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Getting Started With Email Marketing Learn How to… Build and manage your email list Use permission-based email marketing best practices Avoid common email marketing mistakes Create an effective email campaign Measure, and improve campaign results

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Getting Started With Email Marketing

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Learn How to…

  • Build and manage your email list

  • Use permission-based email marketing best practices

  • Avoid common email marketing mistakes

  • Create an effective email campaign

  • Measure, and improve campaign results

And, see real examples of how others have put email marketing to work for their businesses.

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Guest Book

Building and Managing Your List

  • Collect email addresses and permission at every customer contact point:

    • Website

    • Guest book

    • Customer service, sales or support calls

    • Invoices, brochures, customer surveysand feedback forms

    • Tradeshows or events

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Gathering Customer Interests

You add your own logo and message to subscribers.

  • Use data to send your customers only what they want

  • Learn about your customers’ interests

  • Collect names to personalize emails

You determine your own interest categories and other data required.

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Obtaining Permission

  • Types of permission

    • Opt-in (explicit)

    • Purchase (implicit)

    • Learn more about permission

  • Spam or UCE

  • Opt-in Rental Lists

    • Cost 15 cents - 40 cents per name

    • Buyer beware – permission is not for sale!

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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How to Email Responsibly

  • Remind recipients why they are receiving an email from you

  • Include unsubscribe or opt-out link

  • Allow subscribers to change their preferences

  • Post your privacy policy

  • Handle unsubscribes

  • Monitor your email frequency

  • CAN-SPAM Act

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Types of Campaigns

  • Newsletters

  • Customer letters

  • Promotions

  • Service announcements

  • New product announcements

  • Seasonal or holiday promotions

  • Coupons

  • Holiday greetings

  • Invitations

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Example: TimeShareValuesNewsletter

  • Educate and inform

  • Position yourself asan expert

  • Build relationships and loyalty

  • Begin a two-way conversation

  • Encourage word-of-mouth referrals

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Newsletter Content Ideas

  • Articles

  • Relevant news and events

  • Your own commentary

  • Case studies, testimonials or examples

  • "How-to" articles

  • Material from clients, vendors or readers

  • Frequently asked questions and answers

  • Readers’ Poll

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Example: Hats.comProduct Promotion

  • Increase sales, appointments and/or traffic

  • Introduce new products or sales

  • Promote your brand

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Example: HyPerformixCompany Update

  • Inform and promote

  • Introduce new services

  • Stay in front of customers

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Example: Chefpaul.comHoliday Promotion

  • Capture customer mind share in shopping seasons

  • Announce sales

  • Remind customers of upcoming occasions

  • Bring customers back

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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Creating Your Campaign

  • First, set your goals

    • How will you measure success?

      • Purchase

      • Return site visit

      • Request for information

      • Appointments, etc.

Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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The “From:” Line

  • Use a name the recipient will recognize

    • List your company name either in the prefix (the part before the "@") or the or the domain name.

  • Keep it short

  • Be consistent

  • 60% of consumers say the

    "from" line most often

    determines whether they

    open an email or delete it.

    Source: DoubleClick

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    The “Subject:” Line

    • Keep it short and simple

      • You have 3 seconds or less

      • 30-40 characters including spaces (5-8 words)

    • Incorporate a specific benefit

    • Include your brand

    • Capitalize and punctuate carefully

    • Test!

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Email Content & Copy

    • Know your target audience

    • Be clear and concise – less is more

    • Use appropriate graphics

    • Use white space effectively

    • Proofread

    • Capitalize and punctuate carefully

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Call-to-action links

    The Call-to-Action!

    • Use more than one

    • Link appropriately

    • Make them:

      • Clear

      • Easy

      • Low or no obligation

    • Offer an incentive or reward for action

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    A Sense of Urgency

    • Limited time offers

    • Limited quantity offers

    • Added bonus

    Subject line: 48 hour sale up to 30% off!

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Things to Avoid

    • The words: free, guarantee, spam, credit card, sex etc.

      • Try fr*ee, sp^am, etc. instead

    • ALL CAPITAL LETTERS

    • Excessive punctuation !!!, ???

    • Excessive use of “click here”

    • $$, and other symbols

    • No “From:” address

    • Misleading subject lines

    Example: Typical spam “From” and “Subject” lines

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Delivery Guidelines

    • Day of Week

    • Time of Day

    • Test!

    Day

    Time

    Open %

    Tuesday or Wednesday

    11:00 AM -12:30 PM

    50 - 62%

    Thursday

    3:30 PM

    34 - 44%

    Friday

    9:30 AM

    18%

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Evaluating Your Results

    • Sent

    • Bounced

    • Opened

    • Click-through (CTR)

    • New subscribers

    • Opt-outs

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Interpreting Your Results

    • Low open rate?

    • Subject line

    • Delivery day

    • Delivery time

    • List overuse, age or quality

    • Low click-through rate?

    • Call-to-action

    • Copy

    • Offer

    • High un-subscribe/opt-out rate?

    • Over-communication

    • Poor targeting

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Constant Contact Resources

    • Related Books

    • Glossary of Terms

    • Industry Resources

    • Industry Statistics

    • Email Marketing 101™ On-Demand Webinar SeriesA FREE On-Demand Presentation from Constant Contact! A 22-minute flash presentation educating you on the fundamentals of email marketing.

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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    Thank You!

    Questions?

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite404-298-1061jeff@2thenextlevel.comwww.2thenextlevel.comwww.broadcastemailexpert.comwww.proemailaddress.com

    Jeffrey Alexander Brathwaite Broadcast Email Expert


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