Tag Archives: Email Marketing

75 Open-Worthy Subject Line Ideas


They say don’t judge an email by its subject line, but let’s be honest: We’re always keeping an eye out for the best of the best. After all, the subject line is the first impression your message has on its recipients and can help you improve your opens and clicks. That’s a lot of pressure for a seemingly short line of text. While there is…

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Three ways thriving email marketing programs grow healthy email lists


At the core of any successful email marketing program lies a healthy database of subscribers. Therefore, marketers should make growing that database a central priority. However, list growth continues to be difficult for marketers. An Ascend2 survey reported that 34% of respondents found “increasing email list size” was a difficult objective to achieve. This was […] The post Three ways thriving email marketing programs grow…

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14 Powerful Tactics to Improve Your Email Click-Through Rates


People spend a lot of time worrying about their email open rates, but there’s another email metric that’s just as important — click-through rates. Click-through rates reveal how many subscribers clicked a link in an email, as well as how many times they clicked it.  What is a good email click-through rate? This is a tricky question to answer. Email marketing benchmarks vary widely among…

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Master Email Personalization with these 5 Best Practices


Don't you love getting emails that make you feel like the sender gets you? Targeting subscribers and sending them personalized, hyper-relevant emails is a great way to better connect with the people on your email list. It allows you to deliver the right message to people who want and need it most. And the more you can do that, the more likely you are to…

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How to Write Call to Action Copy: 20 CTA Phrases to Get More Subscribers


When you created your sign up form, you probably spent the majority of your time writing the copy and fine-tuning the design. But how much time did you spend thinking about your call to action (CTA) copy? If you defaulted to using words like “submit” or “sign up” in your call to action copy, chances are it didn’t take much time at all. But that…

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(My Subscriber) Loves Me, or Loves Me Not? When To Let Go Of Unengaged Contacts.


No Bullsh*t Advice From Email Experts Email is a powerful tool in building relationships and keeping in touch with lovers of your brand. But not every subscriber who was once head-over-heels for your brand will keep that same passion forever. Subscribers can start to go cold over time and continuing to pursue those who have not opened, clicked, or purchased in a long time can…

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7 Simple Steps to Get Started with Segmentation


Email segmentation makes it easy to sort and filter subscribers into relevant groups and send them content they care about. In fact, it’s key if you’re aiming to improve your open and click through rates: Studies show that sending personalized content can result in 6x higher conversion rates. Yet nearly 70% of brands aren’t even scratching the surface of targeting and personalization. It could be…

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The essential guide to email segmentation


How many times do you go to your inbox only to find that you hold no interest in most of the emails you open? Even if they’re sent from brands and creators you admire and often buy from, their marketing efforts have completely missed the mark and they’re just hitting you with everything they’ve got. You’re so over hearing from them. You’re not invested. You…

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The *Best* Way to Do Email Resends


I see a lot of marketers doing email resends — but I rarely find anyone doing them the way I do them with my clients. Here’s the very *best* way to extend reach, relevance, and revenue with resends, without the potential pitfalls of most resend strategies. In email jargon, a resend is sending an email to someone a second time within 7 to 10 days…

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4 ways to clean up your martech mess


In our previous post, “9 signs your martech is a mess,” we helped you determine whether your marketing technology stack works like a dream or is one hot martech mess. If you discovered that your tech is causing you stress, read this post to start identifying the solutions to your tech headaches. Martech messes don’t […] The post 4 ways to clean up your martech…

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Email Split Tests You Can Set Up in 1 Minute


In marketing, sometimes you don’t know what works until you try. Thankfully, with email split testing, you can easily find out what content your subscribers prefer and send messages that get more opens, clicks, and sales. Too often, people focus almost exclusively on subject line split testing. They optimize their subject lines and boost open rates. However, they rarely split test the content inside their…

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Writer David Perell’s approach to getting thousands of new email subscribers


Building an email list from scratch can feel like a near impossible task. Everyone who’s done it knows—the struggle is real. Staying motivated and consistent when you only have a few subscribers can feel daunting and unrewarding. That’s one of the top reasons why many creators give up at this stage. Not everyone, though. We spoke with David Perell, a writer with more than 43,000…

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5 Steps to Send Valentine’s Day Emails Your Subscribers Will Love


Valentine’s Day: it’s a time to celebrate romance, togetherness, and self-love.  And you can help make your email subscribers feel extra loved this year. You just need to know how to send the perfect Valentine’s Day email.  Don’t have an email campaign planned? You don't want to miss out. Last year, it was estimated that the average person will spend around $71 on Valentine's Day.…

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How to Send an Apology Email


When your business makes a mistake, you need to act quickly. A sincere apology email can often help to fix the damage. But the stakes are high. Use the wrong words in your apology email, and you might anger your audience. To avoid disasters like this, we gathered 6 brilliant examples of companies saying "sorry." Consider this the Hall of Fame of Apology Emails. Use…

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Measure your email acquisition success


The lifeblood of a high performing email program is growing the email subscriber base, whether by converting current customers into subscribers or attracting new ones. Having a growing subscriber list is an important indicator of a healthy digital marketing program, but the quality of those subscribers is just as important as their quantity. In this […] The post Measure your email acquisition success first appeared…

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The ultimate list of email marketing statistics for creators in 2021


Jump ahead Chapter #1: General email marketing statistics for creators Chapter #2: Subject lines and open rates Chapter #3: Engagement and click rates Chapter #4: Email volume and list growth Chapter #5: Segmentation and personalization Chapter #6: Deliverability and spam Chapter #7: Measurement and ROI There’s never been a better time to be a creator. 2021 is full of opportunities for budding podcasters, artists, freelancers,…

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Common Deliverability Myths, Debunked | Email Deliverability Unfiltered – Episode 7


Host: Lauren Meyer, VP of Industry Relations & Compliance at Kickbox Co-Host: Brian Dayman, Marketing Manager at Kickbox With the increasing importance of deliverability in a more competitive email marketing world, marketers are looking to understand deliverability better. However, there are a lot of myths circling around the email community that need to be put to rest. Here are our top deliverabiliy myths, based on…

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Careers in the Email Industry


No Bullsh*t Advice From Email Experts Many marketers have said "email is dead," but that can't be further from the truth, especially considering the growth email has seen in the past year. And with the growth in email use comes growing career possibilities within the email industry. Thousands of companies look to hire professionals to drive this critical channel, giving those in the email industry…

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22 Brilliant Lead Magnets to Grow Your Email List Right Now


If you want to maximize your email list growth, you need a lead magnet. A lead magnet is something you give people when they subscribe to your email list. And really, it can be anything – as long as it's something your subscribers want. The only problem? Sometimes, it can be really difficult to come up with an idea for your lead magnet. You may…

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