Posts by Michael Duxbury

Spring has sprung: our latest release is here

Spring: the flowers start blooming, the birds start chirping, we all wonder if it’s still too early to get the barbecue out… and dotmailer ships a new release. This time we really do have something for everyone,…

A review of the dotmailer hack week 2014

Sometimes, when you have your head down working on customer suggestions or platform improvements or bug fixing or other stuff, you can miss a really great idea. Or those great ideas go into the ‘sometime’ pile (aka ‘the pile…

Some great changes to start the new year off with a bang

And today’s update was one of the big ones. We released a lot of new stuff (and brought some other things out of beta). More than anything else you’re probably dying to know what’s new, so I’ll…

dotmailer’s top 10 hidden gems – part 2

In part one of this blog, I took you through five of the most common dotmailer features our users sometimes don’t know about. Here’s another five – perhaps you’ll find something here that you can use and…

dotmailer’s top 10 hidden gems – part 1

I’ll admit it: despite our intuitive app (ok, I’m biased), our comprehensive knowledge base (still biased) and our 24 hour support team, I occasionally get asked when dotmailer will do this or that. And often I go,…

How dotmailer can help you become CASL compliant

Our Client Services Director, Skip Fidura, has talked about the Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation before. His blog article is a great place to learn how (and why) it affects you. But we’ve recently made some changes that mean CASL is worth mentioning…

EasySpeedy: How editing campaigns is now quicker than ever

When we shipped the first version of EasyEditor back in 2011, our goal wasn’t to make a quick editor, but the best editor. But in order for it to be the best, it had to run efficiently. And it really did…

Grow your contact lists with Twitter’s Lead Generation Cards and dotmailer

If you’re reading this, the chances are that email plays a large part in your marketing. And it’s a pretty safe bet that Twitter does, too. But if you think one can’t help bolster the other, then…

One Last Push: Program builder goes live!

After this week’s major deploy, you’d be forgiven that the product development team would be resting on their laurels. Not so! Not content with simply giving you a whole new dotmailer, our Program Builder jumps into general release…

Announcing: dotmailer, just better

I’ll let you into a secret: I’ve never loved the dotmailer interface. This may seem a strange thing for me to say considering how famed dotmailer is for its ease of use. But for me it was…

Staying Agile – How to Build, Test and Evolve your Email Marketing Automation

Stoo Gill, dotMailer Product Manager returns with another update – and bit more from ‘behind the curtain’ of how we work at dotMailer. You might wonder how (and why!) we’ve had so many product updates in the…

Feature Update: Next Level Automation with ‘Advanced Enrollment’

Stoo’s back with yet another dotMailer platform product update – and this one’s got the whole office buzzing  As far as product updates go, the newest addition to the dotMailer platform has us all very, very excited.…

Simplifying how you update your contact data with surveys

We take on a lot of feedback here in dotMailer’s product team, and much of our development work comes as a result of listening to our users. Sometimes it helps us identify new functionality that you’re hankering…

How to Test and Observe Your Marketing Automation Program (from a laid-back position)

Earlier this week, we talked about one of our feature updates that allows marketers to build some really cool RFM segmentations. Now Stoo (our musically gifted Product Manager) is back with another equally awesome features write-up – for…

Feature Update: Enhanced Segmentation Rules for Customer Insight data

As of last night’s dotMailer update, a new set of segmentation rules are available for users of our Customer Insight Module. These changes make it even easier to create powerful targeted communications based on the recency, frequency…

4 Automation Programs to Change the Way You Sell Online – Marketing Automation in dotMailer for Magento Users

Stoo Gill, dotMailer product manager, is back with some more practical working examples to power your marketing strategies. This time we’re looking to help retailers using the dotMailer platform get the most out of all that awesome…