Email Marketing

Blog, Business, Email Marketing, Mississippi Business, Uncategorized / 02.12.2015

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survey last year by Custora shows customer acquisition via email has quadrupled over the last 4 years. For small businesses, one of the major roadblocks to starting and sustaining an email marketing campaign is building their list. If you never start, you’ll never reach your goal, so let’s get started with a good list of current customers who want to hear your message.

  1. Ask for it.

If you’ve noticed, all the big box stores are asking for your email address. Why? Because they know customers respond to email marketing. When a customer buys from your retail location or schedules a service with your company, ask for their email address. You can start by emailing a receipt or a thank you for your purchase email.

B2B, Blog, Business, Email Marketing, Marketing Ideas, Mississippi Business, Uncategorized / 04.06.2015

5_types_of_emails_B2B_marketingAccording to the 2015 State of Marketing report from Marketing Cloud, 41% of businesses are using email to market their products and services. Of those businesses, 68% believe it’s very effective. When you narrow the field to B2B companies, 73% of those surveyed believe email marketing is core to their business.

Now that we’ve convinced you (because you needed convincing, right?), let’s talk about how you can actually structure a B2B email for marketing. We’ve identified five basic types of messages your company can and should send to their customers. You can certainly choose one type of email and stick with it, but we recommend using more than one type of email. To send more than one type of message, you’ll want to create a schedule so your audience knows what to expect. Better yet, segment your audience based on the types of articles and messages they read and where they are in the buyer’s journey (or sales funnel).