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Email Marketing in 2018: How Do Your Messages Stack Up?

Do you ever think about how your email marketing campaigns measure up against others in your industry? Ever considered what your unsubscribe or bounce rates look like in comparison to your competitors? Have you ever looked at the email marketing performance…

5 Signs it’s Time for an Email Marketing Makeover

These days, just about anyone can create and send out email campaigns to their list of prospects. But just because it’s nearly push-button simple to do, doesn’t mean it always gets the results you want. And if your beautifully-designed, precisely-formatted…

5 Post-Purchase Email Campaign Tactics Worth Trying

Woo-hoo! Your team just clinched another new customer. That’s great news. But before you celebrate, think about the next step in the sales process. Communication plays a critical role in fostering customer loyalty. To transform buyers into die-hard advocates, it’s important…

Getting Started with Automated Email Marketing

Email marketing is one of those pivotal, game-changing facets of online marketing that nearly every serious marketer needs to not only know how to do — but do successfully. As you’ve learned to grow your business, you no doubt have come…

Getting Started with Behavioral Email Marketing

When sending out automated emails to your list, how personalized are they? I’m not talking about things like $firstname, or order by $date for free shipping – but actual personalization based on their behavior. According to MarketingSherpa, 39% of…

4 Ways to Reduce Churn With Email Campaigns

Churn is your arch nemesis. And it’s cutting into your profits. Research shows that “80% of your company’s future revenue will come from just 20% of your existing customers.” So, your team must focus on satisfying customers and ensuring they gain…

Creating an Effective Marketing Email (Infographic)

Email marketing is changing. Today, more and more people are viewing emails from their mobile devices. People are getting more email than ever. And products like Priority Inbox show users the most important emails first. So, how can your marketing email…

Triggered Email: The Killer Conversion App

Marketers have been using “spray and pray” tactics for decades. The email equivalents are often called “blasts.” The idea: purchase a large list, push your message to the masses and hope some buckshot hits the target. This form of email marketing…

3 Outbound Email Automation Tactics

When considering email marketing, most of us are thinking: Not this; not again! And we shouldn’t be surprised either, because checking our inbox takes up 28 percent of our time and the word email reminds us of the tons…

9 Steps to Better Welcome Emails

Your relationship with your users is a lot like any other human relationship. It’s easy to forget this over the internet, but you’re both real people underneath all that data. Deep down, you’re responding to a need, developing an emotional connection,…

12 Ways to Improve Email Deliverability

I rave about email marketing all the time. But I need to shoot straight with you about email marketing lest you think it’s some holy grail of marketing. Your emails are useless unless they actually make it to the user’s inbox. Let…

How to Use Autoresponders to Accelerate Your Growth

You can define conversion any way you choose. Marketers, especially those with longer sales cycles, often elect to call an email opt-in a conversion. It’s not wrong to do so; but let’s face it, most of your email subscribers don’t give you…

8 Ways to Stop Boring Your Email Subscribers

We constantly talk about testing email headlines, email layouts, emails for mobile, and email timing. But, what about looking at what we’re actually sending our subscribers? Would you read your own emails? Here are 8 ways to energize your subscribers: 1. Do not talk…

The Top 10 Ways To Re-Engage Dead Email Subscribers

Seth Godin believes that “marketing is a contest for people’s attention.” Unfortunately, it is a contest that most email marketers are not winning. While many email marketers set up permission-based email lists, an average of 60% of the lists are…

How to Include Video in Your Email Marketing

No other marketing medium can communicate as quickly and effectively as video. Therefore, using video in your email marketing makes a lot of sense if you want to try to increase conversions, brand awareness or help educate your customers. Approximately half of…

67 Tools That Will Help You Grow Your Email List

Your email list is the heart of your marketing strategy. When you write a blog post, the people on your email list will be the first to read it. When you have a webinar, the people on your list will be…

Achieving Engagement with Email Marketing

One of the biggest challenges facing marketers is achieving engagement with email marketing. Obtaining someone’s email address is an awesome privilege, but getting that person to open an email can be an impossible task. In this post, we’ll be discussing three steps…

How to Grow Your Email List to 5 Digits and Beyond

Email is a proven method for reaching prospects and cultivating long-term relationships with customers. You probably know it has one of the highest ROIs across online marketing channels, especially when used in tandem with social and search. Plus, email provides greater…

5 Email Marketing Lessons From The Obama Campaign

Politics is a subject that often gets a lot of people riled up… Fortunately, we’re here to talk about email marketing! President Barack Obama has been noted as one of the most “connected” politicians of his age, embracing social media and email…

How to Avoid the SPAM Folder in 10 Easy Steps

The war against SPAM is on! Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are waging an endless war against the spammers who invade our mailboxes. This war has heavy casualties in the form of “false positives”—legitimate commercial emails mistakenly routed by spam filters to bulk folders. If…

10 Effective Ways to Get More Email List Subscribers

Savvy online marketers will tell you “the money’s in the list!” but that’s not entirely true. What they should be saying is that the money’s in the quality of the list, rather than the quantity of subscribers. Lists with…

A Beginner’s Guide to Successful Email Marketing

“You’ve got mail.” Do you remember hearing that? It’s one of those legendary pieces of Internet history formed when the road was still being paved and we were foraging our way through the wilderness of what was the original World Wide Web. Although…