Facebook dwarfs all other social media platforms. It’s a social sharing powerhouse. I’m tempted to say “if you can make here, you can make it anywhere.” But Facebook is so huge that if you can make it on Facebook, you won’t need to make it anywhere else. Read more
Are you lying about your email list-building capabilities? Have you convinced yourself those Facebook integrations and WordPress signup forms are enough to get the job done? You’re certainly not alone. Email has become so valuable that pretty much everyone is looking for ways to capture more addresses. Read more
This is the third and final installment of the ‘How to start a business blog in 2015’ series. If you haven’t read the first two parts, I highly recommend you do that first! As promised, in this third and final part of the business blogging series, I am going to talk about how you would use your blog to collect email addresses and build your email list. So let’s not wait any longer. Read more
A large, healthy email subscriber list is absolutely fundamental when it comes to running successful email marketing campaigns. However, the majority of email marketers declare that they still struggle to grow their list. This is why we have launched the GetResponse List Building Program – an action-based course to build your list with up to 10,000 subscribers. I also decided to browse our blog history and compile a few posts and infographics in order to offer you a large collection of information on list building. Read more
When you’re developing an email campaign, there are many elements to consider: the subject line, preheader, headline, images, offer, body copy, and call to action – to name a few. One item that is often overlooked, but very important, is the navigation bar at the top of the email. Which is why this blog post will focus on its importance! Read more
Last year we created a Retail Email Calendar for 2014, so to let the tradition continue it is time to welcome January with a brand new Calendar! Begin your year the right way and start planning your most successful email marketing campaigns yet. Read more
Local businesses have so many things to stay on top of that marketing often becomes a second, even third, priority. Marketing activities get pared down to their barest essentials – to only a few tasks per week. Every one of those tasks has to deliver results. Small business owners don’t have time to fuss around with things that don’t work. Fortunately, if you’re reading this blog you’ve already found one of the most effective marketing tools: email marketing.
Just like any other form of communication, email marketing requires the right pace and some tact. Unfortunately, many businesses don’t know when they’re crossing the line with their subscribers. Let’s explore some of the deadly mistakes email marketers make. These may cost you subscribers, conversions and maybe even your reputation. If your emails aren’t generating sales and leads, your business could be making costly email marketing mistakes.
Email formatting might not sound like a fascinating topic at first, but it can make a huge difference in your results. Unfortunately, whether you should use plain text or HTML is not a straightforward yes or no answer. It has to be decided on a case by case basis. Both formats have their strengths and weaknesses. It’s when you know how to leverage their strengths that you’ll start to see results.