Top Blog Posts and Guest Posts of 2011

2011 was a big year for social media (big changes to Facebook and the introduction of Google Plus), integrations (like our PayPal app and Facebook Connect), and discussing the future of email.

Let’s take a look back at some of our top posts from this year.

Here are our top 6 blog posts and top 6 guest posts from 2011:

Top Blog Posts of 2011

What Do Teens Really Think of Email?

What Do Teens Really Think of Email?

We asked 167 teens about their predictions for the future of email. We compiled their answers in a fun infographic. How do teens feel about email’s future? Some of their answers might surprise you!

Are Blacklisted Link Shorteners Getting Your Emails Blocked?

Are Blacklisted Link Shorteners Getting Your Emails Blocked?

Using link shortening sites like bit.ly could be getting your emails automatically filtered as spam. We charted which ones work and which ones don’t in this handy resource.

Yes, You Can Put &quotFree&quot in Your Subject Line!

Yes, You Can Put “Free” in Your Subject Line!

Yahoo!’s email visualization tool shows millions of emails with the word “free” in their subject lines getting delivered. It’s more than just the words in your subject line that determine delivery.

Facebook's Subscribe Button: What's to Like?

Facebook’s Subscribe Button: What’s to Like?

By far our biggest release of the year, the new web form generator was welcomed with open arms! Create professional and aesthetically pleasing web forms with zero HTML knowledge.

Email Timing: A Look at 6 Marketers

Email Timing: A Look at 6 Marketers

When is the best time of day to send your messages? We analyze the timing of 6 different marketers to find the answer.

9 Essential Questions For Your Email Marketing

9 Essential Questions For Your Email Marketing

Do you know why you’re using email marketing? Flesh out your first campaign with this practical worksheet.

Top Guest Posts of 2011

Top Ten Takeaways From the Inbound Marketing Summit

Top Ten Takeaways From the Inbound Marketing Summit

A post on Marketing Pilgrim drawn from conversations with conference attendees, this post gives 10 tips for improving your campaign that you can put into action now.

Audience Segmentation Lessons from Google Plus

Audience Segmentation Lessons from Google Plus

Google’s social network is all about sharing the right content with the right people. This post on Convince and Convert puts a fresh spin on segmenting your email audience using examples of Circles in Google Plus.

6 Interactive Marketing Email Ideas

6 Interactive Marketing Email Ideas

Running a brilliant email campaign is easier said than done. Get some inspiration from 6 brands’ creative campaigns in this post at Email Critic.

A Golden Rule For Email Marketers: Never Assume Permission

A Golden Rule For Email Marketers: Never Assume Permission

This post on Email Marketing Voodoo offers a gentle reminder that emailing people without their permission gets you into trouble. Always get permission first and make sure your messages relate to your subscribers’ interests.

How to Supercharge Your Email Campaigns by Integrating Them with Facebook and Twitter

How to Supercharge Your Email Campaigns by Integrating Them with Facebook and Twitter

Facebook users and Twitter users interact with your emails in different ways. Find out the best email content to send to your Facebook fans and Twitter followers based on their preferences in this post at 60 Second Marketer.

The 3 Steps to Starting Your Email Marketing Off Right

The 3 Steps to Starting Your Email Marketing Off Right

If you’re just starting your campaign, what can you do to see results sooner? This post on Small Biz Bee provides three tips to start your campaign on the right foot.

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One Comment

  1. This are cool blog posts. My favorite is the “Top Ten Takeaways From the Inbound Marketing Summit” one

    3/21/2012 3:15 pm