New Tools Spotlight: Return Path Inbox Insight

One aspect of my role at BrightWave Marketing is to evaluate and recommend complementary solutions for our clients’ email programs. My team also shares responsibility for performing analysis of our clients’ email programs and campaigns. This will be the first-ever ‘New Tools’ spotlight where I’ll be sharing about new tools that we believe could enhance email programs. So, if you know of any new technology… Read more »

How Email Fits into Marketing Automation & Vice Versa: My Chat With Marketo’s Jon Miller

Jon Miller is VP Marketing and co-founder at Marketo, where he leads Marketo’s thought leadership and content marketing programs. He recently co-wrote a free 150+ book along with DJ Waldow called The Definitive Guide to Engaging Email Marketing. You can follow Jon using @jonmiller. 1.       Jenkins – How do you view email marketing as a marketing channel and how do you email marketing within the… Read more »

Automation Nation

As we dig deeper into 2013, I predict even more companies will get on the marketing automation bandwagon and the marketing industry as we know it will become an ‘Automation Nation‘. By definition (and according to Wikipedia), marketing automation is the name given to software platforms designed for marketing departments and organizations to automate repetitive tasks. Marketing departments, consultants and part-time marketing employees benefit by… Read more »

BrightWave’s First Quartermaster – Jessica Higgins

I have wanted to do a BrightWave Employee of the Year award for quite some time. Like a lot of internal projects, client work and other priorities got in the way. We made it a reality this year and didn’t want it to be some lame award without much meaning or anything truly special. We wanted it to be reflective of the culture and company… Read more »