Anna Kendrick Disappears in New Star Wars Battlefront Trailer

It’s almost Star Wars Battlefront release time, and Anna Kendrick is really into the game. Like, really into it. “If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine,” she says in the new live-action…

Ellen DeGeneres Has A New Party Game For Your Smartphone

Ellen DeGeneres and her company Ellen Digital Ventures have partnered with Warner Bros. Interactive on a new mobile party game for Android and iOS. It’s called Psych! and challenges you to “outwit your friends”. Best of all, it’s free! If…

Google Calendar Works Better With Gmail For Business Travel

Google announced some improvements to the integration between Gmail and Google Calendar when it comes to business travel. Now, when users get email with flight, hotel, restaurant or ticketed event info, the event will automatically be added to Google Calendar.…

Yahoo Mail Gets New Package And Event Notifications

Yahoo announced that it now includes new package and event notifications at the top of the Yahoo Mail inbox for easier viewing. For example, if Amazon sends you an order email, you’ll see a package notification with shortcuts to shipment…

Well, Here’s Some Good News For Email Marketers

Consumers are opening and engaging with emails more than they ever have before, a new study from Yesmail finds. Have you seen your open rates and email engagement increase in recent months? Let us know in the comments. A spokesperson…

LinkedIn Says It’ll Stop Sending You So Many Emails

Two things are true about LinkedIn emails. First, like any company that sends automated emails, there’s a way to unsubscribe and/or turn down the volume. Of course, ain’t nobody got time for that, which brings me to the second thing…

Study Suggests Email Marketers Shouldn’t Be Afraid Of High Volumes For Holidays

Are you concerned about consumers disregarding your holiday emails? Well, don’t be. Yesmail has a new study out finding that average monthly email volume increased 46% quarter-over-quarter for Q3 and Q4 2014 while average open rates remained steady at 15%.…

Microsoft Launches New Business Messaging App Send

Microsoft just launched a new iPhone app for people to send messages to their co-workers. It’s called send, and the company says it’s designed for “in-and-out email.” The app is for people with Office 365 business and school email accounts…

Email Spam Rate Lowest In Over A Decade

Email spam levels have reached a twelve-year low according to research from Symantec. The company released its June Intelligence Report looking at targeted attacks and phishing, vulnerabilities, malware, mobile and social media, and of course spam. “There is good news…

Netflix Alters How DVD Subscribers Get Email

Netflix is changing the way it emails members of its DVD subscription service. Having been a member for over a decade, I can’t recall a time when this has changed much or at all. They’re going to reduce the frequency…

Yahoo Mail Makes It Easier To Add Images, Files & Links To Messages

Google isn’t the only one that announced some email improvements on Thursday. Yahoo announced a new feature for when Yahoo Mail users are composing a message that makes it easier to find and add photos, files, GIFs, or links to…

Google Launches Gmail Postmaster Tools To Help Improve Deliverability, Improves Spam Filter

Google just announced the launch of Gmail Postmaster Tools to help senders of emails that people actually want do better at avoiding spam filters and actually get their messages seen by the recipient. The company says it is to help…

Here Are Your Latest 10 Tips For Improving Email Open Rates (Plus Some Additional Advice)

If you run email marketing campaigns, you’re on a constant quest to improve your open rates. There are plenty of tactics out there that you can employ to potentially increase them, and an infographic from Sikich (via MarketingProfs) gives you…

Gmail Adds New Emoji, Themes to Try to Make Email Less Boring

Email will never die. It’s just too important to both professional and private communication. But email isn’t that fun. Ok, email is absolutely not fun. Google is announcing a couple of Gmail improvements to make it feel “personal and fun!”…

New Facebook Ad Format Could Greatly Increase Conversions

Facebook is testing a new ad unit called Lead Ads, which enable users to fill out forms on mobile with a few taps of the finger. A Facebook spokesperson tells WebProNews in an email, “Until now, filling out forms on…

Go Enable Gmail’s ‘Undo Send’ Feature Right Now

In what could be a lifesaver for many, Google has finally graduated a particularly helpful Gmail feature from Labs to primetime. Gmail on the web now has a formal “undo send” feature. So, you accidentally sent a racy email meant…

Gmail Adds Security For Yahoo & Microsoft Accounts On Android

Last year, the Gmail Android app got a major update that finally enabled users to use third-party accounts, such as those from Yahoo and Microsoft. Now, the app has taken things a step further in the right direction by adding…

Google Opens Inbox Email Product To All (Including Apps For Work Users)

With the annual Google I/O conference firmly underway, the announcements are flowing like water. One of those is that Inbox by Gmail is now open to everyone. The product was unveiled last fall as “the inbox that works for you”.…

Not Everyone Reads Your Emails The Same Way

We talk a lot about how to improve email campaigns, whether it be writing better subject lines, increasing signups or open rates, or adjusting frequency. What isn’t brought up quite so much is how you’re talking to email recipients in…

5 Potential Ways To Increase Email Signups

After all these years, email is still the most effective online marketing channel. Chances are you’re spending a lot of time trying to improve your search and social campaigns, but don’t forget how valuable email subscribers are. You need more…