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Email Marketing

The 5 Types Of Marketing Emails You Need To Be Sending (And Why)

Whether you are just starting with email marketing or you're already sending marketing emails every week, you know that emails are one of the best channels to sell. But smart marketers are always looking for new ways they can build relationships and grow revenue.

Should you nurture your subscribers with weekly newsletters? Are dedicated sends (stand-alone emails with one offer) better at optimizing your sales and marketing funnel? What about email digests?

These are all valid questions marketers find themselves asking when selecting the right format to meets their email marketing goals. In this post, we're review the different types of marketing emails you can send, and their respective advantages and disadvantages. This information should help you make an educated decision about picking the most appropriate email type and how to go about using it.

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Branded Email
Email Marketing

8 Tips for Writing Effective Email Subject Lines

The job of a subject line is simple: Get the reader to open the email.

On average, 33 percent of recipients open emails based on it's subject line, so it’s incredibly important to get it right — because even the most enticing email in the world won’t matter if the reader ignores it.

There’s plenty of insight and data across the web on best practices for email marketing, but here are five key tips to help you write an attractive subject line that will not only draw in your readers, but your buyers and prospects.

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10 Reasons Nobody Is Reading Your Emails
Email Marketing

10 Reasons Why Nobody Is Reading Your Emails

When it comes to your industrial marketing strategy, well-thought-out email marketing campaigns must be a part of your approach. 

If you’re not getting the engagement you want from your email marketing campaigns, it’s time to reevaluate your tactics. Below are 10 common mistakes you may be making with your industrial marketing emails.

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Email Marketing

Best Practices for Steering Clear of Spam Filters

Email filters represent one of the biggest challenges faced by email marketing campaigns today. Every email sent undergoes a multitude of filtering processes, each one making it increasingly likely that your email will not reach its intended target. To make your email campaign more successful, it’s important to understand how spam filters work and how you can work with them to ensure your message gets to where it needs to be.

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Email Marketing

Last Call For GDPR Compliance

The May 25 deadline for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance is fast approaching. If you offer your products or services in the European Union, or even if you merely possess data on residents from the EU in your contact database, the regulations could impact your business.

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Email Marketing Open Rates
Email Marketing

5 Ways To Increase Your Email Open Rates

If you’re putting any amount of time and effort into your email marketing campaigns, chances are you’re paying attention to whether people are actually opening the emails you’re sending. After all, if no one is reading your messages, you’re just wasting valuable resources. So how can you boost your email open rates?

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Sales Emails
Email Marketing

7 Tips for Creating Effective Sales Emails

It's no secret that email marketing is one of the best ways to drive leads to your sales team. However, most manufacturers and industrial companies don't realize that it's also one of the best ways to close those leads and convert them into customers.

So while a lot of time and energy is goes into optimizing marketing emails, sales emails are often relegated to an afterthought. In fact, the task of writing, designing, and deploying sales emails often falls on individual sales reps, who are given little guidance, direction, or support. That's a recipe for disaster, and it shouldn't be the case.

If you want to optimize your sales emails for maximum results, be sure to follow these suggestions. 

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