Mon, Feb 14, 05 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: best practices, email marketing, tips
Because of the increase in spam, many legitimate companies and organizations unwarrantedly get slapped with the label of spammer. An organization or company may offer its Web site’s visitors registration to an e-mail list or newsletter. Inadvertently, visitors forget that they registered for the service and report the email as spam.
Mon, Feb 14, 05 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: email marketing
You always want to bring in new opt-in subscribers, enough, at least, to replace the e-mail addresses lost each month (via hard bounces and unsubscribes). Hopefully you bring in more, so the list grows. Here are some tips for deeper analysis and really identifying where you can boost opt-ins.
Fri, Jan 14, 05 | Author: Thaddeus Quintin | Category: admail services
It has been said that we are living in the Information Age. The Internet puts information at our fingertips and connects it all together. Information drives today's business and our culture thrives upon it. Information is power. And yet, valuable information is probably slipping through your grasp right now.
Fri, Jan 14, 05 | Author: Robert Hicks | Category: sending email
A majority of the email messages we receive today either ends up in our saved messages folder or goes straight to the trash can. The way our human mind picks through emails which are important, is by looking at the headline. If the headline does not appeal to our normal judgment of being a legitimate reason for contact, the email will most likely be deleted.
Fri, Jan 14, 05 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: email marketing
In Internet Retailer magazine, a Mike Adams survey of 1,057 legitimate e-mail marketers had an alarming statistic--36 percent of those surveyed had valid opt-in rights and didn't send a single e-mail. Poor business practice? You bet. These e-tailers obtained e-mail addresses and the permission to market to them, but never followed through. Possible reasons?
Tue, Dec 14, 04 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: best practices, tips
One of every marketer's primary aims is to earn consumer trust. Judging from a recent survey, many marketers need to get the trust issue right. Although trust plays a role in all forms of advertising, it has particular importance for email marketers.
Tue, Dec 14, 04 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: email marketing, sending email
An estimated 95 percent of all commercial email messages are sent in HTML or in a multipart (combined HTML and text) format. Most e-mail includes at least a single external image, even if it's the open-tracking image, a clear, one-pixel GIF image used to track whether an e-mail has been opened.
Sun, Nov 14, 04 | Author: Thaddeus Quintin | Category: email marketing
For the past decade, phrases like Customer Marketing, One-to-One Marketing, and Relationship Marketing have been at the top of the buzz-list in the marketing world. The concept these words convey is simple- the customer should be the center of your marketing program and you should deliver what they want, when they want it. When this is done right, it affects the customer's loyalty and willingness to remain a customer.
Thu, Oct 14, 04 | Author: Alynn Gillespie | Category: email marketing
If an e-mail clients blocks images by default, such as Outlook 2003, a recipient can read an entire message either in the message preview pane or when it's opened, but no images will be shown and neither will the message be counted as opened.