Email Analysis

Do You Depend On Experts?

I used to work for a large, non-email marketing, company that was under considerable public scrutiny as it was often the source of quite startling headlines. Senior staff were demoted sideways if their department was the target. Fault was an inconsequence. I was given the task in coming up with a defence in the, rather … READ MORE »

Have Responses Changed In The Recession

There seems to be a general consensus that the current recession will continue even after the Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted, although an agreement between all experts does not necessarily mean it will happen. It follows that there will be a certain reluctance to spend. Email marketing is likely to be hit less hard than … READ MORE »

The Best Skill Is To Be A Problem-Solver

The highly memorable poem by Rudyard Kipling, ‘If’, is much loved but, from an email marketing point of view, it leaves out one skill. While it would probably not have improved it, it might have been useful to include; If you can solve other people’s problems while ignoring your own . . . You know … READ MORE »

Refining Social Proof In An Email Campaign

We mentioned recently the advantages of social proof in convincing your subscribers to complete. There’s nothing quite as convincing as wondering why, if everyone is doing something, you are left out. We highlighted six general headings. This alone is not enough; like everything else in email marketing you need to target. For instance, one of … READ MORE »

Considering A Post-Lockdown Economy Drive?

Way back when, predating the Internet and email marketing by some years, I used to be part of a team that designed corporate imaging. We provided logos, letter headings, pretty but threatening invoices and colour coding for vans and retail outlets. It was lucrative but the inevitable predictable recession came as something of a surprise. … READ MORE »

Target Your Campaigns On An Emotive Response

Emotions play a major factor in most decisions we make, from what wine to have with dinner to the model of fridge-freezer that we keep the food in. From the point of view of someone involved in email marketing, logic has very little impact. After all we go by our data and what's good for … READ MORE »

Email Marketing Benchmarking Post Lockdown

Benchmarks are great for improving our email marketing performance. They provide us with a means of comparison which are both reassuring and provide an indication of where we can improve. The target of us all is to beat our competitors. However, the statistics are only useful if they are accurate and with the current lack … READ MORE »

Will Your Demographic Change Post Lockdown

The subscribers to your email marketing list suffered under the coronavirus pandemic and government lockdown. You have a choice. You can obviously retrench and work to those who have suffered least and you believe will probably continue buying, or you can try to reach your old level or may be even expand your customer base. … READ MORE »

Understanding Metrics And KPIs Post Lockdown

Your business circumstances have changed. The email marketing world post lockdown will ensure that, not only for you but for the subscribers to your email marketing lists as well. Carrying on as before is not an option. Your working practices will have to change to cope with the enforced new reality. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) … READ MORE »

Solving The Problems Of Your Subscribers

You’ve got your own problems. Haven’t we all? You, no doubt, want to concentrate on finding your own solutions rather than getting bogged down with someone else’s concerns. And who could criticise you? Well I will. Your function, whatever it is that you sell or produce, should go some way to solving the problems of … READ MORE »

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