43: There’s a domain reputation behind every email

Most email marketers understand that email domain and IP reputation play a critical role in your ability to land in the inbox. But most email marketers will admit they are easily spooked by all the accompanying fancy authentication acronyms. SPF, DKIM, DMARC, they just mean allowing Gmail and other email clients to verify you as the sender. We’ll break those and many more email deliverability tips right now.More

42: Exit through the promos tab, even as a brand

Most companies should accept that their marketing emails are destined for the promos tab in Gmail. Instead they should focus on standing out from all the other newsletters. –and consider themselves lucky they aren’t in the spam folder. But there is good news. If your business is willing to radically change their HTML heavy templated email strategy in favor of a personal 1-1 text based strategy, brands can find a way into the primary tab.More

39: Pierce Ujjainwalla: Creativity in marketing is under attack

He’s a 4X Marketo champion and a frequent speaker at the annual Marketo Summit. He founded RevenuePulse, known today as one of the top Marketo agencies in the world and he’s also the founder and CEO of Knak, a no-code email creation platform for marketers. Pierce Ujjainwalla is without a doubt one of the greatest minds in Marketing automation.More

36: Email marketing audits part 3: Trigger-based behaviour segments FTW

Instead of selling to all your email subscribers, segment your users by behaviour. Have they done anything in your product since signing up? Or have they completed all your onboarding steps and are more likely to buy? Your likelihood of re-activating dormant users increases tenfold with relevant personalized product steps.More