Education, retail, and computer hardware/electronics are the best-performing verticals in email marketing, according to a new study that benchmarked open rates, click-through rates, and churn metrics across 14 industries.
Think social media killed off email? Hardly. If anything, social media has boosted the power of email. To help marketers understand how important social media is to email, GetResponse put together the following infographic.
Commercial emails opened on mobile devices are on pace to surpass PC opens by the end of 2013. As of yearend 2012, 41% of commercial emails were opened on mobile devices (smartphone or tablet), up from 27% a year earlier.
Email volume increased 5.4% in the fourth quarter of 2012 vs. the same period a year earlier, though volume levels varied dramatically by industry, according to the Experian Marketing Services 2012 Q4 email benchmark report, which also found that email open rates were on average highest on Saturdays and Sundays.
As email continues to reign as one of the most profitable and successful marketing channels, today's email marketers are now expanding, embracing and integrating other channels into their email marketing programs. With email strategies often acting as connectors to website, mobile, social, print, and in-store strategies, email has become the hub in driving cross-channel integration.
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