While most marketers are stuck in “batch and blast” mode, Airbnb is doing things differently. The company doesn’t see email as a tactic to drive clicks and traffic – it’s a way to help their customers find a place to stay. It’s actually an extension of the customer experience. That’s why they’ve setting up simple […]
It’s important to understand when to sell your product and when to learn more about your potential customers. Many marketers believe that acquiring an email address is the only thing standing between them and a sale. Once they can start the drip campaign, the deal is as good as sealed. Like all businesses, we are […]
This post originally appeared on the Unbounce blog and is being republished with permission. Marketing doesn’t end after the conversion. In fact, that’s where it begins. It costs 7x more to acquire a new customer on average than it does to keep an existing one (source). Customer retention is too important (and expensive) to overlook. […]
You’ve seen a lot of lists like this one. Or have you? The problem with lists like this is that they’re repetitive – which means you don’t learn anything new. But we think this post will change that. We set out to find 50 great marketing blogs – some you may have heard of but […]
What’s the secret to getting people to do your bidding? This is the question Robert B. Cialdini, an experimental social psychologist, asked. To find the answer, he embarked on more than 30 years of psychological experiments, which included disguising himself as a sales trainee to infiltrate the advertising, PR and fund-raising worlds with one goal: […]
The audio from our email marketing AMA is below. Happy International Conversion Rate Optimization Day!
This is our third monthly blog report. You can read the others here: January 2015 report February 2015 report The Numbers (on the blog subdomain) Pageviews: 69,184 (+6.57%) Average time on site: 3:21 (+7.6%) Bounce rate: 80.13% (+0.67%) Organic search visits: 17,506 (+11.76%) New email subscribers: 673 We bumped into an issue with Google Tag […]
Imagine if your product was an email newsletter. Not a tool for selling or a channel for promoting but the actual product that people paid for. Would you treat email differently?
Our blog posts are normally loaded with examples and screenshots. Not today. Why? Because hardly anyone is using the replenishment email strategy. If you sell items that need to be replenished, you are leaving recurring revenue on the table. What Is a Replenishment Email? A replenishment email is one that simply reminds people to re-order […]
There are about six million articles on the Internet that offer email marketing tips. Most aren’t very good. Read a few of them and you’ll come away thinking that a subject line A/B test is the only thing standing between your little startup and an IPO.