Tag: email campaign management

4 Reasons for Automated Response in Email Marketing

In email marketing the fact that anything which lowers input from humans is good has to be balanced against the need for pesonalisation. Make your subscribers feel that they are just a number and that number will go down. Automated responses should be specific to the individuals on your email marketing list and the best … READ MORE »

Moving Targets

Ignore email marketing research. A great deal of money and time is invested in them and the conclusions can be extremely useful but whatever you do, don't base your next campaign on them. All research is historical. It is a record of what used to happen. Further, once the conclusions become general knowledge in the … READ MORE »

Make Email Marketing Templates That Work For You

It seems odd to criticise companies for offering so many free email templates but it can create a problem. With so many to choose from it is tempting to pick one and just run with it. As with so much in email marketing, a bit of extra effort pays dividends. There are a number of … READ MORE »

The Final Check

The planning is long over and the email is ready to send. Before clicking the button, one last check can stop you wasting your investment in the campaign. Read through the email putting yourself in the frame of mind of the type of subscriber that that particular section of your email marketing list is aimed … READ MORE »

Image and Copy Check-list

Before starting out in e-mail marketing you need to accept one thing: nothing sells itself. If it did it would not be on your shelves. The marketing e-mail depends to a great extent on the words and images that it contains. Before giving the nod to the latest design there are a number of checks … READ MORE »

8 Email Marketing Design Essentials

Designing a marketing email is a creative exercise and one that can be very fulfilling. With the quality of current email marketing templates there is not even the daunting prospect of the blank white screen at the start. Whilst the templates are simplicity itself to complete, there are some things to bear in mind. 1/ … READ MORE »

Experimenting Can Be Fun

One essential in e-mail marketing is continuous improvement. Sooner or later, and most probably sooner, your competitors will catch up with you, probably by the simple procedure of copying. What works for you now will, most likely, hold you back in the future. We have discussed the ‘Subject’ and ‘From’ lines recently but, of course, … READ MORE »

5 ‘Subject’ Lines

Whilst your regulars might well trust you to make them a relevant offer, for those new to your email marketing list, the ‘Subject’ line is probably the one on which the decision whether to open the email or not is based. In other words, this one bit of the email might well be the most … READ MORE »

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