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Email marketing remains one of the most effective, time-tested methods for promoting products or services. According to a report published by Experian, it's 20x more cost-effective than traditional forms of advertising . But email marketing only works if recipients actually open your messages. If recipients click the delete button – or worse, the mark-as-spam button – it could send your campaigns in turmoil. So, how can you improve the open rates of your marketing emails?
With all the shiny objects flying around the digital marketing space, email marketing tends to lose its luster. Consequently, small business marketers that choose to leave it out of their media mix lose sales opportunities. You don’t want that. If you’re new to email marketing, struggling to get traction with it, or failing to justify the ROI needed to keep at it, this post is for you.
Because the holidays are a time for gift-giving and thinking about others, it would also be a nice gesture for your company to do something charitable to end the year. The company can make a donation to an organization, and maybe match donations from customers, or at least let them know how much you’re contributing and make it easy for them to donate as well. For example, detergent company Dawn could make a generous donation of their product to a wildlife group, since they have a history of helping these organizations use the soap to clean animals affected by oil spills. Corporate giving also brings awareness to the organizations that they support.
The holiday season is when retailers and eCommerce businesses have their best quarter, and email marketing is still the cheapest way to put products in front of shoppers and convert sales, so it only makes sense to have an email marketing strategy ready to roll out for the 2015 holiday shopping season.
Email marketing continues to be one of the cheapest and most effective ways to market businesses and brands of all sizes, yet marketers are still trying to crack the code and find the best recipe for their email marketing campaigns. Use this infographic as a guide when crafting your next email campaign.
In today’s digital age, when so much of marketing takes place behind a computer screen, it’s sometimes difficult to remember one of the most important parts of successful marketing — that the whole purpose is to connect with people. Here are six tips to help brands ensure they keep the human element in mind in their e-mail marketing efforts.
Digital marketing requires nimble strategies that evolve with the times. There should be no status quo and no resting on your laurels if you want to stay at the top of your competitive game. Past performance is in no way an indicator of future results, and neither is the time or budget you dedicate to your digital marketing strategy. Plenty of large corporations with seven-digit budgets make major marketing mistakes. Here are seven of the most common digital marketing missteps made by companies of all sizes.
A recent survey of business leaders showed that email and social media are the two channels most likely to see an increase in investment from business owners in 2015. Many businesses employ either email marketing, social media marketing or a combination of both, h owever many aren’t fully integrating the two together. Email marketing company Reachmail has put together a useful infographic that covers the benefits of integrating your social and email strategies together.
Amid the buzz of Google's new logo last Monday, a lot of people missed Tuesday's announcement that native Gmail Ads are now available to all advertisers. The option to run these Gmail ads is now available in AdWords as part of a Display Network campaign.
Email marketing is still considered more effective than social media marketing, since the latter can be chaotic and difficult to measure. Yet, a marketing strategy that’s hip to the future needs to have both. Perhaps they shouldn’t be considered as separate entities, but two strategies working in tandem to drive customers to your business.