Do you want to ensure that your subscribers open more of the emails you send them? Do you want to learn techniques to create subject lines with appeal? One of the biggest problems affecting those of us involved in online marketing is the fact that our subscribers do not open all of our emails. Read more
The web is getting more and more visual all the time. Cisco says video will soon make up most of the traffic on the web. Social posts with images tend to get double the clicks and shares. And infographics are still a great way to build links.
Starting an ecommerce business in today’s economy is a brave venture indeed. It’s never been easier to start an online business. Contradictory? Let me explain. Read more
Each year, email marketing software and tools are getting more sophisticated to ensure that they meet the standards of modern consumers. Personalization, segmentation, automation, deliverability – these, and other similar terms, have been discussed by marketers time and time again. Read more
A good email marketing campaign can deliver more than just sales, done right – an email marketing campaign will give you actionable insights about your subscribers, and while knowing who opens and who doesn’t open your emails is pretty insightful, just because someone opened your newsletter; does not mean they read it fully.
Welcome emails are one of the most effective triggered emails you can send. They work because they arrive right after someone has signed up for your newsletter – in the window of time when your new subscriber is most interested in your emails and your business. Read more
It’s not easy to explain why we enjoy scary books and horror movies so much. Some say it’s because they are the products of curiosity and fascination. Others claim that they are a reflection of our societal fears. Either way, the genre has brought into the popular culture a great deal of truly amazing characters. Halloween is fast approaching, so I decided to reflect on some of my favorite horror stories and see how they can inspire email marketing.
Everything we see around us becomes a reality thanks to our brains. When you are sending out an email, the subscriber’s brain is where the action takes place. We normally don’t think about which part of the brain is activated by our emails. But luckily there is a science to it. Read more
In today’s part of our series I want to focus on the skeleton of an email. Moreover, a part of the skeleton that a lot of email marketers tend to ignore. I’m talking about the “From” address. Read more
Email marketing begins with the opt-in box. It’s where subscribers sign up and also where you set their expectations for the entire time they’ll be your subscribers. With so much power in that little box, it’s also an ideal thing to test. To help you make the most of your email opt-in forms, we’ve rounded up 10 excellent A/B opt-in form split tests, with results, so you can get a head start toward higher opt-in rates and a larger email list.