Email List Management for 100k+ List Size (Proven Frameworks to Double Your Open Rates)


The best practices mentioned in this post are exclusively meant for folks whose email list size is 100k or more. In case your email list size is less than 100k, I don't think these techniques will apply for you. You need enough folks to open the email and then engage with it.

The Real Bottom Line: Open Rate and Customer Engagement

Modern Marketing

billion email users are located in the US , and that number is expected to grow to nearly 255 million by the year 2020. It should come as no surprise then that over half of marketers plan to expand their budget for email in the same period to leverage this growing audience. Inbox Rate.

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4 Factors That Drive Email Open Rates

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Before any email can be successful, it has to be opened. Marketers have come to expect piddly open rates as the norm, and that’s too bad, because a lot of marketing email is actually pretty good. DTO can be used to optimize for any number of KPIs, including open rate.

Taking Another Look at Confirmed Opt-in Email

Modern Marketing

Email marketers have shied away from the idea of confirmed opt-in, also known as double opt-in, for a long time now. Given the evolution of email and its current entrenched state in our daily lives, it’s time to take another closer look at this topic.

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Email Marketing: What’s Really the Issue With Confirmed Opt-In?

Modern Marketing

It’s been an interesting couple of weeks in the discussion surrounding confirmed opt-in (COI) and the direction that the industry is headed. I wrote about the inevitability of confirmed opt-in becoming the standard at some point in the future.

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IT buyers are calling for a change in how you market & sell to them on LinkedIn


In fact, two in three are open to connecting with a new vendor and three in four are ready to have a conversation with a new vendor on social media. Buyers are Just Calling for a Change in How You Use It.

6 Opt in Form Best Practices to Convert Readers to Your Email List


As you make your way toward email marketing success, you’ll want to start at the beginning by creating a high-converting email opt in form. An email opt in form is essentially an email sign up form that gives your website or blog visitors an option to receive emails from your brand.

Why Email Marketers Need To Confront the New Reality of Confirmed Opt-In

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As some of you have found out in the worst possible way over the past month, Spamhaus is on a tear. They are simply the most relevant blacklist in existence today. The ONLY way to avoid a Spamhaus listing is to double opt-in/confirmed opt-in all of your email addresses.

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6 Opt in Form Best Practices to Convert Readers to Your Email List


As you make your way toward email marketing success, you’ll want to start at the beginning by creating a high-converting email opt in form. An email opt in form is essentially an email sign up form that gives your website or blog visitors an option to receive emails from your brand. In exchange for providing a valid email address, brands often send incentives like lead magnets and exclusive deals that are valuable to their subscribers. Slide in.

Email Marketing: All Opt-Ins Are Not Created Equal


by Maria Pergolino Often times we, as email marketers, talk about different strategies and tactics to get recipients to ‘opt-in’ for future messages. But, not all opt-ins are created equal. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. Double opt-in – a better choice.

Remember when they said GDPR would kill email? It didn’t.


Before the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation went into effect in May 2018, we heard dire predictions that the new, stricter laws would shrink email lists, throttle new opt-ins, and damage marketers’ use of email to achieve their business goals.

The Easiest Way To Reduce Cost Per Lead

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A previous email subscriber who opted out of your list is already familiar with you, and has joined your email database before. Except in a few extreme cases, they are much more likely to recognize your name and resubscribe than a brand new sign-up would be. That’s where a campaign to winback unsubscribers and get them to rejoin your list comes in. But an unsubscriber who hasn’t visited or purchased in a long time may need a harder sell.

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Email Deliverability in 2018

Lead Liaison

If it’s bad, then you’re much more likely to end up in the junk folder. Open Rate. and many others keep track of the open rate of emails sent from your system. If you have a very low open rate, then they interpret that to mean that you’re not sending good content. While a low open rate isn’t the biggest factor in determining your email deliverability, it can be enough to make a difference.

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010


According to recent research , 92% of marketers consider email to be one of their “most important marketing tools” and 54% plan increased spending on it in the coming year. 3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. How to Grow Your Email Opt-In Subscriber List.

How to Get More Responses From Your Cold Emails

Single Grain

They’re the people who know that email delivers the highest ROI for marketers – even higher than social, paid search and affiliate marketing: They know that with email marketing : For every $1 spent, email generates $32 in ROI. The average email open rate is 20.81%.

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Do You Know Where Your Leads Are Coming From?

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Compare your known lead sources to your unknown and see how they stack up in terms of email open rate and clicks. Next, dig deeper into the data and see if certain sources or targeting parameters yield better open or click-through rates. Leads.

What Your Email List Says About You

Opt Intelligence

Read on to see where your list falls and how to improve the size or quality of your email database with opt-in advertising. When it comes to email, this means wedding out un-engaged users and focusing on those who open and click to keep list quality high. But you need to know who you are and what you stand for in order to build meaningful relationships. Opt-in advertising can be a great way to revitalize an older list. Opt-in advertising can help!

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10 Things Every Email Marketer Can Relate To


Respectable email marketers — the ones who use inbound marketing — only email people who have opted in. 3) Every time your email’s clickthrough rate is higher than your benchmark. In addition to sender personalization, have some fun with the copy of your email.

What is a bulk email blast?


Harmless, if done as told in this guide. An email blast is an email campaign sent to a large set of contacts or all the contacts in your list, triggered at the same time. Few characteristics of an email blast: Email is sent only to legit subscribers (opt-in list).

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SharpSpring Guide to Understanding Email Metrics


Getting familiar with your email metrics gives you a leg up in developing a successful email marketing strategy. Open Rate. Click Rate. It is best to aim for a less than 1% hard bounce rate on your email campaigns. Unsubscribe Rate. Open Rate.

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


Harmless, if done as told in this guide. An email blast is an email campaign sent to a large set of contacts or all the contacts in your list, triggered at the same time. Email is sent only to legit subscribers (opt-in list). In Delhi or in LA.

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How to Get Off an Email Blacklist, and Stay Off

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Proofpoint’s Spam and Open Relay Blocking System (SORBS). For any B2C sender, being blacklisted by Spamhaus can impact upwards of 80% of their list, so you're basically dead-in-the-water.” So, what might a blacklist operation want you to do in order to be removed?

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Top 5 Bulk Email Tools For Small Businesses in 2020


Most people around the world prefer to check their emails first thing in the morning. Because according to a report by Radicati , the active email users in America came out to be 3.9 While this is true that people might open the emails but will hardly click through your content.

The Definitive Guide to Email Deliverability


He in fact quoted for every $1 they spend on the email they end up making $38. In this guide, we will not only understand the underworld of email deliverability but also learn how to fix it. You won't just rave about more opens or better click-through rates. Introduction.

11 Red Flashing Warning Signs of Email Deliverability Problems Ahead

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Instead, you need to gradually ramp up email volume from a new IP address in a methodical way to give mailbox providers a chance to see that their users are responding positively to it. It’s important for senders to prepare in advance for an increase in volume during peak season.

Christmas in July: Consistency is the Key to Email Success

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To avoid being caught up in the same net, legitimate senders need to avoid red flags on their own sending activity. Why talk about Christmas in July? In the eyes of ISPs, good senders are consistent.

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Are Your Sales Suffering Because You've Picked The Worst Times To Contact Prospects?


In the digital age, more and more communication takes place via email and text messaging, but a person-to-person conversation is still the most engaging way to contact a prospect and convert him into a customer. Stride had a set time in the a.m.

When Good Enough Shouldn’t Be: Fixing Email Performance Problems

Modern Marketing

“My open rates are bad and getting worse.” ” If your open rates are under 15% and trending down, that’s definitely a problem that needs fixing. Now it’s possible that your poor open rates are due to problems with your subject line strategy.

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Email Marketing Best Practices: How to Send Emails Your Subscribers Will Love


He is an in-demand marketing speaker and author of the book entitled Go Mobile with Jeanne Hopkins, former VP of marketing at HubSpot. With that in mind, I want to share some email marketing best practices you can use to generate more leads for your business.

How to Create an Effective Email Newsletter for Your Business


Companies can send useful, informative content (with some product promotion mixed in) through an email newsletter to their list of opt-in subscribers, or better yet, send slightly different content to different segments of that list. What content they are interested in.

The Latest Trends in B2B Email Marketing

Modern Marketing

Let’s follow this Interconnected chain of current trends in B2B email marketing: Compliance Automation. Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) was the first wave in the changing attitudes around privacy and permission. In the past 6 months?” Stronger Opt-ins.

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Deliverability Acronyms: A-Z


CAUCE has moved beyond its original mission of advocating for anti-spam laws, to a broader stance of defending the interests all users in the areas of privacy and abuse in all its forms on the Internet. Confirmed Opt In - an email address verification method.

Holiday Email Sends: It’s Time to Get Ready, Now


We know what you’re thinking… “Ugh, holiday email talk… in August!? Or maybe it’s “Oh no, please don’t remind me of last year’s Thanksgiving where I spent all weekend apologizing to my in-laws for getting stuck on the phone and computer fixing merge variables and scheduling issues from our Black Friday email campaign! So why in the world are we talking about holiday email this early in the year? Coming up in our holiday preparation series… 2.

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ConvertKit’s March 2020 Deliverability Report


One of our values at ConvertKit is to work in public. In March, ConvertKit sent over 1 billion messages (1,055,500,636 to be exact). but a good delivery rate indicates healthy deliverability for ConvertKit. In March, our system-wide delivery rate was 98.9%.

Email Marketing Guide: Lessons Learned From 1 Million Emails


In this post, we’re rounding up our top findings and everything we’ve learned along the way in the wild world of email marketing. . To get an accurate result in an AB test, you need a big enough pool. Nail the opt-in. Email marketing can be unpredictable.

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Ultimate Guide to Email Segmentation [Definition, Benefits and Best Practices]


In this in-depth email list segmentation guide, you are going to learn all you need to know about email segmentation. A study suggests that emails with personalized subject lines get 26% more opens. Studies have shown that personalized emails have great conversion rates.

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. Here are a few crucial steps in the lead nurturing phase of lead generation. Seeing your name in an email drive results.