Ad-Notes: The Adstation Blog

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    3 Questions That Will Improve Your List Growth Incentives 3 Questions That Will Improve Your List Growth Incentives

    3 Questions That Will Improve Your List Growth Incentives

3 Questions That Will Improve Your List Growth Incentives

Growing your email list can be a challenge. Many mailers turn to promotions and giveaways to sweeten the deal for potential subscribers while encouraging them to provide their information. Incentives can be excellent tools for list growth when used correctly — and we can help you do just that by asking a few simple questions. 1. Is the subscriber interested in your content, or your iPad? Keep in mind that your goal is to have […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Blog|

AdStation Announces New Branded CPC Email Solution

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — July 15, 2014 — AdStation, Adknowledge’s email channel, has added CPC options for branded standalone email campaigns — traditionally a CPM and CPA-based service. The new brand-specific CPC offering enables advertisers to leverage AdStation’s look-alike audience intelligence and deliverability expertise to drive conversions. “AdStation has spent more than a decade building a category-based CPC targeting engine for email,” said AdStation VP Direct Response, Jasper Mullarney. “Now, for the first time, advertisers can […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|News|
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    Email, Reinvented: Why Customization is Crucial Email, Reinvented: Why Customization is Crucial

    Email, Reinvented: Why Customization is Crucial

Email, Reinvented: Why Customization is Crucial

This article by AdStation GM, Matt Hoggatt, originally appeared on the Adknowledge blog.   Historically, the key to email advertising has been deliverability. If a user tends to open his mail and/or respond to it, messages will definitely be placed in the inbox. If recipients ignore mailings, they’re going to wind up in the junk folder. The days of blindly firing out as many emails as possible to random email addresses has become an outdated industry […]

By |July 17th, 2014|Blog|
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    [Infographic] Are Your Messages In the INbox? [Infographic] Are Your Messages In the INbox?

    [Infographic] Are Your Messages In the INbox?

[Infographic] Are Your Messages In the INbox?

With 70% of “this is spam” complaints being made up of marketing emails, it’s no surprise that marketers face a few challenges in the medium — the biggest of which is reaching the inbox. Last week, AdStation GM Matt Hoggatt pointed out that content relevance can make all the difference in avoiding ISP filters and having your message delivered. Now, we’re taking a look at the other edge of the sword: compliance. Email marketing compliance […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Blog|
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    AdStation launches new data filtering and clickers list features AdStation launches new data filtering and clickers list features

    AdStation launches new data filtering and clickers list features

AdStation launches new data filtering and clickers list features

AdStation publishers can now enjoy two new reporting features in the Publisher Solutions interface: data filtering and valid clickers list. Both are part of ongoing improvements that provide AdStation publishers with enhanced tools and insight to improve performance. Filter data based on AdStation-specific historical information With new data filtering, you can weed out unwanted users based on specific criteria. Easily accessed through the Control Panel, the feature is most useful for brand new, untested data added […]

By |July 14th, 2014|Blog|
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    Creating Effective Links Creating Effective Links

    Creating Effective Links

Creating Effective Links

Adding a link to your email isn’t particularly difficult — but adding multiple and weighing what to link and where can be another story. Link placement and calls to action can make or break the effectiveness of your message. Improving the return on your investment of time and resources can be a few strategic steps away. Limit the number of links Generally, limiting the number of links in your email to five or fewer will help optimize […]

By |July 10th, 2014|Blog|
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    4 Simple Steps for Integrating Social Media with Email 4 Simple Steps for Integrating Social Media with Email

    4 Simple Steps for Integrating Social Media with Email

4 Simple Steps for Integrating Social Media with Email

According to MarketingProfs, “email is thriving, not perishing, in our social media-loving age.” In fact, publishers can take advantage of social media to easily extend the reach of email and boost click-through rates. The CTR of an average email is 2.4%, but add social icons and the CTR jumps to 6.2% — a 158% increase! How can you integrate social media into your email campaigns? It’s simple. Encourage subscribers to share the email Most email […]

By |July 8th, 2014|Blog|
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    Collect More Data with URL Tracking Parameters Collect More Data with URL Tracking Parameters

    Collect More Data with URL Tracking Parameters

Collect More Data with URL Tracking Parameters

Collecting data from your email marketing can be similar to squeezing lemons. It’s up to you to get every last drop of information you can possibly find. While your email service provider will collect a good chunk of the most immediately helpful information, we have a single, simple trick that can help you to easily see how your email campaigns measure up while viewing site data in Google Analytics. Take advantage of Google’s URL builder. […]

By |July 3rd, 2014|Blog|
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    Adding Value to Your Email Newsletter Adding Value to Your Email Newsletter

    Adding Value to Your Email Newsletter

Adding Value to Your Email Newsletter

Newsletters are highly powerful email marketing tools. Each piece of them is strategically built to ensure that subscribers read your message, click your links and create an efficient ROI. It’s too easy, though, to get stuck in the vicious cycle of haphazardly regurgitating content in an effort to “just release a story” or meet distribution deadlines. Sadly, that practice counteracts all of the valuable time you put into strategizing your newsletter’s effectiveness. Always keep in […]

By |July 1st, 2014|Blog|
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    Boost Campaign ROI with <br/>Email Marketing Integration [infographic] Boost Campaign ROI with <br/>Email Marketing Integration [infographic]

    Boost Campaign ROI with
    Email Marketing Integration [infographic]

Boost Campaign ROI with
Email Marketing Integration [infographic]

Email remains the workhorse of digital marketing strategies with a worldwide user base of more than 897MM accounts. More impressive than email’s solo performance, though, is its impact on integrated digital campaigns. While it’s perfectly natural for email marketing to play nicely with most digital media, stats are showing that new out-of-the-box blends of video, social and email strategies are offering even higher ROIs than traditional distributions. Take advantage of the email marketing solutions powered […]

By |June 26th, 2014|Blog|