Email marketing remains one of the most effective ways of connecting with people regardless of what device they use. It’s been proven time and time again to be a successful marketing tool showing impressive ROI. Not only that, email marketing does it all at a fraction of the cost compared to other digital marketing methods. However, with all the good, there are many examples of poor email marketing tactics which have led to widespread negativity.
Most marketers know that the golden rule to success in any business, when using any form of marketing, is to connect with customers. The personal connection is often lost through mismanaged customer data, irrelevant content and a general lack of understanding. Luckily, there is light at the end of the tunnel as most email marketing mistakes are relatively easy to fix. Continue reading →
Most digital marketers know by now that General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will take effect in May 2018. It will directly impact and disrupt email marketing while email 3rd party data is likely to fall away completely. As this new European regulation impacts data profiling, you need to comply with the new requirements before you’re allowed to send personalised and targeted emails.
In addition, changes in email filtering at ISP levels are set to rewrite deliverability rules as we know it. Continue reading →
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 →
Contrary to what some may believe, web development is still an extremely vital part of any marketing strategy. A common belief today is that social media platforms have replaced the need for a conventional website but that simply is not the case.
It’s true that in recent years there has been a shift toward online interactions with social media sites, mobile devices and apps topping the charts. As a result, the way people access the web to shop, chat and find information has also changed dramatically. Businesses of all shapes and sizes have had to adapt their web presence to stay in front of their consumers.
So with all the digital and social advancements, why is web development still important? Continue reading →