Nov. 19, 2012 By Angela Cheong

The Price of Permissions

Permission marketing? We’ve all heard of it. This is the story of what happens when businesses decide it’s okay to bend those rules. It’s also a warning that businesses are still liable for laws their third party vendor breaks. A national pizza chain is being sued for 250 million for sending out more than 500,000 text messages to customers who did not opt into the service.

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Nov. 16, 2012 By Angela Cheong

The Rise Of 0-to-1 Email Communications

“When targeting, relevance and scale all matter, machines win.”

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Nov. 8, 2012 By Angela Cheong

Retain Your Customers This Holiday Season

As the holiday season rolls around, retailers are scrambling to get their marketing act together and roll out the red carpet online to welcome season shoppers. - See more at:

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Case Study: Zynga
Nov. 8, 2012 By Mike Hillyer

Converting to 1024-bit DKIM

By now, just about everyone in the email/messaging/Internet world has heard about Zachary Harris, the mathematician in Florida who uncovered the fact that Google corporate was using weak 512-bit encryption in its email...

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Sep. 1, 2012 By Tom Mairs

Tech Tips: Riak and Postgres and Lucene, oh my…

Four years ago, Message Systems had a single product offering in Momentum version 2. While this was a groundbreaking MTA, it was really built for the singular function of processing email very, very quickly. Momentum 2 stored a number of logs but had no local database and did not really need one.

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Sep. 1, 2012 By Barbara Burlington

Feature Story: How Do You Like Us Now?

On Tuesday, September 25, a completely redesigned and updated Message Systems website was unveiled to the world. It was an exciting development for several reasons, but especially for those of us in the marketing department because the new content, navigation architecture, design and coding were handled entirely by our in-house team.

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Aug. 22, 2012 By John Pinson

Interact Highlights – Wednesday

Things got off to a great start this morning with a quick welcome address from our CEO George Schlossnagle, and a wide-ranging and energetic keynote from Don Peppers.

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Aug. 21, 2012 By John Pinson

Coming Up on Tuesday

Interact 2012 starts off on the first day with one big session, one introductory session, and one fun session.

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Aug. 17, 2012 By John Pinson

Headed to San Diego

Myself and some of my colleagues will be hopping on planes headed for San Diego this weekend to begin the early preparations for Interact 2012: Engage! – The Second Annual Message Systems User Conference.

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