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Dec 3, 2010
This Sexy Email Event presentation of Margaret Farmakis is about What's Hot or Not en Emailmarketing.
2 december 2010 Margaret Farmakis / ReturnPath Undercurrent - Amsterdam
Is Your Email Marketing Strategy Hot…Or Not
<ul><li>Manage your reputation. </li></ul><ul><li>Reach the inbox. </li></ul><ul><li>Earn a response. </li></ul><ul><li>Celebrate subscribers. </li></ul><ul><li>Get promoted. </li></ul><ul><li>Be happy. </li></ul><ul><li>Retire young. </li></ul><ul><li>Look gorgeous. </li></ul>
78% of marketers rate email as “excellent” or “good” for ROI – higher than any other direct marketing channel. -Econsultancy
Copyright © by FEDMA Do you use regular newsletters as a part of your communication?
84% of consumers report clicking through a relevant email offer. - Epsilon
Over 60% of respondents value the email programs they participate in.
<ul><ul><li>57% of users worldwide are more likely to buy a product in store after receiving a marketing email </li></ul></ul>Source: e-Dialog
Is email sexy?
HOT NOT or
HOT: Delivery to the Inbox
NOT: Being Junked or Blocked
If you are like the average email marketer, 20% doesn’t get delivered to the inbox
European countries’ email deliverability rates
Know Where Your Email Goes
Hint : Sent – Bounces ≠ Delivered
Know your sender reputation
<ul><li>Complaints </li></ul><ul><li>Poor List Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>No Sending Permanence </li></ul>Why Your Sender Reputation Could Be Bad:
Why Do Subscribers Complain? I don’t trust you. I wasn’t expecting this. Who are you?
List Hygiene Pitfalls Unknown Users Spam Traps Unsubscribe
Knowledge = Power www.SenderScore.org
HOT: Email Designed for Response
What can you do to stand out?
NOT: Ignoring the Subscriber Experience
HOT: Integrating Email & Social Media @
New Theme 87% of EU and US Fortune 100 companies use social media today Source: Burson-Marstellar
75% plan to increase their social media investment in the next 12 months Source: King Fish Media, HubSpot & Junta42
Source: Anderson Analytics
So what is so interesting about social media?!
NOT: Failure to Optimise
One out of every 4 marketers… Source: GetResponse
Does your company engage in online conversations about your brand or products?
Does your company have defined metrics for measuring social media metrics?
If so, who does the measuring?
What is your ROI from social media activities?
Measure your efforts.
HOT: Respect Your Subscribers Preferences
One size DOESN’T fit all
NOT: Treating Your Subscribers Like Sheep
U.S. email volume will hit 838 billion marketing messages by 2013.
The number of text messages sent daily exceeds the population of the planet.
There are over 100,000 apps available for iPhone.
More than 3,000 new books are published every day
iTunes has over 12 million songs, 55,000 TV episodes and over 8,500 movies.
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Top Reasons Consumers Unsubscribe from Email Lists
So what’s the verdict? HOT NOT or
Don’t forget! Drop off your business card to get a copy of our EU Deliverability Handbook
Margaret Farmakis Senior Director of Response Consulting Return Path +44 (0) 2030 023 741 [email_address] THANK YOU!