I’ve got something I want to share with you. It’s one of the secret keys to deeper relationship with your subscribers. It’s not a very well-kept secret, but still… I don’t want just anyone to overhear it. So I’m going to take you away to a beautiful beach resort — just you and me, the sand and sea, and a lovely tropical breeze. Let’s get started. Read more
It’s 2012, and despite the 143,000 results from last year in Google search with some variation of the title “email is dead,” it in fact is still going strong. Email marketing isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, and neither are some of these sneaky, deceptive, and sometimes outright evil email marketing tactics.
A guest post by Kristi Hines. Read more
We asked our Facebook fans what makes them want to open an email and the two most common answers were a trusted sender and a catchy subject line. While building trust requires continuous effort over time, writing can be improved much quicker. Since I’ve been planning posts on writing good email copy, why not start with subject lines to increase those open rates?! Read more
After reading Chris Brogan’s post Ah The Copy Paste, it made me think about email marketers, and what are the best ways to be personal when marketing to mass audiences. The faults that Chris pointed out are correct. However, there are many ways to be personal while marketing to the masses.
We’re back with more stats! So far, we’ve provided data that shows that Video emails and Confirmed Opt-in improve your campaign results. This time around, we’re demonstrating how personalization can influence results in several different ways.
Though most agree that email personalization is a good thing, there are varying views on how and when to use it. Some encourage you to personalize all your messages, no matter who you are sending it to . There are also voices warning that personalized emails may look like SPAM and end up in junk folders. Read more