Tag: email lists

Abandoning sale after click through

It is the most irritating of results in email marketing. The customer clicks through to the further information page, spends some time on it, presumably assessing the technical details, and then goes through to the landing page. We think it's all over. But then they abandon the purchase.  The reason can be difficult to fathom. … READ MORE »

Frustrations of email marketing click throughs

It is a peculiar, not to mention frustrating, fact of email marketing that some subscribers will click through to the landing page and then abandon the transaction. The question that comes to mind is: Why? The correct answer will show the way to increase completions.  It is not as if the shopper is feeling the … READ MORE »

We’ve all been there

There can be few who have been involved in designing an email marketing campaign who would not have a certain sympathy with Jawbone, the troubled technology hardware company, which has been the subject of Twitter-based criticism. However, the Subject Line of the email, which cause all the furore, was a risk which must have been … READ MORE »

One on the chin for Jawbone?

Using all your assets in the most efficient way is a must in a competitive industry such as email marketing. With other companies dogging your heels a campaign that puts a little space between you and the chasers will be a big relief, if only for a short time. However, you need to balance the … READ MORE »

How to use testimonials effectively

We've covered what to do with negative testimonials, but for best results you need to use the positive ones to their best effect. This doesn't mean peppering them throughout your email marketing campaign but accurately targeting them. By all means have a collection of them on one page on your website to reassure those who … READ MORE »

Privacy by Design, the new essential

If you retain email marketing lists the General Data Protection Regulations will have a substantial impact on the way you do business. Whilst the two years until implementation is comforting, what must be accepted is that planning needs to start now. One of the key tools in this process is Privacy by Design. I’m unable … READ MORE »

Pricing in email marketing

I subscribe to the email marketing list of one company not because I want to buy products from them but that they show a willingness to try new ideas. I have included a number of them on these pages and here comes another. They mess about with their pricing. None of their strategies are unique … READ MORE »

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