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DMA Strategic Summit Focuses on C-Level Concerns

Chief Marketer is proud to be the co-sponsor of the DMA2014 Strategic Summit, a one-day, invitation-only forum for senior level and c-suite executives. The Summit will be held concurrently with the

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Feb. 04 2013

Emails We Love: Chili’s Gets Personalization Right 2

Chili’s gets targeting right, with a personalized email that hits all the right notes.



Jan. 15 2013

Emails We Don’t Love: ProFlowers Gets Too Personal 6

Done right, email personalization is a great thing. Done wrong, it can be creepy and destroy relationships.



Jan. 09 2013

A Bit of Personal Correspondence from the Granthams—and WGBH 2

A handwritten note from Boston PBS station WGBH catches our eye, with a “Downton Abbey” worthy sense of timing and propriety.



Dec. 20 2012

Direct Mail Watch: Hey CBLDF, Where’s Your Website? 2

The Comic Book Legal Defense put out a great mailer this holiday season, but one essential call to action was missing.



Dec. 12 2012

Herschell Gordon Lewis’s Annual Best and Worst Catalog and Ecommerce Copy

Copywriting guru Herschell Gordon Lewis gives his take on this year’s creative crop. See which websites and catalogs are worth a second look.



Nov. 20 2012

Emails We Love: Pre-Black Friday Special 3

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas—because my inbox is bulging at the seams with offers for Black Friday. Here’s a round-up of what some retailers sent, including Orvis, Hot Topic and Sears.



Nov. 15 2012

Make Mail Part of Your 2013 Integrated Marketing Plan 3

Too many marketers still look at mail as a single-channel communication tool and neglect its unique ability to play a key role in a well-executed, integrated multichannel communication plan.



Aug. 07 2012

Social, Search and Strategic Planning Level the Playing Field for Small Businesses 4

Nineteen years ago, The New Yorker published the classic “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog” cartoon. That thought holds a bit of wisdom for small businesses with much larger



Aug. 03 2012

Marketers Say Poorly Focused Content Impedes Lead Generation 3

That marketing departments and sales staffs have their differences shouldn’t come as a surprise. But when salespeople are actively rejecting the collateral marketing departments offer, it should not only come as a surprise, but a warning sign.




Jun. 19 2012

Emails We Love: UK Round-Up With Boden, H&M and Jigsaw

This week, Emails We Love takes a skip across the pond, to see what several fashionable U.K. retailers with U.S. presences are offering in their email range.