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EEC Launches YouTube Marketer Education Channel
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New York, NY, July 29, 2010 — The Direct Marketing Association’s (DMA) Email Experience Council (EEC) today announced the launch of a YouTube channel created to help marketers better understand and access the benefits of the email channel. Videos clips on the EEC channel feature insights from well-known email industry experts and allow visitors to review, link to, and syndicate relevant content. Initial episodes address subjects such as subject line best practices, email for branding purposes, and email marketing analytics.
Lana McGilvray, co-chair of the EEC’s speakers’ bureau and Vice President of Marketing for Datran Media said, “The goal of the EEC YouTube channel is to help marketers engage with educational content in a fun and creative way in support of the overarching mission of the EEC to evangelize the benefits of the channel. We are very excited about the launch of this educational channel and look forward to enhancing it over time based on viewer feedback and engagement.”
The EEC channel is produced by members of the organization’s speakers’ bureau committee, including executives from Datran Media; Eloqua; Lifesize Interactive; ReturnPath; Responsys; SilverPop; and StrongMail. Grady Smith, a professional video producer, and Luke Glasner, a long-time email industry veteran, also donated time to support the initiative.
Initial videos were donated in response to two open calls for submissions sent to the EEC’s 1,400 member base. Additional videos that meet the bureau’s educational requirements will be added on an ongoing bases.
Those interested in viewing the channel should visit: http://www.youtube.com/user/EmailExperience#g/c/DF94FCFBBD29AA61. Publishers and organizations interested in sharing the clips with their audiences and individuals interested in EEC membership and video submissions should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Email Experience Council (eec)
The Email Experience Council (eec) (www.emailexperience.org), the Direct
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