How to Create Emotionally Captivating Subject Lines

People generally open your email for one of two reasons: They recognize and trust you. Your subject line sounded interesting. The only way to build trust is to increase brand awareness and consistently create valuable experiences for your leads and customers. But there are lots of strategies for writing interesting [...]

2019-02-14T13:28:39+00:00

How to Create a Re-Engagement Campaign

You’ve spent a lot of time and money generating leads. Each one offers a potential relationship with your brand—or even a sale. You don’t want to lose or abandon those leads if they might still lead to something worthwhile. Think of those leads like food items at the grocery store. [...]

2019-01-30T19:40:25+00:00

What Is a Re-Engagement Campaign?

Over time, email lists inevitably become less engaged. Some subscribers simply lose interest and stop opening your emails. When that happens, you have three choices: Keep emailing them, and let your open rate continue to decline Remove them from your email list Start a re-engagement campaign A re-engagement campaign is [...]

2019-01-31T15:30:15+00:00

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