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
LinkedIn may not be as big as Facebook, but if you’re in B2B, it’s essential. If you’re a content marketer, especially if you’re a B2B content marketer, LinkedIn has to be part of your content promotion strategy. Read more
The top of your email is first to receive valuable attention, some might say that the top is prime real estate. If you haven’t revisited your navigation bar in a while, now’s the time to do so. Because it is such an important topic i’ll dive in a bit deeper. Read more
How many blog posts about email subject lines have you read? 20, 50, 100? They’re a pretty standard topic on just about any email marketing blog. There’s good reason for this: Email subject lines have a huge influence over the success or failure of an email marketing campaign. An email subject line can, in fact, make or break an email’s success. Subject lines are worth talking about. 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.
Need a list-building and traffic generation powerhouse to attract professionals and content marketers? SlideShare could be it. This lesser-known social sharing platform can do far more than just be a showcase for PowerPoints. It’s a free way to grow your list, build your following and get thousands of visitors to your site.
LinkedIn is the social media platform for job seekers and executives, right? If you are self employed, you can skip Linkedin and not worry about it, true? You don’t have to work for a company or an organization to utilize the power of LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a very powerful network that you should leverage to grow your business. It is the number one network for professionals. Here you will find the influencers in your industry and the thought leaders. You will find your peers, colleagues and competitors. You can get new clients from your LinkedIn strategy. Read more
You will certainly not be alone if you are finding yourself frustrated with your Facebook posts getting buried in news feeds. What’s the point in sharing all of this great content if it’s constantly being usurped by trashy headlines about celebrity love affairs or Kim Kardashian’s bottom?
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