“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.
Almost every brand relies on transactional emails like shipping confirmations, payment reminders, or password resets to keep their business running. Automated emails like these are a crucial component of your subscriber experience—and they often generate a significant share of a brand’s email revenue.
Still, many brands focus their email optimization and testing efforts only on one-off marketing campaigns. Transactional and triggered emails—even though they are so crucial to email marketing success—are often set up and then forgotten. Here’s why you should regularly review and test your transactional emails.
It can be difficult to know how to take your email program up a notch. We can help. Based on our survey of more than 3,500 marketers worldwide, we’ve identified 20 operational, strategic, and technological differences between successful email marketing programs and less successful ones. Here they are…
In this infographic, we share the findings of our joint research with Salesforce into shopping cart abandonment email trends around the usage and creation of these highly effective emails from 2013 to 2016. Use this data to inform the timing, content, and series flow of your own cart abandonment email program.
Product churn causes marketers to have to constantly spend money and time to drive additional demand. We sat down with Nick Steeves, Chief Product Officer at Wishpond, on how marketers can stop the cycle of product churn by using automated emails.
Transactional emails are golden opportunity to provide hyper-relevant information and still maintain the style of your brand. They don’t have to be boring or complicated. Here’s our tips on making the most out of your triggered emails so you can provide the best customer experience.
Think back to the most important email you sent last month. What comes to mind? It could’ve been a newsletter or promotion, but it’s also possible that the most important email you sent last month was actually written months ago—in the form of a transactional email.
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.
We asked 20 experts for their predictions about email marketing in 2020. In this SlideShare, we’ve selected our favorite prediction from each of our 20 contributors, and made it easy for you to tweet the ones you find intriguing or agree with. Enjoy this peek at the future of email marketing!