Tag Archives: E-mail

What Will Get a Consumer to Read an E-mail?

For retailers that utilize E-mail as a promotion tool, it has become an ever greater challenge to get consumers to read those messages — due to the amount of messages and spam that people receive. So, what subject will get … Continue reading

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FTC Becoming More Active in Fight Against Spam

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is picking up its pace in the battle against spamming. On the whole, retailers are very supportive of these efforts because legitimate firms generally do not spam — yet, their messages are often lost/ignored in … Continue reading

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The “Dark Art” of E-mails from Retailers

Retailers are working very diligently to get shoppers to react to their E-mail offers — in an environment where people often view such e-mail as spam or junk. As Elizabeth Holmes reports for the Wall Street Journal: “The first one … Continue reading

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