Gmail Strikes Again – What the Latest Updates Mean for Marketers

Gmail has long lead the pack as it relates to innovation in the inbox, much to the chagrin of marketers. Gmail is an inbox for the consumer, not the marketer, but more often than not, the updates represent minimal change to the way we execute our programs. Over the years Google has given us priority inbox, tabs, Inbox, and grid view – all updates aimed… Read more »

BrightWave’s New Office Shows Awesome Growth Potential

  At the beginning of this year, we had a bit of a problem. To put it briefly, our company kept growing—in both revenue and headcount—but our office stayed the same size. Finding a free meeting room when you needed one became quite a challenge and new makeshift desks appeared seemingly every week. Granted, this is not a bad problem to have. After all, our… Read more »

BrightWave Named 15th Largest Atlanta Marketing Firm

  The Atlanta Business Chronicle recently announced Atlanta’s 50 largest advertising and marketing firms as ranked by number of full-time employees. We’re thrilled to announce that BrightWave secured the 15th spot on this list, making us the top specialist marketing firm in Atlanta. Other Atlanta firms who made the list include Moxie, 22squared and Cooper Holding Inc. With several award wins for our client work,… Read more »

Apply Design Thinking to Email Strategy For Better Experiences

  Design Thinking is an important component of software development with immediate application to the building of marketing communication messages – especially email campaigns. Any effort to move people through a set of distinct experiences (software, marketing, etc.) can benefit, which is why Design Thinking is finding application beyond the limited world of software development. At its core, Design Thinking seeks to meet two critical… Read more »

What Makes Email Marketing the Ultimate Cinderella Story

  As an email marketer, my job is to dress up a brand’s message, get it an invite to the ball and then watch it dance. If you think about it, email is a bit like Cinderella: A little ad covered in muck that just needs a little help from her fairy godmother to get to the ball so she can dance with the prince…. Read more »

8 Highlights of 2018 EiQ: The intelligent email gathering

  400 attendees. 43 speakers. 9 sessions. 2 new awards. And a whole lot of #emailgeeks love. What an incredible 2018 EiQ! When we first set out to disrupt the email industry through a new conference, my expectations were a bit modest. But after two years of bringing together over 700 people to focus on innovation and performance, the sky is the limit. Here’s what… Read more »

BrightWave Wins 2018 Pacesetter Award

  Since 1995, the Atlanta Business Chronicle has been recognizing the finest and fastest growing Atlanta companies with their annual Pacesetter Awards. According to their website, “Only the fastest-growing private companies earn the powerful Pacesetter designation and the invaluable attention that goes with it.” We’re thrilled to announce BrightWave ranked 11th in the Pacesetter’s Marketing/Marketing Automation category. We also ranked 87th overall among this year’s… Read more »

EiQ: The intelligent email gathering Presents New Awards to Industry Leaders Weisfeld and Maddock

Leading Email Industry Event Selects Darden Brand’s Carly Maddock and Pinterest’s Seth Weisfeld for The Whiz and The Maverick BrightWave, the leading email marketing and eCRM agency, announced the inaugural winners of its new awards, “The Maverick” and “The Whiz” during their annual EiQ conference on April 19, 2018. Seth Weisfeld, Product Manager, Growth Traffic of Pinterest was selected for The Maverick. Carly Maddock, Associate… Read more »

EiQ Host Spotlight: Simms Jenkins and Titania Jordan

BrightWave CEO Simms Jenkins and CPO of Bark.us/Atlanta entrepreneur Titania Jordan will reprise their roles as EiQ co-hosts tomorrow at the 2018 conference. In addition to the many hats they wear for EiQ, Simms has been an email industry leader since founding BrightWave back in 2003 and Titania currently serves as the host of the NBC affiliate WXIA television show Atlanta Tech Edge. Even with… Read more »

EiQ Speaker Spotlight: Mary Abrahamson of Ferguson

  Mary Abrahamson is one of those rare souls who has always specialized in email marketing. As such, we knew we had to have her on stage at EiQ 2018. She’ll be presenting with Paige Farrow from Char-Broil, BrightWave’s own Andrea Short and several other email experts during our much anticipated “What NOT to Do If You Want to Make It Big in Email” session…. Read more »