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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make with Your Email Sign-Up Forms

You are a savvy business owner. Maybe you listen to marketing podcasts and have read some popular business books. You understand that one of your business’s most valuable assets is its customer and prospect lists. You put an email sign-up form on your website to build your audience, perhaps incentivized by a discount coupon, a …

What to Do When Your Email Campaigns Are Hitting the Spam Folder

By the end of 2019, MarketBeat will have sent over 1.5 billion emails since I launched the business in 2011. We’re currently sending out more than 60 million emails per month to our 1.25 million subscribers. Our ability to send large amounts of email to our customers has scaled nicely over the years, but it …

How MarketBeat Does Email Re-Engagement and Sunsetting

When it comes to email marketing, having a bigger list is not always better. It’s not the marketer with the biggest email list that wins, it’s the marketer that has the most engaged audience that wins. Email service providers are looking at engagement statistics (open rates, clickthrough rates, subscriber replies, spam reports) more than ever …

Email Marketing Demystified Second Edition Now Available

The second edition of my best-selling email marketing book, Email Marketing Demystified, is now available on Amazon. It is currently available in paperback and Kindle formats and will be available as an audiobook soon. —– Last fall, I was teaching a class on email marketing at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in my hometown of …

Email Marketing Demystified Second Edition to Launch March 25th

BREAKING: The second edition of Email Marketing Demystified is coming out on March 25th! Last fall, I was teaching a class on email marketing at the Zeal Center for Entrepreneurship in my hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. During the question and answer section of my talk, a friend noted that Email Marketing Demystified was …

Webinar Recording: Holiday Email Marketing Campaigns

Black Friday, Christmas and New Years are just around the corner. If you have an email list for your business, the holiday season is the best time of year to leverage your mailing list to generate sales. I recorded a live webinar on this subject. On the webinar, we talked talk about sequencing of messages, …