Optimizing and Testing Your Email Campaigns

Sharpspring

How to refine and test your subject lines, pre-headers, personalization, and more. It can take a lot of trial and error to get your email marketing strategy delivering the results you want. So, how do you go about effectively testing your email campaigns?

A/B Testing

Delivra

The importance of testing. When it comes to email, marketers know that the effectiveness of messaging and content is nowhere near an exact science. There are so many ever-changing variables: design trends, your company’s creative strategy, and even how people receive their emails.

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A/B Testing Pitfalls: How Marketers Can Avoid Costly Mistakes

Oracle

Because it gives you a way to determine whether your marketing audience prefers version A of something or version B, A/B testing is powerful. The truth is that A/B testing is only powerful if you do it right and avoid the many pitfalls that can undermine your testing. Here’s detailed advice on how to best accomplish all of that and avoid A/B testing’s many potential pitfalls: What to A/B Test.

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Adventures In A/B Testing: Balluff Explores Its Funny Side

Oracle

Sometimes a pet project can transform your marketing campaigns. A German brand with a U.S. headquarters in Kentucky, the sensor manufacturer’s typical email campaigns were filled with information on the industry, specs, voltage – “things that don’t exactly light up your day,” Paulina Johnson , Internet Marketing Manager at the company’s U.S. Paulina and her team set out on a pet project to reach a new audience. Share email.

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A/B Testing Statistics: Why Statistics Matter in Experimentation

Convert

A Quick Guide to Statistics and A/B Testing: The Terms You Need To Know. It is nearly impossible to conduct a reasonable A/B testing experiment without having a grip on statistics. You have a control variant and an alternative variant.

6 Surefire Strategies to Improve Your Bulk Email Campaign Performance

SendX

Yet email marketing, which can be rightfully considered to be the first form of online marketing, is still a dominant marketing channel. According to the Content Marketing Institute , 87% of B2B marketers say email is one of their top free organic content distribution channels.

How to Analyze Your Email Campaign Performance and Optimize It

Single Grain

Launching a marketing campaign without tracking its performance is just like a buying car with a punctured tire. Therefore, reviewing the campaign and tracking the metrics are important aspects of any email marketing strategy. Get A Free Consultation.

The 8 Dos and Don’ts of Email Marketing A/B Testing

Delivra

You’ve probably heard time and time again that email marketing consistently offers the highest ROIs across any channel, especially among B2B industries where other options are often limited. Your emails are delivering some results, but you were hoping you’d be seeing much more from a channel with such an impressive reputation. If this sounds familiar, chances are your solution is email marketing A/B testing. 4 Dos of email marketing A/B testing.

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13 Email A/B Testing Mistakes that Limit Your Success

Litmus

“You have to test, otherwise you are just making an educated guess,” said Stuart Clark of Red C at Litmus Live London 2017. Email A/B testing was a recurring topic at all three Litmus Live events last year, as well as this year. That’s no surprise because it’s one of the most powerful opportunities for email marketers to iterate and improve their campaigns. Ecommerce brands that A/B test. For example, you could test….

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How to Optimize Your Emails with A/B Testing

ATAK Interactive

Email marketing is one of the most important tools in your marketing toolbox, with one of the highest returns on investment (ROI): an average return of $42 for every $1 spent, compared to organic and paid social media advertising, organic and paid search, and display ads. What is A/B testing?

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How to Audit your Email Campaigns for Better Results

Webbiquity

Are your your email campaigns effective? Perhaps it’s time to put your email marketing through an audit. Though it’s a somewhat time-consuming process, the insights you’ll gather after performing an audit are worth the effort. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to conduct an email audit plus tips on how to improve your campaign results using your findings. What is an Email Marketing Audit? Email Design.

How Flexera Leveraged A/B Testing to Prove ABM Success

Triblio

However, in the end, we had to remind ourselves that a good story is a good story, and authenticity goes a long way. We’re very close to the finished product but couldn’t wait to share a sneak peek. It set up an A/B test for its top 40 accounts to prove its ABM use case.

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How to Optimize Your Emails with A/B Testing

ATAK Interactive

Email marketing is one of the most important tools in your marketing toolbox, with one of the highest returns on investment (ROI): an average return of $42 for every $1 spent, compared to organic and paid social media advertising, organic and paid search, and display ads. What is A/B testing?

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The Results Are In: A/B Testing HTML vs. Plain Text Emails

Litmus

And when we asked you , we got a lot of mixed replies. Internally, we’ve been discussing the pros and cons of the plain text email and whether it has a place at Litmus. So, I decided there was only one way to settle this debate: to test it. Our testing ground.

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The Best Time to Send Email: How to Schedule Your Email Campaign

Delivra

Email marketers are always on the lookout to find ways to get a better responses from their email campaigns. To that end, they research what types of images are the most popular, whether they should embed video, how to incorporate emojis into their email subject line, and more. But, one of the most asked questions by email marketers is always: when is the best time to send emails? This is a valid question. In a Way, Yes.

How to Create Cost-Effective Email Campaigns That Won’t Land In Spam

Webbiquity

Email marketing is one of the most cost-effective marketing tactics, if done correctly. One of the best ways to keep your messages out of the automated spam folders of web-based emails is to keep customers engaging with your emails. Follow these steps to create appealing emails that customers and clients won’t ignore, delete, or flag. Email Marketing To Protect Against Spam. Sending too many emails eventually turns off your subscribers. Email Automation.

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Email Marketing: Do you test your legacy marketing?

B2B Lead Generation

I call it legacy marketing because it’s marketing on autopilot, a pandemic of “we do it this way because we’ve always done it this way” thinking that is likely leaving a lot of ROI on the table. “The only person who likes change is a baby with a wet diaper.” I joined Chris last week at MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2014 for his session on how making some changes to Tennant’s email program transformed the team’s marketing efforts.

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How to Optimize Your Emails with A/B Testing

ATAK Interactive

Email marketing is one of the most important tools in your marketing toolbox, with one of the highest returns on investment (ROI): an average return of $42 for every $1 spent, compared to organic and paid social media advertising, organic and paid search, and display ads. In addition, as of 2018, 59% of marketers said that email was their biggest source of ROI. For those looking to maximize the ROI of their marketing efforts, here is an overview of email split testing.

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5 Steps to Start A/B Testing in Education Marketing

Fathom

A/B testing is a great way to identify how design changes affect the success of your school’s webpages. By conducting randomized experiments between two design variations of a university’s site, we can slowly optimize pages to dramatically improve success over time. To start A/B testing as part of your education marketing plan, follow these steps: 1. Form a hypothesis. Begin by forming a hypothesis. Create a test strategy.

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How to Do A/B Testing: A Checklist You'll Want to Bookmark

Hubspot

When marketers like us create landing pages, write email copy, or design call-to-action buttons, it can be tempting to use our intuition to predict what will make people click and convert. But basing marketing decisions off of a "feeling" can be pretty detrimental to results. Rather than relying on guesses or assumptions to make these decisions, you're much better off running conversion rate optimization (CRO) tests -- sometimes called A/B tests.

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Swing For the Fence With These A/B Testing Tips

Outreach

I recently read Scott Leese’s book on successful sales mentality, “Addicted to the Process,” and the opening analogy struck my attention: A baseball player in a slump. When a player’s in a slump, they place extreme pressure on themselves… sounds like some sales reps out there. They need to hit a home run. These frantic changes don’t work, whether we’re talking about home runs or email campaigns. Test often! Test away A-team

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6 Tips to Remember When Crafting an Automated Email Campaign

Predictive Response

impossible, even if you are in a highly competitive industry. With email automation software, never miss an opportunity. Email marketing is still one of the most effective methods of. The next time you use your email marketing automation. software, there are a few tips to keep in mind to maximize your online reach and the overall success of your campaign. . Choosing the right voice for your email campaigns can drastically shift the way.

Always Be Improving: The 5 Rules of A/B Testing

Marketo

Author: Matt Zilli There are two types of marketers in this world: The 2 percent who would happily A/B test all the livelong day, and the 98 percent who emit an audible groan every time the topic gets raised. The latter group — the vast majority of marketers — complains: “I know I should be testing more, but…”. But I already think I know the answers anyway, so why should I bother to test?”. And it can’t just be a one-time event. Then test for them.

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How to A/B Test Your CTAs to Find The Right Formula (Case Studies Included)

Mailmunch

Is it essential to test your CTAs? The most common areas tested by companies are websites (74%), emails (59%), and landing pages (57%) [ MarketingCharts ]. Single call-to-action increased clicks by 371% and sales 1617% in email [ Protocol80 ]. Humana did A/B testing.

The Art of Advanced Email Marketing: A/B Testing

Hinge Marketing

You’ve spun up an impressive email marketing engine, mastering both the basics of email marketing and intermediate techniques. Now it’s time to go even bigger with advanced testing. The A/Bs of Testing. Testing your emails is one of the most important steps in email marketing. When practiced correctly, careful and assiduous testing often drives dramatically improved deliverability, open rates, and click-through rates.

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How to Do Email A/B Testing Right (+ 10 Easy Ideas to Start Now)

Litmus

If you’re tired of making email marketing decisions based on hunches (or trying to get buy-in for your plans), then some email A/B testing might be in order. Here’s what you need to know to get up to speed on email A/B testing: 10 email elements to test.

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Improving Lead Generation and Conversion Rates Using A/B Testing

Circle Studio

To maximize the effectiveness of your digital marketing efforts, it’s important to be constantly testing and optimizing your campaigns. Creating different variations before deciding what will benefit your campaign the most is a good way to start, and this is where A/B testing comes into play. A/B testing can provide actionable, measurable and (sometimes) immediate results. Defining A/B Testing.

Why Testing the Rendering of Every Email You Send Increases Your ROI

Litmus

Email design is a moving target. Whether marketers like it or not, it’s impossible to create a single email design because the rendering of any individual email changes depending on the email client and screen size used to view it, on top of many other factors.

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Personalize Email Campaigns

ActiveDEMAND

Email still remains an excellent source of leads and an important communication channel for prospects and customers alike. Personalizing the email helps make it more relevant and connect with the person on the other end. Email Personalization Options: Dynamic fields. Separate campaigns by list. Conditional version emails. Since it’s just the fields you’re changing, you’re not sending drastically different emails per user.

8 Spring Email Campaigns and Ideas for Inspiration

Delivra

Spring: One of the best seasons for cleaning, starting fresh, and—sending email campaigns? It’s also the perfect opportunity for marketers to freshen up their spring email campaigns with interesting and personalized content. In this post, we’ll go over some common and not-so-common spring themes and ideas to spice up your emails. We’ll also provide some of the best spring emails as examples to use for inspiration. This well-designed email from St.

Your Email Testing Playbook for 2020 (& the Tools You'll Need)

Hubspot

A/B testing is one of those techniques that, if you have enough volume to give you significant results, is pretty much guaranteed to generate better results from your marketing. are you ready to run some big, exciting tests? Email Testing. A day later?

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Best Practices: Email Testing

Launch Marketing

Testing emails allows you to experiment with different email elements to ensure that campaigns yield the best results and derive the most value. This leads to the opportunity to optimize which generally results in a better outcome for the campaign.

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ATAK Interactive

Email marketing is one of the most important tools in your marketing toolbox, with one of the highest returns on investment (ROI): an average return of $42 for every $1 spent, compared to organic and paid social media advertising, organic and paid search, and display ads. What is A/B testing?

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The A/B Testing Checklist You'll Want to Bookmark

Hubspot

When marketers like us create landing pages, write email copy, or design call-to-action buttons, it can be tempting to use our intuition to predict what will make people click and convert. But basing marketing decisions off of a "feeling" can be pretty detrimental to results. Rather than relying on guesses or assumptions to make these decisions, you're much better off running conversion rate optimization (CRO) tests. But these tests can also be complex.

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A/B Testing in Real Life: An Email Marketer’s Journey through Online Dating

Marketo

Author: Mike Madden Test everything. Does an orange button work better than a blue button in my email? Test it. Test it. Test it. Being an email marketer has taught me one critical thing: you never really know what works best until you test it and prove a rightful winner. And over the past three years, I’ve taken my passion for testing optimization and applied it to my dating life. Use a greeting that stands out.

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Email Deliverability Testing – Why, When and How to Test

ANNUITAS

Every marketer will tell you that testing is one of the most important aspects of a successful email program. There are so many tests to run – A/B testing, subject line testing, content testing, time of day testing, etc. The problem is that there is never enough time to run every test, and more often than not, most marketers don’t make the time to measure the success of the email. Seed list testing-.

15 Fast and Easy Ways to Improve Your Site’s Conversion Rate

Single Grain

The conversion rate is the percentage of people who land on your website and take the action you want them to take (fill out a form, download an e-book, make a purchase). Get A Free Consultation. So it’s not a surprise when you get to the landing page. UPDATED!

Prepare for the Holiday Season by Experimenting & Testing Now

Oracle

Experimentation & Testing. Check out the full 13-page guide for details on each of those areas, but in this post we want to focus on that sixth action item of experimentation and testing. That’s because the holiday season is a dangerous time to try to innovate. More than any other time of the year, it’s the most expensive time to have a failure. You can then put those insights to work to send more relevant emails. Ramp Up Your A/B Testing.

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Guide to Bulk Email Blasts (Best Practices That Work in 2020)

SendX

Let me tell you what you missed while you were busy segmenting but God of email marketing was sharing tips - you can send the same email to everyone and it won’t be a sin. via GIPHY Instead, it would just be called an email blast. Few characteristics of an email blast.

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What Are Your Metrics Saying About Your Email Campaigns?

Fathom

Email campaigns are a great way to reach your audience, whether it’s through monthly promotional messages or automated nurturing programs. Although there are certainly best practices to lean on, the best way to determine what is right for your customers is through continual testing and close monitoring of performance metrics. Keep in mind, it’s important to set benchmarks for individual types of campaigns, rather than bunching all message reporting together.