Category Archives: Email

[Infographic] 9 Email Tools That Can Help You Be More Efficient

[Infographic] 9 Email Tools That Can Help You Be More Efficient
Technology is great—until it’s not. Think about all the ways that email has changed your personal and professional life. You’re able to share news—both big and small—with friends, family, and clients. It’s instant contact and instant updates, particularly important in the fast-moving world of sales. But what happens when But what happens when email gets the best of you and your work life? That can lead to unproductive days, lost sales, and unhappy clients. That’s why it’s important Read more [...]

[Infographic] How to Clean Your Email List

[Infographic] How to Clean Your Email List
Don't want your messages to end up in the Promotions tab or worse, in the spam folder? A clean email list will decrease your bounce rates and increase quality leads. Here are a few ways to clean your email list: Remove unsubscribers You can try to change their minds with a few follow-up emails. But if you still get nothing after that, respect the unsubscribers' decision to opt out. Otherwise, they can report you for spamming their inboxes. Most email service providers do this automatically Read more [...]

[Infographic] Combine Email and Social Media Strategies

[Infographic] Combine Email and Social Media Strategies
Marketers make separate yet simultaneous campaigns for email and social media to cover all their bases. Why not combine both for a more effective and unified strategy? Here are a few ways to combine your email and social media strategies: Link to your social media pages in your emails. This will make it easy for your subscribers to connect with you. Use eye-catching social icons to make the invitation enticing. Encourage newsletter subscriptions. In your posts on social media, remind your followers Read more [...]

The Business of Mother’s Day [Infographic]

[Infographic] The Business of Mother’s Day
On Mother’s Day, people are more than willing to spend on gifts to show their love not only for their own mothers, but also the other mothers they know like stepmoms, wives, sisters, aunts, etc. Thus, businesses shouldn't let Mother's Day pass by without a plan. It's not only a great day to honor mothers, but also a great day for boosting sales. The numbers already speak for themselves: Spending for gifts peaked at $21.2B in 2015, a giant leap from $11.5B in 2005. Online consumers spend Read more [...]

[Infographic] Best Practices for Email Subject Lines

[Infographic] Best Practices for Email Subject Lines
Your email subject lines determine whether or not your message will be read. To make sure it does get read, follow these tips when writing your subject: Be concise It should take only a quick glance for people to grasp your subject; otherwise, they might ignore your message. Also, a long subject doesn't get fully displayed in the inbox list, so it fails to make an impact on first read. Give details It sounds contradictory, being specific while keeping it concise. But if the 140-word character Read more [...]

How to Create Email Nurture Campaigns

How to Create Email Nurture Campaigns
Capturing leads is one thing, converting them is another ipqeubb. To go from capture to conversion, you need to nurture them until they become customers, and engage them after they purchase to keep them. An effective way to do this is via email nurture campaigns. These are a series of pre-prepared emails sent out according to a schedule that corresponds to the different stages of the purchase funnel. For the first 2 steps, here's what you need to do: Step 1 - Awareness Potential buyers Read more [...]

The Perfect Sales Email Campaign [Infographic]

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The medium may now be digital, but the principle behind marketing has always been psychological. To attract potential customers, you've got to understand how human nature works and use it to your advantage. Here are a couple of techniques you can try in order to create the  perfect sales email campaign. Courtesy The double opt-in form asks for confirmation from users first when they subscribe. This eliminates (or at least minimizes) accidental signups; at the same time, it shows people that you're Read more [...]

How to Interpret 3 Important Email Marketing Stats [Infographic]

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Thanks to our friends over at www.SurePayroll.com for this great illustration of important email marketing stats. Sending out a great email is one thing. But understanding what happens once emails reach (or don’t reach) inboxes is another thing. My email bounced?!? Let’s start with the latter scenario: Your carefully crafted email quickly returns. This is a bounce. There are 2 types of bounces. A soft bounce generally tends to be about technical or spam-related issues; there might be Read more [...]

How to Use Psychology to Make Your Emails More Alluring [Infographic]

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Some people have a way with words -- and you can be one of them. Understanding the human mind is key to writing appealing emails. It's psychology working for you. Thanks to our friends from Salesforce Marketing Cloud for this great infographic on how to use psychology to make your emails more alluring. Personalize your Emails People respond best when they feel special. That's why referring to someone by their first name after you first meet them is a great way to leave a first impression. For Read more [...]

Why You Should Segment Your Email List [Infographic]

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Despite the rise of social media and other forms of marketing, email still represents one of the best ways to make a massive return on your investment. In fact, new technology has fueled new tactics that further cement email as one of the most effective forms of marketing. Today I’m going to show you why segmenting your email list is a practice that you should be doing.  After that, we’ll take a look at an infographic that will show you plenty of other ways to maximize your email marketing Read more [...]