Bulk Email Address List Verification, Validation, and Cleansing Platforms and APIs

Email marketing is a blood sport. In the last 20 years, the only thing that’s changed with email is that good email senders continue to get punished more and more by email service providers. While ISPs and ESPs could totally coordinate if they wanted to, they simply don’t. The result is that there’s an adversarial relationship between the two. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) block Email Service Providers (ESPs)… and then ESPs are forced to block

YaySMTP: Send Email Via SMTP In WordPress With Google Workspace and Two-Factor Authentication

I’m a huge proponent of Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) on every platform that I’m running. As a marketer that works with clients and client data, I simply can’t be too careful about security so the combination of different passwords for every site, using Apple Keychain as a password repository, and enabling 2FA on every service is a must. If you’re running WordPress as your content management system, the system is typically configured to push email messages

Convert Pro: Lead Generation & Email Opt-In Popup Plugin for WordPress

Given the dominance of WordPress as a content management system, it’s surprising how little attention is actually paid in the core platform on actual conversions. Virtually every publication – whether it’s a business or a personal blog – looks to convert visitors into subscribers or prospects. However, there’s really no elements within the core platform to accommodate this activity. Convert Pro is a comprehensive WordPress plugin that offers a drag & drop editor, mobile responsive

Chartio: Cloud-Based Data Exploration, Charts and Interactive Dashboards

Few dashboard solutiosnhave the ability to connect to just about everything, but Chartio is doing a great job with a user interface that’s easy to jump into. Businesses can connect, explore, transform, and visualize from just about any data source. With so many disparate data sources and marketing campaigns, it’s difficult for marketers to get a full-view into the lifecycle of a customer, attribution and their overall impact on revenue. Chartio By connecting to all

Does an Emoji in Your Subject Line Impact Email Open Rates? ?

We’ve shared some details in the past on how some marketers are incorporating emojis into their marketing communications. In celebration of World Emoji Day – yes… there’s such a thing – Mailjet performed some testing using emojis in email subject lines to see how different emojis might impact the email open rate. Guess what? It worked! Methodology: Mailjet offers an experimentation feature known as a/x testing. A/X testing removes the guesswork of what works best by allowing you to