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Coming This October: Master Digital Marketing at ASCEND

Posted by Justin Premick on 05/08/2014

If you’re anything like most business owners we talk to every day, you know you need to master not only email, but a variety of other key marketing skills. Does any of this sound familiar? You’re besieged by so much information that it’s hard to know who to trust. You’re so busy running a business […]


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A 5-Point Inspection On Email Deliverability

Posted by Brandon Olson on 05/07/2014

Deliverability is the name of the game when it comes to email marketing. It’s the first step to a successful email campaign. Without it, your emails are like a red hot Ferrari without the engine. Most email marketing providers offer some great features, like mobile responsive email templates, customizable signup forms and autoresponders, which are […]


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7 New Email Themes For StudioPress

Posted by Julie Jarrett on 05/07/2014

We’ve heard from a lot of our customers who use WordPress, and who are also using StudioPress premium themes for great looking websites. You told us you’ve been looking for a way to send emails that match your site’s theme. So guess what our latest round of customizable, responsive email templates do? Exactly — they […]


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The Hero Trap (How a Simple Sales Guide Lifted Conversions 112%)

Posted by Justin Premick on 05/06/2014

This is a guest post from Mike of Stride. We talked recently about his experiences trying to grow the business and engage trial users. I think there’s a useful lesson in there for all businesses, so I asked him to share his thoughts with you. Here’s Mike! -Justin Automated emails are a powerful way to […]


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#AWeberHour Twitter Chat Preview: Finding The Right Partners For Your Business

Posted by Katie Pilot on 05/02/2014

Entrepreneurs and small business owners have a lot on their plates. If that’s you, you might feel overworked or overwhelmed. But you don’t have to be. If you’re feeling this way, the AWeber team invites you to join our monthly #AWeberHour Twitter Chat on Wednesday, May 7, from 8-9 p.m. ET with Chris Ducker, author […]


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List Building, Optimization & Lead Generation: May 2014 Apps Roundup

Posted by Hunter Boyle on 05/01/2014

If this month’s roundup of AWeber integrations had a sound effect, it would be a George Takei-style, “Ohhh myyy!” “How can I grow my email list?” is the #1 question we hear, so to help you tackle that challenge, we’re highlighting seven awesome apps that easily plug into your AWeber account. To determine the best […]


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You’re Doing It Wrong: 4 Tips For Better Social Media Engagement

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/29/2014

Did you know only 1 out of 5 customer inquiries on Twitter and Facebook receives a response from a brand or business? Even when they are answered, the average response time is a dreadful 11 hours. What a shame. So many missing major opportunities – for new business, to save business, and to learn what […]


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What 3 Mobile Marketing Experts Say About Growing Your Business

Posted by Katie Pilot on 04/24/2014

We recently discussed mobile marketing with three awesome mobile marketing pros: Tim Hayden, Kim Dushinski and Chris Brisson. They shared their advice on the most important mobile marketing strategies and what companies should work on for the future. For highlights of their wisdom, plus a little rap song parody, keep reading. How Do You Define […]


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What Mobile Marketing Strategy Is Right For You? Use This to Find Out [Infographic]

Posted by Brandon Olson on 04/23/2014

It’s no secret that mobile usage has skyrocketed in the past year or two. More people are using their mobile devices more often, to do more things than ever before: Litmus reports that more than half of people read email on a mobile device. Shop.org reports that among U.S. smartphone users, approximately half have consulted […]


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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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