Marketing in Canada sure changed on Canada Day (July 1, 2014) this year. That’s when the new Canada Anti-Spam Law (CASL) went into effect.
CASL provides one of the strictest anti-spam regulations in the world and it’s clearly designed to drive spammers out of Canada. And, if you think you’re exempt just because your company is headquartered in the States, think again. Canadian regulatory agencies are working closely with US regulators like the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to enforce both CASL and its US version, ironically called the CAN-SPAM Act...
Today’s seasoned marketers have weathered a slew of digital marketing fads, theories and game changers, from the dawn of email, to 3rd party tracking cookies and counting Facebook likes.
Yet, if there is one thing these marketing vets have learned, it’s that the marketing landscape will never stop evolving. And as channels like mobile, social and the Internet of Things continue to expand, these changes will only come faster and more frequently.
Marketers shouldn't worry too much about the new feature, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't pay attention.
In an official Google Plus update earlier last week, Google unveiled a new “unsubscribe” button for Gmail users. According to the post, the aim is to decrease the likelihood of emails being marked as spam and to simplify the unsubscribing process; putting an end to, “sifting through an entire message for that one pesky link.” ...
Email open rates improved again this year, thanks to consumers’ ever-growing use of mobile devices to manage their inboxes. Yet key benchmarks such as click rate and transaction rate continue to decline. As it gets harder to cut through the inbox clutter, email marketers increasingly seek new ways to upgrade the relevancy of their communications, according to a new eMarketer report, “Email Benchmarks 2014: Richer Data, Mobile Optimization Crucial for Greater Relevancy.”
Decluttering your Gmail inbox just got a lot easier.
Google announced it would move the unsubscribe button to the top of messages in Gmail to make it easier to unsubscribe from newsletters, social media notifications and other promotional emails.
Previously, emails that offered an unsubscribe option usually ...