Tag: email lists

Ways to segment your email marketing list

The one thing we all need in email marketing is a new way of doing things, at least, different to the way our main competitors are doing it. The constraints include taking the risks while others being able to copy you or that you try something that bombs and it costs you subscribers. Therefore we … READ MORE »

Working together

In a recent article on omnichannel marketing we emphasised that departments need to work together to ensure that the customer experience is seamless. It is an essential for effective email marketing.  You don’t have to spend long on Facebook to realise that many people complain of a disconnect between sales and customer service. Some companies, … READ MORE »

All metrics are not born equal

With email marketing software becoming more sophisticated year on year you will, no doubt, wonder if there is one that is more important than all the others. I'll take an educated guess; most of those involved in email marketing would suggest that the open rate is the one essential. After all, if an email is … READ MORE »

The one return that matters

If you were to run a side by side test of two segmented email marketing lists which differed only in the sending time, and one list came back with a 2% higher open rate, would you then change the sending time for all of the chosen demographic? After all, 2% is a significant figure. If … READ MORE »

How to plan for 2017

For once, no one is predicting the death of email marketing in the coming year. Perhaps the doomsayers have learnt their lesson after previously promising just that. Research suggests that we can enjoy a 44 times ROI which means that we are still the best option out there. The promise of dire consequences to the … READ MORE »

What’s coming for  email marketing in 2017?

It is that time of year again when pundits predict what is in store for email marketing in the year ahead. Such articles make the writers nervous; too specific and there is little chance of being correct, to vague and there’s nothing said. So what are they all saying?  There are certain developments that everyone … READ MORE »

Consider newsletters

The vast majority of companies involved in B2B marketing have e-newsletters. The majority of these seem not to target them in the same way they would an email marketing campaign. They are missing a trick. All the reasons to segment lists go equally for e-newsletters as for email marketing campaigns, the only difference being that … READ MORE »

What to do with returns?

There is ample evidence to show that a simple and straightforward returns policy increases customer confidence and therefore purchases. We also know that if the process is delayed, difficult or there are obstructions, subscribers to your email marketing lists will tick the box to unsubscribe. Clearly, it is in your interests to devise a procedure … READ MORE »

All data sources have value

The returns from an email marketing campaign are comfortingly dependable. There can be no arguments about the raw data although it does have to be interpreted to an extent. But there are other sources of information that can be used with such metrics to target subscribers. Further, not all subscribers are created equal and calculating … READ MORE »

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