How to Create Email Campaigns That Generate Word of Mouth

SendX

You don’t need existing email lists to launch blockbuster email campaigns that generate word of mouth. Whether you have a list or not, you’ll discover exactly how to use email to drive word of mouth marketing success for your brand leveraging email. Let’s be clear.

3 Ways Retailers Can Heat Up Their Summer Email Campaigns

Modern Marketing

As we begin to embrace longer days and shed our winter wardrobes, it’s a great time for retail marketers to re-evaluate the email calendar and replace ineffective strategies with fresh approaches. They are also sending less emails to new customers than other email subscribers.

B2B Email Marketing: Batch and blast, mobile and other challenges

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Earlier this year at MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2013 in Las Vegas, I had the chance to enjoy many conversations with my email marketing industry friends. I asked Matt Bailey, President, SiteLogic ; Christopher Donald, CEO and Lead Strategist, Inbox Group ; and Loren McDonald, VP Industry Relations, Silverpop , about comparing “batch and blastemail strategies against some of the more targeted and personalized email approaches.

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Ideas to Increase Email Campaign Open Rates

Reachforce

There was a time when companies treated their email marketing and online newsletters as a numbers game. More email recipients presumably meant more online lead generation. Companies inundated their industry with endless email blasts in […].

How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

to allocate limited funds across spending types (campaigns, people, tools) and tactics. grail of marketing metrics: campaign ROI. for increased spending were social media, email marketing, and live events,followed by partner. advertising and outbound email marketing.

4 Ways to Enhance Broadcast Email Campaigns with User-Generated Content

Modern Marketing

When used correctly, broadcast email campaigns can help you reach customers at scale. And yet, broadcast emails often feel impersonal and poorly targeted. The power of customer-created photos and videos can also be brought to different broadcast email campaigns.

10 Things Every Email Marketer Can Relate To

Webbiquity

Sometimes, it can be rough to be an email marketer. Designing email templates, segmenting lists, drafting copy, planning your campaigns — a lot goes into executing a successful email marketing program. Email marketing is hard. News flash: Email is not dying.

How to Create Customer-Centric Email Campaigns

distribion

Here are two ways to transform your next email campaign to adopt this marketing mentality. Before every marketing email, ask yourself why you are sending the email and what goal would you like to achieve. Avoid the “batch and blast” marketing approach.

Beyond Batch and Blast: Launching Your First Lead Nurturing Program

Marketing Action

However, there’s a commonly used method that exists which proves as the exception to this rule, which we not-so-affectionately refer to as “batch and blast.” This is the practice of sending everyone on your list the very same one-off email at the same time.

The B2B Guide to Email Marketing (Live Email Blast Examples)

Directive Agency

These days B2B marketers have to choose from a seemingly endless selection of different campaign options. With Google algorithms and search marketing grow increasingly more complex and comprehensive, B2B marketers need to adapt their campaigns to follow suit.

5 Email Campaign Ideas to Help Increase Conversion Rates [Infographic]

Hubspot

After all, 50% of leads aren't ready to buy at the time of first conversion , so lead nurturing -- especially through email -- is the smartest way for marketers like us to reach them. In terms of engagement, research shows that lead nurturing emails beat out individual email blasts by far.

How to Properly Diagnose a Failed Email Campaign

Content Standard

As Mark Twain said after his latest marketing promotion, “The reports of the death of the email campaign are greatly exaggerated.” ” As any marketing maven knows, email lives, with a vengeance, and remains one of the biggest hammers in any marketer’s toolbox.

Bridging the Gap Between Onsite Content and Social Media Engagement

BuzzSumo

Not subscribers to your blog or your email list. Step 2: Blast Your Facebook Messenger Contacts with Your Content. The term I use is “chat blasting,” and if you can get over the unfortunate violent connotations, you’ll see the power behind the concept.

The Email Campaign You Need to Clean Your List & Re-Engage Subscribers

Hubspot

If you're hip to the popular email marketing statistics, you probably know all too well that your email database slowly dies over time. In fact , 25% of your list will expire every year as readers switch jobs, email providers, or unsubscribe from your emails.

Who Said Email Marketing (Automation) is Dead? [CHART]

Modern Marketing

by Paul Teshima | Tweet this For this week’s chart, we analyzed email activity trends over the last five years, and attempted to determine if overall email activity was on the decline. Emails sent per 1,000 contacts has grown over 42% over the last five years.

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High-Performance Email Marketing for Attracting and Engaging.

Industrial Marketing Today

email campaigns per week, up from 15.4 And that reality of the flooded inbox is very evident from steadily dropping response rates of only 1% to 3% range for traditional email marketing. The old email marketing strategy of batch and blast or spray and pray is no longer effective.

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5 Tips to Refresh Your B2B Lead Generation

LEADership

An educational, insightful whitepaper embedded as a downloadable link in your email newsletter can work wonders. An email campaign to promote a webinar is logical and likely to be effective if executed well. You can also email or call me, Louis Foong, at (905) 709-3827. .

Email Campaign, Newsletter and Banner Ad Click-Through Rates (CTR)

WebMarketCentral

When planning online advertising and email promotion budgets, it's critical to calculate the likely ROI upfront whenever possible, as well as to establish campaign benchmarks. and EMEA markets, for B2C and B2B campaigns.

4 Do’s and Don’ts of Holiday Email Marketing

US Data Corporation

The holidays months are a critical time for businesses to increase their sales and engage with consumers, and what better way to boost marketing than with holiday email? With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to supercharge your email marketing strategy. However, before you start blasting red and white candy-striped email templates, make sure to read our holiday email best practices for the best results. There’s a fine line between follow-up emails and spam.

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Three Myths and Misconceptions About Email Automation

Act-On

Are you effectively using automation in your email campaigns? An even better question might be – are you even using automation in your email campaigns? Nowadays the demand for email marketing automation is bigger than ever. Can email automation help you?

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Email Marketing: 3 simple steps for building customer personas

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet Getting the right content to the right people continues to be a challenge in B2B marketing according to Byron O’Dell, Senior Director of Demand Management, IHS, who recently spoke at MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2014. Email Marketing: Do you test your legacy marketing?

Leverage Deliverability with Engagement and Automation This Holiday Season

Act-On

Is user engagement driving your holiday email strategy? Don’t buy into the idea that retail marketing success is only achievable by blindly blasting out redundant, static billboards (emails) to the masses. Such strategies leave your campaigns to the mercy of advanced filtering; particularly, between the end of October to year’s end. Try automating those campaigns to help gain better access to the inbox with better and more meaningful engagement.

5 Key Differences Between Email Marketing and Marketing Automation

Act-On

Even better, you have a direct way to talk to them, via their inboxes, and they’ve opted in to your email list, so they do expect to hear from you. There are hundreds of different marketing software tools out there, most offering some variety of automation, email, and analytical functionality.

The Contextual Inbox: Moment-of-Open Email Marketing

Modern Marketing

Are you one of the 40% of email marketers who don’t segment their email campaigns? There aren’t many reasons still available for sending an entire database the same email. Given the rate of adoption for email segmentation, it may still be predominantly manual.

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Email Isn’t Dead; You’re Just Doing It Wrong

Marketo

Email is dead—or at least that’s what the headlines claim. Sure, getting to “inbox zero” might be everyone’s focus today, but brands shouldn’t count out the power of a well-executed email campaign just yet. Why Email Still Works. Sending Emails People Actually Care About.

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Using Link Targeting for Improved Inbox Personalization

Modern Marketing

For years now, email marketing has continued to defy the haters and provide a reliable, measurable channel for businesses. Currently, the email industry is undergoing another boom with real-time email content - bringing live content and personalization to the inbox.

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An Email is Not a Campaign: the Case for Integrated Marketing

The Point

The reality of life as a professional marketer is that there is rarely, ever, enough time, budget, resources or bandwidth to plan, design, build, launch and manage every campaign as we would if we could. An email campaign here. A search campaign there.

Lead Nurturing: What it is, and what it is not

B2B Lead Generation

The problem was that her boss felt their current integrated marketing campaigns qualified as lead nurturing. Blasting your entire database with a new case study that’s unlikely to be relevant to many list members. Lead Nurturing: Pilot campaign increases conversion 32.6%

Email Marketing: 2 campaigns that used innovative creative to generate leads

B2B Lead Generation

In today’s post, I wanted to share a few examples from recent case studies of B2B email campaigns that used references to pop culture or “pop creative” to generate leads and win their battles with boring that you can use to aid your creative efforts.

Why Drip Campaigns are the Overlooked Timesaver Your Business Needs

Hatchbuck

If you could send emails to potential leads that were always relevant? With drip email marketing, these things are possible. Drip email marketing, otherwise known as drip email campaigns, automates part of your marketing and sales process to convert leads into customers.

Do You Need Marketing Automation to Do Lead Nurturing? Sort Of.

The Point

After all, a simple monthly email newsletter to your database – something you can accomplish with only the most basic email service provider (ESP) – nurtures leads. Can a regularly scheduled calendar of batch campaigns serve to maintain brand awareness and keep your company top of mind?

Three questions travel marketers should ask to create the right customer experience

Modern Marketing

While retailers were rushing around organising their Christmas marketing campaigns, the travel industry was busy preparing for its own peak. The biggest tip when building a cart abandonment campaign is timing. Can we test more elements of the online campaign?

Key Things You Need to Know About Email Marketing Software

Webbiquity

Many marketers underestimate the continuing power of email marketing. They may believe it’s no longer effective in the current environment of overloaded email inboxes and sophisticated filtering, or that it’s only useful for price discounting. Email Automation.

3 Major Marketing Automation Misconceptions

ANNUITAS

Gone are the days when batch and blast email campaigns were the sole focus of marketers and the only use of marketing automation.

Email Deliverability Basics for Everyone

DiscoverOrg

If you’ve been sending email campaigns over the past few years, you’ve probably noticed that it’s a lot harder to reach the inbox. How and why has email deliverability changed? However, with the changes that are happening it’s more important than ever to understand how email messages are processed. When you send an email blast to 1,500 people and 200 of your messages bounce, it’s time to inspect why your messages are bouncing. Accept-All Email Servers.

What's a Good Email Open Rate & Click Rate? [Benchmark Data]

Hubspot

Take email marketing metrics, for example -- most companies don''t divulge their open and click rates. And if you''re just starting to invest in email marketing, you have no frame of reference of how well your emails should be performing.

5 Email Copywriting Tips for Creating Engaging Content

SendX

Everyone does email marketing nowadays, but does it still have the capability to engage subscribers with so many newsletters arriving in everyone’s inboxes? Most people, 58% to be exact, check their emails before watching the news, using a search engine, or opening their social media accounts.

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