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7 Trials and Tribulations Of Email Outreach

It’s the grand old way of getting your website noticed online, but despite its long-in-the-tooth reputation, the effectiveness of email outreach is showing no signs of slowing down – despite what some experts might have us believe. An old-fashioned email campaign can…

6 Marketing Tactics You Can Use to Boost Email Subscribers

If you’ve been involved in marketing for a while, you’ve probably heard the phrase: “The money is in the list.” With new technologies on the rise, email marketing can feel antiquated. In reality, email marketing is still incredibly effective – both in…

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…

Using Marketing Analytics to Win at Email Marketing

You might be part of the group of marketers that feel as though your email campaigns are missing something. Only, you’re not sure what they’re missing. You’ve reversed engineered your competitor’s email campaigns to see what they’re doing, but the truth of…

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…

5 Customer Activation Emails to Add to Your Funnel

If you’re familiar with the world of digital marketing – you’ve probably come across the term “marketing funnels.” And no, they have nothing to do with plastic instruments you would use in the kitchen or the smoking chimneys found on…

Creating an Indispensable Welcome Email (Infographic)

More than 40% of brands forget one of the best performing marketing campaigns there is: the welcome email. This marketing campaign must-have generates, on average, 33% more engagement with your brand than your average email marketing campaign. Are you forgetting about…

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…

How Email Segmentation Sustains Customer Loyalty

Research shows that segmented email campaigns possess a 14.25% higher open rate compared to non-segmented campaigns. Targeted messages grab people’s attention. And SaaS teams must direct that attention to converting buyers into loyal customers. “While enticing new customers is important, no…

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,…

Accelerating Your Email Marketing Performance

Email marketing is a polarizing topic. Some marketers claim it’s dead, while others say it’s the most valuable channel available. Jeremy Smith would fall into the latter category. He points to the benefits of email marketing, calling it permission-based, direct…

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…

The Marketer’s Guide to Transactional Email

As a great appreciator of finely crafted email newsletters, it hurts that I have to caution so strongly against their use. But the (very few) marketers who actually are sending high-end newsletters know more than anyone that newsletters, as a general…

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…

Infographic: Anatomy of the Perfect Mobile Email

As a company, you want to create memorable experiences across every customer touchpoint. The emails you send are a key touchpoint. Too many emails and the customer will get annoyed with your company and file you as spam. Poorly designed emails…

Infographic: Creating a Responsive Email Design

Mobile email use is increasing, with about 50% of email being opened on a mobile device. The majority of mobile email opens are on iPhone, with Android and iPad remaining relatively equal. It’s crucial that marketers understand this…