Some say that open rate is a metric that doesn't matter to email marketers anymore, citing it as a "retired metric". But open rate still has an important rate to play in improving email marketing performance. This blog uncovers 10 ways to improve email open rates.
Father's Day is fast approaching and it's always an interesting time of year to see what email marketers come up with. In this blog, I take a look back at previous years with five of my favourite examples from retailers all over the world.
Like other seasonal engagement opportunities throughout the marketing calendar, Father's Day gives retailers the chance to promote appetising offers, seasonal social posts, engaging emails, (in this case) daddy-friendly discounts and bag loads of FOMO.
As an email marketing consultant, one of the most common questions I am asked, is how much does it cost to work with an email marketing agency? In this blog, I hope to cast some illumination on work with email agencies and how much you should look to invest.
Creating an email marketing strategy can be a daunting task that even the most experienced marketer might find intimidating. In this blog I will show you from start to finish, how to create an email marketing strategy. This guide will help you regardless of the size of your organisation or the industry or geography that you are located. I hope it helps!
Ask any marketer or e-commerce team how much time they spend analysing reports and looking at data, it's always going to be a considerable amount of their time. The real skill however, is to derive the outcomes from those numbers. What do the numbers actually mean and how can this information be used to improve future strategy?
Whether you've got an email marketing program in place that is performing well, or you are looking to get something started with email marketing, a great email marketing agency will always be able to provide expert support and guidance. This blog explores when you should consider appointing an email marketing agency and how they can help you.
Email is still the dominant force in marketing. It has weathered the storm of a surge in new channels and ways to reach consumers, still proving to be the most lucrative marketing tactic available. But how do you go beyond the basics and improve? And what if you're already quite advanced but you want to take it to the next level? In this blog I will share a variety of ways for you to quickly improve your email marketing.
Email marketing has been the trusty workhorse in the marketing mix for almost two decades. But is that still the case? What role does email marketing play in today's modern marketing landscape? Does it have a role at all? In this blog, we explore email marketing in 2019, if email is indeed dead or whether it still has a place to play in marketing.
BIMI is a new standard for logos in email marketing campaigns. It enables marketers to easily and consistently show their logo in the inbox. This will lead to improved authenticity, trust and visibility, but will also prevent phishing and hopefully even improve deliverability. What's not to like? Let's dig in...
Birthday campaigns can be so effective for email marketers, but only if they're done well. This is why many brands fail to maximise the impact they could get from birthday emails. In this blog, I will share ten of my favourite birthday emails. I hope you find it useful and inspirational!
Valentine’s day is a huge draw for many retailers and ecommerce businesses every year. The seasonal period often brings a huge influx of sales for all types of businesses and not just card shops and florists. It’s important that any email marketing campaign you create really stands out from the crowd. This blog sets out to help you do that well.
To the cynic, Valentine’s Day is a gimmick created by card companies to cash in on cupid and guilt-trip the romantically-involved consumers out there. But it is a hugely successful seasonal sales period nonetheless. It represents a great opportunity for retail marketers to connect with their coupled customers – and even the single ones!
The Gmail promotions tab - love it or hate it, but it's not going anywhere. And if recent developments are anything to go by, email marketers are going to need to pay close attention to how it evolves. Have you seen the way that some emails are featured at the top of the tab, with an image? In this blog, I'll show you how you it's done and how you can apply it to your next email campaign.
It goes without saying, that Christmas is a crucial time of year for retailers to drive revenue. Preparing campaigns way in advance is key. Marketing departments are already thinking about Christmas as soon as (or before) the summer is even over. Some even start planning the next year’s activity in January!