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Emailvision now SmartFocus

Emailvision has long struggled with a platform that had outgrown its name and this week it has rebranded as SmartFocus. “Our capabilities are broadly multichannel and marketing automation, and our new name reflects that,” says SmartFocus CEO Brad Wilson, former worldwide general manager for Microsoft Dynamics CRM, joined the company seven months ago. Brad joined as

What the hell happened at EmailExpert ?

Those that have been following EmailExpert closely (and it would seem there are a fair few of you) will have noticed some erratic behaviour over the past two months. This started with regular posting and the re-birth of the website, this had been in a bit of a hiatus over the past 18 months.

16 Year Old Secretly Arrested in Spamhaus DDoS

It has been reported in the London Evening Standard that a 16 year old has been secretly arrested in relation to the biggest DDoS in history (according to New York Times), the attack in March against Spamhaus peaked at 300 Gbps . This is part of an international swoop, with the first public information available being

Mobile Ready Email Transcends Profiling

The need for ‘Responsive Email Design’ has reached critical mass, as this recent survey of nearly 1,5000 consumers found. Nearly 80 percent of smartphone owners say it is “extremely important” to be able to read emails on their mobile devices with 75 percent stating they were “highly likely” to delete an email if they can’t read

Gartner, Pinterest & Deloitte to Speak at Connections ’13

ExactTarget has announced that leaders from Deloitte Consulting LLP, Forrester Research, Inc., Gartner, Pinterest and Uber are among the latest industry organisations to join the speaker lineup for Connections ’13. Held Sept 17-19 in Indianapolis, Connections will feature keynotes from former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, biographer Walter Isaacson and author Jim Collins in addition to

Gmail Tabs Consumer Survey & Inbox Success Guide

StrongView has released the results of a new survey on consumer reception of Gmail Tabs that signals a dramatic shift in how consumers receive and interact with their promotional emails. Conducted by StrongView in conjunction with Google Consumer Surveys, the results reveal that half of younger users find Gmail Tabs useful and are changing their

GetResponse ranks on Inc. 5000

Inc. magazine has ranked GetResponse no. 2183 on its seventh annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. GetResponse joins LivingSocial, Edible Arrangements, CDW and Lifelock, among prominent brands featured on this year’s list. ““It’s a