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3 eCommerce KPI’s to Master with Scott Cunningham [VIDEO]
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3 eCommerce KPI’s to Master with Scott Cunningham [VIDEO]

Scott Cunningham Scott is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of Merchant Mastery, an 8-week intensive training and coaching program dedicated to helping Shopify store owners master advertising, email marketing, and conversions to grow their ecommerce empire. He is also the Founder and Managing Director of Social Lite Communications, a full-stack digital marketing and design agency with expertise planning and executing lead generation campaigns for a wide span of industries in B2B and B2C sectors.
Why Are My Emails Going to Spam?
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Why Are My Emails Going to Spam?

By Pam Neely June 8, 2022 Nobody likes spam. But you know what’s even worse? Having your emails categorized as spam. If you’ve put a lot of work into an email message or a newsletter, it can sting to see even one person mark it as spam. Why would anyone do that, right? You’re a good sender. You’re not… a spammer!But even good people can get their messages marked as spam. So let’s help your self-esteem and your email marketing metrics. We’ll walk through how even the best people can occasionally have their emails end up in the spam folder.What is spam?Spam is any email sent to someone who did not sign up to receive it. Spam is sometimes also called “unsolicited bulk email” or “junk email.”Incredibly, almost half of all emails sent are spam. Thi...
Email Marketing Campaign Examples to Inspire Your Email Plan
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Email Marketing Campaign Examples to Inspire Your Email Plan

Do you believe in relationship-building supremacy with your consumers? If you just gave the nod, Email Marketing is the most effective marketing tool for you. Not only can you provide relevant information to your consumers but also catapult conversions for your business. The best part about such a strategy is the personalized experience you will deliver right into your customers’ inboxes. Such individualized attention fosters your relationship with them, which eventually helps promote your content and products to the most loyal base. On top of it, with 333.2 billion emails in circulation, you can gauge your newsletter’s power to build your connections and nurture them. Being said that, creating prolific emails that engage, delight, and convert your audience isn’t a cinch. It takes ...
Best Practices for Double Opt-in
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Best Practices for Double Opt-in

By Alyse Falk May 10, 2022 Building your list the right way has long-term rewards. How you set up the sign up process for your email list can have a big effect on how engaged your subscribers will be later on. It might seem counterintuitive, but if you let people subscribe without any sort of confirmation, you can end up with a less engaged and less profitable list. This is why one of the proven best practices of email marketing is to use “double opt-in.” In this post, we’ll cover:What double opt-in isDouble opt-in versus single opt-inAn example of how double opt-in worksThe pros and cons of each sign up settingHow to set up double opt-inCommon mistakes people make when they set up double opt-inDouble opt-in does require some extra work, both for you a...
Email Automations That Help Turn Tiny Shops Into Mega Marts with Simon Trafford [VIDEO]
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Email Automations That Help Turn Tiny Shops Into Mega Marts with Simon Trafford [VIDEO]

Simon Trafford Simon is the Co-Founder and Head Coach of Merchant Mastery, an 8-week intensive training and coaching program dedicated to helping Shopify store owners master advertising, email marketing, and conversions to grow their ecommerce empire. He is also the Managing Director of Social Lite Communications, a full-stack digital marketing and design agency with expertise planning and executing lead generation campaigns for a wide span of industries in B2B and B2C sectors.
How to Include a Physical Address in Your Emails Without Revealing Where You Live
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How to Include a Physical Address in Your Emails Without Revealing Where You Live

By Pam Neely May 24, 2022 CAN-SPAM law requires all commercial emails include the sender’s physical address. But that doesn’t mean you have to include your home address. Adding your business’s — or your own — physical address to all your emails is a required step when you set up your first email campaign.It makes some people a little nervous. “What if someone comes to my house?” Fortunately, there are ways to meet this requirement without revealing where you live or risking a fine.But first, let’s explain why you have to include that physical address.CAN-SPAM law and physical email addressEverybody hates spam emails. (Especially us!) And adding a physical address to your emails is one of the best ways to stop spammers and reduce how many unwant...
How To Grow Your Email List With Social Media: 10 Experts Share Their Best Tip
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How To Grow Your Email List With Social Media: 10 Experts Share Their Best Tip

By Pam Neely May 19, 2022 Social media can be a fantastic way to find more email subscribers – if you use the right tactics. Social media and email marketing… are they two competing channels, completely separate? Or complementary channels that can amplify each other? We say they can amplify each other. Big time. And so do ten of the top social media experts. We reached out to each of these influencers because they are experts in a specific social media platform. They know their stuff, cold. We asked them for their best tip on how to grow an email list with social media right now.These aren’t the general, tired tips you’ve heard so many times before. These are the proven, under-the-radar stuff that actually works – the same tactics these influencers ha...
How to Turn a Side-Hustle Into a Real and Viable Business
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How to Turn a Side-Hustle Into a Real and Viable Business

In the years leading up to the COVID-19 pandemic, a fascinating shift was underway. Each year, an ever-growing portion of the workforce was counting on freelance work for some or all of their income. It was a phenomenon that many industry observers referred to as the rise of the gig economy.By 2020, there were 64.8 million freelance workers in the US alone. And experts predicted that a full 50.9% of the US workforce would be freelancing by 2028. Then the pandemic changed everything. Suddenly, millions of workers with full-time jobs found themselves out of work and exploring their options.Their predicament sent the freelance boom into hyper-drive. But it also changed the nature of the decisions workers faced. Before the pandemic, most workers were content to use their fr...
5 Ways to Identify Customer Pain Points So You Can Nail Your Marketing Messages
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5 Ways to Identify Customer Pain Points So You Can Nail Your Marketing Messages

By Pam Neely May 17, 2022 Want to know why people buy – or don’t buy – from you? Understanding customer pain points will explain a lot. Knowing your customers can have a big impact on your marketing, and on your business overall. Identifying customer pain points is a key part of this.People don’t buy a product or service just because it’s cheap or has flashy features. While these reasons might influence someone’s purchase decision, they’ll ultimately buy something because it solves a problem.Don’t have time to eat an expensive sit-down meal? Grab food at McDonald’s.Can’t sleep because your neighborhood is noisy? Get a pair of earplugs or a white noise machine.Tired of driving to the gym every day? Purchase an at-home workout program on DVD.Once...
When and How To Use Plain Text Emails
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When and How To Use Plain Text Emails

By Pam Neely May 6, 2022 Don’t overlook plain text emails. Sometimes, they can outperform fancier HTML emails. Plain text emails are a minimalist marketer’s best friend. And while they are sometimes viewed as “old school,” text-based emails are still read and sent all the time. You’ve probably been sending some yourself.So if paring your email messages down to their simplest form, or making your emails readable on devices like Apple watches sounds interesting, keep reading. This article will cover:What is a plain text email?A plain text email is what it sounds like: It’s an email message that only includes text. There are no images or graphics and no formatting. All the links are written out.Here’s an example of a plain text email:And h...
25 Free or Cheap Ways to Build an Email List from Scratch
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25 Free or Cheap Ways to Build an Email List from Scratch

By Kelsey Johnson April 26, 2022 Starting an email marketing list? Here are 25 ways to get subscribers without an audience. Building an engaged audience is one of the best marketing strategies around. And email is one of the most effective channels.But what’s the best way to get started? How do you grow an email list without an existing audience to market to?If you’re starting from scratch — or are looking to boost your list growth — we’ve got a slew of list building ideas for you. Read on for 25 free or budget-friendly ways to grow your list, even if you don’t already have followers somewhere else.Note: Ideas that require payment will have a U.S. dollar sign ($) next to them.Jump ahead to your favorite list growth idea:Optimize website signups...
Welcome Email Campaigns: How to Onboard New Subscribers
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Welcome Email Campaigns: How to Onboard New Subscribers

By Pam Neely April 28, 2022 Want to make a great first impression with your new email subscribers? Send them a welcome email campaign. It’s a big deal when someone signs up for your email list. You’ve put in a lot of work to attract this person and to build up enough trust with them that they’ll let you into their inbox. But the work isn’t done once they’ve signed up. Now your job is to engage them – to build on the trust and interest you’ve established with them so they’ll become a long-term, enthusiastic subscriber. All that starts with a welcome email. What’s a welcome email?A welcome email is an automated email message that is sent out to new subscribers as soon as they sign up for your email list.Some email marketers don’t send a single we...
The 5 Most Common Missing Elements of Email Campaigns
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The 5 Most Common Missing Elements of Email Campaigns

Want to enhance your open rate and improve conversions on your next email marketing campaign? Add these five elements and find out how much better your email marketing could be.If you’re here, we hope you’re convinced that email campaigns are still effective and are here to set out on a brand new campaign. Great! Here are the 5 essential elements of email marketing you have to implement. Number 1: Email Personalization and SegmentationWhen possible, address your subscribers by their first name. Emails with a name in the subject line have a 26% higher open rate than one without personalization.Getting a subscriber’s name is as easy as adding the field to your email newsletter sign-up or contact form.The process of splitting up your master list of subscribers ...
New AWeber Updates and Feature Releases
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New AWeber Updates and Feature Releases

By Kelsey Johnson April 21, 2022 Our regularly released new features and updates all come directly from your feedback. Check out what’s new. Get more out of your AWeber account when you keep up on the newest feature releases — requested by and built specifically for customers like you.All Recent AWeber UpdatesJump directly to an update:The next time you log into your AWeber account, you may notice that the message editor has changed. All the same functionality is there, but it has moved out of your way so you can get down to writing your emails without distractions.What’s new?Element navigation on the sideThe “move,” “copy,” and “delete” buttons are in a new place.You’ll no longer see blue and black boxes surrounding...
Re-Engagement Emails: 10 Examples of How to Win Back Email Subscribers
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Re-Engagement Emails: 10 Examples of How to Win Back Email Subscribers

By Pam Neely April 15, 2022 Are inactive subscribers weighing down your email marketing results? See how to revive your list with re-engagement emails. Re-engagement emails are one of the best-kept secrets for keeping your email list engagement rates high.In this post, we’ll show you:Why re-engagement email campaigns are importantHow to write effective re-engagement emails10 great re-engagement email examplesBut first, let’s talk about decay. Specifically, email list decay. Email list decay (aka “email address decay” or “email database decay”) is the percent of email subscribers’ addresses that are abandoned or go inactive.List decay can happen for many reasons, like someone leaving a job or creating a new email address and abandoning their old...
Why No-Reply Email Addresses are Bad & What To Use Instead
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Why No-Reply Email Addresses are Bad & What To Use Instead

By Sean Tinney March 29, 2022 Sending emails from “[email protected]” addresses can hurt your results. We’ll let you know what to do instead. Have you ever received an email with a “do not reply” address like [email protected] or [email protected] don’t like the way they look in my inbox, with their tough and unwelcoming facade, so I marked the emails as trash without even reading them.If you’re being disregarded based on the email you send from, you’ve got a great opportunity for better open and click rates. Avoid the trash folder and spam complaints by opening up a line of two-way communication, and making your audience feel like individuals – not just another email address.What is a no-reply email address?A no-reply email address (or “do n...
The 7 Survey Emails That Will Upgrade Your Marketing
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The 7 Survey Emails That Will Upgrade Your Marketing

By Liz Willits March 22, 2022 Want to learn more about your audience? Try survey emails! There’s a reason top marketers send survey emails so frequently — they work.Survey emails can decrease unsubscribes, increase engagement, and help you sell more products or services. How? Because once you know exactly what your subscribers want, then you know what to give them. No more guessing about “would they like this thing, or that thing?” Just ask them with a survey email. We’ll cover seven types of survey emails that will make your marketing much more effective. We’ve also included a few survey email examples from industry experts.1. Welcome email surveyGetting feedback from your audience is so important that many experts include a survey or question in ...
Top 5 Goals for Your Email Marketing Campaign
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Top 5 Goals for Your Email Marketing Campaign

By Sean Tinney March 10, 2022 Establish email marketing goals to help guide your efforts, making it easier for you to track and achieve success Your email marketing strategy should start with setting measurable and attainable goals. After all, when you have clear objectives and targets to aim for, it can make it easier for you to stay motivated. And with preparation, you can execute a game plan to get the list growth, engagement rates, and business results you’re looking for.To help you get started, here are five email marketing campaign goals to help you achieve success starting today:Grow your email subscriber listIncrease your email open ratesImprove email click-through ratesRetain current customersReduce unsubscribes1. Grow your subscriber list...
How to Manage Your Entire Marketing Budget [Free Budget Planner Templates]
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How to Manage Your Entire Marketing Budget [Free Budget Planner Templates]

Let's say your company decided to invest in a website redesign to improve lead generation, and you're responsible for managing the project.Naturally, one of the first questions you ask is, "How much is this website redesign going to cost?" The answer, of course, is "it depends." Are you simply switching to a new template and adding some new CTAs, or are you migrating your entire website to a new platform? If only there were a way to organize your answers to all of these questions — a place where you could enter in estimated costs for all of your line items, and then compare your projected marketing budget to what you actually end up spending. Good news: Marketing budget templates can help.Included in our eight marketing budget templates bundle is a template to manage your website re...
How to Build (and Grow) Your Email List with Facebook
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How to Build (and Grow) Your Email List with Facebook

By Sean Tinney March 8, 2022 Facebook can be an extremely efficient and cost effective channel to grow your email list. See how easy it can be with these tips. When it comes to building an email list, the challenge is finding people who are interested in your brand. Whether you’re starting from scratch or seeing a plateau in email signups, it’s time to find new marketing tactics to reach customers where they are. That’s where Facebook comes in. With over 2.9 billion active monthly users, Facebook is a powerful tool for lead generation. But you don’t want just anyone signing up for your emails. With Facebook, you can define an audience and run targeted campaigns to help find the right audience and grow your list with more relevant leads.Do yo...
The Answer to the Quality vs. Quantity Marketing Question
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The Answer to the Quality vs. Quantity Marketing Question

This debate seems to be as old as the concept of sales…and many things in life, but we will keep it to sales and marketing for the purpose of this article.Many I speak with will fall solidly in the “quality” camp. In fact, I guess that for many of you reading this, your answer might be quality. Some of you might answer “both” just because you know me and how I like to set up a topic.But, deep down inside, we probably think about quality as the winner of the debate.…and to a large extent, there is truth to this.That said, if you’ve “grown-up” in any serious sales environment, you may sit on the other side of the equation. And while you may not agree with anything else he ever said, you might think that Joseph Stalin was onto something when he stated, “quantity ha...
13 Ways to Build Your Email List For Free
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13 Ways to Build Your Email List For Free

By Ron Stefanski March 1, 2022 You don’t need a large marketing budget, you just need these strategies for building your email list – at no cost. This article isn’t written to convince you of the benefits of using email marketing. You already know that “the money is in the list,” and that email marketing has an ROI of over $36 for each $1 spent.In this article, we take a look at 13 ways to build an email list so you can communicate more effectively with your customers and get better results from your marketing strategies – all without having to pay a single cent. Ready? Let’s get into it. Integrate email sign-up forms on a social landing pagePersonalize your CTAsCapture email after an online saleUse a live chat tool to gather emailsPop-up survey or qu...
Why Email Marketing Is Still Crucial In 2022
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Why Email Marketing Is Still Crucial In 2022

With the rise of social media and digital technologies, marketers and businesses were expected to evolve from email marketing. However, email marketing is still a reliable tool. Various researches show that email will become some of the most widely used and popular communication platforms in the future.But before you utilize these free email marketing tools, find out how email marketing is used to interact with users and if it will remain a viable strategy in 2022.The Data Behind Email MarketingHere are a few stats to prove email marketing’s dominance in marketing strategies globally:In 2021 alone, the number of worldwide email users was about 4 billion, which is expected to increase to 4.6B users worldwide in 2025More than 300B emails are forecasted to be r...
How to Ready Your Business For Scalability? 4 Essential Steps To Avoid Obstacles
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How to Ready Your Business For Scalability? 4 Essential Steps To Avoid Obstacles

Setting up a business is one thing but growth and scalability are a totally different story. The metrics change drastically in the latter. It is true that the beginning stages for any business can be tough and complicated, however business owners must also think of ways to prepare for the future plans of scaling up and expansion. Once your business has traversed the road between setting up and scalability newer challenges begin to appear and the best way to mitigate them is to be ready and prepared. Scalability means growth and expansion which should be the target of every business. Without it, you start stagnating and your business ultimately ends in a stalemate. Scaling your business should be approached with caution, if you go too fast you can end up crashing and if ...
26 of the Best Brands on Instagram Right Now
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26 of the Best Brands on Instagram Right Now

  Contrary to what your friends' photos suggest, Instagram isn't just a social network for selfies and brunch pics. In fact, Instagram has over 200 million businesses that use its platform and 90% of users follow at least one of them, according to recent data. (more…)
Should Email Subject Lines Be Capitalized
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Should Email Subject Lines Be Capitalized

By Liz Willits February 9, 2022 Should you capitalize your subject line? Discover what 100 of the top email marketing professionals said. Have you ever wondered if you’re using the right tactics to market your business?You’re not alone. That’s why we analyzed 1,000s of emails from 100 of the top experts — the best of the best. Their email strategies engage thousands and drive millions in revenue. Many of them see unheard of results (like 80% open rates and 30% click-through rates).“Should you capitalize your subject line?” was one of our questions.Let’s take a look at our findings.The 3 capitalization formulas for email subject linesTo find out how top marketers use capitalization in their email subject lines, we examined the subject lines from...
Your Valentine’s Day GIF Guide
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Your Valentine’s Day GIF Guide

By Sean Tinney February 1, 2022 These awesome animated GIFs put heart-shaped emojis to shame. Download and send your favorites this February! This Valentine’s Day, forget a dozen roses. You need a dozen GIFs.The reason: Eye-catching visuals like GIFs in emails can increase click-through rates by 42% and conversion rates by 103%, and may positively impact your sales.Go ahead and add GIFs to your February email campaigns. The AWeber design team has already done the work for you and created 13 downloadable Valentine’s Day GIFs!Just download them and add them to your emails using AWeber’s ridiculously easy-to-use Drag and Drop message editor. These GIFs will be a sweet treat for your subscribers — and your bottom line.Not an AWeber customer yet? Create...
15 Tips for Writing Email Marketing Content that Increases Clicks
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15 Tips for Writing Email Marketing Content that Increases Clicks

By Sean Tinney January 27, 2022 Increase your email clicks with these 15 tips for writing email marketing content. Your audience is probably short on time and skimming through emails. They may get several emails an hour throughout the day. To give yourself a fighting chance in the inbox, you need strong email marketing content.According to research done on email click rates, the data has shown:53% of marketers say low click-through rates are their biggest email marketing challenge.73% of marketers say click-through rates are a key metric for evaluating campaign effectiveness.The average email click-through rate is 7% in the US.aGetting more clicks should be a central part of your strategy. Here are 15 tips on how to write effective email marketing con...
New: AWeber Advocates can now earn up to 50% commissions
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New: AWeber Advocates can now earn up to 50% commissions

By Jessica Snavely January 19, 2022 Refer as little as 10 customers a year and start earning a higher commission rate. There is nothing more flattering for us than when our biggest fans share AWeber with their communities. So we’re starting 2022 by giving our advocates the raise they deserve: AWeber Advocates can now earn up to 50% on referrals to AWeber – hands down the highest amount of any other email marketing provider. We are always working to make AWeber the best choice to promote to your community and share with your friends. That’s why over the past year we’ve launched landing pages, ecommerce solutions, and we were the first email service provider (ESP) with a native Canva integration.So, let’s get to it, how do you start earning a 50% commis...
Stripe vs PayPal — Which is Best for Online Payments?
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Stripe vs PayPal — Which is Best for Online Payments?

By Kelsey Johnson January 19, 2022 Starting an online store? We’ll break down Stripe vs PayPal, and which may be better for your business. If you’re setting up an online store, one of your first questions is likely to be “How do I accept payments?” And no matter who you are — an established entrepreneur or simply starting a side hustle — you’re likely considering Stripe or PayPal.Both Stripe and PayPal are popular, affordable, and easy to use. Furthermore, you can count on these well-known payment processing tools to be secure, trusted by most buyers, and integrate with other platforms you’ll use to sell your products (like your business’s website).But what’s the difference? Should you choose Stripe or PayPal? Which is better to start with?We’ll cover ...
How to Make Your Email Marketing Campaigns More Accessible
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How to Make Your Email Marketing Campaigns More Accessible

By Nahla Davies January 13, 2022 Learn the email accessibility best practices you can implement to ensure everyone can read your emails. Not everyone reads emails in the same way. Some people may use dictation or magnification to consume your email, while others may only see grayscale or certain colors.It’s important to make your emails accessible so anyone can read them, regardless of disability. Plus, an accessible email is also valuable to many other people in your audience.Headers and appropriate colors make emails easier to read, image ALT tags help out people experiencing low internet bandwidth, and simple fonts keep readers focused on your content.Good news. It’s easy to make your emails accessible. Simply consider color contrast, screen readers...
Start the New Year Strong with an Email List-building Quiz
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Start the New Year Strong with an Email List-building Quiz

By Sean Tinney January 5, 2022 Quizzes are fun and interactive. But they can also be used to grow your email list. Learn the best strategies to creating a high-converting, interactive quiz. In the spirit of the New Year, why not try a fresh list-building tactic: creating your own quiz?Offering valuable or interesting resources, or lead magnets, in exchange for email addresses can be vital to your email marketing success. But when you look up lead magnet ideas, the same old ideas tend to pop up—guides, eBooks, or videos. You need something innovative to add to your toolbox this year.78% of marketers agree that email marketing is important to their overall success. Strategically crafted quizzes are a powerful way to harness that success, capture your audienc...
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How to Ready Your Business For Scalability? 4 Essential Steps To Avoid Obstacles – SEO Ninja

Setting up a business is one thing but growth and scalability are a totally different story. The metrics change drastically in the latter. It is true that the beginning stages for any business can be tough and complicated, however business owners must also think of ways to prepare for the future plans of scaling up and expansion. Once your business has traversed the road between setting up and scalability newer challenges begin to appear and the best way to mitigate them is to be ready and prepared. Scalability means growth and expansion which should be the target of every business. Without it, you start stagnating and your business ultimately ends in a stalemate. Scaling your business should be approached with caution, if you go too fast you can end up crashing and if ...
25 Free Marketing Tools You Could Learn in Line at Starbucks
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25 Free Marketing Tools You Could Learn in Line at Starbucks

By Kelsey Johnson December 21, 2021 Marketer approved – free tools that are actually useful and easy to learn. Marketing has changed — you don’t need to be a professional designer, copywriting expert, or strategist to be a marketer. In fact, most smaller business owners are playing the role of marketer due to budget constraints.Whether you’re a marketer, business owner, or just looking to learn some new skills, there are tons of free marketing tools that can make you seem like a pro. Check out the following list to give your business a boost, create more engaging content and emails, and — above all — sell more stuff!Related video: 30 Free Marketing Tools In 30 MinutesAWeberYou can use AWeber to send emails to all your subscribers, set up au...
5 SEO Best Practices to Increase Blog Traffic and Engagement
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5 SEO Best Practices to Increase Blog Traffic and Engagement

By Sean Tinney December 22, 2021 In order to make your blog SEO-worthy, there are 5 basic SEO best practices that you need to be following. Do you feel your website isn’t receiving enough blog traffic and engagement?Well, you’re not alone in this because Google is getting smarter every day.If your blog isn’t optimized for SEO, you might not achieve the desired results.But before we discuss the best SEO practices for your blog, here’s what makes working on it important:Daily, bloggers upload around 7.5 million posts across the globe. Only 60% of internet users actively read the content. Readers mainly go for long-form content for its in-depth information. So the ideal word count would be near 1500 – 2000 words. This year, content marketing was estim...
9 Tips to Win Back Lost Sales with Abandoned Cart Emails
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9 Tips to Win Back Lost Sales with Abandoned Cart Emails

By Sean Tinney December 16, 2021 Don’t skip the cart reminders. Take advantage of warm leads who are most likely to complete their purchase. One of the most effective emails you can send to your audience is the abandoned cart email. When sent at the right time, it is a helpful reminder to encourage your customers to complete their purchase. Many people put together a cart but get distracted before checking out.On average 69.82% of online carts are abandoned.That is a lot of lost sales. But you can capture a lot of them back with an abandoned cart email — an automated marketing campaign designed to increase conversion rates. When they get a reminder of a shopping cart they left behind, many buyers come back to make the purchase. The best part? You can autom...
Email Tagging Tips to Skyrocket Your Open Rates
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Email Tagging Tips to Skyrocket Your Open Rates

By Kelsey Johnson December 3, 2021 Learn how tagging can be used to Increase your email open and click rates . Each person on your email list is unique: In a real conversation, you wouldn’t talk to VIP clients in the same way you would talk to new leads. So why would you send them the same email? Short answer: You shouldn’t.You can use tags and segments to send emails that cater to the specific needs and interests of your subscribers. Tagging is easier — and more important — than you think. Here’s why:The days of one-size-fits-all email marketing are gone. Your audience expects to get interesting emails — with topics they care about. But your subscribers are snowflakes! They don’t all care about exactly the same things.The more your audience likes your...
Email Subject Line Best Practices To Get More Opens
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Email Subject Line Best Practices To Get More Opens

By Kelly Forst December 6, 2021 Your subject line can make or break your email opens. Here’s how to write a good one. “Email marketing is still the #1 best way to engage with your audience and convert leads into customers — but if no one is opening your emails, you’ve got a problem.”Alex Cattoni, Founder of The Copy PosseTake it from the expert. Your subject line can single-handedly make or break your entire email campaign.That’s why we put together this list of best practices to help you create attention-grabbing subject lines for your email marketing campaigns.Email subject line best practicesPersonalize your email subject linesUse segmentationCreate urgency with FOMOAvoid spam triggersBe directAsk questionsOne word subject linesSuper ...
Marketing Week 2021: Get Expert Sales & Marketing Tips
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Marketing Week 2021: Get Expert Sales & Marketing Tips

By Kelsey Johnson November 24, 2021 Get easy and affordable marketing advice during this week-long event, hosted by AWeber from Dec 13 – 17. We’re excited to announce that, in December we’ll be running a week-long free marketing series for business owners, side hustlers, and entrepreneurs.This event is for anyone looking to improve their social media skills, get better email deliverability, create engaging videos, set up Facebook Lead ads and retargeting, and make more sales.Marketing Week encompasses 5 days of webinars and other resources to help you build out a marketing plan for your products or services.We don’t believe that “if you build it, they will come.” Marketing is important for every business — so we’re offering the advice you need, free ...
8 Tips for Efficient B2B Email Marketing Campaigns
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8 Tips for Efficient B2B Email Marketing Campaigns

By Elisabeth Strasser November 23, 2021 Get the eight tips to help you create efficient B2B email marketing campaigns so your business can grow using email marketing. Did you know, for every $1 spent on email, businesses see an average of $42 return. It’s even higher for B2B, that’s why marketers widely use it to nurture leads. Like any other marketing technique, B2B email marketing has evolved with changes in the market and technology. To stay relevant and provide valuable content to your target audience that draws them in and entices them to take action, email marketers now use personalization, automation, and various metrics to improve their strategy.We compiled eight tips to help create efficient B2B email marketing campaigns so your business can start...
See Your Email Open Rates Explode With These 6 Simple Tricks
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See Your Email Open Rates Explode With These 6 Simple Tricks

By Nahla Davies November 10, 2021 Get the 6 simple tricks you need to see your email open rates explode. The holidays are right around the corner, and most businesses are hoping to capitalize on the festivities.Marketing teams have been hard at work analyzing market research and understanding what their buyers are looking for from their brand. What have they discovered? Online spending by Black Friday shoppers is projected to surpass the $14 billion spent last year by 20%. With this in mind, ecommerce and other online retail businesses have been honing in on their email marketing campaigns so that they can reach their goals for the end of the year. Many sales and marketing professionals spend hours carefully crafting the perfect email, combining rich ...
How This Coach Created a Course in 6 Hours with Ecommerce
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How This Coach Created a Course in 6 Hours with Ecommerce

By Kelsey Johnson November 8, 2021 This executive development coach jumped on an opportunity — offer a targeted course to an extremely interested group while the iron was hot. Using AWeber ecommerce, Leela Sinha was able to set up a course payment page in a few hours, and start taking payments for the course ASAP.A Facebook rant turns into a popular thread on gender inclusivityLeela Sinha (pronouns ze/zim/zir) offers leadership training for “Intensives,” a personality type that comes with risk-taking tendencies, innovation, and high intelligence: Intensives often start and lead businesses. Leela is also very knowledgeable about the correct way to have rich, deep, and thoughtful gender-inclusive communication in a workplace.One day Leela posted on Faceb...
Your Holiday GIF Guide to Spice Up Your Holiday Emails
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Your Holiday GIF Guide to Spice Up Your Holiday Emails

By Kelly Forst November 3, 2021 Check out these 26 festive holiday GIFs from AWeber’s design elves. Use them in your holiday email marketing campaigns! We know how expensive it can be to purchase creative, high-quality images or GIFs, and how time consuming they can be to create them by yourself. That’s why the AWeber design elves made holiday GIFs for email — FREE for you to use.Use any of the animated GIFs below for your holiday email marketing campaigns. (GIFs can increase click-through rates, conversions rates, and revenue rates!) Place them in a Black Friday or Cyber Monday email, a holiday newsletter, or a New Year’s sale message to your subscribers.Check out our GIF categories:Christmas GIFsHoliday GIFs...
15 Businesses to Admire for Stellar Branding Consistency
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15 Businesses to Admire for Stellar Branding Consistency

When searching for a soul mate, you look for someone that's smart, funny, caring, but above all — consistent. Because if you're going to invest your life in a person, you want someone you can trust, right?Falling in love with a brand isn't all that different. Brands pull us in with witty slogans and timely discounts, but that’s not the only reason we stick around. Think about it, inbound marketing is all about content and communication that people love. The key to being your leads' and customers’ soul mate, then, is providing brand consistency they can count on. But how? What’s at the heart of brand consistency is your message, and marketing plays a huge role in that. In this post, we’ll dive into what branding consistency is, its importance, benefits, and share 15 businesses that hav...
How to Start an Ecommerce Business
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How to Start an Ecommerce Business

By Sean Tinney October 29, 2021 Get the 7 easy steps and 5 tools you’ll need to launch a successful, secure, and profitable ecommerce business. Running your own company means having yourself as a boss, a flexible schedule, and creative control. For many entrepreneurs, ecommerce is the right place to start: Online sales means lower overhead, faster startup, and is easier in a lot of ways.But getting an online store set up properly still takes a lot of commitment — whether or not you have a storefront or now.We’ll  make it easier for you with 7 steps and 5 tools you’ll need to launch your ecommerce store.First let’s dive into what it means to have an ecommerce store:What is an ecommerce website?An ecommerce website is a store that sells products ...
The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Holiday Emails
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The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Holiday Emails

By Kelsey Johnson October 25, 2021 With supply chain constraints and higher projected sales than ever, now is the time to get your 2021 holiday email marketing campaigns in order. Capture early sales while the hype is high. It’s time to start your holiday email marketing now! Here’s why: November to January 2021 is projected to see the highest sales to date, totaling up to $1.3 trillion. With limited supplies and long shipping times from overseas, this is the perfect opportunity for local businesses to make more sales.And people are shopping early this year. So if you were thinking of getting those holiday emails out in late November, you could miss out on weeks of easy sales.Furthermore, ecommerce holiday sales are expected to grow 35% compared to 202...
200+ Ready-Made Subject Lines for Your Next Holiday Email
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200+ Ready-Made Subject Lines for Your Next Holiday Email

By Kelsey Johnson October 13, 2021 🎃🦃💰🎄 ‘Tis the season to optimize your email subject lines. Get some tips plus 100s of ideas for the upcoming holidays. It’s that time again — Halloween, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Christmas… Marketing your business around the holidays is non-negotiable — and can be particularly effective with the right email subject line. Every holiday is an excuse to run a promotional deal, launch and sell new products, and check in with your customers. People are expecting to hear from your business — so you better jump on it!Effective holiday emails aren’t one-size-fits-all. The success of your email is directly related to the holiday, your customers, and what you sell. A costume company will have a lot...
The 8 Most Effective Words to Use in Email
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The 8 Most Effective Words to Use in Email

By Liz Willits October 7, 2021 These everyday words can have a huge impact on your email engagement. (Spoiler: We just used one of them.) There’s a simple way to transform your email copy from passable to powerful — choose the right words. Effective words will inspire your subscribers to open, click, and buy.Choosing the wrong words in your next email, on the other hand,  could damage your email engagement and even annoy or insult your audience. By learning a few key tips, you can avoid these common mistakes and write emails your subscribers will love.In this article we’ll talk about:8 Power Words for effective emailsThese 8 everyday words can have a huge impact on your email engagement. (Spoiler: We just used one of them.)You might be surp...
How to Repurpose Email Content for Social Media
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How to Repurpose Email Content for Social Media

By Ovi Negrean September 21, 2021 Don’t do the same work twice — supercharge your social media strategy with your email content, while also growing your list in the process. When creating daily content, regularly coming up with new ideas and implementing them on every marketing channel can become hard at times. But there’s good news: most people prefer to hear from you on one channel only. That means you can repurpose content, and get a big bang for your content buck.  Let’s take email and social media for example. If you’re an advocate who has build a large email list, you may also find yourself considering social media. But does that leave you wondering how much time it’ll take to create new content? In this blog post, we’ll cover repurposing co...
Web Developer Uses AWeber + Thrive To Increase Clients
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Web Developer Uses AWeber + Thrive To Increase Clients

By Kelsey Johnson September 16, 2021 Learn how to collect leads, follow-up, and make a sale like Mark Brinker, who gets more business with AWeber and Thrive Suite. Mark operates a successful web design & digital marketing agency in the Detroit area. He built his first website in 1999 and he’s used digital marketing strategies to generate business for himself and his clients ever since.For Mark, his success is based largely on math. Make an educated guess. Take action. Test, tweak, optimize, and automate. Do more of what works and eliminate what doesn’t. Rinse and repeat.Two tools at the center of Mark’s lead generation process are AWeber (since 2008) and Thrive Suite (since 2015).Want to know Mark’s process? Here’s what he does, beginning to e...
Your Guide to Creating a Successful Email Marketing Campaign
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Your Guide to Creating a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

By Kelly Forst September 2, 2021 Want a successful email marketing campaign? Then you need to do more than send random emails to your audience. Did you know people send 306 billion emails each day? That number will likely hit 361 billion by 2024. It may seem like a saturated field, but marketers report that email marketing is their leading method for acquisition and retention.Email marketing is a powerful tool when used correctly.But, if you don’t follow email campaign best practices, it is easy to get lost in the shuffle of emails people receive every day. Your goal should be to stand out in an inbox full of offers and provoke a response from your audience.What is an email marketing campaign?An email marketing campaign is a series of time-bo...
How to Get Started With Email Automation
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How to Get Started With Email Automation

By Kelly Forst August 20, 2021 Here’s everything you need to get started with email automation: from tools to workflows to content tips. Email automation: everybody’s doing it.Ninety-one percent of marketers say automation is critical to their success. Companies using automation see 53 percent higher conversion rates than those not using automation. Seventy-eight percent of marketers say that automation makes them money.I haven’t even mentioned all of the time-saving, trust-building, subscriber-educating benefits, but I think you get the point. Email automation gets results.So why haven’t you tried it yet?Maybe you thought that automation was for bigger, more established businesses. Maybe you think you don’t have the time. Or maybe you just ha...
10 Free Email Marketing Tools for Success and Time-Savings
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10 Free Email Marketing Tools for Success and Time-Savings

By Kelsey Johnson August 13, 2021 Anyone who sends emails can benefit from these free tools that will level-up your marketing. There’s a lot that goes into creating a good email marketing campaign. You need an engaged audience, a message that resonates with them, and a beautiful design to back it up. Plus, it’s important to get the result you want — whether it’s better open rates, selling products or creating positive brand sentiment.Well, good news! It’s easier and cheaper than ever to create good design, messaging, and tracking for your audience — with this arsenal of free tools.When you wrote your first email, did you think it would require so many skill sets? Creating catchy headlines and beautiful images isn’t as easy as it seems.Here...
9 Best Practices for Writing Emails
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9 Best Practices for Writing Emails

By Kelly Forst August 10, 2021 Want to get noticed (and not ignored)? Then you need to follow these 9 best practices for writing emails. Email is one of the best tools you have for convincing and converting your leads.But, if you aren’t following best practices for writing emails, you can quickly find your content is considered spam and largely ignored.Think about your own inbox.How many emails are you giving a second glance because of a creative subject line?How many unsolicited brand emails are you opening?What is driving you to open them?More than likely, it all comes down to the value you think you will get from them.The average click-to-open rate for emails in the US is 15.71%.You can get people interested in your copy by followi...
Top 10 Benefits of Email Marketing
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Top 10 Benefits of Email Marketing

By Kelly Forst August 6, 2021 Explore some key benefits of email marketing and consider how these could elevate your next marketing campaign. Looking to accomplish more with your marketing budget? It may be time to throw an email marketing campaign into the mix. Email marketing has tons of benefits and offers an impressive return on investment (ROI) while being quick and easy to deploy—even if you don’t have a lot of experience.Still not convinced? Explore some key benefits of email marketing and consider how these could elevate your next marketing campaign.1. Build relationships with customersYour existing email list presents an amazing opportunity to build relationships with people who are already interested in your business. After all, thes...
Not Sure When to Send Emails? The Answer is Simpler Than You Think
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Not Sure When to Send Emails? The Answer is Simpler Than You Think

By Kelly Forst July 27, 2021 Discover the best time to send emails to your subscribers. Use this knowledge to boost open rates and drive results. You may have heard it a million times before. But it’s true: There’s no one best time to send email.That’s because at its core, email is communication. And communication requires two parts: the sender and receiver.And every email has a unique group of receivers. Every audience is different.Plus, if the receiver isn’t in the right frame of mind to process your message, you might as well be talking to yourself. Like any form of communication, your emails are going to have more of an impact if you use timing to your advantage.  In this post, we’ll take a closer look at how email send times can impact y...
5 Steps to Promote and Sell Online Courses
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5 Steps to Promote and Sell Online Courses

By Kelly Forst July 23, 2021 Discover the benefits of creating and selling an online course, as well as practical tips for successfully promoting your course to boost sales. As a business owner, you’ve probably accumulated a lot of valuable industry knowledge over the years. What you might not realize is that people are often willing to pay good money for that type of knowledge. Have you ever thought about creating and selling an online course to share your expertise with the world? If not, then you could be missing out not only on some profits — but on the opportunity to become an industry leader as well.Benefits of selling an online courseThere are many benefits to creating and selling an online course, regardless of the industry in which your b...
Grow Your Income with Subscriptions & Payment Plans
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Grow Your Income with Subscriptions & Payment Plans

By Kelsey Johnson June 30, 2021 Get more customers without doing more work when you offer monthly fees and payment plans — now available through AWeber Ecommerce. As an expert, you shouldn’t lower your prices in order to make more money. That’s simply the wrong direction to go in.First of all, the cost of what you offer is worth the value (otherwise no one would have bought it). Plus, you have profits to make — that’s the point of having a business.But what happens when you price out people who need, want, and deserve what you sell, just because they don’t have the cash immediately?Let’s look at an example. Jen has a high-value, expert-level marketing course. It’s 28 hours of content over 10 videos. The people who take it have 100% satisfaction in...
How to Grow Your Email List with Instagram
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How to Grow Your Email List with Instagram

By Kelly Forst July 6, 2021 Discover the value of Instagram for your business, not just as a social media marketing tool, but a platform for growing your email list. As a small business owner, you already understand the importance of optimizing your marketing budget. And while there’s no denying that Instagram and other social media sites can be excellent platforms for marketing your small business, what many business owners don’t realize is that they can actually use these tools to grow their email lists as well.So, what are some of the advantages of Instagram as a marketing tool and how can you harness its power to grow your email list? We’ve got you covered with some marketing tips and tricks geared specifically towards small business owners like you....
How to Build Marketing Funnels with Email
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How to Build Marketing Funnels with Email

By Kelly Forst June 23, 2021 Understanding the marketing funnel will help you transform prospects into loyal customers — who will then refer you to their friends. You could spend hours designing and writing a compelling email series that explains the amazing benefits of your product. But if you don’t have a start-to-finish plan for connecting with your subscribers at every stage of their customer journey, you’re wasting your time. Thankfully, there’s a marketing tool that can help you figure out how to communicate with your prospects and customers whether they’ve just joined your list, or they’ve been long-time customers. It’s called the marketing funnel.What is the Marketing Funnel?The marketing funnel is a tool that helps you visualize t...
You Don’t Have an Email Marketing Strategy: Here’s How to Make One
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You Don’t Have an Email Marketing Strategy: Here’s How to Make One

Email Marketing is a pillar of digital marketing. Not only is it one of the oldest forms of digital marketing, it has also proven to be the most effective in terms of converting views into revenue. As a marketing professional and/or successful business owner, you probably know this.Even so, do you really appreciate how valuable email marketing can be for your business? With appreciation comes dedication and a commitment to the time, money, and development necessary to create a strategy that not only delivers results, but also seamlessly integrates with your overall marketing plan.I’ll give you an incentive to develop your own email marketing strategy. I’ll tell you a story of how a free email newsletter turned into $27 million. It’s the story of The Hustle.The $27 Millio...
How to create a landing page in 8 steps
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How to create a landing page in 8 steps

By Kelsey Johnson June 11, 2021 Getting more sales doesn’t have to be rocket science. Learn the 8 steps to build a landing page in under an hour. Creating a landing page is easier than ever these days, but it can still be intimidating to get started. Like most entrepreneurs, you may be concerned about time.“How long is this going to take? Will it even be worth it?”Answers: It can take less than an hour. And yes, it’s worth it.But let’s start with why you want a landing page in the first place. High consumer expectations and increased competition makes sales hard. Larger companies have been using targeted marketing for years now, changing how your customers expect to be treated.In fact, “80% of consumers are more likely to make a purchase w...
4 Effective Email Marketing Strategies Post-Covid
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4 Effective Email Marketing Strategies Post-Covid

Email has been around for 50 years now, and it's still a viable marketing strategy—provided you know how to pique the interest of your prospects. When the pandemic and economic uncertainty of 2020 changed the business world, many marketers redoubled their email efforts, focusing on a channel they could control. About 36% more marketing emails than usual were sent during the stay-at-home summer, HubSpot reported. Considering that substantial increase, you might think that audiences grew tired of full inboxes. But the same HubSpot report found that marketing email open rates remained at 10-20% above average. Marketers will undoubtedly continue to capitalize on the current success of email campaigns. Moreover, increasing investments in tools such as Outreach, SalesLoft, an...
New Menu Navigation Makes AWeber Easier and Faster
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New Menu Navigation Makes AWeber Easier and Faster

By Meghan Nesta May 25, 2021 Give the new menu navigation a whirl and zip around your AWeber account with ease. We are updating navigation menus in AWeber. Plus, the majority of AWeber is now fully mobile responsive so you have a great experience whether you use a computer, tablet or mobile phone.You have a busy business to run, and marketing your business is just one small part of your day.We are making these changes to give you an even better marketing experience with AWeber, so you can get back to focusing on your business.Some of our customers have already been trying out this new menu across different devices and browser types and have had great things to say.“I like that it sticks to the side, I can switch to something else without ...
How to Create a Profitable Amazon Marketing Strategy for 2020
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How to Create a Profitable Amazon Marketing Strategy for 2020

Amazon is everywhere. There’s no getting around it: From small sellers to large enterprises, getting your products noticed — and purchased — means you need a marketing strategy that lets you make the best use of this online ecommerce behemoth. (more…)
The Ultimate Guide to Infographics
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The Ultimate Guide to Infographics

Did you know that people retain 65% of the information they see, but only 10% of the information they hear? Also, people follow directions 323% better with a combination of text and illustration than instructions without illustrations. That's why, as a marketer, it's important to display information in a combination of visual and text, in an easy-to-consume way.A great way to do that is through infographics. If you've wanted to create and publish an infographic, you've come to the right place. I know you might be thinking, "I'm not a graphic designer" or "I've never made an infographic before." But you're not alone. And that doesn't mean it can't be easy for you to learn. In this post, we'll take you through everything you need to know about infographics, from what they are to what ki...
It’s Just Marketing: You Can Stop Using the Word “Digital” Now
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It’s Just Marketing: You Can Stop Using the Word “Digital” Now

Imagine your marketing efforts led to a $3 billion contract for your company. What would that campaign look like? Would it be full of Super Bowl ads, massive postcard mailing campaigns, TV commercials, billboards, and magazine spreads?Would the message be conceived by a genius of marketing methodology, a pillar of the advertising industry who crafted a message so perfect, so undeniably inventive and clever that no decision maker could refute it?OR… would it be some goofy engineer with a twitter account, a genuine interest in his company’s objectives, an aggressive and highly public development strategy, and a willingness to share information (both good and bad) with the world?To the consternation of every old-school marketer in the business, it’s the latter.SpaceX, f...
Summer GIF Guide — New GIFs for 2021!
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Summer GIF Guide — New GIFs for 2021!

By Kelly Forst May 5, 2021 Free for our favorite blog readers! Download your favorites and use them in your summer email promotions. One quick way to increase your email marketing results: Add a GIF to your message.GIFs can increase click-through rates by 42 percent and conversion rates by 103 percent, according to data from Marketing Sherpa. (Plus, they’re fun to send and receive!)Unfortunately, it can be expensive to buy creative, high-quality GIFs, and creating your own animated images can be frustrating and time consuming.That’s why we wanted to make it super simple for you. Our AWeber designers made these brand new, FREE summer GIFs. Download one, two, or all of them, and use them in your summer email promotions.You may remember some of ...
Split Test Subject Lines to Maximize Open Rates
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Split Test Subject Lines to Maximize Open Rates

By Kelly Forst April 20, 2021 Morning Brew reached 1,000,000 opens with this split testing strategy. Plus, learn how you can do it in AWeber. Stuck between two subject line ideas?It’s impossible to know which will yield the best results without running a split test — commonly called an A/B test. A split test gives you real feedback on which subject line your audience was more drawn to opening.This is how the most successful marketers optimize their open rates. Take Morning Brew, for example. Morning Brew is a popular newsletter with more than 2.5 million subscribers. Their daily newsletter includes business and tech news of the day written for a business-minded millennial audience. In August 2020, Morning Brew hit a major milestone — 1,000,000...
2 Steps to Get Repeat Sales with an Etsy Newsletter
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2 Steps to Get Repeat Sales with an Etsy Newsletter

By Jessica Snavely April 16, 2021 Building an email list and staying in touch with past customers can be the key to unlocking more repeat sales. Over the past year, the number of sellers on Etsy grew 61%. Whether you are a part of that 61% — or have been an Etsy seller for years — there’s now a lot more competition for customers’ attention on Etsy.That’s why building your own audience outside of the platform is so important.But it can be hard to find the time. After all, as an Etsy seller, you wear a lot of hats.From building product pages that get found, to all the nuance that comes with running a successful ecommerce business, it’s hard to find the time to engage with your existing customers.But if you don’t, you’re leaving money on the ...
Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Social Media Marketing
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Everything You Ever Needed to Know About Social Media Marketing

Companies are making big money on social media.And you can too.The trick to social media marketing is knowing the foundations of what makes it work so well. Making money for your business is a huge pro (and what might be your goal on paper), but social gives companies an opportunity that was harder to come by before smartphones became our best friends.With social media, you can develop a relationship with your audience in a way that wasn’t possible before Facebook went viral. We get to use social media to talk to our audience and show them we really know our stuff. The right social media marketing strategy speaks to your cold, warm, and hot leads on one platform.And that’s what leads to revenue.When people see you as more than a company with a fancy logo and more...
8 Top Brainstorming Techniques to Help You Write Killer Emails
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8 Top Brainstorming Techniques to Help You Write Killer Emails

By Kaleigh Moore March 30, 2021 Never waste time trying to think of a topic when you should be writing! I can’t think of anything to write.Sound familiar? Of course it does. It’s one of the top reasons our customers give us for letting their email marketing flatline. They just run out of ideas or topics to write about.Even pro writers come up with major email block. Ann Handley, co-founder of Marketing Profs and the popular book “Everybody Writes,” only sent two emails to her subscribers in 2017. (In fact, the lack of communication was her catalyst behind revamping her entire newsletter strategy.)But when your emails stall, you can’t make connections with your subscribers. You can’t sell. You can’t gather feedback from your audience. You’re leavin...
How to Overcome Email Marketing Fatigue
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How to Overcome Email Marketing Fatigue

Email fatigue is a real thing, especially with the continuing pandemic.Email marketing is far from dead, but it is getting harder and harder to get your branded emails opened and clicked.What is Email Fatigue?As the name suggests, email fatigue is when a person doesn’t want to read emails and feels more willing to delete, unsubscribe or send emails to spam.Email fatigue is something just about anyone feels from time to time.Gone are the days when people would diligently click each and every unread email in their inbox to read what is inside.Gone are the days when people would actually be looking forward to receiving a new email.These days a full inbox is nothing new or exciting. And it has been getting worse.Back in 2017, two thirds of Americans felt ...
Digital Marketing Stats to Inform Your Strategy in 2021
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Digital Marketing Stats to Inform Your Strategy in 2021

By Kelly Forst March 17, 2021 Data is a powerful tool, but finding it can be a pain. So we did the work for you. How do you know if you’re doing the right things to market and grow your business? Answer: reference digital marketing stats to inform your own strategy.But, it can be difficult — and quite honestly, annoying — to try to find the answers you need. Especially when you have a busy business to run!So, to help you cut through the clutter, we compiled tons of helpful digital marketing stats in one place.FREE REPORT: AWeber’s 2021 Digital Marketing Report for Small Businesses and EntrepreneursEmail Marketing StatisticsEmail marketing is the most commonly used digital marketing strategy among small businesses and entrepreneurs to prom...
Why You Should Clean Your Email List (and How to Do It)
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Why You Should Clean Your Email List (and How to Do It)

By Kelly Forst March 9, 2021 Want to run a successful marketing campaign? Then it’s time to clean house. You built up your list of subscribers. Now it’s time to remove a bunch of them. Because a clean email list can work wonders. In fact, cleaning your email list can improve three key metrics: deliverability, open rates and click rates. The better these metrics, the more successful your email marketing campaign will be.That’s because a smaller list of engaged subscribers — people who actively read and interact with your content and brand — are more valuable than a larger list of subscribers who never open your content.In fact, lists with numerous inactive email addresses typically have higher rates of bounces, spam complaints and unsubscribes than...
75 Subject Line Ideas to Wow Your Subscribers
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75 Subject Line Ideas to Wow Your Subscribers

By Kelly Forst March 2, 2021 The subject line is a first impression. Put your best foot forward. Here are 75 subject line ideas to help improve your open rates. They say don’t judge an email by its subject line, but let’s be honest: We’re always keeping an eye out for the best of the best. After all, the subject line is the first impression your message has on its recipients and can help you improve your opens and clicks.That’s a lot of pressure for a seemingly short line of text.While there is no secret to the perfect subject line, there are a few words and phrases that can help get more eyes on your emails.Create a sense of urgency in your subject lineGetting people to take action from your email can be difficult. There’s a lot that goes int...
Improve Your Click-Through Rate: 14 Powerful Tactics
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Improve Your Click-Through Rate: 14 Powerful Tactics

By Kelly Forst February 22, 2021 Get your readers to take action. Here’s how to make subscribers want to “click” every single time. People spend a lot of time worrying about their email open rates, but there’s another email metric that’s just as important — click-through rates.Click-through rates reveal how many subscribers clicked a link in an email, as well as how many times they clicked it. What is a good email click-through rate?This is a tricky question to answer. Email marketing benchmarks vary widely among industries, business size, audiences, and more. To better understand small business email marketing benchmarks, we conducted research asking survey respondents to self-report their click-through rates. Here’s what we found. Wh...
9 Sponsorship Packages Tips for Virtual Events
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9 Sponsorship Packages Tips for Virtual Events

One of the major concerns for event organizers as they shift from in-person to virtual events is how to drive maximum revenue through sponsorship packages. Unlike the established patterns of in-person events, creating sponsorship deals for virtual events is relatively uncharted territory. You will need to approach the process creatively to offer exciting value propositions to sponsors. To secure sponsor commitments, your offerings should be tailored to creating experiences that enable sponsors to achieve maximum brand awareness, qualified-lead generation, sales, and relationship-building. You can achieve those goals by re-evaluating the various aspects of your event. As a co-founder of a virtual event platform that works with enterprises and B2B companies to create memo...
Email Segmentation: 7 Simple Steps to Get Started
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Email Segmentation: 7 Simple Steps to Get Started

By Kelly Forst February 10, 2021 Everything you need to know about segmenting your email lists to increase opens, clicks and increase subscriber engagement. Email segmentation makes it easy to sort and filter subscribers into relevant groups and send them content they care about. In fact, it’s key if you’re aiming to improve your open and click through rates: Studies show that sending personalized content can result in 6x higher conversion rates.Yet nearly 70% of brands aren’t even scratching the surface of targeting and personalization.It could be that you don’t know how to segment your audience. Or maybe you’re not sure what type of content to send them once you’ve sorted them into groups.If you’re new to email segmentation, we’ll break down the...
Email Split Tests You Can Set Up in 1 Minute
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Email Split Tests You Can Set Up in 1 Minute

By Kelly Forst February 4, 2021 Take the guesswork out of email marketing with 9 split test ideas. In marketing, sometimes you don’t know what works until you try. Thankfully, with email split testing, you can easily find out what content your subscribers prefer and send messages that get more opens, clicks, and sales.Too often, people focus almost exclusively on subject line split testing. They optimize their subject lines and boost open rates. However, they rarely split test the content inside their emails.This is a big mistake. After all, a high open rate doesn’t matter if subscribers don’t read the content inside your email and take action.There are simple email content split tests that can have a big impact, like these 9 easy split tests bel...
Sell Digital Products Online in 4 Easy Steps
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Sell Digital Products Online in 4 Easy Steps

By Kelly Forst January 22, 2021 Turn your passion into a paycheck by selling digital products. Plus, get inspired with 12 product ideas to sell online. “To make money, you have to spend money.”It’s such a common phrase in business that I had to Google who originally said this. Turns out, we can trace this quote all the way back to Titus Maccius Plautus, who lived around the year 200 B.C.Well, here we are, more than 2000 years later, and it’s still true — to an extent. Scaling and growing a business without increasing expenses is a tough puzzle to solve. Thankfully, it’s not impossible. There are ways to do it without making a huge investment. One of the best ways for entrepreneurs to scale and grow is through selling digital products.  ...
4 Ways to Grow your Blog with Web Push Notifications
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4 Ways to Grow your Blog with Web Push Notifications

By Kristin MacLaughlin January 6, 2021 Drive more traffic to your website, increase engagement to reach more people, and make more money with web push notifications. Learn four of our favorite ways AWeber customers are using web push notifications. Every blogger knows growing a list of engaged followers takes time and effort. Even if you have a loyal readership, growth plateaus are not uncommon. If you find yourself in a growth rut, you may need to jump-start your interactions with your readers. You could develop awesome lead magnets or other incentives to entice them to give you their email address. Or you could try a different approach altogether.What if there was a new way to connect with the visitors and get them to your website, even those who ar...
Lead Magnets to Grow Your Email List: 22 Brilliant Ideas
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Lead Magnets to Grow Your Email List: 22 Brilliant Ideas

By Kelly Forst December 30, 2020 Need ideas for your lead magnet? Read this post to get 22 of them. If you want to maximize your email list growth, you need a lead magnet.A lead magnet is something you give people when they subscribe to your email list. And really, it can be anything – as long as it’s something your subscribers want.The only problem?Sometimes, it can be really difficult to come up with an idea for your lead magnet.You may struggle to figure out what your audience would want. You may worry that it’ll be too time consuming to create a lead magnet. You might doubt that your ideas are any good. Or, you may just be out of ideas.So what can you do about it?Check out these 22 brilliant lead magnets. Not only will you get prov...
Build Custom Email Templates with AWeber’s Smart Designer!
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Build Custom Email Templates with AWeber’s Smart Designer!

By Kristin MacLaughlin December 28, 2020 The AWeber Smart Designer is a game-changing email marketing feature that allows content creators and small business owners to automate email template design — create your own branded email template in seconds. If you are looking to achieve brand consistency across your marketing assets and get instant brand recognition, you should give AWeber’s Smart Designer a try.AWeber’s Smart Designer is a free, intelligent design assistant that lets you automatically create an amazing-looking, branded email template in seconds. That’s right: seconds!  In a snap, AWeber’s Smart Designer analyzes your website or social media account for logos, imagery, and colors, and then automatically builds a gallery of ready-to-use, cus...
No website? Get your business online with landing pages
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No website? Get your business online with landing pages

By Kelly Forst November 6, 2020 Tell your story, promote your business, and collect email addresses with a landing page. Plus, see our top 5 tips to create a high-converting landing page. Starting a new business or a side project is always exciting. But knowing where to start can sometimes be confusing.Many people think they need to build an elaborate website with your story, products or services, blog, and other navigable pages before anything else. It’s what makes the idea feel “real.” And while that can feel like a concrete first step, the truth is your time and money is better spent building relationships, networking, and setting up the necessary infrastructure for your business.The process of building an entire website can be time-consuming ...
The 2021 Email Marketing Best Practices Guide
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The 2021 Email Marketing Best Practices Guide

By Sean Tinney November 9, 2020 Email marketing is one of the best ways to communicate with your audience. But in order for your emails to be successful, there are certain strategies you need to follow to improve your chances of success. Sending emails can feel intimidating at first. It may even cause some “email anxiety” (yeah that’s a thing). But sending emails doesn’t have to be complicated or scary if you follow some basic email marketing best practices.As you go through this list of best practices for email marketing, you won’t see guidelines about how many emails you should send, or how long your email needs to be, or the optimal length of a subject line. The truth is, that while these are all great and important questions, the answer to these q...
Save Time Writing Emails with 12 Pre-Written Email Campaigns
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Save Time Writing Emails with 12 Pre-Written Email Campaigns

By Kristin MacLaughlin November 11, 2020 Easily import a proven and tested autoresponder email campaigns in just a few clicks. We did the work for you with these 12 pre-written email campaigns. Once you select your email marketing provider, you have everything you need to send awesome emails. There’s only one thing left to do: get started! The sooner you start writing and sending emails, the sooner you can build lasting relationships with subscribers. Writing quality content – and doing so consistently – is one of the biggest challenges for anyone who sends emails and is also one of the most important. According to research 49% of consumers said that they would like to receive promotional emails from their favorite brands on a weekly basis.That m...
How to Get Noticed Online: 5 Steps to Brand your Landing Page
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How to Get Noticed Online: 5 Steps to Brand your Landing Page

By Kristin MacLaughlin November 18, 2020 Learn 5 easy steps you can take today to start building your brand identity in your emails, on your landing page, and beyond with AWeber. What does having a “strong brand” mean to you?For some, images of mega corporations like Apple or Starbucks come to mind. Others may think of brands that align with their values, like Bombas or TOMS. Regardless, I’m willing to bet you thought about a large, recognizable brand — which is why small businesses can have a hard time creating a strong brand identity. Unlike larger corporations, you don’t have a team of brand experts to help you maintain and create your brand. You may feel that branding is reserved just for Fortune 500 companies. You may not have a website and f...
Use Email Marketing to Create and Drive Traffic to Your Content
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Use Email Marketing to Create and Drive Traffic to Your Content

By Sean Tinney November 19, 2020 Creating and delivering content that your audience raves about is no easy feat. Here’s how photographer Jared Polin uses video content to build his audience and drives traffic with email. Jared Polin went from unknown Youtuber to one of the biggest names in photography.His journey began in 2008, when Polin filmed a video of himself talking about his camera gear. It was awkward. He was visibly uncomfortable in front of the camera. But he kept going.He created another video. And another, and another.In 2010, he launched his website Fro Knows Photo to show off his photography expertise and land some freelance jobs. His following back then was non-existent, but he kept creating.Slowly, people began to notice. They ...
How to Create a Holiday Marketing Campaign: A Step-by-Step Guide
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How to Create a Holiday Marketing Campaign: A Step-by-Step Guide

The malls are decked with holly, your inbox is filling up with holiday-themed promotions, and you've deemed it socially acceptable to start listening to your favorite holiday playlist on Spotify... or maybe that's just me.  Either way, the holiday season is here, and marketers are gearing up to finish off the year strong. But just like shopping for gifts, planning your holiday campaign is something you don't want to shove off until the last minute. (more…)
What You Need to Know About Switching Email Marketing Tools
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What You Need to Know About Switching Email Marketing Tools

By Nikki Meyer November 20, 2020 AWeber’s free migration services make it quick and simple for you to move your content and subscribers from another email marketing tool. For the past 22 years, we have helped more than 1,000,000 small business owners, entrepreneurs, and content creators connect and build relationships with their audiences through email marketing. And in that time, one thing has become abundantly clear: small business owners have a lot on their plate and wear a lot of hats. So when it comes to moving from one email service provider to another, it can seem daunting to begin the process, whether it’s due to a lack of resources, time, or expertise.That’s why AWeber’s team of email marketing experts are available around the clock to he...
How to Create Marketing Materials For Your Digital Course – Amy Porterfield
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How to Create Marketing Materials For Your Digital Course – Amy Porterfield

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20 Holiday Email Subject Lines to Inspire Merry Messages
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20 Holiday Email Subject Lines to Inspire Merry Messages

By Kelly Forst November 25, 2020 ‘Tis the season to optimize your email subject lines. Here’s our checklist for making sure your subject lines get noticed this season. Plus, see 20 examples of festive subject lines from real brands. The holiday shopping season is in full swing! And that means everyone’s on the lookout for the best deals from brands they love.But shopping may look a bit different in 2020 than it did in year’s past. Instead of shopping at brick-and-mortar shops this year, many could turn to the internet as their preferred shopping method.In fact, many holiday promotions have already begun. And people are already scouring their inboxes for the best offers.So how can you compete for attention in subscribers’ inboxes this busy online ...
21 Tips to Improve Your Email Marketing Effectiveness
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21 Tips to Improve Your Email Marketing Effectiveness

How can you boost the effectiveness of your email marketing efforts? A few good starting points are to focus on ensuring email deliverability, improving open rates, reducing unsubscribes, and executing technical optimizations. An infographic (below) from Tech.co explores those four key areas and provides 21 tips for marketers who want to improve in each. The piece focuses on actionable and proven advice, such as authenticating your domain, rewarding loyal openers, segmenting your lists, and using alt text.Check out the infographic:  
Understand Email Tagging: First Step to Segmenting Audience
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Understand Email Tagging: First Step to Segmenting Audience

By Kristin MacLaughlin November 30, 2020 5 easy ways to start using tags today so you can send targeted emails that help you achieve higher email open and click rates, better email deliverability, and more sales. It’s no secret that sending personalized emails is the best way to make sure the right content gets delivered to the people who want it most. But to understand personalization, we first need to understand tags. But what are tags and how do you use them? Getting started with tags can seem a bit overwhelming at first, especially if you have not used them before or have grown your lists without tags.Thankfully, there are several easy ways to update your list to utilize tags that will help you build deeper connections with your audience and ultim...
7 Key Tips For Optimizing Your Email Marketing Ahead of Holiday Season
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7 Key Tips For Optimizing Your Email Marketing Ahead of Holiday Season

It’s that time of year again. As the holiday season fast approaches, the nights are beginning to draw in, the temperature is beginning to drop, and marketers are hard at work figuring out a winning strategy to entice customers into their sales funnels.  The winter period is an extremely busy period for online marketers as businesses ramp up their efforts to appeal to buyers in the run-up to Christmas. (Image: Clicky Blog) In fact, in the US, the busiest five days in the calendar year for email marketers all fall between Thanksgiving Day and mid-December. That’s a hectic schedule, so it’s vital that a plan is in place to make the most of your email marketing efforts.  Although marketing has evolved at a rapid pace in the 21st Century, email marketing has proven itself time and...
Email Marketing vs. Social Media: Which is Better?
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Email Marketing vs. Social Media: Which is Better?

By Kelly Forst December 2, 2020 TLDR: Instead of focusing on which is better, learn how to combine the power of email and social media for a powerful marketing strategy. Email marketing vs. social media.“Email marketing is dead.”“That social channel is old news.”How many times have you heard phrases like this, pitting tried and true marketing channels against each other like gladiators gone to war?I know my answer: too many to count. So called ‘experts’ have a bad habit of killing off marketing channels that have been around a while in favor of the ‘latest and greatest’ tactics and tools. But there’s a reason those older channels have been around so long. They work. This was the narrative that came on the scene when social media w...
Drive More Referrals with the New Marketing Funnel
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Drive More Referrals with the New Marketing Funnel

By Kelly Forst December 7, 2020 Small business marketing expert John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing joins The FWD: Thinking Show to discuss the Marketing Hourglass™ and how small businesses can apply it to their business. In the first 5 minutes of this episode of The FWD: Thinking Show, John Jantsch — Founder of Duct Tape Marketing — said something that could shock a lot of marketers.“As marketers, we’re not in charge of getting people to buy from us or creating demand,” said John.But as he went on, his meaning became more clear.“We need to organize our buyers’ behavior and create content that addresses that behavior.”Jantsch created the concept of The Marketing Hourglass™ to explain how marketers can organize their buyers’ behav...
The 10 Best Ways to Use Landing Pages
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The 10 Best Ways to Use Landing Pages

By Sean Tinney December 9, 2020 You don’t have to be the greatest marketer in the world to promote your product or service. In fact, many of our customers at AWeber are business owners just starting out by selling on marketplaces like Etsy or Amazon. Some are content creators, bloggers, or podcasters who have ideas to share with the world. Others are restaurant owners, local shop owners, mechanics, and so much more.While it sounds like these business owners are very different, they all have one major thing in common.They want more people to know about their business. And while it can sound like a big task, increasing brand awareness doesn’t have to be difficult. You just need to make it easy for your customers to find you and take the desired act...
How to Get Better Open Rates with Email Preheaders
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How to Get Better Open Rates with Email Preheaders

By Sean Tinney December 14, 2020 Want more of your subscribers to read your emails? Then you must pay attention to your email preheader. Less than three seconds.That’s the average amount of time you have to capture a subscriber’s attention in his or her crowded inbox. Talk about a short window.So what’s an easy way to make an impact and stand out? Include an email preheader in each message you send. When viewing a message in your inbox, an email preheader — also known as the Johnson Box or preview text — is a snippet of text shown next to or underneath the subject line.The email preheader length will vary by device and which Internet Service Provider (ISP) like Gmail or Yahoo! subscribers use. However they are typically between 50 ...
4 Steps to Plan Your Email Marketing for the New Year
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4 Steps to Plan Your Email Marketing for the New Year

By Kelly Forst December 15, 2020 Get your email marketing ready for the new year with these 4 tips. See what worked, what didn’t, and how you can improve your email strategy. Phew, what a year!I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels 2020 was quite the whirlwind. I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly looking forward to a fresh start.The global pandemic brought about unforeseen challenges for small businesses — and many felt the impact on their marketing. In fact, of the 79% of marketers who have a content marketing plan, 70% adjusted their plan due to the global pandemic.So as we look forward to a new beginning, reflecting on the year behind us can give us a lot of insight. Spend some time before the end of the year to take a step back and r...
[UPDATED] 101 Best Email Subject Lines
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[UPDATED] 101 Best Email Subject Lines

Welcome to the 8th annual installment of DigitalMarketer’s 101 Best Email Subject Lines!Within this post, I’ve got 101 PROVEN, swipeable email subject lines that are yours for the taking. And if you’re one of our email subscribers, there’s at least a 20% chance that you played a role in determining what made the list. If that applies to you, please prepare for a little déjà vu. 🙂Though you’re currently reading one of the most aptly titled blog posts of all time, you’ll find more here than just subject lines. I’m going to break down the 8 components of every good subject line AND you’ll get an analysis of our top 10 performing subject lines of 2020.That way, when you’re finished with this post, you can:1. Start deconstructing and reproducing the elements of YOUR b...
How to Use Email Marketing Automation
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How to Use Email Marketing Automation

By Kelly Forst December 17, 2020 Ready to get started with email automation? Read this post to learn what it is and how to use it. “Email automation.”You hear the phrase again and again.Email automation is powerful stuff, but if you’re new to the email marketing game, you probably have a few questions about it. After all, automation can increase leads, conversions, and revenue, and it can save you time. The stats prove it:Automated email messages average 70.5% higher open rates and 152% higher click-through rates than other marketing messages, according to Epsilon Email Institute.So, to help you get a better grasp on what it is, why it’s important and how it can help you get the incredible results you want, here’s a quick guide to email au...
Ring in the New Year with Free, Animated Email Templates
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Ring in the New Year with Free, Animated Email Templates

By Kristin MacLaughlin December 21, 2020 A New Year’s email campaign is a perfect opportunity to connect to your audience, offer a special end of year discount, and share how grateful you are for their support. So much time and energy goes into strategizing, planning, and executing Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and holiday email promotions. But have you thought about what happens when the gifts are wrapped and shopping is done?Well, the holidays aren’t quite over just yet. The New Year celebration brings yet another new opportunity to meet your year-end sales goals. Plus, running a New Year email campaign can be a great way to connect with your customers and thank them for their patronage this year. To help you save time this holiday season, AWeber...
The 6 Most Common Subject Line Mistakes to Avoid
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The 6 Most Common Subject Line Mistakes to Avoid

By Sean Tinney December 23, 2020 Want to improve your email open rates? Here are 6 subject line mistakes to avoid and how you can fix them to improve your email engagement. Advertising legend David Ogilvy once said, “Five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.”Like a headline for a blog post or news article, the subject line for your email needs to capture people’s attention and convince them to open your message. A subject line can make or break the performance of your email, so it’s important to spend extra time crafting one that’s memorable and effective.Good subject lines get to the point, create a sense of urgency and are relevant to the su...
How to Effectively Engage Your Audience Through Email Marketing
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How to Effectively Engage Your Audience Through Email Marketing

December 22nd, 2020 Marketing Kevin George Gone are the days of Spray and Pray email marketing. You cannot do those once customary ‘Email blasts’ to every subscriber on your contact list. The email marketing landscape has changed rapidly, thanks to the ever-increasing demand for personalized messaging. Striving for higher ...
How to Ready Your Business For Scalability? 4 Essential Steps To Avoid ObstaclesBest SEO Company | Professional Digital Marketing Agency USA
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How to Ready Your Business For Scalability? 4 Essential Steps To Avoid ObstaclesBest SEO Company | Professional Digital Marketing Agency USA

Setting up a business is one thing but growth and scalability are a totally different story. The metrics change drastically in the latter. It is true that the beginning stages for any business can be tough and complicated, however business owners must also think of ways to prepare for the future plans of scaling up and expansion. Once your business has traversed the road between setting up and scalability newer challenges begin to appear and the best way to mitigate them is to be ready and prepared. Scalability means growth and expansion which should be the target of every business. Without it, you start stagnating and your business ultimately ends in a stalemate. Scaling your business should be approached with caution, if you go too fast you can end up crashing and if you ...