Inbox by Gmail

Recent Updates for Inbox by Gmail

Ashlea Owings Blog, Delivery Leave a Comment

There are many variations of mobile inboxes available based on device and loyalties. Earlier this year, Google announced that it now had 900 million users on a monthly basis. At the same time they also released that 75% of Gmail users are opening their email on a mobile device. So, it is only natural that Google would have their own …


What Mobile Email Means for Your CTR

Laura Noll Blog, Data and Analytics, Monetization

The term “going mobile” is a thing of the past. We’re mobile. We’re here. We’ve been “going, going…” for quite some time. And, because mobile is nowhere near “gone,” it’s more imperative than ever that mobile engagement is a significant consideration in your marketing strategy — especially in email. As of January 2015, more email is read on mobile devices …

Audience engagement

Measuring the True Value of Audience Engagement Across Digital Media

Laura Noll Blog, Content and Creative, Delivery

The success of your digital marketing initiatives can be easily measured by engagement. The level of interaction created between your brand and your audience in the digital space can be very telling when it comes to the effectiveness of your marketing efforts. But, not all engagement is created equal and it’s important that you mind which types of engagement are …

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3 Easy Steps for Improving Your Content Archives

Laura Noll Blog, Content and Creative

Content archives play hugely beneficial roles in keeping traffic rolling through your site and fueling your monetization efforts. As you add content to your website — through a blog, landing page or otherwise — you are adding to the library of keywords that can help you to be found online. With proper SEO optimization and maintenance of those keywords, your …

Subject lines ebook

Stop Sending Sucky Subject Lines

Laura Noll Blog, Content and Creative, eBooks, Resources

Crafting perfect subject lines takes much more skill than one might expect. In fewer characters than your typical tweet, you must grab attention, make a point and cause just enough curiosity to inspire a click. The perfect subjects are very much a balance of art and science — involving just enough creativity to entertain while very strategically moving subscribers on …

Design matters

Why Design Matters More Than Ever

Laura Noll Blog, Content and Creative, Industry Events

Redefine design? Forget about it. Design evolves and, especially where the online world is concerned, it’s been making huge strides for years. Design is no longer the act of “making it pretty.” With the rise of data-driven design, it’s now as much of a science as it is an art — those that have mastered the balance of the two …

Going Mobile

Going Mobile: The Challenges Ahead

Laura Noll Advertising, Blog, Content and Creative, Industry Events

For advertisers, infiltrating the mobile space at full force isn’t easy. Screens are smaller, content is refined and the experience is optimized for ease, speed and efficiency. In an environment where user-friendly design comes at a significant premium, advertisers are challenged to innovate before their reach is compromised. At Media Next, Jeff Barish, Head of Digital Sales and Strategy at …

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Go Responsive with Free Email Frameworks

Laura Noll Blog, Content and Creative

Responsive design has grown in necessity as designers and developers aim to create a consistent user experience across the barrage of devices a user touches day to day. In email development, that goal is only complicated as we’re challenged to accommodate the unique needs of the ever-growing list of email clients, browsers and apps in circulation. Even without the responsive …