Only Influencers: Email Marketing’s Exclusive Club

I’m proud to say I’m a member of a rather exclusive online club known as “Only Influencers.” This list/site/community focuses on email marketing, but also discusses other channels such as social and further expansion is planned. Over the past year I’ve been a member, it has repeatedly provided me with great information and insight marketing leaders and visionaries.

I wanted to share this great resource with you and so I emailed Bill McCloskey, the founder, and asked him a few questions.

Can you give us a quick history of Only Influencers?

Bill: Back around 2001 I started a small listserv for people in the digital marketing community called the One Hundred Club. It was really a who’s who of digital marketing at the time. When I founded and launched Email Data Source (now eDataSource), it made sense to create a separate list that focused on email marketing, so in 2005 I started The Inbox Insiders, which was an invitation only list, again, for the who’s who of email marketing.

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PR expert Sarah Evans on social media marketing: “emerging media is about two-way communication”

Sarah Evans Last week, contributor Chris Hall, who blogs on CowBell and is one of the administrators of the Social Marketing Forum and its Facebook page, interviewed Sarah Evans.

Sarah is a public relations and new media consultant, working with many non profit, social good and technology companies.

A self-described “social media freak,” Sarah initiated and moderates #journchat, the weekly live chat between PR professionals, journalists and bloggers on Twitter.

She is also a guest writer for Mashable and runs her own blog at PRsarahevans.com. Finally, she shares a daily resource for PR professionals called Commentz.

A busy bee, if you ask me. Below you can read the full interview.

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