Each week, we read a number of articles from online sources. Below, the top reads from the following week:

7 Ways Marketers Can Increase Email Marketing Success

There’s no magical solution to increase your email-open rate—but there are smart steps you can take. Above are seven.

Your Email Marketing Could Be So Much Better: 4 Hacks

Follow industry best practices and use the latest technology to make sure email delivers on its promise.

5 Email Marketing Tips to Make Sure Your Campaigns Work

An effective email program allows you to forge a profitable connection with your customers while learning valuable business insights. Just remember to follow these five tips to get the most from your investment.
6 hacks to help you enhance the effectiveness of your campaign by tempting subscribers to take action.
6 tips to increase open rates and optimize your campaigns.
All of these tactics bring about better engagement. The goal is to send the right message to the right person at the right time. Here are some of the best practices for marketing your small business via email.
These five will apply to any industry.
Now is the time to start thinking about your upcoming holiday email marketing. In the article above, four tips to maximize email effectiveness for the upcoming holiday season.
To make your holiday email campaign planning and execution simpler, top 10 influencers from the email marketing and social media world bring to you tips, tricks, and predictions in this most amazing infographic.
Finally, some fun. Sure you heard about Amazon’s email marketing mistake. Apparently it wasn’t the only one. Watch and Conan O’Brien will show others.

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