This blog post was written by Hamzah Tabani. Hamzah joined the EmailOctopus team on a paid internship from Queen Mary University London during his summer break. Ten weeks can fly by in no time if you’re not careful. Working in the dynamic start-up world leaves no room for slacking off, even for an intern. That’s why my internship at EmailOctopus was organised to allow me to lend a hand to numerous business activities. My experience included taking part in business decisions, writing a number of…Continue Reading “My experience as an Intern at EmailOctopus”

The following is a guest blog post written by Quay Morgan of Ninja Forms: Hello! The Ninja Forms team is seriously excited about our newest integration with one of the neatest email marketing solutions out there: EmailOctopus! If you’re a WordPress user, this partnership has some huge implications for how you manage your marketing efforts. If you’re not familiar with Ninja Forms already, you may not realise yet just what this pairing brings you. We’d like to fix that by introducing Ninja Forms to the…Continue Reading “How Ninja Forms’ enhance your email marketing experience”

It’s no secret that we’ve all, at one point or another, seen our email inboxes cluttered with emails that you didn’t ask for and you don’t want. In that instant you find a question forming in your head, “Is that even legal?” An answer to this question may not be so simple though. You would only need to carry out a little research to find yourself trapped in an abyss looking at what might not even be relevant to your initial question. So, in this…Continue Reading “Brushing up on international anti-spam regulations”

Ninja Forms allows you to create and design sign-up forms for your WordPress website. With nearly 1,000,000 users to their platform they are easily one of the most popular form builders on the market right now. They pride themselves in being easy to use regardless of what your level of expertise might be. Their plans include protection against SPAM, and mobile friendly forms. You can create customisable forms using their drag & drop creator or pick from their wide-range of templates. Now, it’s even possible to integrate…Continue Reading “Build sign up forms on Ninja Forms for your EmailOctopus lists”

OptIn Ninja is a great option for generating landing pages designed to capture opt-in email addresses on your WordPress site. From attracting visitors, to converting them, to tracking your growth, their platform can handle it all. They come fully equipped with a bundle that provides you with a WordPress plugin, an add-on for pop-ups, an add-on for custom form fields and a bunch of templates to choose from. Their amazing plugin has just gotten even better by allowing you to integrate directly with EmailOctopus A…Continue Reading “Use OptIn Ninja to build landing pages & pop-ups and connect them to your EmailOctopus”

EmailOctopus, like most SaaS businesses, answer hundreds of questions from our customers a week. Occasionally those questions are frustrating or confusing but those customers are incredibly important to the business and we put them at the forefront of what we do. One way in which we help improve satisfaction and help retain users is by making the support process as streamlined as possible. The support process begins the moment a customer has a question and it’s our aim to resolve that questions as quickly as possible. The first thing…Continue Reading “Taking care of our customers at EmailOctopus”

Email marketing tends to be a hit and miss sport. The right campaigns do everything you need and the wrong ones don’t even get a bat of the eye. We live in a day and age where the standard inbox is filled with hundreds of campaigns, most of which will never get the joy of even being marked as ‘open.’ So how do you make you campaign standout in an inbox? The sender name and address matters too  People are unlikely to open emails from…Continue Reading “Making your campaign standout in a crowded inbox”

At EmailOctopus we have a process of constant innovation to ensure that our customers obtain the best value for money on our platform. We were under no illusion that our email import system was perfect and after careful consideration, we’ve developed an update to meet our your demands. This update comes packed with a number of features that should make your entire import process far smoother. The first of these is the ability to select whether the list of contacts you are importing on to…Continue Reading “Announcing: New Import System”

Tirelessly working on your email marketing campaign for hours, sometimes even days, only for computer errors and phone app glitches to prevent the customer from seeing your email? Our latest new feature is designed to prevent exactly this scenario. You can now insert a web link that allows your subscriber to view the email in their web browser. This means that any issues with the alignment of your email, or with images displaying incorrectly or failing to load, have a potential solution. By viewing the…Continue Reading “Announcing: View in Browser Tag”