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2 Email Marketing Goals To Set For Yourself

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Email marketing is a fantastically powerful tool. But it’s also a lot to manage. You need to get the right message to the right people at the right time. And you don’t know what other emails or outside factors you’re competing with. That’s why email marketing metrics and goals are so important.

Are Facebook Ads Right For You? Three Questions To Ask Before You Buy

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It’s true, just about everyone is on Facebook. Especially if you include Instagram.) The social media giant had more than 2.7 billion monthly active users in 2020, and a wealth of knowledge to go with it. Particularly during the pandemic, users spent hours scrolling, watching and chatting on the app.

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4 Things You Need to Do Before Running Facebook Ads

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Facebook (and Instagram) are great for generating mass reach and awareness. But you can’t just set up an ad and hope for the best. We’ve outlined a few steps to take first to ensure efficient Facebook campaigns that can help grow your database and build up your pool of qualified leads.

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How To Tell If It’s Time to Spring Clean Your Email Database

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Spring cleaning isn’t just for closets. Your email list could probably use a purge, too. If your email opens are down, we recommend taking a hard look at your email marketing database and removing or re-engaging subscribers. Read on for the how and why of spring cleaning your email list.

The Retailer’s Guide to Marketing Data

Retailers are faced with extraordinary challenges – from changing consumer needs to unpredictable twists & turns in the economy. Learn how innovative retailers use zero-, first-, second-, and third-party data to find their best customers and drive repeat purchases.

The 5 Most Important KPIs For Your Email Campaign

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There are a lot of numbers thrown around regarding email marketing metrics and email campaign KPIs. It can be hard to know which ones really matter, and how you stack up. Here are the five most important email marketing campaign KPIs, and what they are telling you about your email list. Open Rate.

Jumpstart Your Business By Growing Your Email List

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Wondering how to grow your business? Struggling to boost online sales or bring walk-in traffic back? The secret could be as simple as your email list. An email database is only good as the active subscribers on it.

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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.

How To: Start the New Year with a Clean Email List

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The end of the year is a great time to take inventory and get set for the new year ahead. Cleaning out closets, drawers, files…it’s all for the same goal: a fresh start. But did you know your email list could use a cleaning, too?

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Warm Up Your Cold Leads With Strategic Social Ads

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Cold weather calls for warm leads. And with people stuck inside, on their phones, social media sites are where to start.

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Going to Market Smarter in the New Economy

In 2021, as companies continue to move more functions online, employees will take a more virtual -- and flexible -- mindset and lifestyle in parallel to the digitization of businesses. To succeed, you must change the way you conceive and build new products as a digital business. Download the report today to discover more!

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.

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.

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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The Definitive Guide to Remote Sales Coaching

Have you struggled to onboard, train, and provide continuous learning opportunities to your salespeople due to the abrupt shift to remote work? If so, you’re not alone. Sellers are relying on virtual selling more than ever. With in-person sessions no longer feasible, many organizations are looking for alternative methods to support their salespeople.

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.

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.

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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.

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.

The Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Data Providers, Q2 2021

In our 24-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing data providers, we identified the 11 most significant vendors — Data Axle, Dun & Bradstreet, Enlyft, Global Database, InsideView, Leadspace, Oracle, SMARTe, Spiceworks Ziff Davis, TechTarget, and ZoomInfo Technologies — and researched, analyzed, and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.

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.

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.

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.

11 Email Deliverability Strategies to Reach the Inbox

With nearly 1 in 5 emails from U.S. senders failing to reach the inbox, deliverability challenges still plague senders and prevent email campaign success. Check out this deliverability guide for actionable strategies and real-world examples of companies applying smart inboxing tactics.

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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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.

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?

The Ultimate Sales Coaching Guide

Sales coaching is a training format that allows the leaders in your organization to share their valuable experience with the rest of your sales teams. It’s an interactive approach to sales training where sellers get to practice what they’re taught and use information in real-life scenarios.

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.

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: 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.

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.

4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

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.