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.
As the new year approaches, we are starting to make plans. Next to stargazing and broad predictions about the future of email marketing. It is interesting to see what marketers find are focus points for their email program for next year. Read more
When you think of trend-setting technology, you probably don’t think of coupons. Most of us associate coupons with newspaper circulars and scissors. Coupons are old school. They’re about as high-tech as a soup can. But there’s another side to coupons, and it’s way more interesting than you’d think. Read more
Your email campaign is one of the most important elements in your online marketing efforts. The newsletters that you send out to your subscribers allow you to create an on-going narrative displaying your continued success, as well as thanking your followers for their continued support. Read more
With the year coming to an end, we are starting to think of resolutions that could make our new year a raging success. That is why December is the perfect month for a special Content Marketing Monday series where you will be able to learn what content marketing has in store for 2015! Let us start with the foundation of content – the moment of inspiration. Read more
Are you living a life that’s filled with possibilities? It’s a question Wilson Lau takes seriously. In fact, he founded his business, Success Manifesto, to address it. And although he’s based in Singapore, Wilson has attracted a worldwide audience and developed a profitable business with a diverse customer base. How did he do it? Let’s take a closer look at his business model. Read more