“Surprise and delight your subscribers!” It’s a phrase email marketers read and hear often. A popular option for brands to do just that is a birthday email—an automated email sent on the subscribers’ birthday. But what makes an effective birthday email?
I celebrated my birthday this month—and my inbox was chock-full of emails from brands helping me celebrate. But there were a few that stood out. Here are the five birthday emails I loved the most and what tactics you can steal from them to really surprise and delight your subscribers on their birthday.
There’s no better source of email inspiration than your inbox. Subscribing to leading brands from within and outside your industry can help you stay on top of email design trends, expose you to smart copywriting and campaign strategies, and provide you with ideas you can adapt for your own email program.
Are you looking to make your own inbox a source of email inspiration? There are a few brands you shouldn’t miss.
Which brands have the most inspiring email marketing programs and send the best emails? We asked marketers around the world. Here are the top 30, based on more than 3,500 brand suggestions from nearly 1,400 marketers. You should consider these must-subscribe brands.
We’re inundated with emails shouting at us to try this or buy that. So what makes an email go from interruptive to valuable? Email personalization is one way to capture subscriber interest and deliver more relevant, targeted emails to your audience. We dive into Sephora’s emails to inspire your next campaign.
April Fools’ Day gives email marketers (and marketers in general!) the perfect opportunity to show their brand personality through witty and funny techniques. Here at Litmus, we anxiously monitored our inboxes all day (yes, we are email nerds) waiting for the April Fools’ emails to roll in. While there were some awesome ones that made us laugh, the majority left us feeling pretty unimpressed.