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. Why Marketing Automation Wins.

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. That's where marketing automation comes in. 89% of marketing automation campaigns are focused on email, so the two are closely aligned.

Important Changes to Association Email Marketing

GrowthZone

Combined, Gmail and Apple iPhone account for over half of email clients (around 55%)*. Email open rates and unsubscribes are heavily impacted by any adjustments made by Google and Apple. Email open rates and unsubscribes are heavily impacted by any adjustments made by Google and Apple.”

Best practices in email marketing.

YourMembership Blog

Members today are overloaded with information, and it’s easy for emails to end up in the digital trash. The post Best practices in email marketing. Membership & Marketing Email MarketingThat’s a problem. You can’t deliver meaningful content to members if they don’t open your e-mails. The subject line is the first impression and should be compelling enough for a member to want to open it,” says. appeared first on YourMembership.

10 email marketing best practices for your organization.

YourMembership Blog

In 2015, the Direct Marketing Association (now the Data & Marketing Association) reported email had the highest ROI of any marketing channel. By 2019, the number of registered email accounts is predicted to reach nearly six billion. So much for email becoming a dying breed of marketing. The post 10 email marketing best practices for your organization. Membership & Marketing Email Marketing

4 Email Marketing Tips Worth Embracing

Associations Now

Email may drive your organization’s marketing, but when was the last time you thought about how you use it? Four decades ago this year, a guy named Gary Thuerk sent an email promoting a new product line. It broke pretty much every rule you know about email today.

Enhanced email marketing is here

Membersuite

Email marketing is kicked up a notch with sophisticated marketing campaigns and assured email deliverability

Do Associations Need Both Marketing Automation And Email Marketing Software? [Video]

HighRoad Solution

At HighRoad Solution we are often asked “what is the difference between marketing automation and email marketing and how can my organization benefit by utilizing both?”. Email Marketing Marketing Automation

What Unsubscribers Can Teach an Email Marketer

Informz

I’m sitting at my desk creating another masterpiece (email/landing page/automated email campaign) and I see my “Darn, Another Unsubscriber” folder jump one more. After regaining my composure (with a little music therapy ), my next moves are: Check unsubscribes from emails.

6 Steps to a Better Email Marketing Strategy

Association Adviser

When was the last time you checked on the progress of your email marketing strategy? Don’t leave your email marketing to chance. Use these six steps to establish a solid goal for your email marketing.

Do Associations Need Both Marketing Automation And Email Marketing Software? [Video] (HS SUPPORT Clone)

HighRoad Solution

At HighRoad Solution we are often asked “what is the difference between marketing automation and email marketing and how can my organization benefit by utilizing both?”. Email Marketing Marketing Automation

Nonprofit Launches Open-Source Take on Email Marketing

Associations Now

FreeCodeCamp, a nonprofit that offers coding help to fellow nonprofits, recently launched an open-source email marketing tool to send bulk messages on the cheap. If you send a lot of marketing emails, you know the pain of the high costs that can come with such messaging.

Daily Buzz: The Benefits of Regulating Email Marketing

Associations Now

Email marketing is still evolving, 15 years after Congress gave the industry a single set of rules that regulate the messages that go in your inbox. Email marketing has been with us a long time, and it always seems like there’s a new headache facing organizations that rely on it.

Is an Email Marketing Price War on the Way?

Associations Now

The pricing scheme for many email marketing service providers—which grows based on the size of your list—is one that feels destined for disruption down the line. You know how I know email marketing isn’t going anywhere anytime soon?

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Email Marketing Trends: What’s Hot in 2017

Associations Now

Long neglected as part of the communications conversation, emails have become more essential than ever in 2017. Read on for some suggestions on to improve your email production workflow. But the problem is, it can be a challenge to understand all the nuances of building a useful email.

Email Marketing: Finding a Frequency that is Just Right

Association Adviser

When deciding how frequently to send email, consider these five factors that impact how often members will want to hear from you. The post Email Marketing: Finding a Frequency that is Just Right.

A Handwritten Note Calendar: The New Email Marketing Calendar?

MembersClicks

You’ve heard of email marketing calendars. You may even have an email marketing calendar. It’s a great way to plan ahead and get really strategic about your member and prospect communications. Plus, it’s a great way to ensure you’re not overdoing it.

Social Media Roundup: Email Marketing 101

Associations Now

Within seconds you can send an email and reach hundreds, but what is the purpose? Before you push the send button, consider whether your email is relevant to the receiver. Concerned that too many of your emails are ending up in the junk folder?

3 Ways to Use Text Emails In Your Email Marketing Strategy

Informz

Email is email right? But not all emails need to be “pretty.” ” Have you ever thought of incorporating simple text emails into your email marketing strategy? Sample Text Emails. When to Use a Text Email. Text Email Ideas.

Email Marketing: Time to Rethink What’s Possible

Associations Now

It’s easy to look at something that’s long been consistent and reliable—such as email marketing—and think you’ve mastered it. What if there were room to disrupt the way we do our marketing and to reach new levels of innovation?

Email Marketing Study: For More Clicks, Use Fewer Words

Associations Now

Does your email marketing need a boost? A new report highlights some of the latest email trends and insights. Before you send out your next marketing email, you may want to make it as short and sweet as possible. Other key findings: The best time to send an email?

2017 Association Email Marketing Benchmark Report

Informz

The report you’ve been waiting for all year — the 2017 Association Email Marketing Benchmark Report — is now available! Designed exclusively for association marketers, this report will help you set goals, analyze your own metrics, and evaluate the email landscape.

Email Marketing Trends: Are You Doing Enough With Your Data?

Associations Now

A Design Tool to Watch The pain of email design isn’t going anywhere anytime soon, but developers are beginning to get a little craftier about solving the problem. Now I’d like to take a little time to look at the flip side of the email marketing story.

How to Increase Your Association’s Email Deliverability: 12 Areas to Optimize + 3 Tech To-Dos

HighRoad Solution

Email open rates have dropped for most businesses – hovering around 25%. That means for every 1,000 emails that reach a company’s target audience’s inbox, 750 of them don’t get opened. Email Marketing

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Friday Buzz: What Email Marketing Did for #GivingTuesday

Associations Now

In one key metric, #GivingTuesday topped Black Friday and Cyber Monday in a big way, according to data from one email marketing firm. When it comes to email marketing, Black Friday has nothing on #GivingTuesday. The small stuff matters in your emails.

Up Your Email Marketing Game: 4 Membership Software Tips

MembersClicks

Sending emails is a simple, low-cost way to recruit prospective members and engage your current ones. Luckily, your association management software has features that can make those emails stand out - and help you save time, too!

5 Steps You Should Take Today to Improve Your Email Marketing

Association Adviser

When was the last time your association took a close look at how your email marketing campaigns are performing? Marketing & Communications American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration email email improvement email marketing email strategy

How Do Your Email Marketing Metrics Measure Up?

Membersuite

. One of the many things that makes email marketing such a valuable piece of an organization’s overall marketing strategy is the access to reporting metrics that it provides. Many marketers pore over metrics, compare results to other campaigns, and hope to improve over time.

Seven Ways to Get More From Your Nonprofit’s Email Marketing Strategy

SocialFish

Like social media, email marketing is where you nurture constituent relationships. Segmentation – The core principle of e-mail marketing is segmentation, or adding people to specific lists based on their interests and actions. Write your emails directly to this person.

Lunchtime Links: Gmail’s Latest Curveball for Email Marketers

Associations Now

What the latest changes to Google’s popular email service could mean for association marketing campaigns. To run a successful email-marketing campaign, your association has to track message open rates and dig deep into data to understand the needs and habits of its members.

Which is Better: Social Media or Email Marketing? [VIDEO]

SocialFish

So it’s natural that at some point you’d ask which is more important: Social media or email marketing. In this video I briefly explain the difference between social media and email marketing and why you need both: Potluck

4 Effective Event Email Marketing Tips That Will Benefit Your Association

Membersuite

Event email marketing is a special science that requires the perfect combination of organizing, saying, and doing

4 Email Marketing Tips Every Association Professional Should Know

MembersClicks

Email marketing is a tricky business. To help you avoid the latter, we’ve put together a list of four email marketing tips that every association professional should know. Do it right and you could have friends for life.

The Problems with Association Email Marketing (And How to Overcome Them)

MembersClicks

Email marketing. Why aren’t they responding to/engaging with your emails? Such a tricky business.

7 Email Marketing Trends to Try for Increasing Member Engagement

MembersClicks

Email continues to be a leading communication channel for reaching members. Here are a few email trends that are becoming more popular in 2018 and are focused on audience engagement. and give them a try: Small Staff Chatter marketingAs new tools and functionality are built, the possibilities for member engagement can be incredibly exciting! So exciting, in fact, that you may not know where to begin.

Email Marketing Metrics

Experts in Membership Marketing

I am often asked if there are benchmarks for open, click and bounce rates, which we can use to evaluate the effectiveness of email as a channel to deliver our promotions and messages. classic list of email marketing benchmarks." While I have not yet found anything relating directly to association marketing or membership marketing, I think that you'll find the following interesting and useful as a reference. email metrics Tactics Email

Let Your Members Determine Email Frequency

YourMembership Blog

Email tops the list of easiest communication channels to consume, most likely to keep members engaged, and most powerful storytelling. The question is, are you using email in a manner that your members desire? According to the Community Brands Member Loyalty study, email tops the list of easiest communication channels to consume, most likely to. The post Let Your Members Determine Email Frequency appeared first on YourMembership.

Your Email Marketing Checklist: What to Review Before You Hit Send

MembersClicks

Email blunders happen to everyone. We know that heart-drop-to-the-bottom-of-your-stomach feeling, so to help minimize those blunders, we’ve put together an email marketing checklist with everything you need to review before hitting send.

11 Email Marketing Tips from the Pros

SocialFish

There’s a lot to email marketing. It’s more complex than creating and sending an email here and there. If you want to get results from your email marketing efforts, you need a strategy. Why are so many marketers willing to invest the time?

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. Or, “Our event doesn’t require an engraved invitation, so we use email.”