From personalized subject lines to custom content videos, emails are getting flashier. After all, marketers are continually looking to improve results with an edge over the competition. There's always a new tactic, technology or theory that promises to drive more opens, clicks and conversions. The problem is that in our zeal to find "the next big thing," we often lose sight of what really matters: putting together the right foundational elements that will drive sales consistently and predictably. Here are four basics every successful email marketing strategy should include:...
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Preparing Your Email Marketing Strategy for the Holidays, Part 2
October 1, 2012
From Reggie Brady
The holidays are a "make it or break it" time for marketers. In my last post, I addressed pre-planning to poise your company to capitalize on the shopping season. Now it's time to address issues that get to the heart of your planning strategy. Consumers are looking for the best deals, gift ideas and the hottest items.