Tag: email campaign management

Good advice from CAP?

The Copy Advice Team of the Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) has recently published a Frequently Asked Questions article on non-broadcast adverts, including email marketing. It focuses mainly, rather predictably, on the legal aspects of copy. See: New CAP FAQs  I have a lot of time for the CAP. Their advice is normally quite clear … READ MORE »

Multiple bespoke landing pages

It comes as a bit of an effort to suggest that you should try designing multiple landing pages. After all, extra effort in email marketing is something that I preach against. Doing just enough to get to the on top is my suggestion.  The problem with having one landing page for an offer is that … READ MORE »

Seven landing page essentials

With the current heavy emphasis on subject lines and the design of the email proper, landing pages have become the Cinderella of the email marketing world. As long as subscribers click through it seems as if everyone is happy. Yet the conversion rate is probably the most important statistic you receive. Just to clarify, the … READ MORE »

5 reasons to bother with multiple landing pages

If a landing page works for one person you might wonder why you need more. Here are some reasons to invest that little bit of extra effort. Targeting It is as important to target the landing page as it is the marketing email design. Just as there is no universal design of email to suit … READ MORE »

What’s so good about your landing pages?

It can be useful to leave the confines of email marketing when looking for ways to improve performance, even into sports science. The senior coach with my rugby team will, if we lose like last Saturday, demand of each player in the huddle after the final whistle: “What did you do well today?” No glib … READ MORE »

Not so random email marketing

In previous articles on testing the suggestion has been that you should divide your email list randomly. This is, statisticians reckon, impossible but the best you can do is good enough. However, there are times where it can be beneficial to be partial. If, for instance, you are disappointed to find that your click-through rate … READ MORE »

HTML email testing example

We’ve described the theory of email testing over the last couple of weeks but you will, no doubt, appreciate a walk through. We will assume you have seen stagnation in your click-through rate over the last few email marketing campaigns. Whilst it hasn’t got worse, your past data suggests that you should expect rates to … READ MORE »

Basic Testing Methods

Testing all aspects of your email campaigns is the only way of ensuring you extract full value out of your email marketing software. The statistics that emerge are clear, precise and, unfortunately many feel, inarguable. Testing proves, and that is its strength. You will be able to access a considerable quantity of data through your … READ MORE »

Testing in Email Marketing

Testing is an essential in email marketing. Unless you test and test again you will not only fail to realise the full potential of any campaign but you will also lose a lot of ground to your competition. It is easy enough to ensure that your tests give accurate and useful data. The most common … READ MORE »

Don’t believe anyone in email marketing

This is especially true of those who are prescriptive and, whilst I find it hard to say this, it includes me if I say you must do it my way. This is not to suggest you should not go on reading this post, in fact, just the opposite. This is a warning against assuming that … READ MORE »

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