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Why marketers should be cautious using email open rate as success metric

This article is reproduced from Econsultancy’s report, Email Marketing Best Practice: Setting Goals and Measuring Success, authored by Kath Pay, and one of a suite of nine email guides available to members. Despite many warnings against basing an email campaign’s success or failure on its open rate, it remains the most popular measurement, according to a 2023 benchmark […]

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Econsultancy’s digital and marketing trends for 2024

We’ve published a list of digital and marketing trends every January at Econsultancy for well over a decade, and have been training marketers for the better part of 20 years. Looking back at some of our annual predictions since 2010, three types of trend stand out: Trends that feel nostalgic, ideas that quickly became amusing […]

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A beginner’s guide to email marketing KPIs and metrics

This article is reproduced from Econsultancy’s report, Email Marketing Best Practice: Setting Goals and Measuring Success, authored by Kath Pay, and one of a suite of nine email guides available to members. This article explains how different KPIs can be used to track email marketing campaign performance, and also looks at some metrics beyond the campaign. When tracking […]

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AI tools can distract from CX fundamentals: Commercetools CSO Kelly Goetsch

Many ecommerce companies “incorporate AI tools and functionalities that do not necessarily enhance the customer experience” when they could be prioritising the “fundamentals” of UX, according to Kelly Goetsch, Chief Strategy Officer at Commercetools, a cloud-based headless commerce platform. We caught up with Goetsch to ask him about multichannel retail, his dream client, more ecommerce […]

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