Category: Email Marketing

How to Send an A/B Test in Acoustic

An A/B Test can determine which version of an email will perform the best based on metrics you outline. In LSC Digital’s “Test for Success” webinar, David Clemen, Vice President of Digital Operations, recommended A/B Testing for quick results. If your emails are not generating a ton of traffic, this method is ideal. Setting Up…
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August 16, 2019 0

Fixing 5 Common Mistakes in Acoustic

Nobody’s perfect, and sometimes email marketers can slip up too. Thankfully, we found ways make sure these common mistakes are reversible. In Acoustic, we noticed that it’s easy to make certain mistakes and it’s even easier to fix them. Here are some of the most common mistakes and easy ways to fix them. Accidentally Unsubscribe…
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August 14, 2019 0

Reporting on a Campaign in Acoustic

If you thought your work was over after sending your mailing, think again! After sending a mailing, email marketers need to know how it performed in order to assess the effectiveness. Did contacts respond in a way that aligns with your campaign’s goals? Did your newsletter cover topics that you audience enjoys? You can learn…
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August 7, 2019 0

Free Ways to Improve Your Email Marketing Campaigns

Even when an email marketing campaign is performing well, there are always ways to improve. When campaigns begin to plateau, marketers must begin testing to see which adjustments can improve performance. Believe it or not, the tiniest changes can improve results. These tiny changes involve close attention to elements already in place in your campaign.…
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July 29, 2019 0

Acoustic Navigational and User Interface Updates

On July 15, 2019 in a highly anticipated announcement, IBM Watson Marketing revealed its new brand name. Acoustic will still utilize Watson technology, but will offer campaign automation with new and improved services updating weekly every Tuesday. The open platform will also allow marketers to integrate other tools into the platform. So far, the first…
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July 25, 2019 1

Tips for Reaching the Millennial Market

In a study conducted by Deloitte, millennials overall have a negative opinion of businesses. Millennials get the impression that a self-serving agenda overpowers any intentions to improve society, the environment or the lives of employees. Millennials are one of three generations contributing to the current economy. Baby boomers, generation x and millennials occupy the current…
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July 16, 2019 0

How does LSC Digital Use Multichannel Marketing?

On Monday, July 1, the teams at LSC Digital and List Services gathered for a presentation about Multichannel Marketing by Nicole Conte of LSC Digital. Multichannel marketing combines List Services’ traditional, direct mail tactics with LSC Digital’s online marketing tools. This creates an effective campaign across traditional and digital channels. What is Multichannel Marketing? Multichannel…
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July 10, 2019 0

Test for Success: Tips for Testing Emails, Display Ads and Landing Pages

If at first your messages don’t succeed, try testing. Throwing spaghetti against the wall can harm your campaign’s ROI, so the best thing to do is test multiple messages and tactics to see which ones stick before throwing them out to your audience. The extra steps involved are designed to improve results from email campaigns,…
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June 28, 2019 6

How to Create and Send a Mailing Using Acoustic (formerly IBM Watson Campaign Automation)

You have your database and you have your query, now let’s send a mailing. A mailing will contain information that you want your contacts to receive. The best mailings are mostly text and have a strong call to action such as “register here” or “sign up.” Watch the tutorial and follow along as our digital…
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June 27, 2019 1

How to Create a Query in Acoustic (formerly IBM Watson Campaign Automation)

You followed the last tutorial on importing and updating a database in Acousitc. Utilizing those contacts, email marketers can create a query. A query is a way to filter contacts based on criteria you, the email marketer, outline. Criteria can be established based on behavior, profile data and locked criteria. For example, a query can…
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June 13, 2019 1