List Quality Check

You have no lists. To create a list click here

Select Page

Email After Hours: Episode 8

Using Email to Improve the Ecommerce Buying Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud’s Michael Affronti

Ecommerce customers now have virtually unlimited options for where to shop—and brands risk losing them with one wrong move. Listen in as Michael Affronti, SVP and General Manager at Commerce Cloud explains how to use email to make the ecommerce buyer journey clean, consistent, and successful.

Ecommerce has exploded over the past decade—particularly during COVID-19 when in-person retailers were forced online. 

Naturally, this ecommerce burst has had massive implications on the world of email. As the channels consumers can use to shop and interact with brands multiply, it can be difficult to keep the customer journey clean and consistent. Since ecommerce is here to stay, let’s get to the bottom of how marketers can use email to create a better ecommerce buying experience.

In this episode of Email After Hours, Michael Affronti, SVP and General Manager at Commerce Cloud, uses his nineteen years of domain experience to shed light on how companies should improve the ecommerce buying experience.


  • (02:37) The most significant recent change in consumer expectations 
  • (06:14)] Top pressure points for ecommerce email marketers
  • (09:52) Integrating multiple touchpoints, web, email, SMS, and social
  • (15:19) Common missed opportunities in ecommerce email lifecycles
  • (19:18) How to use email campaigns to build consumer trust
  • (22:40) Is brick and mortar dead?
  • (24:47) One overhyped email marketing trend

Browse other episodes…

Reading Between the Lines: The Art of Accessible Email Design and Content
5 Stats Email Marketers Need to See in 2024
Booking a Ticket to Email Success with Ice Travel Group

Take your email knowledge to the next level.


Fundamentals of Email Deliverability


Breaking Down BIMI

Podcast Episode

What’s the Deal with Email Deliverability?