Bots are having a profound effect on how the internet functions and may even outnumber people on some platforms like Twitter. Email marketing is not immune to click bots, with the newest activity being from bots that mimic human subscribers in order to collect information to power data service businesses. The problem with these kinds of email click bots is that they create activity that inflates performance numbers and causes false positives that trigger automated campaigns...
Metrics will indicate what is working and not working with your current email marketing strategy. Conversions and revenue are the ultimate two metrics. However, there are other email metrics you should pay attention to in order to gauge just how engaged your recipients are with your emails.
At the same time that email marketing is becoming more complex, all of the issues surrounding it are becoming more interconnected. That is strikingly apparent when looking at the latest B2B email marketing trends identified by members of Oracle Marketing Cloud Consulting’s Expert Services team, which assist Eloqua customers with all aspects of their email programs.
How do you go about creating an engaging email? What does it look like and how should you write it? Emails have to be easy to read, view, understand, and digest. Learn how to create engaging emails which drive conversions.
Subscribers expect email content to cater to their individual needs and circumstances. They have the same expectations of email design, which is why we’ve spent the better part of the past decade making our emails mobile-friendly. Email interactivity and now AMP for Email are the next waves in this tidal trend of creating individually compelling email experiences based on each subscriber’s behavior and email reading environment.
Multi-brand retailers can inspire and delight customers by introducing them to new categories and brands — a unique experience that can’t be found at a DTC brand. By using data to introduce each customer to a wider universe of categories and brands as their tastes evolve, your email campaign will replicate the discovery experience your shoppers love.
For email marketers, AI can be used to help find the optimal send time. Send Time Optimization (STO) capabilities are integrated into the Oracle Responsys and Eloqua marketing platforms today. Oracle’s AI-based Send Time Optimization solution utilizes proprietary algorithms, crunching historical data to determine the optimal day and time to send to email recipients on your list, removing the need to pick the one best time for your whole list.