Selecting an email marketing platform is no easy task. Suitability, capability, ease of integration, price, usability and automation capabilities are just a few of the key points to consider when assessing which email marketing platform is right for your business. Recently updated, we've created a rundown of our 10 favourite ESPs for 2020.
Apple and Amazon first set up shop in their founder’s garages. A young man was frustrated with the steep cost of hiring a private driver after a party, leading to the creation of Uber. Starbucks exists because three students began selling high-quality coffee beans to local coffee shops.
Email marketing remains to be a powerful tool for promoting a business. Basically, this strategy involves the use of email to market products and services and build relationships with potential customers. With billions of people who have active email accounts, there’s no reason why marketers and businesses should not utilise this approach to increase their revenues.
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.
This World Cup is finally here! We've got our Panini sticker album out, the fixture wall-chart is up and we're ready to indulge in a wave of optimism before the inevitable penalty shootout heartbreak. Everyone likes to play at being manager and pick their preferred line-up, so we've decided to pick our best XI for email marketing.
In a post-GDPR marketing landscape, ensuring that your email campaigns are relevant and targeted is more important than ever. List segmentation plays an important role in boosting engagement and conversions with email marketing.
If you're only using automated email marketing for welcoming new customers and sending broad promotional campaigns, then it's time to switch up your strategy.
Marketing automation is a powerful asset for retailers. Not only does it save marketing teams time and allow them to be more efficient, but it's an effective way to target prospects and customers with personalised content and across channels. When used in combination with email marketing, it's a really potent tool.
If you've followed my recent blogs on marketing trends and predictions for 2018, you'll be aware that lifecycle marketing is high on the agenda for many businesses, especially retailers. Consumers expect proactivity and relevancy from brands nowadays and this makes focusing on the entire customer lifecycle, a critical component for success.
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!
It’s often cheaper to retain a customer than find a new one, meaning that there is a clear link between customer loyalty and profitability. This is particularly true in retail. In this
Hyper-personalisation in email has been talked up for a while now, but this year the industry will see a significant move towards more innovative tactics and data-driven personalisation.
This powerful CRM platform might be best known for its inbound methodology and content marketing capabilities, but HubSpot is a potent tool for lead nurturing through email marketing automation – especially for B2B businesses looking to nurture and convert more leads.
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.
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