Web and mobile applications have given rise to transactional email. Not too long ago, email marketing focused heavily on promotional email like newsletters and offers, but now transactional email has been given a boost by web and mobile applications that rely on email to deliver notifications, updates and subscriptions. That’s part of the reason why our funding has been so successful and why our customer base has grown so rapidly in the past year.
Transactional email has essentially become business critical for application based businesses. It’s the driver by which they communicate with their subscribers, grow their customer base, and drive revenue. Flash sale or daily deal sites rely on transactional email to deliver time critical messages to its audience and once purchased, to confirm the sale. … Read more ›
IPs use sender reputation to decide whether (or not) they will deliver your email messages to your subscribers. This sending reputation is based on your IP address. But what if an ISP could make filtering decisions based on your domain – rather than separate IPs? That is the nature of domain reputation.
Domain reputation would essentially allow you to maintain your reputation without worrying about individual IPs. That means you could change IPs, send email from different providers and add new IPs or use shared IPs without worrying about losing your good reputation in the process and in connection with your brand. … Read more ›
Listia is an online auction site where you sell your unwanted things and bid other people’s stuff using credits instead of real money. Listia relies on email to communicate with their users and since bidding is a real time function, it’s imperative for bid notifications, reminders and friend requests to reach their customer’s inboxes in a timely and reliable manner. … Read more ›
EZ Texting is a text messaging solution for businesses, small groups and individuals. EZ Texting sends over 75,000 marketing and transaction emails per month. Additionally, their customer service representatives and community managers send time sensitive transactional emails regarding account billing, security and more. However, they had zero visibility into how those emails were performing or if they were even … Read more ›
Glö helps couples streamline their wedding planning by providing elegant paperless wedding invitations, save the dates and coordinating wedding websites with sophisticated RSVP technology. Glö sends over 18,000 emails each month, but about 30% of their email was routinely being undelivered by the ISPs resulting in numerous customer service calls and complaints from their users. While they tried to … Read more ›
Transactional email open rates can be three times higher than commercial email. Why? It’s because your customers are expecting them – even welcoming them – because they took a certain action in which they expect to receive a communication from you. They may have placed an order, signed up for your service, submitted a friend request, or asked to be notified of certain events. As a result, they are more apt to open your email.
A report from Borrell Associates, Inc. and Merkle revealed that 64% of consumers consider transactional emails to be the most valuable messages in their inbox.
NudgeMail is an email based reminder service and task management system. Due to the nature of the service, Nudgemail users expect these email reminders to arrive immediately and without delay. However, these demands required an infrastructure that was scalable to their growth and that required little internal management from their staff.