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How To Use Online Holiday Shopping to Grow Your Email List

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Pandemic conditions have moved retail (along with many other things!) to a largely online model this holiday season. Zoom gatherings and online shopping wishlists are the norm, hastening an increasingly digital culture and creating greater competition in email Inboxes and ad marketplaces.

6 Spooky Subject Line Mistakes to Avoid This Halloween

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The holiday shopping excitement may have started early this year , but we’re still in spooky season. It’s also prime time for email marketing and ecommerce promotions. Which means it’s the worst time of year to make a mistake with your subject lines. Competition is fierce and online shopping is up.

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Get Your Email List Ready for The Holiday Shopping Season

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Holiday shopping seems to start earlier and earlier every year, but the current pandemic promises to make this even more noticeable in 2020. Online shopping will also be bigger than ever, as shoppers fill their carts from the safety of their homes.

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Three Quick Ways to Improve Your Lead Nurturing

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Opt-in advertising can help you grow your email list easily and efficiently. But an email list is only as good as the lead nurturing you put into it. To drive conversions, you need a multi-layered, long-term lead nurturing plan and email marketing series.

The Complete Guide to SaaS Revenue Modeling

In today’s climate, it’s more important than ever for SaaS companies to build rock-solid financial models on which they can operate and make key business decisions. The teams at SaaSOptics and Burkland have teamed up to create a comprehensive guide to the most difficult aspect of financial modeling: revenue forecasting.

Three Quick Ways to Improve CCPA Compliance

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The California Consumer Privacy Act, or CCPA, is intended to provide protections to California residents regarding their personal information and data. It is often compared to GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation enacted in the EU, but the two are not exactly the same.

Two Foolproof Ways to Generate Leads Without Landing Pages

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Ready to lose the landing page? Your timing has never been better. Here are two great ways to cut out the middleman and start generating leads without landing pages quickly, efficiently and with 100% certainty every lead is verified and real. You only pay for actual, qualified leads. No landing page required. So whether you need brand new leads, or you want to maximize your unsubscriber list, we can help you generate leads without landing pages quickly and easily. .

3 Ways To Make Your Email List Work Harder For You

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Digital communication with customers has been a crucial part of many marketing strategies for a long time. Direct access to their inbox means your message gets to them wherever they are, whenever they want, and often in the palm of their hand. As we as a culture increasingly shift to online interaction, email lists are becoming more valuable than ever. But is yours working as hard as it could be? Here are three ways to optimize your email list immediately. Run a Campaign to Winback Unsubscribers.

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New Year, New Lead Generation Resolutions

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The new year brings the perfect time to take a new approach to lead generation. Whether you’ve been generating a high volume of leads but lacking quality, haven’t managed to scale your lead generation efforts, or simply haven’t been pursuing lead generation at all, now is the time. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you evolve your lead generation strategy and resolve to generate more leads with more efficiency and better tracking than ever before. Develop Data Privacy Guidelines.

How To Use Leap Year to Generate More Leads

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Leap Year brings an extra day in February once every four years. And when it comes to lead generation, that’s great news. Besides just an extra day in the month to generate incremental leads, this quirk of the calendar presents a lot of opportunities for marketing. Read on for a few ways to make the most of this extra day. Increase Your Lead Generation Offer. If you’ve had a low percentage based offer, now is a great time to increase it to 29%. After all, it’s only for one day.

How to Drive Revenue Through Retention Marketing & Sales Enablement

Speaker: Ruth Stevens, President of eMarketing Strategy

In a pandemic, it’s more important than ever to focus on retaining and expanding current customers. So, how can sales and marketing support the retention effort? Join Ruth Stevens as she dives into this fast-paced session and reviews the 7 key strategies for current customer marketing, to enable sales and expand customer value.

How To: Get Your Email List Ready For The Holiday Season

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The unofficial start to the holiday shopping season is upon us. Black Friday and Cyber Monday are big business for retailers. Is your email list ready? Here are a few tips to ensure efficient email delivery throughout the holidays. Segment Engaged Email Addresses. Put your best foot forward by segmenting your list and targeting your active and engaged email list. It may sound counter-intuitive, but a smaller list can yield bigger results.

The Easiest Way To Reduce Cost Per Lead

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How retargeting previous email subscribers could mean major savings. If you’ve got an unsubscriber list, you’ve got a great way to lower your cost per lead. The old adage that “it costs less to keep a customer than find a new one” applies here. A previous email subscriber who opted out of your list is already familiar with you, and has joined your email database before.

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Meet The adFWD Group, Our New Full-Service Agency

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For 15 years, we’ve generated over 500 million opt-ins, one at a time. We believe that lead generation should be easy, cost-effective, and scalable. But it doesn’t end there. Go beyond lead generation with The adFWD Group , our new full-service advertising agency providing world class customer acquisition strategies for enterprise clients. Our technology and targeting remains second to none, allowing you to engage consumers on a one-to-one basis across the internet.

A Multi-Channel Approach to Opt-In Advertising

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We believe that opt-in lead generation should be the backbone of most advertising plans. The benefits are numerous: you build your own list, instead of relying on third-party ad-serving for all messaging. You have trackable proof of consent that complies with all data privacy regulations. And you gain valuable first-party data from your newly acquired leads. But opt-in advertising doesn’t stop with lead generation. It can be used to re-engage or resubscribe lost leads.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

5 Ways To Full-Funnel Lead Nurturing

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The classic approach to lead nurturing focuses almost exclusively on email campaigns to new subscribers. But this single tactic, narrow scope can ignore potentially lucrative segments of your list. Yes, it’s best to convert a lead to a customer as soon as possible. But it pays to continue to nurture not just leads, but current customers and prospects as well. A full-funnel lead nurturing strategy utilizes email as well as advertising to target people through all stages of the marketing funnel.

4 Fast Ways to Make a Winback Campaign Work For You

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You know your unsubscriber list is an untapped resource of potential customers. They signed up once; why wouldn’t they do it again? But you can’t email them. At least, not yet. You’ve got to use those email addresses to target outside of the inbox and convince them to opt-in again. Here are four quick ways to get a winback campaign working for you. Analyze Your Unsubscriber List. How big is your list? How long ago did they unsubscribe?

Using Double Opt-In to Maintain List Quality

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Opt-in advertising is one of the most efficient ways to grow your email list. But did you know that it can also be used to improve your email list quality? Double opt-in is a simple way to take opt-in advertising by validating email addresses to maintain a qualified email database full of actionable leads. It’s simple, too: after joining your list with a few clicks through a co-registration form, an automated email is triggered to confirm the user’s subscription to your list.

Back To School: Four Lead Generation Lessons to Learn Now

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The basic premise of lead generation hasn’t changed, but technology and targeting sure has. Today’s lead generation tactics are sophisticated and frictionless, offering a seamless sign-up without landing pages. Through highly efficient opt-in advertising. Here are a few must-reads if you are looking to generate leads without landing pages or want to grow your email list more quickly and efficiently. The Top 3 Benefits of Opt-In Advertising.

The Revenue Leader's Guide to Prospecting

Speaker: Christopher Ryan, Founder and CEO of Fusion Marketing Partners

Sales & Marketing departments that work together guarantee higher acquisition, better nurturing, and more effective sales. Join Christopher Ryan for this insightful webinar, presenting the wide funnel lead nurturing model. Don't miss out on this opportunity to get your teams working together and your revenue performance optimized.

What It Really Takes to Resubscribe Unsubscribed Email Addresses

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Everyone has an unsubscribed email list they wish they could activate. But the very premise of an unsubscribed list is that the users on it no longer wish to be contacted by you. So how do you reach them? A targeted opt-in campaign can utilize those unsubscribed email addresses to match to users and show a specific ad designed to opt them back into your list. So while you are using their unsubscribed email addresses to find them, no email is ever sent. Why go to all this trouble?

How To: Resubscribe and Re-Engage

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A winback campaign is a great way to grow your list with highly qualified users. After all, they signed up once; what’s so different the second time around? But a simple resubscribe is not enough. You need to re-engage these former subscribers, and quickly. Because while it’s true they joined your list once, they also opted-out at one point as well. The key is to get them interacting with you as soon as possible in order to combat a decline in list quality.

Lead Nurturing: The Final Phase of Lead Generation

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There’s a lot that goes into lead generation: targeting, lead capture forms, double opt-in parameters, and more. Yes, sometimes this includes landing pages, though we don’t recommend them.) All that effort to generate leads. And then what? Those leads need some extra attention to turn into customers. That’s where lead generation ends, and lead nurturing begins. But rather than look at them as two separate steps, we prefer to think of it as a continual process.

How To: Combat Email Fatigue With Opt-In Advertising

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Your email list is one of your most valuable assets as a business. It is a direct line of communication with people who have volunteered to hear from you: they subscribed and opted in to marketing messaging, showing that they are receptive to what you have to say. But email inboxes are getting more crowded every day. To stay top of mind, and top of inbox, you’ve got to keep your audience engaged. Here are a few tricks to combat email fatigue and maintain email engagement with opt-in advertising.

SaaSOptics SaaS Metrics Template

Download this template that includes calculations, formulas, definitions and a customizable dashboard. The template includes subscription momentum metrics (ARR, customer count, avg. ARR), churn and retention metrics, and customer lifetime value metrics.

4 Factors That Impact Email List Quality

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When it comes to email, far too many marketers focus on email list size, prioritizing quantity of email addresses over list quality. While larger lists give you more flexibility, there are drawbacks as well. So, what should you look for in a quality email list? And what does your current email list say about you? Here are a few important factors when assessing the value of an email list. Email List Quantity.

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How To Ensure You’re Retargeting The Right Unsubscribers

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Everyone has a list of unsubscribed email addresses. And to most, it’s a useless list that doesn’t provide much value. While it’s true you can’t email that list, there is a lot you can do with data analysis and advertising outside of email. Opt-in advertising allows you to reach them in a different way and get them back on your email list so you can resume emailing. This is what we call a campaign to win back unsubscribers. A Quick Lesson In Win Back Campaigns.

Why You Need To Run a Re-Engagement Campaign Right Away

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A lot of marketers name email list size as a top priority, without thinking through any of the associated KPIs. A large subscriber base is great, but it’s got to be working for you as well. That means engaged users who open, read and click your emails. Subject line skimmers and bulk deleters do you no good. Many email providers, particularly Gmail, evaluate a number of factors when looking at email deliverability. Email delivery is the successful receipt of an email to an email address.

Are Facebook Lead Ads Still a Viable Option?

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Facebook continues to tackle data privacy issues and false news accusations. Combine that with historically high pricing for Facebook Lead Ads , and many are left wondering if the platform is worth including in any lead generation plan. While target Cost Per Lead (CPL) will vary by industry and individual, we have a few thoughts on Facebook Lead Ads in an era of increasing focus on data privacy. Facebook Lead Ads Are Not For Everyone.

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B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Make This Summer The Season Of New Subscribers

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Warmer weather is here, and summer is so close you can almost taste it. And you know what? So can your potential customers. Use this fun, sunny season to give your marketing efforts and see your subscribers soar this season. Here are five ways to use seasonality to sell yourself and generate more leads this summer. Weather Targeting to Sign Up New Subscribers. After a long winter, sunny warm weather is on everyone’s minds.

How To: Activate Your Email List Through Opt-In Advertising

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Most marketers understand that Instagram engagement is important. But what about email engagement? Low open and click-through rates can hurt not just your email campaign, but your whole email marketing list. Many email service providers look at email engagement to determine the quality of your email list. And a list with few opens or clicks across multiple campaigns can hurt your future email sends.

3 Ways To Use Data to Win Back Customers

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Whether you use a sophisticated CRM or a basic inventory and customer database, you have a lot of data on your customers and their purchase behavior. You also have an unsubscribed list of users, many of whom are probably former customers who you would like to win back. The catch? You can’t use the information you have on these unsubscribed users to reactivate or resubscribe them via email, because–you guessed it–they’ve unsubscribed!

3 Reasons Why An Email Marketing Plan Is Your Most Valuable Lead Nurturing Tactic

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Most marketers understand the value of email in the general sense. But it’s also one of the oldest tactics in the digital marketing playbook. So its unmatched ability to reach qualified customers is often overshadowed by the latest and greatest marketing trends. Underestimating the power and potential of email marketing is a huge mistake that could cost you dearly.

How You Can Triple Your Results With a More Personalized, Empathetic Approach

Speaker: Brian Carroll, CEO and Founder of markempa

Marketing and sales feel pretty tricky right now. What worked before now feels out of touch, but have you made plans for how you'll continue to move forward? You've likely tried everything: expert recommendations, best practices, the latest tools, and automation. But your results are falling short. Here's the thing: All the automation tools, best practices, data analytics won't help get better results now until you master empathizing with your customers. In this webinar, you'll learn how to go beyond rational-logic based sales/marketing and adjust your sales enablement strategy to better understand how buyers feel so that you can connect and help them on their journey.

3 Places Engagement Matters Most

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When it comes to online engagement, more is more. But where customers engage with you matters, too. Engagement is measured slightly differently across platforms, but it typically comes down to some type of interaction with content: an open, a click, a like, a share, a comment or a video viewing. And in some cases, not all interactions are created equal.

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