Tag: Email Marketing Software

SEO and email copywriting

You see it far too often. The copy that is in the marketing email is the same as that on the landing page. Whilst I know that consistency is reassuring for customers, these companies are missing a trick. Email marketing is a precise craft. Everything, from the From line to the last, short, paragraph must … READ MORE »

The Google fine & email marketing

 The EU’s decision to take on Alphabet’s Google Search (Google) was always going to be viewed differently depending on which side of the Atlantic you were. When the US Federal Trade Commission declined to take steps against Google the EU took action.   The fine looks eye-watering; €2.4 billion (£2.1bn) is getting on for twice … READ MORE »

The election result and email marketing

Last week’s election result surprised many, not least Theresa May. We will ignore the machinations of party politics and the problems with forming a coalition and concentrate on what its likely effect will be on email marketing. Let’s start by saying there is no consensus. A few minutes rustling through newspapers and online will reveal … READ MORE »

How to word surveys

The one way to ensure an email survey is abandoned is to be thoughtless in your choice of language. Your returns from email marketing campaigns will help you to ensure the questions do not patronise or confuse the subject, and a little care will negate the chances of being ambiguous. To put it another way, … READ MORE »

How to write a survey

Police officers have courses on how to make a suspect or agitated person compliant. Much of it comes down to distance and gestures but a significant factor is what they should say. One point covered is that a simple word or phrase in the wrong place can cause the situation to deteriorate. They’ve got got … READ MORE »

A quick guide to surveys for email marketing

Many managers are put off surveys, and for good reason you might think. Aren’t they hard work? Isn’t the return rate too low for dependable results? And surely email marketing software gives the same data but much quicker. All these objections can be overcome. I received an email from the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) asking … READ MORE »

Your response to an email marketing price war

How do you react to a perceived threat? Fight or flight is what covers most automatic responses. Stopping and having a think about it doesn’t have the same positive vibe but in the case of discovering that another email marketing company has undercut your price for a product it is the most logical way to … READ MORE »

Different ways to use an eNewsletter

We have mentioned on these pages many times before that for many companies an eNewsletter (newsletter) gives a good return on investment. There are many side benefits, such an acceptance of the From address giving a higher open rate for marketing emails. To make a newsletter work costs a significant amount of money and a … READ MORE »

Big data is big for data protection

As titles go for an e-book the Information Commissioner’s Office have not gone for one that grabs the attention and instead just stuck with descriptive. Let’s face it, if you saw a book in Waterstones entitled; Big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and data protection you probably wouldn’t pick it for holiday reading. At 114 … READ MORE »

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