Thank you Apple, we L.O.V.E. it!

By |2021-06-11T11:14:28-06:00June 14th, 2021|Best Practices, Deliverability, Email Marketing, Featured|

Thank you Apple, we L.O.V.E. it! Apple delivered the email marketing community a gift at the WWDC this past week, and we at iPost cannot be more excited.  In case you haven’t heard, Apple will be releasing “Mail Privacy Protection” later this year with iOS15, iPadOS15, watchOS8, and macOS Monterey. Here is [...]

Email delivery and deliverability mean different things.

By |2021-06-11T11:28:07-06:00June 8th, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Deliverability, Email Marketing, Featured, Franchises|

Email delivery and deliverability mean different things. Email delivery and email deliverability are two entirely different things when it comes to running a program. Unfortunately, they are often used interchangeably, and it causes some confusion amongst non-email people around your organization. Email Delivery Delivery simply means that the email you just sent [...]

Top Subject Lines In May

By |2021-06-11T11:29:06-06:00June 2nd, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Deliverability, Email Marketing, Featured, Franchises|

Top Subject Lines In May We love subject lines at iPost. We love writing them. We love testing them, and we love to be surprised when what we think will work doesn’t.  As you may know, a well-crafted subject line can enhance the email’s opportunity for subscriber engagement. While there were so [...]

Chapter 2: Don’t treat members/non-members the same way in email.

By |2021-05-19T13:30:52-06:00May 11th, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Email Marketing, Featured|

Chapter 2: Don't treat members/non-members the same way in email. Welcome to Chapter 2 of the new series at iPost called "Don't do this, do that," where some of the best minds in email marketing will use dozens of years of both client, agency, and ESP experience to guide you the email [...]

Emails From The Client Side – Part 1: Engagement Levels

By |2021-05-27T09:53:15-06:00May 4th, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Email Marketing, Featured, Franchises|

Emails From The Client Side - Part 1: Engagement Levels My engagement has peaked. Over the last 12 months, email marketing has become even more critical for many organizations, and the numbers show it. Email marketing volume is at an all-time high, and ESP's like iPost help lead the way with our [...]

Great Sales Emails Use Alt Text. Period.

By |2021-04-23T15:06:58-06:00April 27th, 2021|Best Practices, Email Marketing, Featured|

Great Sales Emails Use Alt Text. Period. The issue is alt text and I’m taking a stand. Lack of alt text is a wasted opportunity and I simply do not understand why it happens. Because if you want to send out great sales emails, you will use alt text. Period. Do you [...]

Purging Your Subscribers

By |2021-05-27T10:02:16-06:00April 20th, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Email Marketing, Featured, Franchises|

Purging Your Subscribers Check your marketing ego at the door, people, because at some point in your email career, you will be faced with the decision to purge subscribers from your program. Purging means that you take a pre-defined segment of subscribers and remove them from your sendable database. Here, the operative term [...]

Take Your Transactional Emails from Dull to Dynamic

By |2021-03-28T18:36:18-06:00April 13th, 2021|Best Practices, Email Marketing, Featured|

Take Your Transactional Emails from Dull to Dynamic You already know transactional emails get a much higher open rate than other marketing emails—from 40% to 85% higher depending on the source you turn to. You probably also know that’s rarely because they’re compelling and interesting. Nope, they’re usually boring. They are literally transactional. [...]

DMARC What is it and why you should care

By |2021-05-27T09:54:25-06:00April 6th, 2021|Associations, Best Practices, Deliverability, Email Marketing, Featured, Franchises|

DMARC What is it and why you should care WHAT IS IT? DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication Reporting and Conformance) is an email validation system designed to protect your organization's email domain from spoofing and phishing scams. It uses your existing email authentication protocols such as SPF (Sender Policy Framework) and DKIM (Domain Keys [...]

Doing an ESP Migration? Avoid These 7 Pitfalls

By |2021-01-19T11:09:02-07:00February 23rd, 2021|Email Marketing, ESP Migration, Featured|

Doing an ESP Migration? Avoid These 7 Pitfalls You thought going through the ESP selection process was hard? It might look like a walk in the park compared to the actual ESP migration. Moving from one ESP to another involves many different people and parts, and how well you do the migration affects [...]

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