5 questions with Ann Handley

As the Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs and best-selling author of Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content, Ann has inspired and helped countless marketing pros get better at what they do. That's why she was one of our first calls when it came to finding experts to speak at Marketing United. And after reading this quick interview, you'll see why we're so excited to have her.

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The Brainiac Guide to Welcome Email Automation

Q&A from our Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Email List webinar

Christopher and I had a blast sharing email list growth tips during the Ultimate Guide to Growing Your Email List webinar. Here’s a link to the recording (login required) in case you missed it. Big thanks to MarketingProfs for not only hosting us, but also for sending us all the questions we couldn’t get to during the Q&A. So, we thought we’d grab a handful of the best ones and answer them here on the blog.

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Q&A with Jay Baer, best-selling author of Youtility

We’re super excited to have Jay Baer, best-selling author of Youtility and founder of Convince & Convert, as one of the keynote speakers for Marketing United. So excited in fact that we couldn’t wait until April to start firing marketing questions at him.

And Jay was good enough to fire back with this video. He gives a sneak peek of his keynote at Marketing United, shares his thoughts on the big digital marketing conversations happening in 2015 and reveals the one thing you need to try when visiting Nashville.

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Emma Social recap: The Confess Your Love edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

In the spirit of the holiday, we feel compelled to confess our love for the following things.

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Download our free guide to growing a better email list

A thriving email list is at the heart of any successful and profitable email marketing program. After all, a beautifully designed mailing with award-winning copy offering the deal of the century is awfully lonely if there’s no one on the other end to receive it. This guide will show you how to get more of the right subscribers to give it some company. We joined forces with our friends and list growth experts at SumoMe and Digioh and came up with 18 easy-to-implement strategies for growing a quality email list.

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It’s science! These 12 brain secrets will change your email design

We find brain science endlessly fascinating. It’s so cool to learn how many of our opinions are formed by the subconscious mind in the most primitive part of our brain (it’s called the amygdala, in case you were wondering). And there’s so much we can do as marketers to appeal to the primitive brain and how we’re hardwired. That’s why we developed this handy guide featuring 12 of the most interesting brain facts we could find – complete with quick tips on how to apply them to your email design. Your amygdala will approve.

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Emma Social recap: The Super Stat edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

It’s no secret that we love our stats around these parts. And some of the fun stats around the big game on Sunday are just fascinating...

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Q&A from our Sixth Sense webinar with AMA

Answers to your email design questions backed by the latest brain science

We had an awesome time geeking out with you guys over marketing brain science in our Sixth Sense of Marketing webinar with AMA. 

It's always fun to share ideas with such a savvy, engaged audience, and you all had so many great questions that we just couldn't get to them all during the webinar. AMA was kind enough to compile the rest for us so we could answer them here on the blog. Enjoy!

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Emma Social recap: The Early Bird edition

A roundup of links we loved this week

We don’t have much time left, so let’s get straight to it: The early bird rate for Marketing United ends tonight at midnight. So register today to make sure you get the best deal! Your CFO will high five you for it.

Plus, you’ll get to hear from world-class speakers like Jay Baer and Ann Handley, network with some of the most innovative minds in the industry and enjoy a couple days of springtime in Nashville. So come hang out with us April 29 – May 1. We’ll learn a whole lot and have some fun while we’re at it – kinda like reading this week’s links!

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Why integrating email with Shopify is a no brainer for retailers

3 sales-boosting benefits of this seamless integration

Our integration with Shopify allows online retailers to get better results from their email marketing by making it easier for you to target the right customers with the right message – which, you know, helps you sell more stuff. Here are the three features our customers like best about it.

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