If it looks like a duck, quacks likes a duck, and swims like a duck — it’s probably a duck. And that’s how spam filters analyze incoming emails. So to avoid spam folders, the solution is clear: don’t let your emails look or sound like spam. Our infographic is a quick checklist of email elements that need special attention.
Every digital marketer has to determine their ideal email frequency in order to maximize profit and response to their email marketing program. The purpose of this post isn’t to give you a magic number of emails to send, but rather to show you how to intelligently increase your email frequency (and revenues). Starting with the tactic of resend and remind. Read more
Businesses and consumers alike spend a lot of time (and money, in some cases) on a variety of social media sites. This does, however, mean that large amounts of content is generated and shared each day. For a business to maximize its social media ROI it needs to consider and implement ways to make its content more shareable than others. Read more
Remember the last time you had a blockbuster post? A video that got more views that all your others… combined? What if you could do that more often? That’s what you can do when you know how to ask your subscribers what they want. That’s the power of surveys. Here are three different ways to use surveys – even single question “surveys” to do that. Read more
Nobody likes to write sales pages. Well, except copywriters, of course! They spend hours and hours writing something that can make or break a product. They are damn good at it, and they charge accordingly. Read more
Designing your email newsletter has always been an art. Well maybe we also need to add a bit of science and a lot of common sense. But it is still an art; there are so many choices you can make in content, timing, personalization. Also the way the final email will look can have many variations. We all know the presentation of your mail can have big impact on your results and conversions, but the effectiveness of your email newsletter begins one step before that: by planning your email layout. Read more
‘Til Unsub Do We Part. The relationship between email marketers and their subscribers is a lot like marriage. You go through a courting phase (signup)… a honeymoon phase (welcome program)… a rut phase (when interest is lost)… but hopefully not a divorce (unsubscribe) phase. Read more
Sometimes you publish a post and put all your heart and soul into it and it falls flat. Sometimes the opposite happens. Something goes viral and you had no idea this would happen. Readers, eh? Who knows what they like? What pleases them? What sort of content do they want to like, tweet, pin, or +1? Read more
When it comes to our blogs, we place our full attention on making sure that our content is top notch, and rightly so. However, once we focus on WHAT we present, we tend to forget HOW we present it. That’s why I have compiled a list of examples of great looking blogs and tools that can help you make yours just as amazing. Read more
If you have been blogging for your business for a while without seeing any results, you might be thinking, “blogging just doesn’t work in my industry”, “what’s the point if nobody is reading my blog?”, “maybe I should invest more in paid advertising and try to get leads from other avenues”, “blogging is a waste of my time”, “I don’t know how to blog. I suck at blogging.” Let me tell you that blogging works in almost any industry when done right.