Email Marketing

Resources to help you design, test, and optimize your email campaigns

Why Your Emails Need to Be Mobile Friendly

A decade ago, reading email on your phone would have been considered a luxury. The iPhone just hadn’t been out for very long, and smartphones were far from ubiquitous. But today, depending on your industry and audience, 85 percent or more of the people you are trying to reach might [...]

2019-01-09T15:43:47+00:00

4 Tips for Effective Holiday Partner Emails

Most people don’t go into the holiday season knowing exactly what they’re going to buy. But they do plan to spend money. A lot of it. In 2017, the average US consumer expected to spend more than $900. And they’re more generous during this time of year, too. Where that [...]

2018-10-30T17:44:02+00:00

What Should Your Nurture Campaign Look Like?

Growing an audience doesn’t do you much good if you can’t get people to actually do anything. For most of us, the whole point of acquiring leads and building an email list is ultimately to make sales. It’s tempting to think that once someone joins your email list, it’s time [...]

2018-09-12T19:48:40+00:00

How Email Optimization Can Give You Tunnel Vision

Optimization is the science of making your work as effective as possible. You strategically tweak and test your landing pages, emails, and ads to maximize a specific metric, such as clicks, conversions, or opens. And therein lies the problem with optimization: it can give you tunnel vision. Focusing too much [...]

2018-08-29T20:50:04+00:00

How to Choose the Right Button Text Every Time

Buttons play a key role in digital ads, emails, and landing pages. They prompt people to take the next step: to buy, preorder, sign up, download, subscribe, or get something. When your organization produces hundreds--if not thousands--of digital assets, it’s easy to wind up with “go-to” button text that you [...]

2018-08-15T19:29:25+00:00

4 Ways You Should Test Your Subject Lines

When nobody opens your email, the subject line is the easiest culprit to blame. Odds are, most people who chose not to open your email still saw your subject line—and ignored it. A/B testing helps you learn what went wrong and what might work better in the future. Most of [...]

2018-09-26T18:23:18+00:00

5 Tips to Increase Your Email Open Rates

If nobody reads your emails, writing them is a waste of time. Who’s even seeing your marketing, let alone clicking through and taking the actions you want them to take? For some organizations, low open rates create a self-fulfilling prophecy: their email list isn’t performing well, so they don’t put [...]

2018-07-03T20:40:58+00:00

Why Your Leads Need Consistent Messaging

Why do people sign up for your email lists? Before you ever start writing a lead nurture campaign, you need to answer to this question. Relevancy is one of the most important factors to consider when emailing your list. You need to consider why your subscribers signed up, and what [...]

2019-01-17T16:18:14+00:00

What Is a Drip Campaign?

You spend a lot of time, effort, and money to grow your email list. You promote ebooks, webinars, free trials, giveaways, and other content just to get people to subscribe. But what happens after they subscribe? You need to keep people engaged, or else all the work you did was [...]

2018-08-02T17:27:58+00:00

6 Ways to Keep Your Emails Cutting Edge

It’s no secret that more and more people are checking their email on their phones. The shift over the last few years has resulted in the majority of emails now being read on mobile devices. Here are six quick ways you can shift with the times and keep readers engaged [...]

2018-12-13T18:17:33+00:00