Tag: email lists

Segmenting email marketing lists – the edge

Every company segments their email marketing lists, at least all those you regard as competitors. The only difference is how well they do it. Most will use the obvious criteria, such as age, gender, location, which means that if you want to gain an advantage you need to do something special. You will be able … READ MORE »

Can you write email marketing copy?

Ask any professional copywriter and they will probably tell you that using a pro for your email marketing campaign is the best option. I have any number of logical reason I could bring to the argument. However, most people can create copy suitable for an email marketing campaign. All you have to do is: 1/ … READ MORE »

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 »

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