Let me guess, you are the proud owner of a small business, and your number one priority is to grow your business, make money and make a difference. Right? I mean you want to help other people and improve their lives but you are also a business and your goal is to make money. Read more
Surveys are a great way to learn more from your subscribers. Knowing your subscribers can in turn improve service, products and the targeting of your marketing emails. Through a survey a marketer can gauge customer satisfaction, fuel legitimate follow-up contact and identify opportunities for sales. Those are some compelling outcomes! A solid customer survey starts with a great invitation. Here are 7 ways you can improve the success rates of your customer survey invitations. Read more
As email marketers, we’re always working to stay on peoples’ short list of emails worth opening. The best way to make that list is to create irresistible content, but there is another proven way to get more opens and engagement from the emails you send: Pick the right time to send them. Read more
It is inherent to our job that we send an email or two. Everybody that sends email marketing messages with a regular frequency will have a moment where the campaign slips up into an “Oops!” or “Doh!” Even if you test, test, test, tested your mails thoroughly, it is bound to happen sooner or later in your email career. We all make mistakes. Read more
It takes a long time to write a sales page. It takes an excruciatingly long time to write a sales page if you don’t know what you are doing, and hoping for a miracle when you hit publish. Let’s get something straight. You are not a copywriter – I get it. You are a small business owner (a coach, consultant, trainer, artist, designer, web developer, or someone who sells physical products). Read more
One of the best ways to grow your email list is to add a feature box to the homepage of your site. A feature box is a full width email opt-in box. It usually offers some kind of lead magnet to incite people to sign up for your list. Read more
When it comes to social media marketing, there’s a lot of balls that you have to keep juggling to keep all of your followers engaged across all of your different platforms. Indeed, this is very much because the users of each generally expect very different things from their different social networks, and understanding what’s appropriate for one and not for another is key to continuing to reach as many of them as possible. Read more
You’re excited about your new product or service. But a question creeps into the back of your mind. Will it sell? If it does, you’re a genius. If not, well… Fortunately, you’ve embraced email — the most profitable form of marketing — and that gives you a head start. Today’s post covers all the basics you need to get your product launch off to a great start. Read more
It hurts to lose a sale. Sometimes it’s not even your fault, just bad luck. But what about sales you lose because you never made an offer? Ouch, that’s different — there’s no one to blame but the person in the mirror. Here are the most popular ways to use triggered emails to grab extra sales. Some techniques are quick and easy. Some take a little time and effort. Is it worth it? Here are the numbers. Read more
What is a perfect opt-in incentive?
It is something that gets your ideal customer or client to sit up and take notice, gladly give you their email address, name or any other information you require and become your email subscriber.