Most marketers rely heavily on two basic metrics when looking at their email reporting: Open and clickthrough rates. While open and clickthrough rates are a great way to see which subject lines and preview text are getting the most opens and which links are getting the most clicks, they don’t provide a deeper understanding of subscriber interactions—and therefore they can also only provide a limited picture of your campaign’s performance.
Ready to lift your email reporting to the next level? Here are five metrics you should add to learn more about the people who are receiving your emails and how to get more thorough insights on your email campaign’s success.
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.
As email marketers, we strive to produce great content and work to build emails that drive brand awareness, engage our customers, and encourage prospects to purchase our products. It sends a shudder down our spine to think about landing not in our subscriber’s inbox, but in the dreaded spam folder. It’s our duty to build something great, not spammy.
Yet deliverability is a tricky thing to master, in part because there’s a lot of technical language to learn. Here are 28 deliverability terms you need to know as an email marketer.
Despite our collective rah-rah around the ROI opportunity, companies still significantly underinvest in email marketing. As much as we’d like email marketing’s ROI to matter to more brands, it simply doesn’t. Here are some reasons why that’s the case…
We recently hosted a webinar where Justine Jordan and I discussed the 8 most impactful trends from our “Email Marketing in 2020” report, which touches on everything from personalization and automation to inbox functionality and privacy. Watch the webinar recording and read our answers to the questions we didn’t have time to tackle during the webinar.
While opens and clicks are a great way to measure overall engagement, they don’t paint the whole picture of a campaign’s performance. Our award-winning campaign didn’t have high opens or clicks, but it did accomplish its goal of creating awareness and generating buzz around The Email Design Conference.
Vicky Ge, Amazon.com’s Marketing Manager for Trade Books, explains how marketers can best approach measuring success across their various audiences while recognizing that customer “value” will different across those different groups.
In our data-flooded industry, there are lots of opportunities to go astray with “success metrics.” Phoenix Direct Email Marketing Manager Holly Wright, who has seen some of their clients struggle with metrics, offers advice on gauging success of your overall email marketing program and of your A/B tests.