On Being Human: The Importance of Writing More Engaging Emails
We are all human* and yet hundreds of thousands of emails are sent every single day that sound like they were written by robots for robots. Emails sent from “noreply@” that start with “Dear Valued Customer,” include corporate-speak copy and are signed by “Customer Care” flood our inboxes. It’s 2014. It’s time to write HUMAN emails. This presentation will share the importance of writing human emails – from both an engagement and an ROI perspective. Real examples from real (human) companies. Get ready to have some fun.
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DJ Waldow, Digital Marketing Evangelist, Marketo
DJ Waldow is the Digital Marketing Evangelist at Marketo, a San Mateo, CA-based marketing automation software company. He is a writer, blogger, speaker, and co-author of The Rebel’s Guide to Email Marketing. DJ has spent more than 8 years in the email, social, and community-building world, advising clients on how to optimize their email marketing campaigns and–on occasion–break some of the “best practice” rules. DJ is also the co-host of The Work Talk Show, a weekly podcast on how work gets done as well as the host of The Marketing Nation Podcast, Marketo’s weekly Podcast about all things digital marketing.
DJ can be found on most social networks under the handle “djwaldow” or by searching “DJ Waldow.” DJ is an alumnus of the University of Michigan (Go Blue), a knowledge craver, a sponge, & a lover of beer, coffee & people.