Emma Social recap: The Sweetest Day edition

Saturday is Sweetest Day. For the uninitiated, it’s basically Valentine’s Day II, so it’s another opportunity to show those you care about a little love. And since we care about all of you fine folks, consider this week’s links and social posts your virtual box of chocolates: some standard faves, some surprising ones and others that are a little nutty. Enjoy!

Best practices
8 email tips for the 8 second attention span
How to get a 50% open rate from new email subscribers
Email marketers: Take your list and check it twice

Emma news
We answered your questions on modern email design
Join us for a panel discussion with Nashville's tech leaders
We're looking for a technical consultant, business dev specialist and more!

Fun finds
Job interviews gone wrong
The 7 deadly brand social media sins, illustrated
(What?!) Virgin's 6-hour commercial for 'Blah Airlines'

Our most popular tweet of the week

Email automation doesn't have to be complicated. Here's a quick guide for putting the parts in place. https://t.co/xTpjd2dccz

— Emma, Inc. (@emmaemail) October 12, 2014


A favorite from our own feed

I love receiving these emails from @emmaemail. This email has style B) > #EmailMarketing pic.twitter.com/PHrzu8Msku

— Live And Social (@LiveandSocial) October 15, 2014

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