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Email marketing trends to supercharge your email program in 2024

Another year, another set of predictions of what the world of email marketing will hold over the next twelve months. After a period of major technological advancements and looming threats to humanity in the form of crazy AI developments, what will 2024 hold for email...

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The benefits and tools of AI email marketing you should know about

Since the beginning of time, new inventions have changed the way people work. Mechanical tools simplified back-breaking agricultural tasks, the assembly line revolutionized and streamlined manufacturing, and the personal computer transformed...

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Black Friday & Cyber Monday 2023: Unleashing the power of email

The holiday season is like a grand stage for email senders, and nothing steals the spotlight quite like the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend. Shopping is on the rise in 2023 and overall spend is expected to surpass pre-pandemic levels during Q4. And while many...

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125 Christmas email subject lines and ideas for your next festive-filled campaign

Inbox competition is fierce all year round, but the holiday shopping season is arguably the most competitive as more and more companies vie for customers’ attention. The good news? Although people are incredibly busy this time of year – Christmas shopping, going...

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7 Christmas newsletter ideas and templates for your festive campaign

Christmas is just around the corner, which means email senders will have to pull on the festive socks (or stockings?) and start thinking about the Christmas newsletter. If this is your first stab at a Christmas email newsletter, it might seem a little overwhelming. You’re...

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25 responsive email templates for your holiday campaigns

The end of the year is an exciting and stressful time for marketers. Exciting because there’s so much to look forward to during the holidays, like giving and receiving presents and embracing our creative side while designing stunning holiday email templates. But, at the...

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Black Friday email marketing: The complete guide

Some things keep coming back faster than you expect them to. As soon as the summer heat starts to fade, stores magically become filled with Halloween and holiday decorations…and suddenly, you’re thinking to yourself, “oh, right, it’s that time of the year...

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Thanksgiving Email: Five tips to make your customers feel appreciated

If you’re like us, you probably started fantasizing about that delicious Thanksgiving spread as soon as you started working on your holiday email marketing campaigns. Knowing how soon Thanksgiving will be here makes it easy to forget about email when you lose...

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87 email subject line ideas and examples for your Halloween campaigns

Shock and horror – you're sending out a Halloween email campaign but can't think of any good subject lines... The scariest part? 47% of your audience open emails judged on your subject line alone. Fear not - we’ve got you covered. Here, we’ll show you some...

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Tips and tricks to create stunning Halloween emails

Getting ready for Halloween is fun, but it can be hard work, too. Hollowing out a pumpkin. Carefully applying fake blood. Trying to put together a costume to rival Chica the spider dog’s. Like most prep, crafting a Halloween email marketing campaign that gives your...

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How to create an email newsletter

So, you’ve decided to create an email newsletter. Hooray for you! Or maybe someone’s suggested you launch one, and you really have no idea what they’re talking about? Whether you’re an email newbie or you just want to make sure you’re doing things...

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What is an SMTP relay and why do we use it?

Emailing is hard. It might look easy at first – just write something smart, press 'Send' and wait, right? But mastering the ins and outs of emailing is not that simple. The world of email is full of complicated words like email deliverability or relay servers, confusing acronyms...

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How to track email marketing with Google Analytics 4

Everything in marketing comes down to numbers. How many people are you reaching? How many conversions did a campaign achieve? What’s the return on ad spend for the most recent Facebook campaign? Your email marketing program is no different. You...

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Key parts of every email campaign

Like a high-powered rocket designed to propel your business toward profitability, an email marketing campaign comprises multiple moving parts. These essential components create an opportunity to connect with your subscribers and win positive engagement. However...

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What’s the best time to send your email newsletter?

If you're an email marketer sending marketing emails to customers, you’ve probably already asked yourself this: What’s the best time to send my newsletter? The time you schedule your emails determines how high your open rates and click-through rates (CTR) will be...

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Why a consistent email cadence matters

With summer coming, it can be tempting to slack off on your email marketing. Maybe you wonder if your customers check their inbox as much during the summer. With more vacations, a few major holidays, and a general feeling of increased leisure, you may be...

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How to tackle the biggest email design and development challenges

The email channel is an excellent way to achieve major marketing objectives, but for those who design and code campaigns, it also causes frustration. Why doesn’t this look right in Outlook? How come our logo disappears in dark mode? Why is it so hard to make a...

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10 best practices for must-read content

“Let’s just create an email newsletter!” If marketers had a dime for every time we’ve heard that suggestion at a meeting, we’d be rich. While email newsletters can be great tools for engagement, creating a truly outstanding email newsletter means doing more than simply...

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Email marketing objectives: 10 ways it can boost your business

What can email marketing do for you and your business? Seriously... What’s the point of sending emails anyway? We could talk all day about the value of reaching people through email communications. But why take our word for it? Let’s explore the many ways you can...

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The state of small business email marketing: Inbox Insights 2023

In many ways, the inbox provides a level playing field for businesses of all sizes and types. If you can build a list of engaged subscribers and deliver relevant messages, a small business has about the same chance of reaching someone with email as a Fortune 500...

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How to create an email list signup form

Your email list signup form is the foundation for everything you do as an email marketer. Without a carefully collated and well-maintained email list, it doesn't matter how sophisticated your email campaigns are. If you are not targeting the right people (or...

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56+ email subject lines that beg to be opened

Email subject lines are like the headline for your emails. How important are headlines in any advertising copy? Headlines are the gateway to the rest of your message. The ability to consistently write effective subject lines will result in higher open rates and more...

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10 newsletter signup form examples that drive conversions

No matter how you drive traffic to your website, converting fleeting online visitors to more loyal and potentially profitable email subscribers should be a priority for any online marketer. This process starts with having a great email newsletter signup form to capture...

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Here’s how flat design makes marketing emails appealing

Simple ways of completing a task make your life easier. Whether it’s a coffee maker that brews a fresh pot or a car door that opens without a key, ease of use goes a long way toward efficiently helping you through the day. More and more these days, the same...

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