Yes, it's that time again – the 2018 Email Marketing Industry Census has dropped! The 12th edition of Econsultancy's annual Email Census is an extensive report, jam-packed with revealing trends, statistics and industry insights, giving brands and agencies a great view of the state of email marketing today and beyond. We're delighted to have had the opportunity to contribute to the report for the second year running.
The world of commerce has changed a great deal in recent years. Evolving technology, social media and consumer behaviours have changed the game for marketers. Retail brands no longer need a huge budget to build a successful marketing strategy. Visual storytelling in social ads is a powerful tactic!
Most businesses have learnt that content marketing is key to growing their brand. Millions of people search the web for videos, blog posts and articles to get information on products and services or to find solutions. So, where does paid social fit in?
Enchant's charity partner, Humanitas, believe that everyone is entitled to health care, an education and a family. This inspiring organisation strives to provide these three key rights in various locations across the world. One country where Humanitas currently has projects running is Romania. Enchant CEO and Founder Philip Storey recently joined the charity out in Romania to see first-hand the crucial work they're doing in the country.
Many businesses are now starting to realise the important role that paid social plays in attracting and new prospects and converting more customers. This is especially true of Facebook, so if you want to see big ROI through Facebook advertising, you need to make sure your campaigns are well planned and well optimised.
In a move that echoes Gmail's introduction of image caching back in 2013, Yahoo! has recently changed how it handles images in emails, caching them and serving them via their proxy servers. What does this update mean for email marketers?
Social media advertising is high on the agenda for many brands and marketers this year, especially due to the falling organic reach for businesses, which is being felt across many social channels, Facebook in particular! So, what do retailers need to consider when planning their paid social strategy and setting up paid campaigns?
Whilst tried and tested marketing channels and traditional advertising are still relevant for generating leads and acquiring new customers in this digital age, inbound marketing is emerging as a lucrative lead generation approach for businesses, particularly in B2B.
With so many companies now sending Black Friday email campaigns at exactly the same time, you need to really innovate with email design to ensure your campaigns stand out from the crowd. In this blog, we’ve compiled some of the best email creative examples and design tactics to inspire your Black Friday campaigns this year!
So, Twitter has finally done what it has been threatening to do for a while and doubled its character limit from 140 to 280 characters. After a recent testing period, Twitter has now implemented the change for all users. We have our say on the limit change and what it means for the network and for social media marketers.
Are you after some tricks and treats for your email marketing campaigns this Halloween? It's a time to be creative with your emails and deliver some stand-out subject lines to creep into subscribers' inboxes. We've outlined 4 top email marketing tactics and tips to help you boost your conversion rate during this spell-bounding seasonal event.
In both B2B and B2C marketing, businesses should be focusing on their customer lifecycle. Email marketing remains a highly-successful channel for nurturing customer relationships and feeds effectively into the customer lifecycle. Enchant Founder Philip Storey presents his talk, “How to Revolutionise Your Customer Lifecycle with Email Marketing”, at Brighton SEO in September 2017.
Are you ready to dip your feet into the world of live video broadcasting? Or have you started using Facebook Live, but want to create more impact for your brand? Facebook Live is a powerful marketing tool to reach more people and build engagement on social media, especially as Facebook’s algorithm looks favourably on live video content.
As we approach the summer, it’s a key time for brands to promote seasonal campaigns with email marketing and leverage the summer anticipation at home or abroad. From relevant emojis to seasonal hooks and incentives, there are plenty of ways to stand out of the inbox at this time of the year!
We're big advocates of storytelling. Whether it's behind-the-scenes happenings or something that displays emotion and brand character, this approach is crucial for cutting through the noise, being genuine and showing the world who your company really is at the heart.