Email is conceptually brilliant: low cost, high speed, personal, dynamic, and interactive. But how do you know if you’re doing it well? How do you show your CFO that it’s really helping the bottom line? You can promise to prove how well email is increasing awareness, building interest, populating your sales cycle, and generating revenue. This is a book of proofs; about the ways and means that email can be put to the test and how an individual named Ed goes about demonstrating the power of email and pointing to specific results.
It's easy to think of customers as fish you can bait with discounts. It's also lazy. Marketers should adopt the B2B mentality of solving customers' problems.
Amazon is well-known for sending emails just for you. But a business doesn't have to be Amazon-sized to successfully deploy the same strategy.
Instead of launching a fully-formed new program, try innovating in increments, where you make a series of small changes that eventually add up to something big.
Toy retailer The Entertainer recently reported some impressive figures, including 120% growth in mobile sales and a tripling of its email revenue. ... read more