During the holidays most people receive a huge amount of Christmas based emails, and somehow you have to stand out in the crowd, however there are a few tips which should help you get ahead.
All email campaigns should focus on some extent to clients past behaviour and/or purchases, but the festive season offers the perfect opportunity to give special incentives and rewards to the "best behaved" readers.
When sending seasonal campaigns, it is also important to watch engagement rates and also to make the unsubscribe button more visible than usual.
About half of European check their work email at least once a day, even when they are on holiday, reports telegraph.co.uk.
New research from Sunshine.co.uk, a travel agent, has found that many European professionals can not bear to be away from work for a long time, even when they are on holiday abroad. As a result, many will connect to emails from work to keep up with the changes, even if it means incurring roaming charges.
The content of email marketing must create three emotions from the reader confidence, joy and anticipation, an expert has said.
Writing for business2community.com, a teacher in the field of email marketing, Christine Brady explained that to succeed, email campaigns should make a real emotional connection with the reader. This can not be any emotion, however, as it has to make the reader feel happy, but also give them the desire to return for more.
To do this successfully, Brady says we need to make sure our emails leave the reader with a sense of confidence, joy and anticipation.
Google Apps users can now import emails and contacts from other systems as well as from other Google accounts
This means that marketing messages snet by e-mail to an account hosted on one of Google's rivals, such as Hotmail, could be pulled through to their Google Apps account if the user decides to do so. Previously, this option was not available for users of applications in the public sector for organizations and businesses, reported zdnet.com's David Meyer.
Companies must consider mobile users in their email marketing campaigns, as more people are beginning to use their smartphones to access the Internet.
A report done by Nielsen found that more than half of email users check their inbox on their smartphones or tablets at least once a day. However, research published in marketingtechblog.com discovered that 80 percent of mobile users found that accessing emails on their mobile can be more difficult than desktop devices.
Do you send more than a dozen emails every week? Do you want me to be more productive and save up to an hour a day? Then you need to recognize exactly how the inbox appears to the reader others: it is essentially a list of names. You need to make yourself stand out from this list. If your message is lost in a sea of other 'special offers' and 'great deals' the chances of being seen are slim.
You need your subscribers to open your email, read it, and taken action, as quickly as possible, the longer the email sits there, the less likely it is they will ever do anything about it.
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Spam traps are a way in which email providers discover and block known spammers. You certainly do not want your domain to end up in these lists.
If your emails are caught by spam traps it can damage your IP address, as any future emails can be marked as spam. You could also end up paying for emails that are useless because they do not reach potential customers. This article includes some tips to help you avoid the pitfalls.