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What Do Subscribers Expect from You?

2006-08-03 11:48:50 +0200 | Source: Aweber

Consistency is something that we all lean on, from the time we wake up to the time we go to sleep. When my alarm clock goes off, I hit the snooze button and it consistently reminds me to get up exactly 10 minutes... Read more

Split Testing: Interpreting An Example

2006-11-08 13:00:15 +0100 | Source: Aweber

We talked about split testing a while back. However, I didn’t have a sample split test to refer you to at the time. So, I went back and found one. Let’s take a look at a split test, what was varied, and... Read more

Dear Email Subscriber: Remember Me?

2007-11-06 09:48:00 +0100 | Source: Aweber

Sometimes we have to wonder what causes a subscriber to delete our messages instead of reading them. Maybe they don’t connect with the reader’s interests. Or, maybe they’ve gone with a competitor and... Read more

3 Ways to Build Urgency In Email Subject Lines

2009-12-30 11:02:05 +0100 | Source: Aweber

As I examined my inbox in the days before Christmas, I couldn’t help but notice a growing trend in the email marketing messages I receive from retailers big and small. Almost every other message in my inbox... Read more

Tips for Email Procrastinators

2010-06-15 09:47:14 +0200 | Source: Aweber

As the multitaskers of the business world, marketers have a lot on their plates. Ideally, each day would provide ample time for creating and sending stellar newsletters to your eager subscribers. But the truth of the... Read more

Twitterize Your Email Subject Lines

2010-06-17 09:09:47 +0200 | Source: Aweber

A good subject line is like a good tweet: it earns a click to read further. We tweet links that amuse, outrage or inspire us. We write our tweets to get others to click. And sometimes we’re more effective than... Read more

Do You Use Snippets For More Opens?

2010-08-24 10:46:43 +0200 | Source: Aweber

Did you know that your “from” and subject lines aren’t the only inbox tools you have to convince subscribers to open your email marketing messages? Some email programs also display an auto-preview of... Read more

Learn How These 3 Businesses Get Their Emails Read

2011-05-16 15:00:26 +0200 | Source: Aweber

If you aren’t asking the question “How can I get more people to read my messages?” about your email marketing campaign, it’s time to start thinking about it! Even if you’re happy with... Read more

Have You Optimized Your Messages for More Opens?

2011-07-15 10:57:08 +0200 | Source: Aweber

While working with customers to optimize their email campaigns, I reviewed A LOT of messages. As I was going through all them, I took notes on which ones performed well and I was able to identify some common... Read more

Why You Should Split Test Email Subject Lines

2011-08-19 10:31:00 +0200 | Source: Aweber

Did you know split testing is actually part of everyday life? It can happen when you try on different outfits. Or if you try a different ingredient in your recipe. Or maybe you’re comparing ways to tell people... Read more