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8 marketing ideas and best practices for transactional email

Transactional emails, also known as triggered emails, have become an integral part of the user experience due to the increasing popularity of ecommerce websites for purchasing items ranging from household essentials to cars. These emails can include an order...

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Marketing in a recession: Insights from “Email in an evolving economy”

If uncertainty makes you feel uncomfortable, we’re willing to bet you might be a little worried about what’s going to happen to the global economy in 2023. We get it... Whether you’re concerned about working with a tighter budget, keeping a small business afloat, or...

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Marketing calendar 2023: Dates you shouldn’t miss this year

We finally got through 2022 (phew!) and Q1 is just around the corner. It’s time for you to start scribbling down your New Year’s Resolutions to make sure we start the year with a bang. If you’ve found your way here, we’re guessing that’s because creating a winning...

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Kick off your holiday email strategy with these 5 ideas

Holidays are just around the corner, and we couldn’t be more excited. Over the upcoming winter months, we plan to discuss email strategies and the best practices to get to the top of the inbox as businesses vie for wallet share. Content, design, deliverability, analytics...

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Quickly create stunning email templates with these 7 essential design tools

The old saying is true – a picture speaks a thousand words. 83% of the information we learn as humans is visual and 54% of internet users share self-generated visual content. With visuals being a driver of consumer interest and motivation, design is one thing you’ll...

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Email subject lines that tap into the impact of emojis

If you receive our newsletters or have been reading our content for a while, you’re probably aware of Mailjet’s obsession with emojis. Seriously, we love them! Fun fact: Did you know people around the globe celebrate World Emoji Day on July 17? That’s because the date...

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How to create the perfect newsletter design

It’s typically frowned upon to use a pre-mixed cake mixture when baking a cake. Somehow, it’s considered cheating if you don’t shed blood, sweat, and tears to create something special. But when it comes to newsletters, you don’t need to start from scratch when...

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How to test responsive email design

As an email marketer, you want to reach a broad audience who are interested in what you have to say. This entails compiling an email list of interested subscribers, personalizing the content you send, and analyzing data to find out what works best. But what if you follow...

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Buying email lists doesn’t guarantee improved results

When your business is just starting out, you want to feel as if you’re doing all you can to grow your customer base. Stories like Harry's gathering 100,000 email signups in one week are inspiring, but they can pressure you to frantically check how to grow a contact list...

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Which SMTP port should I use with Mailjet?

Choosing an SMTP port can be tricky. If you’re configuring your email system to send or relay email, you’re probably wondering: “Which SMTP port should I use?” Sounds tough...

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Email marketing psychology: 8 hacks for effective campaigns

We often use shortcuts to make our decisions. Many times, we rely on our emotions while making decisions because it’s not always possible to sit and logically think out every small choice we make in a day. For instance, when going through your inbox, you read only...

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ePrivacy: Everything you need to know about the EU Cookie Law

What do you know about the EU Cookie Law? You’ve no doubt taken efforts to comply with GDPR, but you should also be prepared for the new ePrivacy directive that’s about to take effect. How can you do that? In this article, we have summarized everything you need to...

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ALT text in email – why is it such an essential feature?

Research shows that visual posts garner 650% higher user engagement than text-only posts. In fact, 67% of consumers prefer detailed, clear images instead of customer reviews or product descriptions. Based on these statistics, it’s safe to say that focusing on...

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How email is significant in modern workplace collaboration

Workplace collaboration is an excellent practice that helps your brand achieve its true potential. By considering input from multiple people, projects become more refined, take less time, and promote inclusivity. Collaboration had a different meaning back in the day...

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Big Data: What is it and how does it work?

More and more data is being created every day. We are storing more information for each person, and we are...

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Noreply email address: Best practices for your email strategy

Have you ever tried to contact a brand to get them to stop sending you emails, only to get back an automated reply that says your email failed to be delivered? If you have, you’ve met the villain of our story: the noreply email address. Noreply addresses are the brick wall of...

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Millennials and Gen Z: Differences in email marketing

Millennials are growing up! The generation born between 1981 and 1996 is now 26–41. They're starting families and moving forward in their careers. The next generation, Gen Z, encompasses individuals born from 1997 onward, i.e., from kids still in elementary school...

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Email spoofing: How brand impersonation really works

Celebrity impressions are hilarious. Who doesn’t love a good Sean Connery or Marlon Brando impersonation? But when bad actors impersonate your brand through email spoofing, it’s no laughing matter. Because email is such a personal and trusted...

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Email list cleaning: Complete your chores before playtime

If we take a trip down memory lane (some of our lanes might be longer than others), we might remember our parents telling us if we didn't tidy our bedroom or help clean the dishes, we couldn't play with friends or go to a movie. Let's face it, none of us wanted to...

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7 digital marketing tips for the World Cup

No matter how you feel about sports, no one can deny the pull they have to drive engagement and bring the best (and the worst) out of people. The World Cup 2022 is under a month away, which means in just a few weeks an estimated viewership of 5 billion...

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Thanksgiving Email: Five tips to make your customers feel appreciated

If you’re like us, you probably started fantasizing about that delicious Thanksgiving spread as soon as you started working on your holiday email marketing campaigns. Knowing how soon Thanksgiving will be here makes it easy to forget about email when you lose...

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Optimizing your global strategy with email localization

If you love to travel, you definitely know how it feels when you experience different cultures, traditions, and customs of distinct countries. Of course, sometimes, hopping on a plane and heading to some far-off exotic destination is easier said than done. The COVID-19...

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How to win the crowded Black Friday email inbox

Some things keep coming back faster than you expect them to. As soon as the summer heat starts to fade, stores magically become filled with Halloween and holiday decorations…and suddenly, you’re thinking to yourself, “oh, right, it’s that time of the year...

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17 responsive email templates for your holiday campaigns

The end of the year is an exciting and stressful time for marketers. Exciting because there’s so much to look forward to during the holidays, like giving and receiving presents and embracing our creative side while designing stunning holiday email templates. But, at the...

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