Getting your emails read

Email Secrets of the Stars, Part 3 of a three-part series. If your email has survived the spam filters and made it past your reader’s trash bin, what can you do to make sure your message gets read? Here are a few tips on getting your email read rates up.

Getting your emails opened

Email Secrets of the Stars, Part 2 of a three-part series. Emails that make it into your readers’ in boxes need to then survive the ruthless pruning that goes on once the email arrives. How do you get a reader to open the email instead of clicking on the “this is spam” button or tossing it into the trash? Here are just a few ideas:

Getting your emails delivered

Email Secrets of the Stars, Part 1 of a three-part series. The best way to make sure your emails get past spam filters is to make sure you don’t act like a spammer and your email doesn’t look like it was created by a spammer. Here’s a quick list of some things you can do to ensure that your email gets to your reader.

Top 10 reasons your website still matters

Some web observers have declared the traditional company website irrelevant. They contend that information-seekers are relying on other online sources such as blogs, social networking sites, webinars, RSS feeds, e-newsletters, and articles. Indeed, in a few quick keystrokes, audiences can discover a lot about your company without ever seeing your website. But don’t believe all the hype. Customers, partners, investors, analysts, and journalists can learn a lot about your company in other places, but your website still matters.

7 ways companies can use social media to grow business

As more and more people join online communities, the questions increasingly come up: I’m here … now what? Keeping in contact with colleagues and friends is a great use for social media, but how can companies create a social media strategy to take advantage of online communities?

Marketing today gets you ready for the rebound

With the economy firmly in a recession, many technology companies are cutting costs across the board—and that includes marketing—in order to survive the downturn. For business survival that makes sense, but for business growth you need to be prepared for the eventual rebound.

What is CSS? (Why Tables for Layout is Stupid)

Still in the dark about what CSS is? Check out our presentation “Why Tables for Layout is Stupid” on why following Web Standards and using Cascading Style Sheets makes for superior sites. This cult classic, originally presented at Seybold, is now available in 20+ languages.