Tink’s Column

Damage limitation over the death of ISPs

There’s a change afoot in the email provision sphere as the announcement that four free email domain services are shutting shop; Verizon, and the EE owned Orange, Wanadoo and Freeserve, are bidding farewell to their customers and…

Where’s Tink? ✈

Follow him on Twitter @tinktaylor Check out his travels on Instagram: Tink.Taylor Australia and New Zealand – March 2017 Straight off the bat, following the very exciting inaugural dotmailer Summit, I immediately jumped on a plane to…

Email isn’t dead, but apps could be…

The average American now downloads zero apps per month, marking a movement away from platform-specific native applications in favor of browser use. dotmailer wanted to spend time scrutinizing this trend in order to derive the impact for email marketers. When…

iOS10’s new unsubscribe button: what it means for email marketing?

If you’re unfamiliar with List-Unsubscribe, it’s an optional piece of text that you add to the technical header of your emails The text instructs email clients – such as iOS10, Hotmail and Gmail – to automatically show…

Is Australia the land of opportunity for your retail brand?

Australia has a resident population of more than 24 million and, according to eMarketer, the country’s ecommerce sales are predicted to reach A$32.56 billion by 2017. The country’s remote location in the APAC region means that unlike…

Congratulations are in order! @tinktaylor named in top 100 entrepreneurs in the UK

Our co-founder and president, Tink Taylor, took on this burden over 16 years ago when starting the dotdigital group with his business partner Simon Bird. During this time the company has won various awards including a National…

Live the dream in San Francisco

Dreamforce is the world’s largest enterprise cloud computing event. Half industry show, half rock concert, it’s an absolutely thrilling experience that draws more than 140,000 registrants each year. This year dotdigital Engagement Cloud will be a part…

#15Years of awesome – a dotmailer milestone

Earlier this week, dotmailer celebrated its 15th Birthday with a move into brand new offices at 1 London Bridge, alongside a great financial end year report to the city. Here are the highlights from Peter Simmonds’ CEO…

We Imagine – dotMailer at Magento’s Imagine eCommerce Conference

Once again, dotMailer jets off around the world to bring scaleable email marketing automation solutions, to brands everywhere. Here’s Tink with an update of what we’re up to! As a global leader in email marketing automation, as…

dotMailer gets Gilded: Magento Gold Partner Status Awarded

Today, I am proud to share that dotMailer has been given ‘Gold Partner Status’ by the eCommerce titan, Magento. This is a great opening to a new chapter in our long and established eCommerce heritage. We are…

DotMailer Goes Stateside

If you’ve been a dotMailer user since our early days (we started in 1999), you’ll remember we came from humble beginnings, starting out in small office above a shop in South Croydon. As both a business and…

Send More Email, Sell More: The 5 Rules

The thing about email is – the more you send, the more money you make online. Research has shown that many businesses are missing out on opportunities and leaving money on the table by not sending enough…

10 Stats An Email Marketer Should Know

So you’ve put together what seems like the perfect email marketing campaign. Everything seems to be in place and you are all set to hit the send button. Before you do, the latest dotMailer Hitting the Mark…

How To Use Social Media To Supercharge Your Email Database

A massive 78% of the UK’s online population uses social networks and websites like Facebook and Twitter to share and pass on information. Add that to the fact that 25% of all time spent on the internet…

Does Your Email Marketing Need A New Prescription?

Being an email marketer, it’s funny how often you bump into something that makes you think of work! A little while ago after visiting the doctor, I received an email about ordering repeat prescriptions. So far, so…

DotDigital Introduces Business Volunteering

dotDigital owes  a lot to Croydon. We were born in this town, we grew up here and we built our business here – it’s in our DNA. So our reaction to recent disturbances was the same as…