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Leap day email promotions

I’ve been seeing a number of companies send out email marketing special offers for Leap day. My favorite so far: Celebrating Leap Day with Free Standard Ground Shipping on your $29 purchase

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Back, still catching up

We’re back from MAAWG, but somehow I’ve not managed to catch up with everything from last week enough to have time to get back into the swing of blogging. I do have lots and lots of things to say, just not quite enough hours in the day to get them down on paper. It was […]

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Spam poetry

An actual spam I just received: Rapturously for laura@myaddress.invalid But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conction that she would herself regret her words. Proposal area: Drop in Now Without equivocation your, Mcpartland Kleutertafel.  

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So you want to start a company? (part 4)

You’re setting up a company (or a new division or maybe even a new brand) and you’d like to use email to communicate with your customers. In this series of posts I’m going to touch on some of the things you can do today to make email life easier for you in the future. Today’s […]

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So you want to start a company? (part 3)

You’re setting up a company (or a new division or maybe even a new brand) and you’d like to use email to communicate with your customers. In this series of posts I’m going to touch on some of the things you can do today to make email life easier for you in the future. Today, […]

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So you want to start a company? (part 2)

You’re setting up a company (or a new division or maybe even a new brand) and you’d like to use email to communicate with your customers. In this series of posts I’m going to touch on some of the things you can do today to make email life easier for you in the future. Today, […]

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So you want to start a company? (part 1)

You’re setting up a company (or a new division or maybe even a new brand) and you’d like to use email to communicate with your customers. In this series of posts I’m going to touch on some of the things you can do today to make email life easier for you in the future, starting […]

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Only Influencers blog talk radio

I had the privilege to talk with a bunch of experts on the Only Influencers Blog Talk Radio show this morning. The discussion centered around the perceived conflict between Marketing and Delivery. The conversation was a good one, with a lot of different perspectives aired. I strongly recommend people who are interested in hearing multiple […]

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Delivery events next week

Next week is MAAWG and I’ll be there talking about delivery, blocking and all sorts of things. If you’re going, be sure to stop by the Choose Your Own Delivery Adventure. It should be lots of fun! Also next week on Monday I’ll be a guest on the Only Influencers blog talk radio show discussing […]

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Before you build a list

I can’t add much more to Steve Denner’s article about building list size.

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  • OTA joins the ISOC

    The Online Trust Alliance (OTA) announced today they were joining forces with the Internet Society (ISOC). Starting in May, they will operate as an initiative under the ISOC umbrella. “The Internet Society and OTA share the belief that trust is the key issue in defining the future value of the Internet,” said Internet Society President and CEO, Kathryn Brown. “Now is the right time for these two organizations to come together to help build user trust in the Internet. At a time when cyber-attacks and identity theft are on the rise, this partnership will help improve security and data privacy for users,” added Brown.No Comments


  • Friday blogging... or lack of it

    It seems the last few Friday's I've been lax on posting. Some of that is just by Friday I'm frantically trying to complete all my client deliverables before the weekend. The rest of it is by Friday I'm just tired. Today had the added complication of watching the Trumpcare debate and following how (and how soon) it would affect my company if it passed. That's been a bit distracting, along with the other stuff I posted about yesterday. I wish everyone a great weekend.1 Comment


  • Indictments in Yahoo data breach

    Today the US government unsealed an indictment against 2 Russian agents and 2 hackers for breaking into Yahoo's servers and stealing personal information. The information gathered during the hack was used to target government officials, security employees and private individuals. Email is so central to our online identity. Compromise an email account and you can get access to social media, and other accounts. Email is the key to the kingdom.No Comments


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