Archive for Email Marketing Tips

The Sales Funnel is a Lie! Well, maybe not an out-and-out untruth. But, as a sales model, it oversimplifies the path to purchase as a straight line from intent to purchase to loyalty. That’s why so many marketers have begun working with customer journey mapping – it recognizes that a… Read More

You’ve probably seen this happen in your own inbox… You get an email from a company that hadn’t emailed you for years. You don’t remember unsubscribing, so one of five things happened: The company had moved your address to its inactive file and was trying to reactivate it. An ISP… Read More

Are your email win-back campaigns missing the mark? If so, do you know why? Let’s take a look at the likely culprit and how to get you moving in the right direction. You’re Emailing Ghosts! Based on our work at FreshAddress with hundreds of leading marketers, we’ve found that the leading factor… Read More

Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but you should never stop showing your email subscribers just how much you value them and appreciate being allowed into their inboxes. We can think of hundreds of specific ways you can show everyone a little love, but they boil down to three essential… Read More

Cupid’s big day is second only to Christmas for many retailers. If you’re a florist, it’s Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas and Boxing Day all rolled into one six-week season. Maybe that heavy sales pressure explains why the subject lines of so many Valentine’s Day email messages rely on price-… Read More

When you need to design an email campaign, what’s your first step? Answering that question will be a little different for every designer or company, and it depends on the size of your team, your resources, and what you’re looking to accomplish. An organization with an in-house team of designers… Read More

Are You Hitting Spamtraps? Usually your ESP will let you know if you message a spamtrap. Alternatively, you can utilize a service that monitors blacklists or you can simply watch your marketing outcomes – if you are seeing a decrease in your key performance metrics (sometimes only within a single… Read More

We did it so you don’t have to: One of our staff members saved every single holiday-themed subject line she received in both personal and business email accounts to look for creativity and trends in the 2016 shopping season. Why subject lines and not the email messages themselves? Mainly because… Read More

What Is A Spamtrap? A valid, deliverable email address that is exclusively used to receive unsolicited email Incoming messages are monitored by human or automated processes May be virginal (i.e. a new email address) or re-purposed (i.e. previously used by a person) Appearance-wise, may be indistinguishable from any normal email… Read More

  If you grew up in a Dutch or Belgian family, you’d know that tonight is no ordinary Monday night. It’s the first big night of behavior-based gift-giving in this holiday season, but this time, the goodie distributor is St. Nicholas, who leaves little gifts wrapped in white paper for… Read More