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click here to unsubscribe - the why of it all

Kevin Garber (General Manager) – May 30, 2008

So you spend several days working on your email campaign.

click here to unsubscribeYou involve your best designer and they put a terrific fresh look and feel together.

You labour through your writer's block and after much toil nail down some compelling content.

You push send on the email campaign and pat your team and yourself on the back for a job well done.

A few days later you review the email campaign statistics and low and behold some people have unsubscribed!

How dare they! Why would they?

These are thoughts and questions that email marketers ponder on often when reviewing campaign statistics.

Hence the reason for this month's philosophising on unsubcriptions.

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Commonwealth Securities Remove Active Links From Their Broadcast Emails

Kevin Garber (General Manager) – May 30, 2008

This morning I received an email from CommSec - one of Australia's largest stock broking companies.

All the links in the email to both email addresses and websites were not actively hyperlinked.

CommSec displayed the text of the links but had no href or mailto tags.

CommSec Email

CommSec included the following message at the bottom of the email:

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SEO Basics - Melon Interview with David Klein from OrangeLine - Part 1 of 3

Dain Saxon (Digital Producer) – May 30, 2008

 

Part One of a three part interview with David Klein - Director of Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation Specialists OrangeLine.

 

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spellr.us Beta Going Live

Kevin Garber (General Manager) – May 16, 2008

We are very excited that we are going live with the first batch of spellr.us beta testers today.

TechCrunch were the first outside of Melon Media to have a look at the system and have written a mini review here.

We have dropped the ball a little on the Melon blog of late but hoping to get back to our regular programming soon!