Email trends 2014

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Every year people get smarter, technology get better, and things change. Here are something you should be doing in 2014 if you’re already not.. Develop a mobile strategy, implement a re-engagement strategy, adapt to filtering, get targeted on your messages, and lastly, remember, content is key. This will get you to the top of your game in the emailing world.

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Email trends 2014

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  2. 2. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training 2013 definitely had some notable events in the email world (such as the introduction of Gmail tabs and Yahoo announcing they'd be recycling abandoned addresses).
  3. 3. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Over 64% of decision makers read email via mobile, so you'll want to start building that into your planning. Develop a Mobile Strategy
  4. 4. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Implement responsive design into your marketing (we are working on a few templates for a starting point for you) Develop a Mobile Strategy
  5. 5. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Put your best/most important content FIRST Develop a Mobile Strategy
  6. 6. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Limit form fields Develop a Mobile Strategy
  7. 7. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Use single column display when possible Develop a Mobile Strategy
  8. 8. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Optimize landing pages for mobile Develop a Mobile Strategy
  9. 9. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training We’ve talked about re- engagement a number of times, but it’s becoming more and more important. The bottom line is that the more unengaged people you have in your list, the more likely the ISPs are to regard your messages as spam and send you right to the junk folder. Implement a re-engagement strategy
  10. 10. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Determine your re-engagement starting point: 30 days, 90 days, etc. Implement a re-engagement strategy
  11. 11. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Develop a campaign to get subscribers to reconnect and remember to really work on your subject lines since they've demonstrated that those messages aren't working. Implement a re-engagement strategy
  12. 12. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Offer a downsell subscription (i.e. monthly newsletter instead of daily) Implement a re-engagement strategy
  13. 13. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Remove people that have NOT re-engaged and use other media to win them back. Implement a re-engagement strategy
  14. 14. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training When Gmail announced the tabs, you’d have thought Armageddon was here! But the truth is…Microsoft has had Clean Sweep for the past year and the Gmail tabs are just a different way of filtering that Google has been doing for some time already with things like priority inbox. Since you can change it, consider some of these options: ADAPT to Filtering
  15. 15. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Teach subscribers how to move your messages from the Promotions Tab to the Inbox ADAPT to Filtering
  16. 16. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Adapt your branding and subject lines to align with the other content in the promotions tab. After all, they’re in the “promotions” mindset when they click the tab, so it may not be all bad. ADAPT to Filtering
  17. 17. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Send subscribers the messages they WANT to receive from you. Get targeted on your messages Use custom data and let the users self-select what they want to get in terms of offers and promotions.
  18. 18. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Use custom fields and merge tags to give users a custom experience based on the information they have provided to you. Get targeted on your messages
  19. 19. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Use triggers to add/drop people from lists once they’ve clicked on specific links within messages or signed up for different webinars. Get targeted on your messages
  20. 20. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Test your messages BEFORE sending them out to make sure they inbox. Change the subject, body copy, and even the footer, if necessary. Content is king
  21. 21. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Watch your complaints to make sure that your content is on point with your audience Content is king
  22. 22. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training Test different content lengths, but always focus on your best and most important information at the top. People have short attention spans and often scan for what they’re looking for. Content is king
  23. 23. Visit www.EmailDelivered.com for Email Marketing and Deliverability Tips, Tools, & Training FOR MORE ON EMAIL TRENDS, visit http://www.emaildelivered.com/email- marketing/email-trends-for-2014

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