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Email marketing is directly marketing a commercial message to a group of people using email. In its broadest sense, every email sent to a potential or current customer could be considered email marketing. It usually involves using email to send ads, request business, or solicit sales or donations, and is meant to build loyalty, trust, or brand awareness. Email marketing can be done to either sold lists or a current customer database. Broadly, the term is usually used to refer to sending email messages with the purpose of enhancing the relationship of a merchant with its current or previous customers, to encourage customer loyalty and repeat business, acquiring new customers or convincing current customers to purchase something immediately, and adding advertisements to email messages sent by other companies to their customers.
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  1. Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    Anyone else using MailChimp?

    I am getting feedback that:

    - on smartphones the header shows up with weird code so people don't open them(see image)
    - the emails are much longer than how they appear in MailChimp and in webmail

    I use MailChimp because it is free but lately, the emails aren't generating any business. They used to. Does anyone else know of free email services? I won't spend money on what is not generating income. So, please don't suggest paid options.
    Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
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  2. Producerkoka sexton

    koka sexton

    09/04/2017
    5 Tips for Sending Effective Cold Emails That Will Generate a Response
    5 Tips for Sending Effective Cold Emails That Will Generate a ResponseThe overall effectiveness of email marketing has been debated over the past few years. Some conclude that cold emails are simply ineffective and potentially a waste of time. The truth of the matter is that cold emails can be enormously effective,...
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    John Rylance
    10/05/2017 #20 John Rylance
    You choose the medium most likely to get the response you require. Cold calling is often essentially a fishing exercise, without the right bait. Like taking a scatter gun in the hope of hitting an unknown target. Like many unsolicited approaches it has a poor return percentage. Ask anyone how they feel being cold called, very few if any welcome that approach. Remember to the golden rule for e-mails is never open unsolicited ones. Like leaflets and similar dump them in the trash can.
    Whatever approach you choose make sure you limit your targets to those you know beyond doubt could lead somewhere.
    #17
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    10/05/2017 #19 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    exception to the rule, sending inmal or cold inmail inside a social media plateform are considered allowed, as far as you do not act on a constant recurrent basis, and you can share or cold contact. who is related to you or your contact base, active since the last 6 months. i love the article by the way, all good points from a marketing standpoint
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    10/05/2017 #18 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    read the spam act before cold email anyone..beware of consequences. No , cold callin is still legit, but social selling and introductions are nowadays effective. But we live in a free world still, so do what you may, till caught...freedom
    Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    10/05/2017 #17 Anne 🐝 Thornley-Brown, MBA
    #15 So if business is slow and you aren't getting enough suitable inquiries, what would you suggest John Rylance
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    09/05/2017 #16 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Excellent advice and @koka sexton - welcome to beBee!
    John Rylance
    09/05/2017 #15 John Rylance
    Cold e-mails on Hotmail isn't that an oxymoron. They would/will get a luke warm response from me. In fact I have zero tolerance of cold calling in any form. They are like the cookies you can't eat a time waster. If you want information there is always the Internet, and you can get it when you want it not when someone thinks you do. Regain your life boycott cold calling.
    Carlos 🐝 Tíscar
    09/05/2017 #14 Carlos 🐝 Tíscar
    Great post! Just one more bullet point to add: follow up if you don't get a reply within x days. Cheers!
    Sandra 🐝 Smith
    09/05/2017 #13 Sandra 🐝 Smith
    the leg that is Koka Sexton on beBee - love it!
    Lance  🐝 Scoular
    09/05/2017 #12 Lance 🐝 Scoular
    👍👌
    👥ing 🐝🐝🐤🐳🔥🚲
    Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    09/05/2017 #10 Liesbeth Leysen, MSc. Brand Ambassador beBee, Inc.
    coolness about cold calls!!!
    Javier 🐝 beBee
    09/05/2017 #9 Javier 🐝 beBee
    Great tips. Thanks @koka sexton
    Kata Rina
    09/05/2017 #8 Kata Rina
    Legit 💯✔💪
    stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    09/05/2017 #5 stephan metral 🐝 Innovative Brand Ambassador
    The things is we have to manually send them due to the latest regulations. They can be effective if your personal brand and its wide exposure are well established and targets circles of influence are always talking about you. All about building data intel on who you want to cold call or cold email, with a purpose...the famous added value proposition. Excellent points in your post, i shared it on facebook groups, @koka sexton
    Milos Djukic
    09/05/2017 #3 Anonymous
    Solid advice! Thanks @koka sexton.
    Faith West
    11/04/2017 #1 Faith West
    I liked your point about being specific - not generalising when sending a cold e-mail @koka sexton. I admit, although I have had some success with using cold e-mails, I find it hard to send them. I'll make use of some of your tips going forward. Thank you.
  3. ProducerAlchemy Corporate Communications
    Weave Storytelling in your Marketing Strategy
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  4. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    04/05/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Emails Not Dead; Brands Are Innovating With It. Heres How.
    www.marketingcharts.com It wasn't so long ago that email was supposed to die at the hands of social media as a communications channel. But brands have been sending more email, consumers have been doing the same, and marketers continue to rate email the most effective...
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    Sara Jacobovici
    04/05/2017 #2 Sara Jacobovici
    Thanks for the share @Juan Imaz.
  5. ProducerGreg Schwem

    Greg Schwem

    03/05/2017
    If Astronauts Can Access Email, So Can You
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    Greg Schwem
    03/05/2017 #2 Greg Schwem
    #1 Thanks Paul. And thanks for the follow. I have reciprocated
    Paul Walters
    03/05/2017 #1 Paul Walters
    @Greg Schwem Great piece ...thank you
  6. ProducerE.G. Sebastian

    E.G. Sebastian

    21/04/2017
    7 Ways to Build Your “Tribe” – Get More Coaching or Consulting Clients by Building a “Tribe of 1000 True Fans”
    7 Ways to Build Your “Tribe” – Get More Coaching or Consulting Clients by Building a “Tribe of 1000 True Fans” Become Seen & Heard...!You know beyond a shadow of a doubt that you have a great message and a great service, right?  You know that your message has transformative power to your clients, or else you wouldn’t waste your time trying to share it...
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    E.G. Sebastian
    24/04/2017 #2 E.G. Sebastian
    #1 Good points, Robert :) - Though, perhaps this "half-mile" content is well-known by you, but new and great value for lots of newbies. Stay in touch and let me know about your book... Join us in the Coaches' Support Group (https://www.bebee.com/group/life-coaches-support-group-grow-your-coaching-biz) and share some info about your book there... It's a brand new group, we can use some great minds in there :)
    Robert Cormack
    21/04/2017 #1 Robert Cormack
    This is interesting @E.G. Sebastian, but you're definitely selling here. I believe in "selling," too, but what you didn't do with this article (following your advice now) is offer that value-added component. Your information is pretty standard (good, but known). What are you giving us that makes this article particularly valuable? I'm constantly promoting my book (I have to for contractual reasons), but I also make sure my posts GIVE something besides advice, whether it's a new insight or even a few laughs. I'm kinda like the door-to-door salesman who does a full juggling act on the lawn first. If I have followers—and I do—I'd say I have them more for my blog/posts than my book. At least they're getting to know me, my thinking and my willingness to give as well as receive.
  7. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    19/04/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Global Gold Rush: Email Will Boom Through 2025
    www.mediapost.com The vendor market is "fragmented and competitive" due to the presence of well-established suppliers, such as IBM and Microsoft. The big driving force is software, including white label, third-party and Web-based. Small-scale enterprises will...
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  8. ProducerNeeraj Malik

    Neeraj Malik

    18/04/2017
    Complete Website Solution !!
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  9. Ramón Anadón

    Ramón Anadón

    08/04/2017
    Ramón Anadón
    State of Email Marketing 2017 - VIWOMAIL
    blog.viwomail.com video...
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  10. ProducerRebecca Matias

    Rebecca Matias

    06/04/2017
    Slaying Your (Mailer) Daemons and Reducing Email Bounces
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  11. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    29/03/2017
    Juan Imaz
    Is your email marketing technology ready for the future? | ClickZ
    www.clickz.com Industry experts say AI and machine learning will revolutionize email marketing. But is your marketing technology ready to...
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  12. George Touryliov
    The folks at EmailMonks reviewed email design trends over the past year and predicts what we can expect to see as 2017 moves along. To see examples of inspiring email campaigns and more predictions, click on the truncated image to view the full infographic below -
    George Touryliov
    Email Design Trends: Past, Present, and Future [Infographic]
    www.marketingprofs.com Email Marketing - From rich text to animated graphics to interactive elements, emails have come a long way. What's next for this medium? Check out this infographic with email design predictions for...
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  13. Juan Imaz

    Juan Imaz

    23/03/2017
    Juan Imaz
    What Are Marketers Finding to be the Most Effective Email List Growth Tactics?
    www.marketingcharts.com Email continues to one of - if not the most - effective digital marketing tactics available. And while the recent focus has been on improving subscriber engagement amid declining click rates, list growth is obviously also a huge priority (and...
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  14. Aqila Nasreen

    Aqila Nasreen

    18/03/2017
    FREE GMAIL ACCOUNT SETUP FOR YOUR BUSINESS
    http://bizgolive.com/blog/professional-email-free-gmail-setup-for-your-business/
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  15. Aqila Nasreen

    Aqila Nasreen

    18/03/2017
    Aqila Nasreen
    Professional Email: Free Gmail Setup for your Business – BizGoLive! Blog
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  16. George Touryliov
    Happy St. Patrick's Day! May you have the luck o' the Irish today in all your marketing efforts. So here are five strategies that the folks at Campaigner put together especially for St. Paddy's Day. For more fun and helpful tips to find your pot of gold at the end of the email rainbow, check out the infographic below -
    George Touryliov
    Five Golden Strategies to Bring Luck to Your Email Campaigns [Infographic]
    www.marketingprofs.com Use these St. Patrick's Day-themed email strategies for your marketing campaigns, and you'll make your own luck of the Irish—and find that pot of revenue gold on St. Paddy's Day and...
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  17. Martin Tolovski

    Martin Tolovski

    14/03/2017
    Martin Tolovski
    Want To Boost Sales? Email Marketing Is The Right Way To Do It - BizzBee Solutions
    www.bizzbeesolutions.com As a new business owner, you might’ve asked yourself “How can email marketing help my business?” Well, guess what? You’re not the only one. That question has been on the minds of entrepreneurs since the concept of email marketing arose...
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  18. ProducerRui Nunes

    Rui Nunes

    21/02/2017
    The One KPI You’re NOT Measuring When Using Email Marketing
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  19. ProducerDara Lin

    Dara Lin

    21/02/2017
    7 Email Marketing Secrets to Get You More Hot Leads
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  20. Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
    Please (Don't!) Unsubscribe: Why Consumers Get Email Fatigue https://www.emarketer.com/Article/Please-Dont-Unsubscribe-Why-Consumers-Email-Fatigue/1015219 Federico 🐝 Álvarez San Martín
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  21. ProducerKatrina  🐝 Chua
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  22. Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    By @Rebecca Matias
    Jan 🐝 Barbosa
    Your Email New Year’s Resolution: Sound Positive
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    Rebecca Matias
    20/01/2017 #1 Rebecca Matias
    Fear not. Here are your email New Year’s Resolutions in order to make them sound as pleasant as you are.
  23. ProducerSteve Blakeman

    Steve Blakeman

    18/01/2017
    The 'no emails outside office hours'​ law won't work - so what's the alternative?
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  24. Paul Webb

    Paul Webb

    12/01/2017
    Dotmailer are at the B2B Marketing Expo why not join them? Please email me for more information on paul.webb@prysmgroup.co.uk Paul Webb
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  25. ProducerJudy Caroll

    Judy Caroll

    06/01/2017
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