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Are you wondering how to grow your email list through WordPress? Our recently released Constant Contact Forms plugin helps turn your website visitors into new email subscribers — who you can then nurture into happy customers. Looking for more ways to grow your email list? Join our FREE webinar: How to Ask for Email Addresses, Anywhere.
If someone asked you how email marketing is helping your business, what would you say? Chances are you wear a lot of hats at your small business or nonprofit and maybe numbers aren’t your strong suit. You’d much rather focus on connecting with people in person to sell more of your products and services — or raise awareness for your nonprofit.
Have you ever wondered what your subscribers were thinking? Maybe you want to know what information your subscribers are most interested in. Or what they thought of one of your recent events. Find out by adding a poll to your email. Collecting feedback from your email subscribers ensures you’re on the right track with your email content.
How confident are you in your email design? Do you know every email you send is perfectly designed to drive awareness and sales for your business? We’ll show you how it’s done in our free webinar: Design Your Email Template in 15 Minutes or Less. Join us on February 9th at 2 p.m. ET. Can’t attend live? Sign up anyway and we’ll email you a recording.
If you’re like most small business owners, you’re not marketing because you love marketing. You’re marketing because you know that your business or nonprofit depends on email marketing to drive subscribers and customers back to your organization time and time again. But what if your emails aren’t producing the results you’re looking for? How can you design emails that are i ...
Each year around this time, I make a plan for the coming year. I cross off goals that I accomplished in the previous year and circle the ones I didn’t. Sometimes the circled goals make it back onto the coming year’s list for a second attempt. Other times I just accept the fact that I’m never going to quit eating sugar, so instead I bite the head off my last snowman cookie wi ...
Earlier today, we shared our email marketing plan template to help you identify key dates and opportunities for your business. If you missed it, be sure to go back and print your free Email Marketing Plan Template here. With some key dates and upcoming opportunities in mind, you’re ready to fill out your 2017 Email Marketing Calendar. Download your free 2017 Email Marketing Calendar here.
Let’s be perfectly honest. You know that consistency is an important part of successful email marketing. Every year, you promise this will be the year you create (and stick to) an email marketing plan. And every year, something comes up and your plan falls by the wayside. Why you need an Email Marketing Plan Template Sometimes good intentions aren’t enough.
When it comes to email marketing success, sometimes quitting is for winners. I’m willing to bet there are a number of poor email marketing practices that held you back in the past year. What if you resolved to give them up once and for all? No counting calories or cutting out cookies required, just quitting the bad habits that are holding your business back.
How confident are you in your ability to create compelling holiday images? Did you know that posts with images produce 650 percent higher engagement than regular text posts? As a webinar designer and presenter for Constant Contact, one of the most frequently asked questions I hear is how to create images fast.
Imagine you just finished a brand spanking new PDF for your business. Maybe it’s a new menu. An updated catalog. A calendar of upcoming events. Whatever it is, you wish there was an easy way to send the PDF to your email list. Of course, you could always attach the PDF. But you want an easy way to convert the PDF to an email form.
Ugh, writer’s block. It’s everybody’s favorite part of email marketing. Yeah, right. Writer’s block is that wretched feeling when you’re staring at a blank screen, unable to find inspiration. You’ve set aside precious time to create your next newsletter, but now you can’t come up with anything interesting to say.
If you’re like most nonprofits, a huge amount of your funds will be donated during October, November, and December. Get your nonprofit’s online strategy primed to make the most of this year’s giving season by watching recent webinar, How to Prepare for the Holiday Online Giving Season. Nonprofit expert, John Haydon, shares his best advice on: How to put together a simple y ...
You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. Watch the recording below to see if your questions are answered by Constant Contact marketing experts. We cover your frequently asked email marketing questions, such as: • How to write standout subject lines • How to beat writer’s block • How to reduce the time you spend on email mark ...
I don’t mean to dim your summer glow, but let’s face it — the holidays are just around the corner. Before you know it, you’ll be adding a holiday-themed touch to your business, merchandise, communications, and even your house. This is typically when a lot of our customers ask us if and/or when they should consider using a different email template.
It’s almost over. You’re so close to finishing your marketing email, but suddenly a brain freeze settles in and you can’t think of a dang thing to write for the subject line! You wonder if you’ll ever hit the Send button. We feel your pain. That’s why we’ve come up with these surefire techniques to overcome this particular writer’s block. Try one out for your next subject line: 1.
When a customer gives you their email address, they’re highly engaged and eager to hear from you. But, if you wait too long, you run the risk of the customer forgetting they signed up. Even worse, they may have already spent their money at another business because they forgot about you. Learn how to avoid this costly mistake by creating an automated welcome series that goes o ...
Imagine you’re in the middle of a heat wave. Stuck inside, chilling by the good ol’ AC, you decide to look for something good on TV. You’re flicking through the channels when — BAM! — you land on a movie, right in the middle of the action. You’re intrigued, but full of questions. What’s going on? Why are they fighting? Where are they? Why are they dressed like that? This ...
Raise your hand if your email list is neat and tidy. (Crickets) Yeah, that’s what I thought. For busy small business owners, there is nothing worse than a messy, disorganized, outdated list of email subscribers. Especially if you’ve inherited this list and have no idea how to fix it. Just the thought of tackling it makes you want to slam down your laptop screen right now. Well, don’t do that.
Let’s not beat around the bush here. Sometimes managing your social media is a real headache. You wear so many hats on any given day and inspiration seems hard to come by. Social media is the last thing you want to make time for. We hear you. At Constant Contact, we also manage our social media presence on a daily basis and we all wear many hats too.