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Proper use of From, To and Subject line fields
Proper use of these fields is one of most important keys to a successful email marketing message. Effective subject line will make your prospective customers to read your message.
•Use your company name or an individual within company. •Personalize each message with recipient’s first name or last name. •Use an effective and message related non-deceptive subject line. Creative, interesting and to point straight subject line tends to give good results.
Don’t use “newsletter” word in your subject line if possible. Don’t use same subject line every time. Ad words like free, cheap, free money does not work.
Balanced use of Text and Graphics
balanced use of text and graphics are also important for getting your message read and responded to. Not everybody have fast internet connection to download your graphics loaded message.
•Keep your message as clean as possible. Use soft colors with appropriate use of white spaces. •Write a brief and to point message rather than making them read whole story. Make them to visit your website to read full story. •Too much graphics results in low open rates as nobody wants to wait till they download it. •Always write your physical address at bottom of your message to be CAN-SPAM compliant. Read CAN-SPAM act on our website www.mailmailer.com
In many cases, search engine optimization and link popularity can be more effective to drive more traffic to your website but with low “visitor to customer” conversion rate. Traffic from your email marketing efforts will have high “visitor to customer” conversion rate. But Again If used wisely. There are many more useful tactics and tips for successful email marketing, but I cannot write them all in one article. MailMailer will be back with some more ideas on Email marketing for you in 2005.
Article by, Mike Savaliya of MailMailer http://www.mailmailer.com Permission-based Email Marketing – Create HTML newsletters, manage lists, send campaigns in seconds. Track opens, clicks, compare campaigns. Free to try!