Doing email marketing right is challenging in the best of circumstances. But it’s made more difficult by all of the outdated and just plain wrong advice out there that leads marketers astray. To put you on the right course, we’re busting 25 email marketing myths and providing you with the resources to get to the truth.
Email Design Podcast #42: Cyber Monday, Black Friday, Millennials, GDPR, and an Advent Calendar in an HTML Email
In the 42nd episode of The Email Design Podcast, hosts Kevin Mandeville and Jason Rodriguez chat about Black Friday and Cyber Monday trends, what millennials think about email, new GDPR regulations, and an advent calendar in an email. Be sure to follow along and join in the discussion on Twitter using #EmailDesignPodcast.
Despite millennials having a reputation for being different from everyone else, their email behavior is very similar to that of older generations when it comes to the things that drive them to unsubscribe and report emails as spam, according to the findings of our Adapting to Consumers’ New Definition of Spam report.
Besides being the largest generation, millennials are also the generation that’s poised at the peak of potential consumerism. Americans between 18 and 33 will have $200 billion in buying power by 2017, according to the Harvard Business Review. That has marketers desperate to understand millennials, including how best to communicate with them. You’ll need to adapt to reach this generation. Here’s how.