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5 Great Ideas to Boost Your List Engagement: Email Marketing

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Email marketing is one of the most commonly used methods of internet marketing and offers a good tool in obtaining leads for your business when you do it right. There are however certain aspects of email marketing that could possibly go wrong when you don’t do it right. Your list engagement is an important aspect of your email marketing strategy and can provide you the potential gold mine in finding valuable customers for your business. That is why your ability to improve your list engagement has a great impact on the success of your business. Here are great ideas that could help you improve your list engagement in email marketing.

1.      Review your welcome greetings

Giving your prospect leads a warm welcome could have an impact on your email campaign. Your welcome message provides the most precise moment to keep your email recipient engaged to your business right from the start of reading your email. You should try to make it enticing and perhaps something worth their attention like giving a gift coupon for subscribing to your email. Your aim is to make your subscriber feel valuable and important in order to further engage them to your business. Your greeting should something that could embrace their attention and will further spark their interests to know more about the latest about your products and services.

2.      Deliver a productive confirmation email

Once your buyer makes a purchase from your store, they are expecting that you provide them a confirmation email about their order. Research shows that this kind of email has the highest rate of being opened thus you should ensure that you send not only a plain and simple confirmation email. It should be one with a production value that could also provide you additional sale such as suggesting to your customer some complementary products that may be related to their purchase. This is an opportunity for you to identify the specific products that your customers need and you can align your proposal for similar products that they may like to purchase too. Online marketers often get an additional order when they try to re-sell or cross sell another product when sending a confirmation email to their customers.

3.      Test if your email comes through and evaluate its elements

No matter what kind of effort you give in your email marketing, it would still be useless when your email does not come through to your prospect customers. You might be throwing away the value of your marketing pitch and other schemes for your email marketing campaign when your intended recipient does not receive it at all. It is always best to test your system all the time to ensure that you are making a productive effort in sending people on your listing a good business email that will sit directly on their Inbox to start engaging them in your business. Likewise, evaluate your email elements such as the fonts, font size, color schemes, images, link placement, headings, text message and the like.

4.      Embark in email list segmentation

You are sending an email to various types of people. Segmenting your email list will improve your target customer engagement when you are able to create an email that best suit their circumstances. While creating a custom email to your customers, you can make a more engaging message accordingly based on their industry, behavior, title and position. Using this kind of email marketing approach will deliver you better results in terms of engaging your potential customers or clients to your business by providing them a personalized email to market your business.

5.      Reward your customer loyalty

Your customers will likely become more engaged to your business if you can provide them the feeling of importance and the opportunity to appreciate the value of your business. By offering your customers with a loyalty reward, you are improving your brand value and allows you to build your consumer-brand relationship. By establishing a reward program to your loyal customers, you are encouraging your customers to further patronize your products and services and will make them more engaged in every email that you send them with always something valuable to look forward to. Incentive programs also give a boost on your business reputation and helps in ultimately building an engaging relationship of your customers to your brand.

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5 thoughts on “5 Great Ideas to Boost Your List Engagement: Email Marketing

  1. Thanks for this, Stacy. Another good idea if you are a new start up or a very small business is to REALLY go out of your way and reward the first hundred or so customers. When you’re just starting out, you really want the first people to become brand ambassadors and help promote your brand via word of mouth. If you send them a free shirt or offer them credit through email (anything special works), they’ll fall in love with your company.

    This is similar to the reward program you wrote about but more specifically catered to the first customers of your company.

    1. Segmenting the list based on several factors and delivering the right email or the email newsletter with the right products to the right user at the right time improves the conversions. In email marketing for ecommerce Its important to send personalized offers for users who have already made a purchase on the site.

  2. Thanks for the insights Stacey. I am working as an online marketing officer and my responsibilities shifts from social media engagement, to search engine optimization, clean up, blogging, and so on. But I am usually nervous when it comes to email, whether I’m sending an email or replying to an email because my small and simple human errors can really turn off a client or a customer. Email marketing may be commonly used already but a single mistake on your email can really destroy your entire marketing strategy.

    Thanks again!

  3. Great read Stacy. It’s funny how underutilized email marketing can be, especially with a clear and targeted approach. It’s a great way to re-engage your client based, in a cost-effective manner.

  4. The first step in any email marketing strategy has to be email collection. While data can be bought, there’s nothing more high quality than the data of existing customers or visitors.