Twitter has been around for quite some time, but as we move into the holiday season we've been seeing it used more in email campaigns, on websites and via SMS. We thought we'd take a quick look at some statistics and trends around campaigns our clients have been sending, as well as some quick-hit ideas you can use as we head into the holidays....
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Simple Dos and Don’ts of Email Marketing
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From eM+C Daily
Let's face it: Email is still the easiest, cheapest way of reaching out to your customers, particularly en masse. We all have growing contact lists of customers and prospects, and we send them all kinds of promotional emails. At most, we hope for a direct response and maybe even an order. At the very least, we hope they'll remember us the next time they make a purchase decision.