A Heart to Heart on Valentine’s Day Campaigns

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So much better when we’re together. Love is in the air—and finding the perfect gift to show how much they care is square on the minds of your customers. In 2016, the average American spent $146.84 on Valentine’s Day, from dozen-rose bouquets and singing teddy bears to tandem treats like couples’ massages (and even paintball games) star-crossed sweethearts just couldn’t … Read More

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Finding Success through Segmented Email Lists

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The great divide. With a little bit of ingenuity and a whole lot of collected data, segmenting your email list can lead to increased open rates, amplified engagement, and roaring revenue possibilities before your very eyes. Quite simply, effective list segmentation is kind of big deal. According to DMA,  77% of email marketing ROI came directly from segmented, targeted, and … Read More

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Creating a Birthday Campaign that Takes the Cake

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We’re going to market like it’s your birthday. Unique in universal appeal, a birthday is celebration that connects us all on our special day and provides a gentle reminder to reach out to those that matter most in a hopefully non-belated fashion. Birthdays are the one piece of demographic information that everyone on your email list has in common—because after … Read More

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3 Ways to Drive Customer Referrals to Your Small Business

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You’ve got a friend in me. From narrowing down the choice of which movie to see on a rain-soaked Saturday to acquiring assistance on cherry-picking the perfect appetizer before a big meal, we tend to resort to the recommendations of friends whenever we need a helping hand. When it comes to maximizing the potential of your campaign’s success, referral marketing can play a … Read More

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for Small Business Owners

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In one year and out the other. Amid the traditional celebratory toasts of bubbly and customary chorus of Auld Lang Syne lies resolutions audibly or privately expressed in eager anticipation of a brand new year. But before you can start 2017 off with a bang, take the necessary time to acknowledge all that you accomplished and experienced in 2016 with an eye toward … Read More

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5 Ways to Reach Your Clients During the Holiday Shopping Season

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Tis’ the Season It’s the most wonderful time of the year. A seasonal sleigh ride of cookie baking, snowman building, and enough email marketing opportunites to make Santa smile. In fact, 20% of online sales among eCommerce retailers came directly from strategically sent email campaigns during the 2015 holiday season. Whether your gift-giving goal is to drive sales, get people … Read More

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How to Drive Successful Results with Automated Emails

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Reputation, Revenue, and Return Business Be timely. Be personal. Be relevant. This is the guiding mantra of email marketing, the words to live by that makes the difference between a missed opportunity and a revenue-generating machine. Despite the rise of social media, email remains one of the most effective channels to connect with your audience, however, building relationships with customers … Read More

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The Power and Potential of a Strong Online Presence

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Strength in Numbers  No matter the industry, a healthy online presence serves as the sturdy foundation beneath the home of any well-structured marketing strategy. As a reminder, note that 64% off all in-store sales are influenced by what your customers discover online, so even if a majority of your clientele prefer to do their actual business offline, there’s still value to be unearthed in … Read More

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Writing Subject Lines that Click

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  On the Subject of Subject Lines   Step, for a moment, into a typical morning in the life of a single recipient on your email list. She wakes up, instantly powers on her smartphone, and begins scrolling through a river of information. Breaking news, photos from her best friend’s birthday party, sample sales at her favorite stores—each holding her … Read More

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