Blog Posts: The Windows into Your Company’s Soul

With businesses and organizations struggling to understand more hyped social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, blogs often get left behind, but they’re no less important. Blogs are a chance to communicate a company’s message, and to show a little more personality than a corporate Facebook Page or Twitter handle allows. Each…

How to Grow Your Email List Without Doing Anything New

Every day, businesses and organizations send out hundreds of millions of emails to customers, clients, supporters, members, prospects, and friends. Many of these emails are sent from tools like Constant Contact. We all know how valuable these marketing messages are, and how important it is to have a good email…

Facebook: Where Conversati​ons Become Causes

Every time you hear something about social media, there’s a good chance that the words ‘ongoing conversation’ will tumble out soon after. We generally think of a conversation as something that has a greeting and a goodbye — even if that parting is an awkward “Well, all right then.” But…

Ready for a Tweet Chat? 5 Tips on How to Join the Conversation

If you’re a Twitter user, you may have heard of or participated in a tweet chat. Tweet chats are live discussions that take place on Twitter about a pre-determined topic. Tweets related to the discussion are marked with a hashtag (a word or phrase preceded by the # sign; an example is#CTCTsocial,…

What I Want from Email Marketers This Holiday Season

Now that Thanksgiving is in the rear-view mirror, it’s full-steam ahead on the holiday season. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or something else (Festivus, anyone?), it’s likely you’re going to be buying and receiving lots of gifts over the course of the next month. You may even be buying a…

What Constant Contact Is Thankful For (Part Two)

Thanksgiving gives us all a great opportunity to step back and say thanks for those things that really matter: friends, family, good health, and happiness. For me — at least in a professional capacity — what really matters is readers. So allow me to take a second to thank you…

What Constant Contact Is Thankful For (Part One)

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving (here in the United States, anyway), and at Constant Contact we sure do have a lot to be thankful for. Speaking personally, I’m giving thanks for Twitter. Yes, Twitter. It’s the reason Ben & Jerry’s paid our Waltham office a visit back in August and gave us…