Looking For More From Your Digital Marketing Campaigns?
Stuff’s happening, and you want to tell everyone about it. That might have required paying for a newspaper ad, publishing a press release, or printing and mailing a flyer in the past. The very best email marketing campaigns invest heavily in the creation of content for email engagement, and there are a number of golden rules that must be followed to ensure the content you curate is successfully received and, more importantly, read!
Once an email marketing service provider establishes your email list through sign-ups on your website, your emails should be sent on a regular (but not too frequent) schedule and provide your recipients with valuable content they will find interesting and keep them wanting more.
It sounds straightforward, but email marketing campaigns can be difficult to coordinate and optimize, with cumbersome but essential tasks like identifying recipients, constructing an email list, and facilitating distribution consuming time and effort.
That is because an effective email marketing strategy takes into consideration what your target customers are, their preferences and benefits they are looking for as well as your products services and industry and which email marketing messages are most effective.
In addition to custom web applications, EZ Publishing offers permission-based email marketing via StreamSend, a leading provider of easy, affordable and dependable email marketing software for creating, sending and tracking email newsletter and other campaigns.
Thinking beyond the email is more than worth it. According to McKinsey, Customized landing pages — which send the user directly to the item or offer featured in the e-mail — can increase conversion rates by more than 25 percent.” It’s especially worth it when creating a great second click is as simple as GetResponse makes it.
A very useful summary, thanks Marcus.I’ve had some success using Mailchimp in the past although eager now to try others services.I found MC relatively easy to use and navigate once I understood some of the terms relating to (all) mailing lists such as auto-responders, lists, groups, A/B positive for mailchimp is I found their guides/tutorials very good.I’m in the process of expanding and evaluating services such as Aweber on another site and interested in other providers questions:1.
Once your announcements have gone out, you can come back and check your stats from both your emails and your social network shares, and see what interactions that campaign brought in. And if you need more professional features, there’s VerticalResponse Classic with deep integration with Salesforce for your most advanced marketing projects.
Finally, add links to your social profiles at the end of the email — whether this means social icons linked to your profiles on each social platform (think Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Instagram…you get the point), or asking them to Like you/Follow You/Connect with you on PLATFORM.