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Email Marketing Blog by Wizemail

Competing With Companies With Big Data

Four or five years ago, before Covid, I read a book called Man v Big Data. It wasn’t clear who won. The thought that went through my mind was ‘If only I had their problems’. SMEs depending on email marketing, and having to compete with big data held by big companies, would appear to be … READ MORE »

Statistics From Research Are A Useful Guide

The wonderful thing about email marketing is that a number of establishments and marketing companies fund and work on research which they are only too pleased to share with others. All we have to do is look for it. I’ve been not only reading specific results, but checking the conclusions with other research. While some … READ MORE »

Maintain Contacts Within Your Local Community

With the closure of retail outlets and the slowdown in high street footfall, we are in danger of damaging our relationship with the local community. This limits opportunities for lead generation. With all the other pressures on us, the last thing we want is a drop in quality subscribers to our email marketing lists. The … READ MORE »

Email Marketing Conversion Trigger

Many email marketing practitioners, both new and with experience, ask what are the best methods to generates conversions. Specifically, they ask what works now. The answer is surprisingly easy to discover, and it sounds as if it is just a glib answer. However, what has worked in the past for email marketing is likely to … READ MORE »

Triple Hits Hurting Opportunities

Apart from rising fuel price, the increase in the costs of imported goods and raw materials, and inflation leading to calls for higher wages, how is email marketing going for you? If you deal mainly with SMEs you must be aware of how the current situation is hurting them as much as us. The fact … READ MORE »

Key Takeaways From The ASA Annual Report

The recently published ASA Annual Report 2021 makes interesting reading for anyone engaged in marketing, and particularly so for email marketing as it shows the ASA’s intent with regard to legislation, and its enforcement. It gives a number of pages to its staff, although many, if not most, readers will ignore them, and page through … READ MORE »

Helping Those struggling With Accessibility

There was an interesting online article entitled ‘Essential services websites in UK should be accessible to all’. It’s not aimed specifically at email marketing but the problems identified, which include the fact that many people have problems accessing the internet and emails, give some useful information for us when targeting our emails. The article concentrates … READ MORE »

When To Be Circumspect In Email Marketing

Although in many situations, the two coincide, there’s a significant difference between risqué and risky. Simply put, being risqué is often too much of a risk in email marketing, as Tesco discovered recently. Mind you, a bit of thought might have made them think again. They used the words ‘shiitake’, ‘pistachio’, and ‘fettucine’ in newspaper … READ MORE »

Encouraging Community Spirit

One of the most ill-used words in common usage is ‘community’. It has an almost universal application to any group of more than one, and as such it has become meaningless as a description. If you split your email marketing list, you could call either group a community, yet they only have responses in common. … READ MORE »

What’s Wrong With Your Email Design

Here’s a little experiment you can try. I first saw it used by a content manager, whom I was assisting, against the owner of a website, but it works just as effectively for email marketing. She asked the chap, “What’s your favourite bit of your website?” He mentioned a feature that I had already identified … READ MORE »


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