Twelve tips to increase your success with e-mail marketing.
It happens to all of us. We get so wrapped up in our day-to-day efforts that we forget to apply the simple tricks that increase our success. Today, we'll look at the top 12 simple things we e-mail marketers can do that we may have forgotten to continually include in our plans. Maybe one or two of these can help you.
If your program cost isn't strong enough to outweigh the results, you might consider:
If you have a large percentage of people who have stopped responding to your e-mails, you might consider:
If you have low levels of shopping carts items, or values, you might consider:
If you can't grow your e-mail list cost-effectively or fast enough, you might want to consider:
These simple tips are low cost, require minimal work, and could significantly improve results. If you have a tip or trick you have found to be basic, but very helpful, send it along and I'll share it in the next column.
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Jeanniey Mullen is the vice president of marketing at NOOK by Barnes and Noble, focused on business growth and customer acquisition.
Prior to her role at NOOKTM Jeanniey launched a wearables fashion technology company called Ringblingz. Before getting into the wearables business, Jeanniey was the chief marketing officer (CMO) of Zinio, where she grew the business by more than 427 percent, into one of the largest global digital newsstands. Other notable roles in her career include her involvement as the executive director and senior partner at OgilvyOne, where she led the digital Dialogue business and worked with Fortune 50 brands including IBM, Unilever, and American Express, and being a general manager at Grey Direct. At Grey Direct Jeanniey launched the first email marketing division of a global advertising agency. Prior to her time in advertising, Jeanniey spent seven years in retail leading a variety of groups from Consumer Relations and Operations, to Collections and Digital at JCPenney.
One of Jeanniey's favorite times in her career was when she founded the Email Experience Council (which was acquired by the Direct Marketing Association). Jeanniey is a recognized "Women in Business," a frequent keynote speaker, and has authored three books and launched a number of companies ranging from entertainment to technology and fashion.
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