Panic! You’ve just realized that you made a mistake with your latest email marketing campaign. What do you do next? Take a deep breath and refer to this decision tree, which will guide you to a response that minimizes the impact of the error and avoids drawing more attention to it.
Email marketing mistakes are unavoidable. To help you determine the right response to any mistake, we created a decision framework consisting of six straightforward questions. In this report, we’ll walk you through each step of the framework and share real-world examples of email marketing mishaps and lessons learned along the way.
Based on our State of Email Survey of nearly 3,000 marketers, our third annual State of Email Workflows report takes a detailed look at every stage of email creation—from planning and building to quality assurance and sending. The free 47-page report contains over 35 charts providing data-based evidence of current practices and trends in email workflows.
When it comes to email, it takes a village. Whether you’re the only one dedicated to email and matrix with designers, copywriters, and approvers or you’re a part of a huge email marketing enterprise, Litmus can help you collaborate as a team. Here’s how.
Every brand’s email production process is unique, with different planning, development, and approval processes. With data from our 2016 State of Email Production report and insights from Movable Ink, we’ve teamed up to put together an infographic that distills the best tips and tools to optimize your workflow. From goal-setting to content creation to email development and post-send reporting, we cover the email creation process from start to finish.
Every email deserves to be tested—even if you (or someone else) tested the template you’re using yesterday. Email programs and apps are not only capable of breaking your design, but also butchering links, subject lines, images, and more. Each and every time your finger hovers over the send button, you should be check for these 11 critical mistakes that can affect opens, clicks, conversions, and most importantly—your brand.
In the State of Email Production report, we take a detailed look at how brands (1) Build their teams, (2) Plan their email content, (3) Allocate their time among various production tasks, (4) Use technology in their workflow, (5) Handle quality assurance and approvals, and much more.
“I’ve made an email marketing mistake. Now what?” We recently hosted a webinar where we shared a decision framework for how to recover as gracefully as possible from email marketing mistakes, and then put that framework into action, applying it to 10 real-life case studies of email marketing errors made in recent years. Check out the slides and recording, as well as the Q&A.
You may have heard the triumphant story of how we embedded a live dynamic Twitter feed in our “Save the Date” email for The Email Design Conference (TEDC), but what you haven’t heard is the story about how it all went wrong when we pressed “send” the first time.
You’ve honed your email signup appeal language to entice people to subscribe. You’ve created a signup form that minimizes friction. You’ve placed that form on your website, in your mobile app, on your Facebook page, and in other places where your customers and potential customers will see them. And—success—people are subscribing. Now what? Sending a welcome email is that next crucial step.