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Plain Text vs HTML Email: What Reaches the Inbox in 2014?

Posted by Justin Premick on 04/22/2014

We’ve heard it all over the place: “I send plain text emails because HTML emails get filtered into the spam folder.” But is the belief that plain text emails get better email deliverability than HTML ones rooted in reality? We sat down with our Director of Deliverability, Mohammed Ahmed, to find out. The answer, it […]


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Exclusive Research: How Do Millennials Use Technology?

Posted by Justin Premick on 04/21/2014

You’ve seen them: in cars, in coffeeshops, and in countless articles trying to explain what they do and why they do it. Millennials are everywhere. For marketers, they’ve become a hot topic of discussion over the past few years. And no wonder: Millennials have hit the workforce and will continue to do so for the […]


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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s New Ad Structure

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/11/2014

Facebook is shaking things up yet again – this time on the advertising front with its new structure to advertising campaigns. They’re making it easier to organize, optimize and measure your ads. Easier is good, but anytime you’re going to spend money advertising your business, you want to have a clear picture of how your […]


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7 Stylish Email Templates Inspired by Top WordPress Themes

Posted by Tom Tate on 04/10/2014

We recently asked our customers to let us know what their favorite WordPress themes are. The results are in, and we took the responses seven steps further! If you’re reading this blog, there’s a good chance you’re using WordPress to power your site. And no wonder: with its vast list of valuable plugins and beautiful […]


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3 Questions I Wish I’d Asked Before Starting My Business

Posted by Amanda Gagnon on 04/07/2014

Anyone who has ever started a business knows that sometimes your enthusiasm outpaces your experience and planning. A few years ago, I started a soap & scrubs Etsy shop. When I started it, all I knew was that oatmeal, honey and goat milk were as good in the shower as they were for breakfast, and […]


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April 2014 Integrations Roundup: OptinMonster, Gleam, MoonClerk, Cyfe

Posted by Matt Hui on 04/02/2014

If it seems like we’re adding more and more awesome third-party applications every month, well, that’s because we are. And this month, we’re featuring four apps to help you with different areas of your marketing mix. These latest AWeber integrations can help you grow your list with custom forms and social contest apps, seamlessly integrate […]


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A Virtual Guide To Hiring The Right Virtual Team

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/01/2014

This is a guest blog post from Chris Ducker, author of the new book “Virtual Freedom: How to Work with Virtual Staff to Buy More Time, Become More Productive, and Build Your Dream Business.” Chris is a successful entrepreneur, blogger, and podcaster known for his thought-leadership about building businesses and lifestyles that thrive with virtual […]


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#AWeberHour Twitter Chat Preview: Spring Cleaning For Your Blog And Content

Posted by Brandon Olson on 03/31/2014

Spring is in the air. Open up those windows and let in some fresh air… and a fresh look at your blog and marketing content. The AWeber team invites you to participate in our monthly #AWeberHour Twitter Chat, this Wednesday, April 2, from 2-3 p.m. ET. The topic: Spring Cleaning for Your Blog and Content. […]


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Hey, Bloggers! The 4 Spring 2014 Marketing Need-To-Knows

Posted by Amanda Gagnon on 03/20/2014

“And if you don’t know, now you know…” Earlier this year, the 2014 marketing “predictions” and “resolutions” rolled out (including this 6-times-fabulous list). It’s March now. The dust has settled, and we’ve picked through it. Three of these trends, we wouldn’t have guessed a year ago, but all of them are absolutely making an impact: […]


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4 Things You Need To Know About Mobile Marketing In 2014

Posted by Brandon Olson on 03/19/2014

Many businesses expect 2014 to be the year of mobile. According to Shop.org and Forrester Research, more than half of retailers they surveyed marked mobile efforts as a top priority. Mobile marketing is new territory for many businesses. Two-thirds of businesses are using some form of mobile marketing, and most of them have been doing […]


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