Webinar Recording + Q&A: Key Insights from a Year of State of Email Research

Key Insights from a Year of State of Email Research

If you didn’t have time to read all of the hundreds of pages worth of reports and research insights that came out of our 2018 State of Email Survey, you’re in luck: We’ve condensed the key stats, trends, and takeaways from all our research into a single webinar. In this webinar, I…

Industry Spotlight on Email Marketing at Nonprofits

Industry Spotlight: Email Marketing at Nonprofits

Every industry does email marketing a little differently. They have different goals, different business models, different conversion channels, different offers, and on and on. That’s definitely the case with nonprofits. Nonprofits tend to be fairly small compared to businesses in other industries. Their organizations are usually driven primarily by donations, and therefore…

NextAfter’s Generosity Freakshow Podcast: Optimizing Email with Chad White from Litmus

NextAfter’s Generosity Freakshow Podcast: Optimizing Email with Chad White from Litmus

I recently joined Brady Josephson of NextAfter on The Generosity Freakshow Podcast to talk about email marketing and nonprofits. We talked about: Why I wrote Email Marketing Rules Where many brands go wrong with email marketing What’s changed with email marketing over the years How nonprofits’ email marketing programs differ from other…

Infographic: Decision Tree for Recovering from Email Marketing Mistakes

Go from Panic to Recovery with This Email Marketing Mistakes Decision Tree

Oh, no. You’ve just realized that you made a mistake with your latest email marketing campaign and the panic is starting to set in. What do you do next? Take a deep breath and refer to this decision tree from our latest report, How to Recover from Email Marketing Mistakes. This decision…

Infographic: 6 Ways Nonprofits Can Improve Their Email Creation Process

6 Ways Nonprofits Can Improve Their Email Creation Process

Nonprofits perform life-changing work, and email marketing is a key way for them to rally people to their cause, raise funds, and direct action. However, nonprofits’ operations are notoriously lean. That is definitely the case with their email marketing operations, according to the responses of more than 240 nonprofits who took Litmus’…

Email Briefs: Why You Should Use Them and What to Include in Them

Why You Should Be Creating Email Briefs and What to Include in Them

Every marketing email your brand sends should have a clear purpose and a sound strategy behind it. A powerful solution to ensure that this happens is to create an email brief for every email you create. An email brief should outline the email’s goals, audience, messaging, timing, key performance indicators, and other…

Report: How to Recover from Email Marketing Mistakes

How to Recover from Email Marketing Mistakes

Email marketing mistakes are not a matter of “if,” but “when.” Email is so complex, turn-around times so short, and frequencies so high that it’s impossible to avoid mistakes completely. The best you can hope for is to keep mistakes infrequent and small, and then to manage them quickly and recover with…

Really Good Emails Podcast: Email Benchmarks

In Episode 2 of the new Really Good Emails Podcast, Matt Helbig and Mike Nelson dig into the results of their 2018 Email Industry Conditions study, which is based on survey responses from more than a thousand people in the industry. They talk about some of the most interesting stats—including team sizes,…

KoMarketing: Email Content Planning is Critical Step for Campaigns

Email content planning is becoming more sophisticated and more of a focus at many email marketing programs, according to the findings of Litmus’ 2018 State of Email Workflows report. Krystle Vermes of KoMarketing and I recently spoke about this trend. She asks me… More than half of marketers now say they use a…

Faster Is Rarely Better When It Comes to Email Creation Process Tasks

Faster Is Rarely Better When It Comes to Email Creation Process

Creating an email campaign is complicated, taking about two weeks on average from start to finish, according to Litmus’ 2018 State of Email Workflows report. Brands with 500 or more employees take even longer, dedicating 54% more time on average than smaller companies on each of their emails. Hours—sometimes many hours—are spent…

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