In the world of email marketing, sending content to email lists is vital but it requires careful planning and execution. Anyone working in the corporate world is often inundated with loads of emails. While some emails may be interesting and relevant, many lack the quality to make a true impact on engagement.
Some may use confusing terminology, many are too short, too long, or don’t have the appropriate tone for the targeted audience. Not creating quality email content can waste time and budget without impacting a brand’s effectiveness.
Email marketing is incredibly powerful offering exceptional flexibility but there are several legal guidelines you should know about. That’s right, we are referring to GDPR and the CAN-SPAM Act. While the focus may be on all the rules, they can actually help you manage your mailing list more effectively.
There is so much you can do to tailor your email marketing strategy but before we get to that, it’s important to learn the relevant laws to make sure you comply. Getting subscribers to explicitly opt-in (give permission) to send emails is only the tip of the iceberg. From a business’ perspective and that of your customers, it’s the right thing to do.
Over the years email has transformed from an outbound to and inbound marketing tactic and for good reason. Technology has become more dynamic and information more easily accessible which means marketers have had to change their strategy.
The new breed of users are more informed and want companies to hear them out. They no longer respond to the disruptive outbound marketing tactics where companies only talk about themselves. This is where inbound marketing comes in along with implementing a vibrant, powerful and inclusive email nurturing campaign. Continue reading →