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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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?

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?

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Email Deliverability: Why It Matters (And 4 Tips on How to Improve Yours)

Higher Logic

In the search for new and innovative ways to increase reach or get in front of more people, many marketers are missing one of the most important factors – email deliverability. But what if most of the names on that list never see that email? Numbers matter.

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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?

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.

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

[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?

What Do Vanity Metrics Have to Do with Marketing Automation Goals?

Higher Logic

Higher Logic recently released our 2018 State of Marketing Automation: Association Benchmark Report. We asked about all sorts of things, like how they used marketing automation and what their goals and successes were. If subscribers didn’t open the email, figure out why and address it.

You Could Just Set It and Forget It with Marketing Automation…But Don’t!

Higher Logic

If you are under the impression that “set it and forget it” is a successful strategy for using marketing automation software, I release you from this spell. Set it and forget it" can work for rotisserie chickens, but it won't work for your marketing automation strategy.

4 Ways to Take the Confusion Out of Your Marketing Automation Platform

Higher Logic

Research is an absolute truth if you’re shopping around for a new marketing automation platform. If you are still shopping around for a new marketing automation platform, one of the best ways to serve yourself and your team is to learn about that platform before you seal the deal.

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.”

Is Marketing Automation Going to Take Away My Job?

Higher Logic

It’s a valid fear – as marketing automation adoption increases, many seasoned marketers are wondering if they’re automating themselves out of a job. When you use marketing automation, you can improve all these scenarios, saving time on the manual tasks.

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?

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 1.

YourMembership Blog

As an email marketer, your list of both members and prospective members is probably your most valuable asset. This is the first of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members.

[Infographic] The Marketer's Toolbox: Indispensable Marketing Techniques and Technologies

Higher Logic

Modern marketing is complicated. But when you break down the components of a strong marketing program, it suddenly feels familiar and approachable. Still, there is an overwhelming amount of technology and techniques marketing teams need to sift through. Email Marketing.

Top 10 Informz Blog Posts from 2017

Higher Logic

Over the 2017 calendar year, we published 125 awesome blog posts across the spectrum of marketing automation topics. Get to know the critical requirements and implications of the Canadian Anti-Spam law that will regulate the use of commercial email being sent to recipients in Canada.

Litmus Makes Outrageous Claim for the "Oops" Email and HighRoad Agrees

HighRoad Solution

This will sound outrageous to many email marketers according to a recent report by Litmus , but it’s time you plan for the apology email. Email Marketing Quality Assurance

Make Your Email Marketing Awesome, or Lose Subscribers

Association Adviser

February 2013 -- Marketing & Communication Improve your event by carefully planning the design, usefulness and functionality of your email marketing to attendees. By Kelly Donovan

6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 2.

YourMembership Blog

Remember, as an email marketer, your list of […]. This is the second of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members. For a refresher, read part 1 here.