Every month, we track opens from more than 1 billion emails sent using Litmus’ Email Analytics and share the trends we observe in various email clients and environments for email client market share. In August, mobile opens dropped back down to 55%, desktop opens decreased to 18%, and webmail opens increased to 28%.
The first half of 2016 has seen plenty of changes in the email world. For an industry that’s constantly fighting rumors of death, there’s a lot of activity happening! Watch the video and read on to get the inside scoop on what went down for the first half of 2016.
We all know that a data-driven email marketing strategy can help us refine, define, and effectively engage our subscribers. But, another key piece of your marketing strategy is engaging your brand influencers. What is a brand influencer? An influencer is someone who shares and posts your website and social content, broadening the reach of our brand to their networks. Often, what’s overlooked is influencer strategy for your email campaigns. In this post, we cover six ways to encourage influencer behavior through email marketing.
Many companies have guidelines or legal parameters around sensitive data and content. We cover actionable tips to ensure you’re not only meeting your client’s marketing goals, but also their specific privacy guidelines.
“It’s ok, we have good open and click through rates.” While helpful, these two metrics rarely give a well-rounded portrait of how subscribers are interacting with their emails (and if they are actually engaged at all!). As part of Digital Agency Day, we hosted a live webinar that covered the “other metrics” that your team should be looking at to optimize emails for your clients. Didn’t have a chance to make it to the webinar? No worries! We recorded the whole thing.
Here are our picks for the most impactful and illuminating research stats of the year—many of which are great figures to share with your CMO as the email marketing budget for 2016 is finalized.
We joined forces with dotmailer’s Skip Fidura for a guest webinar on measuring the success of your email campaigns. While many marketers focus on metrics like open rates and click rates, those aren’t the only data points you should be looking at. He covered when it’s appropriate to focus on metrics, as well as pointed out other ways to measure the success of your campaigns. Didn’t have a chance to make it to the webinar? Don’t worry—we recorded the whole thing!
Using data to make design decisions is crucial to making your messages more effective. Email Analytics can show you engagement, email client, geolocation, and forward and print data to help make key design and HTML build decisions, providing you with opportunities to surprise and delight your subscribers (not to mention increase conversions!).
While your email service provider’s click data may help you determine which articles and calls-to-action resonate best with your audience, and their open data can enable you to make inferences about which subject lines work best, Email Analytics data can help you take things to the next level. Let’s talk about some ways to take this data and use it to improve your campaigns.
How do you grab your subscribers’ attention and get them to engage with your email? In our largest webinar to date, we paired up with Chris Lester and Jamie Bradley from Emma to answer this very question. They covered everything from preview pane optimization to using enticing imagery to how subscribers scan your emails. With ample examples, inspiration, and plenty of meaningful statistics, it was a webinar not to be missed. The slides and recording are now available!