A concept’s creative implementation can make or break your email results. The more clearly you communicate your thoughts to your creative team members, the more effective they’ll be at implementing your ideas. Here are 10 tips for the next time you provide creative feedback.
A former client of mine, who is awesome to work with, has moved to a start-up and is looking to hire a full-time digital marketer — title and salary commensurate with experience.
The opportunity is in the Wilmington, Delaware area and they are really hoping to hire someone who can be onsite; right now they are not looking for remote candidates.
I love that more and more companies are leveraging email automation — setting up email campaigns, triggered by an action (or a non-action) that deliver highly relevant messages to customers and prospects.
I’ve developed strategies for and helped implement numerous automated email marketing strategies for a lot of different clients, so I understand most of the pitfalls companies face.
But it’s still a bummer when I get an email from a brand I love that hasn’t overcome the (easily addressed) challenges, like the one that landed in my inbox this morning from Marriott… Read More →
I am a big fan of performance testing – in fact, I have a successful consulting business built on helping clients test to make their email marketing efforts more effective and more profitable.
But if you don’t choose the right Key Performance Indicator (KPI), your efforts could be a waste of time.
Here’s a ‘don’t make this mistake’ case study from an organization with the best intentions whose performance testing efforts were for naught.
I get a lot of email messages from recruiters who find my profile on LinkedIn.
I’m not looking for a job myself, but I often peruse the job descriptions to see if I know anyone to recommend.
And sometimes I read these job descriptions and wonder if the client realizes that they are literally looking for “Wonder Woman” — although I’m not even sure Wonder Woman could do everything in this particular job description well. Read More →
Note: Oops! We got updated conversion information, this campaign had a longer tail than we anticipated, so I’ve updated this blog post accordingly. The results were even better than we initially thought!
Sometimes you can get a big boost from small but thoughtful changes to your creative. Here’s a case study from a recent project we did for a household-name client that resulted in a 95% boost in conversion rate. Read More →
Earlier this month, I led a webinar for the Specialized Information Publishers Association (SIPA). One of topics we discussed was boosting opt-in email list growth. Here are some tips that you can use to acquire new subscribers, no matter what industry you’re in. The key metric we focused on is acquisition conversion rate. Read More →
Email marketing automation is all the rage right now. Being able to set up a multi-email or multi-channel campaign and have it triggered automatically based on an action, a prospect, or customer offers real efficiency.
But a lot of companies try to jump into marketing automation without laying the groundwork for a successful campaign. Here’s a quick primer on how to start. Read More →