Event Email Marketing for Associations: 3 Essentials

Blue Sky eLearn

That’s why marketing is such a crucial step to the success of your association events. Far and away one of the most effective channels for association event marketing is email. This reach of this medium is unrivaled, with 99% of consumers checking their email daily.

Email Marketing vs. Marketing Automation

Higher Logic

Email is an important component of any modern marketing strategy. But, email is just one piece of the modern marketing puzzle. Marketing automation might sound fancy, but it's really just an extension of the functionality that email marketing already provides – the ability to create, deliver and track messages to an audience. That's where marketing automation comes in. Improving Communication Across the Customer Lifecycle.

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Email Marketing vs. Marketing Automation [Explained]

Higher Logic

Email is an important component of any modern marketing strategy. But, email marketing on its own can only do so much. Trying to look at your members’ engagement using email marketing is like seeing the world without glasses. Put glasses on ( AKA marketing automation ) , and you can see the bark, the leaves, and the squirrel dropping acorns on your head. Sure, you can personalize the emails by inserting their name, but that ’s about it.

Four Ways Psychology and Email Marketing Tie Into Each Other

Associations Now

Before your hit send on that next member email, consider the role psychology plays in getting your message across. You could write and design the best email in the world, but unless you consider how it will be received, its ability to resonate with your audience is slim. That’s because email isn’t just about your message. Like other forms of communication, email is meant to connect with people—which means you have to appeal to your audience’s state of mind.

10 Association Communications Stats with Tips to Reach Younger Members More Effectively

Higher Logic

Personalized content customized to their interests!]. ?? Delivered to their inboxes, online community dashboards, and everywhere they consume content.]. ?? 10 Association Communications Stats + Membership Tips. What types of communications are they more likely to open?

COVID-19’s Impact on Global Email Communication: How to Maintain High Deliverability

Higher Logic

Recently, I’ve seen a spike in the amount of email communications going through our servers, so I dug into how mail receivers are reacting to the influx of mail to their systems. These involved email blasts sent to large contact lists that hadn’t received mailings in months or more.

What’s Trending in Association Content Delivery and Sales?

Moery Company

There are a few trends developing around our content delivery and sales process, and it’s very exciting. Over the last several weeks, we’ve seen growth in content engagement and have observed our sales cycle shortening rather significantly. The second trend is focused on the frequency of content delivery – we’ve upped our activities, and the results have been fantastic. We have steadily increased the number of email campaigns and automated marketing on behalf of our clients.

Make Your Email Marketing Awesome, or Lose Subscribers

Association Adviser

Last month, I attended eM+C’s All About Email LIVE! email marketing conference. A whole day dedicated to improving email? “Email marketing is simple,” you’re thinking. “Email is a workhorse, meant to be quick and cheap, not fancy and time-consuming,” you say. Or, “Our event doesn’t require an engraved invitation, so we use email.” Tailor the frequency and content of your emails to your audience(s).

6 Ways Associations Can Use Webinars to Engage Members and Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Higher Logic

Use Webinars to Communicate. Once you start thinking creatively, you can use all that content you prepped for your event to keep members engaged and increase revenue. Use Webinars to Communicate. Want to learn more about automating your email communications ?

3 Automated Email Campaigns Professionals Australia Used to Strengthen Their Association

Higher Logic

They can no longer rely on sending batch-and-blast, one-off emails to their whole member base as an effective membership recruitment and retention strategy. They sent one-off emails where needed and the same content to everyone due to technology and staff limitations.

Building Buy-In for an Online Community at Your Association

Higher Logic

Member-generated content shows you’re the place to be , while fostering peer-to-peer engagement among your most valuable members. They receive value from their membership through peer-to-peer connections, mentoring, access to experts, exclusive content, and more.

2016 Benchmarking Study Reveals Association Communication Hurdles Remain

Association Adviser

Each year when Association Adviser and Naylor Association Solutions launch the Association Communications Benchmarking Study , we certainly hope to see measurable improvements in the ways associations communicate with members. We want to learn what associations are doing differently and better, what resources are being utilized to engage members and whether communication tools are being monetized to their fullest degree. Relevant content alone is an incredible member benefit.

Your 5-Step Guide to a Streamlined Member Communications Schedule

Higher Logic

Picture this: Last month, your marketing department sent five emails to members promoting your annual event, while your membership department called members three times about the event. On top of this, your events team sent out two reminder emails. If so, interdepartmental silos might be keeping you from an effective member communications schedule. Member communications often hover between extremes like this - too much and too little, or both.

8 Tips to Write Emails Your Association Members Will Open

Higher Logic

Let me guess – your inbox is overflowing with so much content that you don’t know which way is up, much less which emails are worth your time. It’s a relatable circumstance for anyone with an email address (and fun fact: active email accounts are expected to hit 5.6 A “good” email open rate among members depends on your industry and the end goal of your email. Recent data shows that: The average email open rate (across all industries) is 16.19%.

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How to Send Onboarding Emails that Make Your Association’s New Members Feel Welcome Right Away

Aptify

Here are some tips for creating member onboarding emails that make new members feel connected with your organization and set the stage for a relationship that will last for years to come: Start simply. Your membership recruitment efforts worked! You have new members.

4 Questions to Help You Choose the Best Stock Photo for Your Content Marketing Campaigns

Higher Logic

Choosing imagery for your content marketing campaigns is really hard. We’ve put together four questions that will help you express your ideas in visual form in a way that catches your audience’s attention and pulls them into your content. What is this campaign or content about? Your first question when choosing a stock photo should always be “What is this content about?” For example, let’s say I’m writing a blog post about good email subject lines.

Get self-serve learning on association email best practices

HighRoad Solution

With deadlines to meet, emails to send, and content to push out, it’s easy to feel like we’re treading water. We all have good intentions at the beginning of the year to define our overall strategy, only to find ourselves mid-year buried under our communications calendar.

Getting Your Constituents to Opt-down vs Opt-out

HighRoad Solution

After all, your emails contain valuable information about upcoming programming, industry insights, and ways to become more involved in your association. content, community, and communication ? Email MarketingOh, the dreaded. Unsubscribe". button.

3 Copywriting Best Practices for Your Email Campaigns

Higher Logic

When you send a marketing email with a weak subject line or awkward copy, the interaction with the recipient ends right there – with your message in the digital trash. Even if you convince someone to open your email, how compelling is your content and the offer? But when it comes to email, there is clear methodology for constructing great copy and getting those messages opened. For now, follow these quick tips to produce stellar email copy: 1.

3 Ways to Improve Membership Acquisition at Your Association

Higher Logic

It takes hours of debating the best methods to use to reach prospective members, and days of content creation and campaign management. You don't have to test every communication channel to find out the best way to reach your prospects, thanks to data from fellow associations. The Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from Marketing General Inc. reports which recruitment marketing channels have performed the best for associations (trade and professional).

Why You Should be Segmenting Your Members by Data, Rather than Type

Higher Logic

In the 2018 Membership Marketing Benchmarking Report from Marketing General, Inc., associations surveyed revealed the most common level of segmentation for their member marketing efforts: 55% – Membership level/type. Behavioral data and segmentation are key to maximizing the value of your targeted marketing efforts. You can use interactions from your community and your marketing campaigns to more accurately segment your user base.

What’s the state of association marketing?

Aaron Wolowiec

Not only is it my full-time profession, but I’m constantly soaking up stories about new trends, PR disasters, crisis communications and more. Years ago, PR (which used to be more focused on media relations) and marketing didn’t always mix well. Now, marketing is very much about content. Without content, you’ve got nothing to communicate, no brand and no campaign. But not just anyone can do marketing. Marketing Tip No.

What’s the state of association marketing?

Aaron Wolowiec

Not only is it my full-time profession, but I’m constantly soaking up stories about new trends, PR disasters, crisis communications and more. Years ago, PR (which used to be more focused on media relations) and marketing didn’t always mix well. Now, marketing is very much about content. Without content, you’ve got nothing to communicate, no brand and no campaign. But not just anyone can do marketing. Marketing Tip No.

4 Must-Know Email Subject Line Tactics to Increase Open Rates

Association Adviser

Did you know that 35 percent of email recipients open an email based on the subject line alone? That’s according to Convince & Convert’s 15 Email Statistics That are Shaping the Future. If your subject line isn’t motivating recipients to open your email, then your content (no matter how amazing), your segmenting (no matter how targeted) and your campaigning (no matter how strategic and creative) are wasted efforts. Personalize email subject lines.

Your Guide to Effective [Not Annoying] Marketing Personalization

Higher Logic

Adobe’s recent study about email marketing revealed more about these reactions to personalization. In Adobe’s survey, e mployees said that the most annoying thing when receiving an email offer from a marketer was: “An offer that makes it clear that the marketer’s data about me is wrong” (22%). An email urging me to buy a product or service I’ve already purchased” (22%). Marketing Automation: Creepy, or Just Good Customer Service?

Google's Push to Purge Your Low-Engagement Emails

Higher Logic

It's meant to help you easily unsubscribe from emails, and it looks something like this: Recognize this image? But those of us in marketing, communications, sales, and membership are a little more concerned with what this unsubscribe notification means for future email strategy. The notification pops up if a user doesn’t open emails for one month from a designated "promotions" sender. Make your emails responsive. Personalize your emails.

5 Smart Tips to Strengthen Your Automated Emails and Increase Conversions

Higher Logic

Everyone uses email. Not everyone loves email, but everyone uses it today nonetheless. Because it’s the main way we receive valuable communications. But, how many times a week do you scroll through your inbox and think, "Why am I receiving emails about something completely irrelevant to me?" or "Why am I being sent this email asking me to register for an event that I already registered for?". Segment your email list.

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Content Counts When It Comes to Email, New Study Shows

Associations Now

A couple of recent surveys on email marketing reveal some important stats and trends, including the importance of quality email content. Despite the popularity of social media, email is still going strong as a marketing tool. In fact, not only is email effective—it’s significantly impacting ROI for businesses that are using it regularly.”. Given their value, what makes marketing emails effective? What email marketing tips do you have?

How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound Your Association

Moery Company

Here’s some tips on how to do just that in the areas of communications, virtual events, and sponsorships. Communications. If you have a virtual training program for your industry you ought to be doubling down on the marketing of it right now. Focus on content quality.

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Moving Forward: How to Recover, Relaunch, and Rebound – Association Hustle Podcast Episode 234

Moery Company

This week we’re covering topics that association leaders should be focusing on when it comes to communications, virtual events, and sponsorships. Communications. Now is the time to shift your content focus to recovering, rebounding, and relaunching your industries.

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Engagement vs Junk Mail: Strategies for Association Marketing

SCD Group

I’m not sure why but the volume of junk email marketing arriving last week reached a tipping point. Here’s a sample of what arrived in my email box one day last week: Connecting up. I just wanted to followup and see if you received my earlier email?” All “signed” their emails with a “personal signature” as though we were friends. Do your research to know the communications preferences of your personas: email, social media, texting, etc.

25+ Member Newsletter Tips and Ideas for Better Campaigns

MembersClicks

While email has been around for decades, it’s still one of the most effective communication channels, even compared to new technologies (we’re looking at you, social media). As of 2019, email marketing boasted a 4,200% return on investment —or $42 in returns for every $1 spent.

Want to Maximize Association Membership Value? Create Indispensable Engagement

Higher Logic

Communicating a compelling value proposition. Create a digital space for them to engage, and then use intentional, targeted communication to build a personalized experience for each one of them, reaching them with relevant content at the right time and place.

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Integrate Your Marketing in 2014

Association Adviser

The same can be said for creating and implementing an integrated, cross-channel marketing plan. While promoting your association’s products or services through one channel can create awareness and drives conversions, marketing your brand and products through multiple channels increases awareness and conversions exponentially. The average B2B marketing team allocates 50 percent of its budget to integrated programs; whereas, just 4 percent rely on only one channel.

[Infographic] The Power of Audience Segmentation

Higher Logic

Good marketing delivers relevant content. Great marketing delivers personalized, timely content to the right people. Did you know 77 percent of email marketing ROI comes from segmented, targeted, and triggered campaigns? Still, 42 percent of marketers don’t segment and only four percent segment with multiple data types. Choose your goal, assess the action needed, and tailor the content accordingly.

20 Marketing Automation Mistakes You Could Be Making (And How to Fix Them)

Higher Logic

That being said, it’s time to take a closer look at your marketing automation strategy to see if you’re making any of these common mistakes. But a great strategy needs to be the foundation of your marketing automation campaigns. Before you start blasting out emails and assigning roles, take time to develop and finesse a content and lead generation strategy. Our tip : Try out our marketing automation campaigns worksheet for some help with developing goals.

Why Associations Need to Adopt Responsive Design

Association Adviser

According to Laura Taylor , director of online solutions at Naylor Association Solutions, “Associations invest a lot of time and resources into positioning themselves as the content leader in their industry. In order to ensure industry professionals see the association as their number one resource, it is imperative that associations deliver their content in a mobile-friendly format.”. Mobile readers engage with emails longer than desktop readers do, with 67.1 Content.

Keep Your Association on Track: 4 Ways to Stay Organized

Blue Sky eLearn

We’ve gathered four tips to help you organize your association’s key data and communications, and then keep them organized as the year progresses. Communicate digitally to disseminate information. Email marketing software. Communicate digitally to disseminate information.

Association Brain Food Weekly: 1.7.22

Reid All About it

Email marketing automation software. explains the costs associated with email marketing automation software and the factors affecting those costs. They also provide a brief overview of pricing for some of the most popular email marketing automation software.

5 Marketing Pain Points & Solutions (From Our In-House Experts)

Higher Logic

Can we talk about how glamorous the life of a marketer is for a moment? …I While the role of a marketer can be incredibly interesting and rewarding, it doesn’t come without challenges. You’re not alone, you hardworking marketer, you! The scope of those challenges can differ across industries, so in an effort to understand these pain points we turned to Higher Logic’s trusted marketing experts for insight and solutions. Video Content Marketing.