Email Deliverability: How-to articles covering the latest marketing tactics, tips, and strategies.
Do You Still Believe These Three Urban Myths of Email Marketing?Jen RibbleDon't let the stories scare you. Some of the email axioms we believe to be true just aren't—at least, not anymore. See whether you've fallen victim to some of the ...
Get Your Emails Read: How to Level-Up Your Inbox Game [Infographic]Laura ForerIt's easy to send an email to subscribers, but not so simple to make sure that email ends up in the inbox. This graphic (and game!) from ReturnPath outlines the ...
Email Deliverability Benchmarks: What Share of Messages Make It to Inboxes?Ayaz NanjiSome 20% of email messages sent by marketers never make it to their intended recipients' inboxes, according to recent research from Return Path.
Business Email Read Rates and Unread Delete Rates, by Industry, Q1-Q4 2016Ayaz NanjiSome 13% of emails sent by businesses in 2016 were deleted by their recipients without being read, according to recent research from Return Path.
Six Email Worst-Practices: How to Send Your Emails to Your Customer's TrashDan HanrahanAre you becoming an annoyance in your customer's inbox? Avoid these six worst-practices and learn how to instead get your messaging to resonate with your audience.
The Impact of Email List Segmentation on EngagementAyaz NanjiSegmented email campaigns have, on average, significantly higher open and click rates—and significantly lower bounce, abuse-report, and unsubscribe rates—than non-segmented campaigns, according to recent research from MailChimp.
Email Open Rate Benchmarks for Sales MessagesAyaz NanjiMost sales emails sent by businesses are never opened by their intended recipients, according to recent research from HubSpot.
Four Types of Email Addresses Damaging Your Deliverability, and What You Can Do About ThemChad WhiteIn love and in email marketing, you have to learn to admit when a relationship isn't working—especially when email subscribers you're attempting to woo are instead getting you blocked or ...
2Q16 Email Deliverability BenchmarksAyaz NanjiSome 24% of email messages sent by brands in the second quarter of 2016 never made it to subscribers' main inboxes, according to recent research from Return Path.
How Is Reaching the Email Inbox Like Getting on Kanye's VIP List?Amalia BercotImagine trying to get added to Kanye's VIP list for the hottest club in LA. You're standing in line, hoping he'll let you in. That's just about the same as ...
Email Deliverability: Podcasts containing in-depth interviews with smart marketers from all walks of life.
How to Combat Email-Induced Insanity: SaneBox's Dmitri Leonov on Marketing Smarts [Podcast]by Kerry O'Shea GorgoneSaneBox COO Dmitri Leonov discusses email overload and offers suggestions for marketers hoping to keep their emails from being funneled into the "Later" folder.
Email Deliverability: Online seminar broadcasts from the best minds in marketing
- A No-Panic, 10 Step Self-Audit for Email Deliverability FailureBroadcast on 10/21/2010 with Tom SatherYou know it's a bad day when you realize that Yahoo! is blocking all your email messages. We'll discuss some real email marketing deliverability failures and how they were resolved, and provide tips to expedite solving similar problems should this ever happen to you.
- Getting Through and Staying Clean: Improving Your Email Sender ReputationBroadcast on 8/15/2008 with Karen Talavera, James O'BrienEmail marketers have more challenges than ever when it comes to breaking through inbox barriers. This is the second of two seminars aimed at helping you get your messages to your intended readers.
- Getting Through and Staying Clean: Better Email DeliverabilityBroadcast on 8/14/2008 with Karen Talavera, James O'BrienEmail marketers have more challenges than ever when it comes to breaking through inbox barriers. This is the first of two seminars aimed at helping you get your messages to your intended readers.
- Email Customization: Getting Personal to Deepen Relationships, Generate Additional Sales, and MoreBroadcast on 5/22/2008 with Regina BradyMost marketers use a “one size fits all" approach to email marketing instead of segmenting their campaigns. There are some simple but effective personalization techniques that can be used to make a mailing feel more targeted to the individual—and earn better ROI.
- Reaching Your Prospect's Inbox: Better Email DeliverabilityBroadcast on 5/10/2007 with Craig SpiezleAttend this seminar and get a Microsoft insider's view on how you can improve your odds of getting your messages to the right destination. This content is relevant to anyone doing serious email marketing today.
Email Deliverability: Tutorials — tactical marketing know-how in just 10 minutes from subject matter experts
- Take 10: How to Avoid SpamtrapsReleased on 11/11/2016 with Austin BlissIn just 10 minutes, we'll share an overview of the incredible power of these innocent-looking email addresses. You'll learn what spamtraps are, what they look like, why they exist, and how they may have ended up in your email list. You'll understand the risks of traps and know how to respond if you have the misfortune of hitting them.
- Take 10: Seven Steps to a Successful Re-Engagement CampaignReleased on 9/9/2016 with Meera KothandIn just 10 minutes, we'll show you why a subscriber re-engagement campaign is an important part of your email marketing strategy. We'll share a seven-step process detailing how to set up and launch your re-engagement campaign from scratch. You'll leave with a thorough understanding of the different types of winback emails, the order in which to send them, and what to do with inactive subscribers.
- Take 10: Reduce Your Email Bounce RateReleased on 12/11/2015 with Austin BlissIn just 10 minutes, we'll show you how to reduce your email bounce rate for a fraction of the cost of replacing names. We'll share easy-to-use strategies that you can apply right away to help you reconnect with lost customers.
Email Deliverability: Marketing downloads for the busy professional
- Email Essentials: Gmail Tricks of the TradeThis 39-page guide explains how to master Gmail. In it, you'll learn which steps to take to ensure that every one of your messages makes it into the inbox (or perhaps even into the esteemed "Primary" tab), how to establish lasting trust with both Gmail and its billion-strong user base, and how to push your Gmail marketing results to the next level.
- Email Essentials: The Keys to Increasing Open RatesIn this 24-page guide, we begin by introducing email open rates, current industry averages, and ways to maximize your data accuracy. Then, we delve into six key factors that greatly impact email opens and offer various tips for improving your efforts in these areas.
- Email Success Stories: How 11 companies are pushing the (electronic) envelopePropel your email marketing efforts beyond the subject line. Read Email Success Stories: How 11 companies are pushing the (electronic) envelope to learn how to convert your emails into money-making machines.
- Email Marketing Benchmark Report 2008This 150-page Email Benchmark Report 2008 was developed by surveying our very own MarketingProfs members. Find out what the competition is doing so your 2009 email marketing budget makes sense!