2018 is set to be an exciting year for email marketing. One of the key areas set for disruption, is email design and content. In this blog, I'll share with you the key trends that I expect to see in email marketing design throughout this year. Enjoy!
As New Year approaches, marketers will be working on their strategies for the year ahead. Many email marketing predictions for 2018 are linked to tech and AI, and although AI will feature heavily in email trends next year, customer-centricity should be at the forefront of brand strategies in 2018.
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.
Does your business focus enough on the customer lifecycle? If the answer is "no", then it's time to save your place on my webinar with Kissmetrics on Thursday 26th October! Discover how to become one of the 1% of retail brands winning at email marketing, by mapping out the customer lifecycle to truly engage with customers.
Businesses of all sizes, across the globe, use email marketing to help boost customer engagement and brand awareness, nurture customer journeys and increase sales and conversions. Email is known to deliver ROI of up to 4300% – a great reason to start utilising the channel’s potential! However, it’s crucial for businesses to be aware of the latest and most effective email marketing techniques, to ensure investment in email creates the right impact.
Due to fast-moving ecommerce trends and technology, retailers are constantly having to up their game to meet changing consumer expectations. Email stays relevant by evolving and becoming more customer-led. We explore some great lessons you can learn from major retail brands who are winning at email marketing!
Another successful B2B Marketing Expo (#B2BUK) is over for another year, but the two-day event at London's ExCel (28th-29th March 2017) was bigger and better than ever! We've compiled a handy list of the top 20 key takeaways from the UK's leading B2B marketing event.
CRO (conversion rate optimisation) is a marketing term often used in relation to website pages and UX (user experience) design. However, CRO can be applied to any marketing channel, throughout the different stages of the buyer’s journey. In email marketing, the importance of open rates can be overstated. Click-through rates and conversions are still the key metrics to judge success.
Modern marketers are becoming more aware of the benefits of customer-centric strategies. Whilst there are so many channels available to distribute marketing content, there's also so much competition. That's why a customer-centric approach is key for gaining and retaining customers.
Email marketing is a hugely effective channel for building and nurturing customer relationships. Once a prospect signs up to your subscriber list, they're open to your brand's emails. However, many marketers make the mistake of putting too much onus on gaining new subscribers, rather than keeping their existing subscribers engaged and loyal to their brand.
Recently, Enchant’s founder and CEO Philip Storey was invited to lend his many years of experience and insight for a whitepaper titled ‘The State Of Email Marketing 2015’ authored by SmartInsights.com founder Dr. Dave Chaffey and the GetResponse Marketing Team.