Email Innovation: Driving Profitable Results Through Cutting-Edge Technology

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Email Innovation: Driving Profitable Results Through Cutting-Edge Technology

Aaron Schwartz

Aaron Schwartz is the Co-founder and President of Orita, a software company that improves email deliverability. He is also an advisor and investor in various commerce tech companies, including Passport and EcoCart. Previously, Aaron spent seven years building and managing DTC brand Modify Watches and was the President of Loop.

Daniel Brady

Daniel Brady (DB) is the CEO of Orita. As a neuroscientist turned data scientist, he has helped leading eCommerce brands organize their data sets. DB has also worked with CEOs, CTOs, and other leaders to build eCommerce companies. 


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Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [4:34] The counterintuitive approach of sending fewer emails to increase revenue
  • [5:56] What are the complexities and risks associated with email deliverability?
  • [8:14] Rethinking customer engagement by aligning communication with consumer behavior
  • [10:37] How leveraging machine learning can streamline lifecycle marketing efforts
  • [13:27] The financial benefits of optimizing marketing channel usage with AI
  • [20:28] Daniel Brady and Aaron Schwartz describe the changing landscape of tech vendor selection in the digital space
  • [34:20]'s upcoming innovations tackling marketing stack efficiency

In this episode…

Customers are often overwhelmed by an inbox flooded with marketing emails, leading them to unsubscribe, much to brands’ dismay. Yet these brands are constantly grappling with finding the right balance in their communication frequency to keep customers engaged without driving them away. How can you maintain engagement in your email campaigns while saving money?

Using machine learning, data scientists and brand builders Daniel Brady (DB) and Aaron Schwartz have revolutionized customer data usage and engagement. You can implement AI into your email and SMS campaigns to analyze consumer data and identify communication patterns. This allows you to discover optimal touchpoints and avoid inundating your customers with emails. Periodically auditing your email lists can improve deliverability and help maintain higher subscriber engagement. Ultimately, building and nurturing long-lasting customer relationships through email marketing engagement boosts brand loyalty and customer lifetime value.

Tune in to the latest episode of The Digital Deep Dive as Aaron Conant welcomes DB and Aaron Schwartz of Orita to discuss enhancing your email marketing campaigns. Together, they share the financial benefits of leveraging AI to enhance email campaigns, how to select tech vendors, and how to optimize your tech stack.

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Quotable Moments:

  • "The real power in AI and machine learning comes from solving specific, data-heavy problems that can work almost automatically without burdening the user."
  • "We all have unsubscribed from brands that we love, and it's because we receive content more often than we want to."
  • "With email marketing, it's not just about the frequency but the precision in reaching out at the moment when the customer is most receptive."
  • "Creating a delightful customer experience isn't just about the creative content but knowing when and how often to engage through data intelligence."
  • "It's essential to think about marketing not as individual channels, but as an interconnected system that caters to human behavior and preferences."

Action Steps:

  1. Perform an email deliverability audit with tools like to identify areas of improvement.
    • This is effective because it detects inefficiencies and potential threats in email marketing strategies.
  2. Construct a probabilistic model to assess the risks and benefits of your email marketing frequency.
    • This allows for strategic decision-making when it comes to engaging customers and prevents overload.
  3. Streamline your tech stack by identifying core tools that provide comprehensive benefits.
    • This simplifies operations, saves costs, and enhances the effectiveness of digital marketing efforts.
  4. Schedule regular data review sessions to ensure machine learning tool performances are aligned with brand objectives.
    • This keeps email strategies agile and responsive to market shifts and customer behavior.
  5. Explore machine learning solutions for other marketing channels, such as SMS and direct mail.
    • This expands the brand's reach with precision, leveraging data for targeted and profitable customer communication.

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What is BWG Connect?

BWG Connect provides executive strategy & networking sessions that help brands from any industry with their overall business planning and execution. BWG has built an exclusive network of 125,000+ senior professionals and hosts over 2,000 virtual and in-person networking events on an annual basis.
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