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?Read More »
Roughly nine out of every ten B2B businesses use inbound marketing to connect with potential customers. If you’re one of these companies, then a new set of privacy guidelines — the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) — will change the way you collect, store, and use the personal information you obtain.
Unfortunately, only 22 percent of U.S. companies have a GDPR compliance plan in place. With the regulations set to go into effect in just a few months, it’s imperative for you to understand the guidelines and take steps to ensure compliance. If you don’t, it could cost you.
Here’s what you need to know:Read More »
Studies show that 91% of all consumers use email, and 73% of businesses use it as their primary form of communication — and for good reason. Over 25% of sales last year stemmed from email marketing efforts. An effective but simple way to increase brand awareness, sending out marketing emails allows you to stay in touch and on top of existing clients while also mining new businesses for potential leads.
But there’s a better way to go about this than blasting out the same formulaic message to everyone on your email list. Instead, segment your clients and prospects according to their stage in the sales cycle, and then craft an informative, engaging email that caters to each targeted persona. Emails should be used strategically and thoughtfully in order to connect with your targeted audience and convey valuable offers and services, establishing you as a leader in your field.
Below, we’ve outlined five of the most important types of email campaigns your industrial business should be making use of.
There is a ridiculous amount of electronic correspondence flying around the world. In fact, more than 205 billion emails are sent every day. And there’s plenty of bad email marketing plaguing us these days. Just think about that: 205 billion emails, and most of them aren’t any good.
With all of that email static out there exhausting and annoying people, it’s essential to excel so you get the attention and business you’re trying to attract. As a marketing tool, email is one of the strategies most often employed, and it’s easy to see why. Just create the right message and send it to the right people at the right time ... right? The ROI can be up to 380 times the initial investment!
An integral part of any inbound marketing campaign, email marketing is essential for directly connecting with current and potential customers.
Not only does an effective email campaign help keep your company on the radar, it also shows that you’re serious about your role as an industry leader and influencer.
In the United States alone, there are more than 224 million email users on the web.
This isn’t going unnoticed: Marketers are set to spend more than $3.07 billion on email marketing by 2019.
But more than 20% of marketing email recipients report marketing messages as spam.
So how can companies ensure their emails stand out, and what elements go into drafting a truly effective, lead-generating email?
Below, we’ll explore the five critical components of successful email marketing and outline how to best approach them.
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Here we’ve outlined some common mistakes that can easily derail your email marketing campaigns.
If you’re looking for ROI from email marketing, don’t follow these steps.Read More »
This is a heartfelt love note to all of the sales people out there that strap on the battle armor every day and ride out to find new opportunities that will help the business grow.
Your effort is the biggest driver to success, but style sure can improve results. Let’s take a look at an all too common challenge that all sales people face: the cold email fail.
We get them in our inbox all day and they largely do not incite a response other than to hit the “delete” button, right? Why is that? To begin, take a look at a few cold email openings that have hit my inbox lately:Read More »
Organically building a high quality email list for people in your target audience has been strategically important for decades. After all, email is one of the only channels that you have complete control over when communicating with your audience.Read More »
Poor email marketing. It’s the most direct way to communicate with your online prospects, but it never gets the respect it deserves — overshadowed by buzzier platforms and undercut by spam abusers. That’s a shame, because in a landscape of ever-changing ways to reach your customers, email provides one of the only consistent links. A prospect may shut down their Facebook profile or grow tired of Twitter, but it’s unlikely that they’ll abandon their inbox.Read More »