Email marketing is still a staple of any digital marketer's repertoire, but the technology has become much more sophisticated-and so have your consumers. In this cluttered environment, understanding how to best target and connect with your audience as well as compel them to action is critical. For those in the know, email marketing is far from being a dying breed, despite the proliferation of other online and mobile options.
Bill Ives is an independent consultant and writer in business uses of emerging technologies. He is the co-author of Business Blogs: A Practical Guide, www.businessblogguide.com, and blogs at http://billives.typepad.com/portals_and_km.