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Are You Satisfied With This Survey?

Are You Satisfied With This Survey? Polls or the more familiar surveys seems very popular this year. For myself I’ve taken several surveys in 2016, from products to Presidents, with multiple choice answers to fill in the blank.  I believe our history with surveys is very extensive.  Like you, I recall taking surveys in school, at work, on the telephone, and most recently on my computer and smart phone. Surveys date back to the Babylonian era, via the census, and they continue down to this day.  Surveys are as useful today, so why shouldn’t an email marketer survey list members- they

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Does This Email Campaign Make Me Look Fat?

Does This Email Campaign Make Me Look Fat? There are many things to consider when someone writes copy for an email campaign. This can include but not limited to: the Audience (grammar used and reading level) Subject Line, the introduction paragraph, html or plain text or both, to the use of images, links or video inclusion. All these different elements add to the length of your email. However, the length of an email should be reflective of the subject at hand.  For example, Mary, a subscriber to the Hand Lotion Newsletter, only expects and wants information on hand lotion.  She

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Email Marketing Trends of 2015 that Spilled Over to 2016

Email Marketing Trends of 2015 that Spilled Over to 2016 Predictions are like opinions, everyone has them.  How are the 2016 email marketing trends turning out for you this year? We, at Dundee Internet have found, this year, attention being placed on: Personalization, which is not limited to just saying “Hello Mr. Brown”, as Marketers are being more personal with: Dates: This includes sending an email for Birthdays, Anniversaries, Congratulations on their 365th email campaign, Holidays,  “It’s been 6 months since you purchased your first Motorcycle” to sending dated invitations to local events. History: More marketers send triggered emails based

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Can You Please Rate This Email Strategy, Please?

Can You Please Rate This Email Strategy, Please? How many email campaigns do you have going on at the same time?  Is Angie handling the weekly sales campaigns with at least 5 different segments per run? Nat is working on a re-engagement project with hopes to have it ready way before Thanksgiving. You’re gearing up for the Christmas newsletter.  Does Angie, Nat and the rest of the team all plan the same, use the same mindset when it comes to content development and workflow optimization? What is your email team’s production methodology?   Does your email strategy go something like this: The

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Do Not Be Hard On Your Soft Email Bounces

Do Not Be Hard On Your Soft Email Bounces Are you one of those marketers that faithfully remove those email addresses from your members list?  OR are you that marketer than just cannot let go of that bounced address, adding it back for future mailings?  After all, most bounced emails are the result of full mailboxes right?  Well actually no, most aren’t.  A full mailbox is easily identified in most ESP’s reports.  Automation tools, like the ones built into Lyris ListManager, handles those types of bounces for you. In fact Lyris ListManager™ by default will handle all the error mail.

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Tips to Improve Donor Retention, Keep The Conversation Going

Tips to Improve Donor Retention, Keep The Conversation Going With the right list hosting service, like Dundee Internet Email List Hosting Services, you can send timely, personalized emails to thank your donors properly. Immediately after they make a contribution or volunteer their time. Targeted email, triggered by your donors’ actions will create a more personal relationship with them. When you establish a personalized connection, you are making an effort to understand why the donor supports your charity. Your response to them, with your  well thought out content, will enforce their expectations of your charity. With your mailing list you can

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Email Marketers, You Need to Read This

Email Marketers, You Need to Read This Email Marketing Best Practices Before you send your first Email; Start, by Thinking of your marketing strategy. email marketing: hands holding envelope with shopping cart, target, loudspeaker & symbols coming out Profile forms are an excellent way to identify with your audience. A profile form allows your subscriber to update their email preferences. So when you mail, the right message will reach the right target audience. Resist sending too much email, pay attention to who signed up for what information. If offered on your profile form, how many times they want to hear

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Which Email Service Provider Can Really Provide?

Which Email Service Provider Can Really Provide? Does your Email Service Provider (ESP) have supporting documentation for every feature of their email list program, or do they just offer a few notes on a website? Dundee ListManager offers an extensive online user manual that covers numerous list subjects. From API guides to Web Forms creation (Profile Forms, Surveys, Referral Forms. . .) and everything in between.  Since ListManager’s inception, it allowed the user to do everything needed to create, send and track a complete email marketing campaign. In fact, our customers were using transactional emails (for example) before transactional emails,

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Shocked At The Idea Of Better Email Deliverability?

Shocked At The Idea Of Better Email Deliverability? Email Deliverability, Explained: I was looking at several Online Magazine rate cards to analysis the open rates of email campaigns. I compared that number to the cost of advertising on a typical email list. I was surprised to see published numbers such as a 23% open rate for a 48,000-member list: that’s only 11 out of every 50 people expected to either click on the email or open it and read it. I thought that the percentage was rather low. Being a company in the email list hosting business for the past

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