"They" say email is dead. Baloney! 94% of Americans use email. Passionate social networkers use email more, not less. Mobile email is huge. Email offers marketers more opportunities than ever...opportunities to guide customers from consideration and trial to repeat purchase, loyalty, even advocacy! But email has changed. Email users have changed. To get breakthrough results, you must break the rules! Whether you're B2B or B2C, Fortune 500 or startup, this is a complete no-nonsense plan for transforming your email marketing. Discover radically better ways to handle every facet of your campaign: lists, From names, Subject lines, calls to action, social network integration...everything!
Learn how to
Discover which email marketing "rules" are obsolete--and when to break the restOptimize every component of your message and campaignDrive list growth that translates directly into the top lineEncourage opt-in by systematically simplifying signupBring real humor and creativity back into your emailWrite a great main call to action--and great secondary and tertiary calls, tooTake full advantage of tools ranging from QR codes to texting to grow your email listMake better technical decisions about prechecked opt-in boxes and other attributesKnow when to deliberately introduce "imperfections" into your emailsUse email marketing and social media to power each otherPrepare for the short- and long-term futures of email marketing
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 392 g
Dimensions: 227 x 155 x 16 mm
--Andrew Kordek, cofounder and chief strategist of Trendline Interactive, a strategic email marketing agency
"Social media gets more attention, but email is still the spine of effective digital marketing. In this practical book that you'll refer to constantly, Waldow and Falls shed much-needed light on how to build, operate, and optimize a knock-out email program. It's a useful book, perfectly executed."
--Jay Baer, coauthor of The NOW Revolution: 7 Shifts to Make Your Business Faster, Smarter, and More Social
"I would take 1,000 opt-in email addresses above 1,000 followers or Likes any day of the week. This from one of the biggest social media fans alive. Email is not dead; it's stronger than ever for the ones who use it right. DJ and Jason are the guys to show you how with this masterpiece."
--Scott Stratten, best-selling author of UnMarketing
"At a time when all the buzz is about social, DJ and Jason's fun, insightful, and down-to-earth style will give any marketer a renewed excitement for email."
--Halley Silver, director of online services, The King Arthur Flour Co.
"Non-practitioner pundits have been declaring email marketing dead for years. They're still wrong. Email marketing remains the best way to get people to take action, so read this book if you want your business to grow."
--Brian Clark, CEO of Copyblogger Media
"You might call email the glue that holds so much of business marketing efforts together. You might call it the backbone, or the connective tissue, or the linchpin. But whatever you call it, you need it. And this is the book that shows you not just why you need it, but how to use it to grow your business.
"Rebel's Guide is the book I've been waiting for, because this is the book that talks (in real, relevant, updated terms) about how email is that critical thing businesses need to market in a digital age."
--Ann Handley, chief content officer of MarketingProfs and coauthor of Content Rules: How to Create Killer Blogs, Podcasts, Videos, Ebooks, Webinars (and More) That Engage Customers and Ignite Your Business (Wiley, updated 2012)
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