2016

    2016 was a banner year here at Emma: we hosted our 2nd annual Marketing United conference, hired 3 new C-suite execs to our leadership team, and powered email campaigns for 50,000 customers...

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  • The best of the blog 2016

    The best of the blog 2016

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  • Email showdown: Southwest vs. JetBlue

    Email showdown: Southwest vs. JetBlue

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  • What marketers need to know for 2017

    What marketers need to know for 2017

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  • Introducing our new integration: Salesforce 3.0

    Introducing our new integration: Salesforce 3.0

    We’re excited to announce that Emma has a brand new integration with Salesforce! Well, technically, it’s the third update to our existing Salesforce integration, but we’re calling it “brand new”...

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  • 14 ridiculously good emails from Cyber Monday 2016

    14 ridiculously good emails from Cyber Monday 2016

    Cyber Monday tends to bring out the very best in email marketing. So last week, while the rest of my family fell into tryptophan-induced comas, I eagerly awaited the gems I knew would land in my...

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  • 5 golden opportunities to thank your subscribers

    5 golden opportunities to thank your subscribers

    This time of year is all about showing gratitude to the ones you love... but have you considered doing the same for your email subscribers?

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  • How much email is TOO much during the holidays?

    How much email is TOO much during the holidays?

    We get it: The holidays are huge for everyone, from retailers consumed by holiday sales to nonprofits looking to hit their end-of-the-year fundraising goals. Since you know inboxes will be...

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  • Our favorite #GivingTuesday email examples

    Our favorite #GivingTuesday email examples

    If you work at a nonprofit, you know that participating in #GivingTuesday (yes, it’s most commonly referred to using a hashtag) is an absolute must for charitable organizations. Celebrated on the...

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  • How to grow your audience outside your signup form

    How to grow your audience outside your signup form

    As email marketers, we often talk about the best ways to optimize your signup form and grow your list. But though getting the most from your signup form is an important part of your list growth...

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  • 15 stats that will make you rethink your email automation strategy

    15 stats that will make you rethink your email automation strategy

    Let’s cut to the chase: If you’re only doing the most basic email automation (e.g. automating a welcome email, thank you messages, a birthday greeting), it’s high time you take it to the next...

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  • How Choice Paradox is killing your email click rates

    How Choice Paradox is killing your email click rates

    If you want to boost your email click rates, you have to do two things: 1. Make the action you want your subscribers to take abundantly clear. 2. Keep your email design and messaging focused on...

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  • 3 risky tactics to try in your next email

    3 risky tactics to try in your next email

    The best email marketing? It isn’t for the faint of heart, guys. Sure, sticking to tried-and-true strategies is a popular (and safe) choice. But sometimes, it’s worth taking a big risk for the...

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  • 4 reasons people aren't engaging with your email

    4 reasons people aren't engaging with your email

    As an email marketer, chances are good you’ve been here before: You fire off an email campaign, the results roll in, your open rates are on par with (or even above) industry averages… but your...

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  • 5 emails you’ll want to steal ideas from

    5 emails you’ll want to steal ideas from

    Sometimes, you can’t help but find yourself in an email marketing rut. It’s ok – happens to all of us. With so much on their plates, it’s easy for marketers to fall into the routine of sending...

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  • Introducing Emma Plus: The platform you've been waiting for

    Introducing Emma Plus: The platform you've been waiting for

    At Emma, our mission is to help marketers do their very best work. Part of that means taking sophisticated things (marketing things, mostly) and turning them into powerful features that are an...

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  • 6 content ideas for your welcome email

    6 content ideas for your welcome email

    Okay, here’s the bad news first: Two months after joining your list, the likelihood of a subscriber opening your emails falls as much as 25% (MarketingSherpa). The good news? You can prevent that...

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  • Best practices for high-converting email signup forms

    Best practices for high-converting email signup forms

    We can deal out all the advice in the world for achieving email marketing greatness, but none of it will do you much good if you don’t first have a quality email list. After all, having an...

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  • 8 B2B email marketing examples that deserve a trophy

    8 B2B email marketing examples that deserve a trophy

    We hear it again and again: “The email examples you show on your blog are fantastic, but I’m a marketer for a B2B company. None of those design best practices from retail brands apply to me!”...

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  • 7 habits of highly effective email marketers

    7 habits of highly effective email marketers

    Like beginning a new exercise routine or getting your Netflix binge-watching under control, maintaining a solid email strategy means developing a few healthy habits. And while those habits don’t...

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  • The case for GIFs in email

    The case for GIFs in email

    Think about it: In recent emails you’ve gotten from your favorite brands, how many featured a GIF? Chances are, quite a few. Marketers everywhere are embracing GIFs these days, and we’re all for...

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  • [Infographic] The Ultimate Email Marketing Toolkit: Segmentation

    [Infographic] The Ultimate Email Marketing Toolkit: Segmentation

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  • 3 tips to double your email list fast

    3 tips to double your email list fast

    The following is a guest post from our friends at Privy.  It’s time for your monthly marketing team meeting. You sit down and review the previous month’s email campaign reports, and you pat...

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  • How to explain the value of email marketing to your boss

    How to explain the value of email marketing to your boss

    It’s one of the most common pain points we hear from our customers: “I understand how valuable email marketing is, but I don’t have time to do all the things I want to do. How can I convince my...

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  • Why customer service is the new marketing

    Why customer service is the new marketing

    We were blown away by all of the amazing sessions at Marketing United 2016, but one that really stuck with us was Jay Baer’s closing keynote. During his talk, Jay spoke about his latest book, Hug...

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  • 7 essential tips & tricks for winning the inbox

    7 essential tips & tricks for winning the inbox

    We all know that standing out in today’s stuffed-to-the-brim inboxes can be incredibly tough. And getting people to actually open and engage with your emails? That’s a beast. But one of the best...

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  • Emails we love: The nonprofit edition

    Emails we love: The nonprofit edition

    Despite the staggering number of super talented nonprofit marketers out there, charitable organizations have a bit of a bad rap in the email world. The reason? Many have fallen victim to an...

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  • Email showdown: Starbucks vs. Dunkin' Donuts

    Email showdown: Starbucks vs. Dunkin' Donuts

    It’s a debate for the ages: Who makes a better cup of coffee, Starbucks or Dunkin’ Donuts? Coffee is serious business, and as such, everyone has a favorite go-to spot to grab that morning cup of...

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  • How a popular travel site solved every marketer's dilemma

    How a popular travel site solved every marketer's dilemma

    It’s a problem marketers face time again and again: Best practices tell you to go light on copy in your emails… but you have A LOT to say. We see it all the time in industries that tend to send...

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  • 7 email stats you'll want to quote in your next meeting

    7 email stats you'll want to quote in your next meeting

    We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again (and again, and again) – email marketing truly works. It’s one of the most effective channels you can use to drive your audience toward conversion,...

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  • What is my email reputation?

    What is my email reputation?

    Email is probably just one of many ways that you connect and interact with people through your brand. It’s a quick way to tell your customers, friends, and subscribers something that might not be...

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  • Anatomy of an Email: Country Music Association

    Anatomy of an Email: Country Music Association

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  • 5 marketing lessons we learned from Game of Thrones

    5 marketing lessons we learned from Game of Thrones

    When you play the game of email marketing, you win or you die. Ok, ok… maybe that's a little bit dramatic. But while the inbox isn’t quite as vicious as the Seven Kingdoms, it’s still an...

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  • 12 emails that completely captivated us

    12 emails that completely captivated us

    It’s that time again: We’ve compiled a roundup of the latest and greatest emails to hit our inbox over the past few weeks. All these brands deserve a high five (or at least a slow, appreciative...

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  • 4 ways to convey urgency in your next email

    4 ways to convey urgency in your next email

    Chances are, your subscribers don’t love making decisions (to buy, to attend an event, to try out a new restaurant, etc.) on the fly. And that isn’t too surprising – who does? We all love mulling...

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  • New guide! Your brain on email: The science to winning the inbox

    New guide! Your brain on email: The science to winning the inbox

    Scientists have been conducting research for years to unlock the secrets of the human mind – and we’re pretty obsessed with it. But our synapses really start firing when we think about how brain...

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  • 11 new content ideas to inspire your email marketing

    11 new content ideas to inspire your email marketing

    Drawing a blank on what to send subscribers in your next email campaign? Trust us – we’ve all been there. So if you’re feeling stuck, here are 11 ideas that go beyond the typical promotion or...

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  • Introducing our new integration with restaurant marketing platform, Venga

    Introducing our new integration with restaurant marketing platform, Venga

    We’re excited to bring Emma’s powerful marketing tools to Venga's restaurant marketing platform, helping you use email to attract new customers and turn them into regulars.

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  • Anatomy of an Email: ecobee

    Anatomy of an Email: ecobee

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    AMA_EMMA Live Recording 01_13_17

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  • Staffer Q&A with Brand Designer Rob Beckham

    Staffer Q&A with Brand Designer Rob Beckham

    In our series, Staffer Q&A, we sit down with members of our crew, interview-style, to find out the "who" behind Emma, get a sneak peek into new features and integrations they're working on, and,...

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  • How to beat inbox fatigue in the new year

    How to beat inbox fatigue in the new year

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  • Anatomy of an Email: Orangetheory Fitness

    Anatomy of an Email: Orangetheory Fitness

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  • Email marketing resolutions to strive for in 2017

    Email marketing resolutions to strive for in 2017

    This year, we resolve to make email better. How’s that, you ask? Well, it starts with making sure we’re practicing what we preach in the inbox: Providing value to our own subscribers, sending...

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  • See our favorite customer emails from 2016

    See our favorite customer emails from 2016

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  • Hit "send" with confidence using this handy checklist

    Hit "send" with confidence using this handy checklist

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  • How The Dessy Group creates a personalized experience for every bride

    How The Dessy Group creates a personalized experience for every bride

    One of the hardest parts of wedding planning (aside from, well... everything)? Coordinating and communicating with all the different people involved in your big day. With wedding parties getting...

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  • Announcing our new integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365!

    Announcing our new integration with Microsoft Dynamics 365!

    Today, we’re thrilled to announce our new integration with Microsoft Dynamics. By combining Emma’s powerful email marketing and automation tools with Microsoft Dynamics’ robust contact and...

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  • Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers

    Cyber Monday 2016 by the numbers

    You can breathe now, email marketers: Cyber Monday is over. The day we’ve all frantically been prepping for has finally passed, and the numbers are starting to trickle in. The biggest takeaways?...

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  • Staffer Q&A with Talent Acquisition Specialist Priya Pappu

    Staffer Q&A with Talent Acquisition Specialist Priya Pappu

    In our series, Staffer Q&A, we sit down with members of our crew, interview-style, to find out the "who" behind Emma, get a sneak peek into new features and integrations they're working on, and,...

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  • Email in 2016: The year in review

    Email in 2016: The year in review

    If you’re a part of the email community, you know this year was one for the books. The industry moves so fast and inbox competition is so fierce that it’s easy to lose track of how many exciting...

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  • Connect Emma to virtually any online service

    Connect Emma to virtually any online service

    Think about all the online tools and services you use to get your job done. Slack, Gmail, Google Docs — and countless others. Now, imagine them all working together to power your email marketing...

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  • How to use your response data to send better email

    How to use your response data to send better email

    We’ve already discussed how capturing your customers' behavior outside the inbox can help you send smarter, more effective email campaigns…  but what valuable insights can you gain from their...

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  • How Emma helps marketers connect their email and customer data

    How Emma helps marketers connect their email and customer data

    As you may already know, we’re pretty big fans of email around these parts. After all, it's kind of our thing. But we also understand that for many marketers, email is just part of the picture....

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  • Why sending replenishment emails is an absolute must for retailers

    Why sending replenishment emails is an absolute must for retailers

    Most people can remember a time they’ve run out of toilet paper, or baby formula, or gotten down to the last pill in their monthly prescription and thought, “Golly, gee… I really wish I had...

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  • Why email marketers should start thinking beyond the inbox

    Why email marketers should start thinking beyond the inbox

    As an email marketer, it’s easy to get caught up in everything you see happening inside the inbox: opens, clicks, opt-outs, etc. But even though your subscribers spend a ton of time there (a...

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