Tue, Aug 12, 14 | Author: Robert Hicks | Category: admail services, email marketing, news, sending email, tips
You've probably heard that the Canadian Anti-Spam Law (CASL) went into effect July 1, 2014. If you're in Canada or send to Canadian residents, you'll likely need to comply with CASL. Luckily, there's a three-year transition period, until July 1, 2017, during which you can take steps to ensure your list stays in compliance under the law.
Thu, Jul 03, 14 | Author: Robert Hicks | Category: admail services, design, email marketing, news, sending email, tips
Long before email marketers got in on the act, direct mail teams knew the importance of personalized content. Of course, email marketing took it to the next level since online platforms allow you to automate the process and send thousands of emails simultaneously. The whole point of personalized content is to make the customer feel as if you are talking to him directly; the most successful companies have mastered the art of telling prospects exactly what they want to hear.
Fri, May 30, 14 | Author: Thaddeus Quintin | Category: news
For several years, we used Wordpress as a Content Management System for the Admail blog and all of the customer facing content, like pricing, FAQs, contact info and our home page. We made that move when it become untenable to keep our content in the same codebase as our application. Moving all of that content to Wordpress allowed us to develop system features independently from blog posts, which was helpful.
Wed, Apr 09, 14 | Author: Thaddeus Quintin | Category: admail services
A vulnerability has been discovered in a popular cryptography library, OpenSSL. This flaw is being referred to as the Heartbleed Bug and it even has its own website. This vulnerability was caused by a bug introduced in version 1.0.1 of the software and has since been fixed. But, the repercussions are enormous and you should be seeing updates from many online services that discuss the impact.
Wed, Mar 12, 14 | Author: Robert Hicks | Category: admail services, best practices, email marketing, sending email
Email deliverability can be a complex task, but it’s not impossible if you have the right information. Our goal at Admail.net is to ensure that you have all the tools and intelligence available to help your email get delivered. Sometimes, the devil is in the details and many of those details revolve around your IP address. This post will help guide you through the initial sending of email over a new IP address without experiencing delays or delivery failures.
Mon, Mar 10, 14 | Author: Robert Hicks | Category: email marketing, sending email
All marketers face a challenge when it comes to delivering emails, but it is an even bigger issue for B2B marketers. This is because they are forced to meet a set of unique deliverability rules for each domain in databases filled with hundreds of different sets of rules. On the flip-side B2C marketers probably have a database laden with freemail accounts (Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail, etc). They can resolve issues with individual providers and settle any problems with a huge portion of their list with one single effort. Below we look at some common B2B deliverability issues and how to fix them.
Fri, Oct 25, 13 | Author: Dan Lukens | Category: admail services
Looking for ways to improve the success of your email campaigns? If you're sending without doing any testing, you're not utilizing all the features Admail.net has to offer and you may not be getting the best return on investment from your email marketing.
Mon, Sep 09, 13 | Author: Dan Lukens | Category: admail services
The dreaded “spam box” stands as a barrier to every marketer who sends email content. If you’re in the industry, you know that spam filters are a constant source of discussion and frustration. Every mailer has to deal with them, whether they are a small business that sends one hundred emails or a large company that send hundreds of thousands. While you’re working actively to get your message in front of potential customers, spam filters are often throwing up serious roadblocks that can potentially ruin your results.
Tue, Aug 20, 13 | Author: Dan Lukens | Category: admail services
We've said many times on our blog and in our newsletter that your email database is your most valuable email marketing asset. We take list quality and management very seriously here, and while much of it is done behind the scenes, list management is a major part of what we do at Admail.net. We've recently developed a new list hygiene system that pushes list hygiene to the next level.
Mon, Jul 29, 13 | Author: Dan Lukens | Category: design, email marketing
Outlook 2013 has arrived and with it many email designers had hoped that Microsoft would reform some of their old layout breaking ways. The consensus is, unfortunately, that they have not moved in a particularly positive direction as far as rendering email is concerned. Microsoft is still using Word to render email and they continue to ignore many email rendering standards causing marketers and designers everywhere to pull out their hair.