Email Analysis

Don’t cheat those on your email list

There are a number of regulations which limit what advertisers can promise or even suggest in an advert. In general, they are an aid to anyone selling via email marketing as customers will feel reassured, if only to a certain extent. You have the ability to reinforce this impression and ensure that they believe what … READ MORE »

Methods Of Cyber Criminals In Email Marketing

I have always suggested looking to specialities outside of email marketing to see how they operate. Many use methods that we can usefully learn from. Let’s take what might seem a bold step further and see how criminals use emails in their activities. I’m not, of course, suggesting we indulge in any unlawful activity. However, … READ MORE »

Secure Your Email Lists From Cyber Criminals

Michigan State University recently published research into the methods that cyber criminals use to break into a company’s data. The types of attack include spyware, ransomware, and denial of service. If your email marketing lists are compromised, it will cost you more than just reputation. The most popular form of defence is based on software. … READ MORE »

The vote in the House of Commons

How to reassure your customers after the vote in the House of Commons A series of votes in the House of Commons, starting on 12th of February, on the subject of Brexit, was politically significant. The odd thing is that, from the point of view of email marketing, it means little. Your customers, however, are … READ MORE »

Using videos to reinforce trust

As a means of supporting any campaign, video ticks all the boxes. Whether being used on a website or for email marketing, used properly there is little doubt that it is a most effective way of hitting targets. There’s a caveat though; it must be used with care and restraint. All content is not equal … READ MORE »

Using testimonial videos in email marketing

We all search through reviews when subscribing to an email marketing list or considering buying a product from a new supplier. After all, there are some real crooks out there.  One of the most compelling forms of review is a testimonial where the person allows their name to be used. How much better is a … READ MORE »

Producing a testimonial video? We can help

Ten points to consider when producing a testimonial video for an email marketing campaign 1/ Don’t consider There’s no doubt of the effectiveness of testimonial videos, not only in email marketing, but on websites as well. One on a landing page can negate that hesitation before clicking on ‘buy’. 2/ It’s about what you want … READ MORE »

How colour can be used to influence readers

I am, like around 8% of European males, partially colour-blind. In women, the rate is considerably lower, at around 0.5%. On top of that, there are many different kinds of colour blindness. You might be wondering whether there’s any point in trying to influence subscribers to your email marketing list with colour when there are … READ MORE »

Squeeze every last bit of value from your copy

You will pay a lot for copy for an email marketing campaign or blog, whether sourced externally or from Jean in HR who can produce a nifty phrase. It takes time, not so much for the typing as research and reading. Any copy that is worth paying for will be reassuringly expensive. It makes sense … READ MORE »

How to re-engage lapsed email subscribers

I apologise for starting on a negative point, but sometimes relationships come to an end and there’s nothing you can do about it. It goes for subscribers to your email marketing list as well as for life, but in both cases you can sometimes can overcome their reluctance to continue. Your subscribers will have a … READ MORE »

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