Email marketing gives you the ability to connect with your customers, promote your latest products, and offer loyalty discounts or promotions. Deciding what content to include in your email can be challenging. Many online marketers have a difficult time creating successful email marketing campaigns. What makes your email better than that of others? How to improve your content and get higher response rates?
When developing your next email marketing campaign, consider the following tips:
Use Social Media
Research has shown that 65 percent of marketers who integrated social media into their email marketing campaign obtained better results. If you want to get higher response rates and the visibility of your content and brand, add social media buttons to your emails. Place a call-to-action on your Facebook fan page and send emails to subscribers who have mentioned you on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.
Optimize Your Email Content
Make sure the content in your email follows the same SEO practices as your website. Optimized emails can boost your popularity on the Internet and help you get found in search results. When writing the body of the message, include relevant keywords and anchor text. Create HTML versions of your email.
Keep It Short and Simple
Your message should be clear and consistent from the subject line to the body text. If you offer too much information or run multiple promotions, you could overwhelm your customers and lose them.
The success of your email marketing campaign depends on how much value you provide to your subscribers. You get a positive reaction from your readers, they get value from your emails. Give them a reason to subscribe and remain subscribed. You need to offer value to your customers whether they make a purchase or not. If you don’t have anything to say, then don’t send anything. Consider the recipient’s needs and provide meaningful information.
Your marketing strategy should extend beyond the boundaries of your site. Before staring your next email campaign, analyze your customers’ behavior and try to identify their needs. How many people opened your last email message? How many clicked on your offers but didn’t covert? How many of them came from social networks? Use analytics software to determine which campaign gas a higher click through rate. This will help you find out what works and what doesn’t work for future emails. By doing proper research and tailoring your emails to recipients based on past actions, you will get better results.
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