Ian Roberts

CEO @ Hive.co. Lover of red wine and steep mountain sides.

Kitchener, Ontario

8 posts

Just Shipped: Automated IP and Domain Warmup Feature

#Product Update #Deliverability

If we’ve learned anything while helping customers migrate from their email provider, it’s that switching to a new ESP is time-consuming and stressful.…

Ian Roberts

Why Hive is the right CRM for your 2019 email marketing

#Email CRM

The new year is a great time to take a step back, look at your marketing strategy, and re-evaluate any processes that should be left in 2018. If you need more from your email provider and your licence is over soon, now’s the time to roll up your sleeves.…

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Why You Should Stop Organizing Customers into Lists in 2019


It’s no surprise that after years of advancement in email technology, we’ve reached the point where organizing your customers by lists doesn’t make sense.…

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GDPR Compliance at Hive

#Email Marketing #Data Compliance

It’s important to us that you have the knowledge and tools you need to continue sending great email marketing campaigns while complying with GDPR.…

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Migrating your email marketing to Hive

#Ecommerce Email #Email Marketing

Ready to move to Hive? Overwhelmed by the migration process? Fear not: here’s a handy checklist. 1. Export and organize your lists Hive may integrate…

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Choosing between Hive and Klaviyo

#Email CRM #Ecommerce Email #Email Marketing

This guide should make it a bit easier to choose your next ESP - a mostly objective discussion of when you should choose Hive over Klaviyo,…

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Choosing between Hive and Mailchimp

#Email CRM #Email Marketing #Ecommerce Email

This guide is meant to make it a bit easier to choose a new ESP - a mostly unbiased discussion of when you should choose Hive…

Ian Roberts

Marketing Lessons From Tech Startups

Leading a startup to success is all about doing more with less. More development with less developers, more exposure with less funding, and more users with…

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