Email Analysis

There’s Always Room For Improvement

If you’ve interviewed anyone for a post, you’ll be familiar with the rather trite self-aggrandisement of, ‘I am always looking for ways to improve my performance.’ I’m sure most of us have asked the follow-up question, ‘What have you done recently to improve your performance?’ Any of us could suggest, honestly, that we are always … READ MORE »

Covid-19 Caught Us All Out

It’s normally a self-flagellation exercise to look back 12 months to see which of your predictions for the year have proved correct. In mitigation, I’d point out that everyone else was way off on what they saw for the future this time last year. Covid-19 caught us all out. Mind you, merely being part of … READ MORE »

Continue Investing In Market Research

Market research budgets are, according to research, being restricted year-on-year and the Covid-19 pandemic has significantly increased this trend. For us it might be good news. If other companies, particularly competitors of yours, are changing their targets for investment, it almost always means that a gap will be opening for others to exploit. And it … READ MORE »

How Altruism Can Gain New Subscribers

The ICO has been very strict with regards to profiteering from Covid-19 response and lockdowns. Tell a lie in a marketing email and you are in the crosshairs. That should not stop you from experimenting with ways of gaining an advantage because of lockdown and people’s wish for more dependable information. Google is a ready … READ MORE »

Have Your KPIs Changed Since The Lockdown?

I have heard it said that the biggest problem with email marketing is the fact that everything can be measured. It probably seems counter intuitive. Yet it was the same with desktop publishing when all of a sudden a multitude of typefaces and fonts were available and publishers seemed to want to use them all … READ MORE »

Encourage New Customers To Subscribe

It would appear that most companies have seen an increase in online sales since the Covid-19 pandemic started. While there does seem to be some variation in the actual figure, it seems clear that many people have tried online purchasing for the first time as a means of overcoming lockdown. How many new online customers … READ MORE »

Productive Words To Use In A Subject Line

The Subject Line has more than one function. It needs to catch the attention of our subscribers to our email marketing lists without putting them off with sensationalism. It has to intrigue, excite and encourage. The marketing email that is not opened is a waste of effort, so much depends on the Subject Line. Some … READ MORE »

How A New Company Can Navigate Spam Filters

Spam filters are your friends. It probably seems difficult for anyone involved in email marketing to believe, but it’s been said before by many commentators, and will be said again. Email marketing would be impossible without spam filters. Inboxes would be overflowing. It stands to reason therefore that you should work with spam filters rather … READ MORE »

Will The New Lockdowns Impact Email Marketing

I'm telling you nothing you didn't already know when I say that the Prime Minister's latest press conference is worrying for anyone engaged in email marketing, not to mention the rest of the business community. I always try to see the bright side at such times but I, probably like you, am struggling to do … READ MORE »

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