Emma Social recap: The National Coffee Day edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

Not to wish away the weekend or anything, but Monday is going to be awesome – it’s National Coffee Day! The only things we love more than coffee around here are email marketing (duh) and arguing about which space opera is best (blocks phasers set to stun with light saber), so we're pretty excited. Start celebrating now by sipping on a cup of these premium gourmet links we’ve brewed up for you.

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The Brainiac Guide to Welcome Email Automation

5 email tips from our customers to help us all be better marketers

One of my favorite parts of my job (other than the fireworks and Top Gun guitar solo that greet my arrival every day) is that I get to interact with our smart and savvy customers and share ideas on how to do great email marketing. They give us so much real-world insight into what’s working and what’s not with their wide range of audiences. It’s why we try to share their expertise as often as we can here on the Emma blog. Here are some of the key takeaways from recent chats that we’ve had with them that can help us all become better marketers.

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Emma Social recap: The Talk Like a Pirate Day edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

Ahoy! These are ARRRGGGH-uably some of our best links and social posts of all time. We've sailed the seven seas to – yep, you're right. I should stop and just get to the links. Enjoy, you scallywags!

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3 lessons email marketers can learn from the Miss America pageant

The 2015 Miss America pageant gave millions of viewers a chance to settle in for a night of big hair, gorgeous gowns and stiff competition. For people who think about email marketing all day long, the Miss America stage is kind of like a crowded inbox. Every brand is trying to stand out, get you to admire it, and in the end, win you over. Here are 3 lessons email marketers can learn from pageant life.

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How to make your emails stand out in a crowded inbox

A Q&A from our 8 Second Challenge webinar

During our most recent edition of the 8 Second Challenge webinar, we had a chat about how to make emails stand out in crowded inboxes despite people’s shrinking attention spans. There were so many great questions during the Q&A that we just couldn’t get to them all. So, we’ve compiled a few of our favorites and even provided some answers (we’re generous like that) here on the blog.

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Emma Social recap: The One Idea edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

The big news around the Emma house this week is that we're all super excited about the launch of One Idea. The reason we love it is that it's a brand new way that we can all work together to do great email marketing, which really, is the reason we do what we do. It's free for everyone (not just customers), and it's awesome – just like this week's links!

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The One Idea to get better results with your email marketing

Send us a link to any email campaign and get one tip to make it better

We're super excited to announce a whole new way that we can all do better email marketing together. We call it One Idea – because many times we're just one simple idea away from getting the marketing results we've always wanted. All you have to do is share an example of one of your email marketing campaigns. We'll review it, and send one tip to help your next email get better results. That's it! Here's a quick breakdown of how it all works.

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Emma Social recap: The Labor Day edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

Monday is Labor Day, so you know what that means: three-day weekend. It’s a weekend for vacations, grilled meats and toasting the unofficial end of summer. And if you have some time during all that relaxing, check out this week's links.

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Identify these 4 red flags for better agency-client relations

A guest post from business coach and consultant Ilise Benun

There was a lot of talk about “problem clients” at Ad Age’s Small Agency Conference last month in Austin. In my presentation, I identified 4 red flags to watch out for -- chaos, no budget, cluelessness and disrespect – and some possibilities of what’s going on for them in each of those situations.

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Emma Social recap: The Pure Hotness edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

It’s hot in Nashville. A scorching, face-melting, put-oven-mitts-on-your-dog’s-paws-before-you-walk-it kind of hot. This week's links? They're cooler than cool.

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