Looking to dust off the cobwebs and bring your email marketing campaigns back from the dead? Or are you just seeking some blood tingling inspiration, just in time for Halloween? Well, you’re in (bad) luck. We've got some timely Halloween campaign tips that we've revampired (ok sorry!) to help you improve your Halloween subject lines. Enjoy this fang-tastic read to get fully prepped for fright night!
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!
Why are emotions so important in marketing? Well, successful marketers aim to understand their customer needs and challenges, rather than just pitching to them. In email marketing, it's crucial to define the emotional touchpoints of your subscribers to delight them and keep them opening your emails and ultimately clicking through to offers and services.
Emojis are no longer a fad, but a new form of digital language. They've become ingrained in our culture and are now part of everyday communication. It's not just on social media channels where they play a key role in engagement, but across all digital channels.
Halloween has long been a big deal in the United States, but over the past few years its popularity in the UK has skyrocketed. Last year, This is Money reported that Halloween had overtaken Valentine’s Day to become the third biggest event for retailers in Britain. So, what is your brand doing to exploit this and use the event as an engagement opportunity?
"63% of Brits are more likely to open emails with an emoji in the subject line."
It is becoming increasingly popular for email marketers to use emojis in their email subject lines. Before you start thinking that this is a mere gimmick, you might want to take note of recent research from Mailjet, which revealed that 63% of Brits are more likely to open emails with an emoji in the subject line.