Found 28 topics tagged ‘Email Engagement’

This Is What Happens When You Address Your Reader as a ‘Group’

SPOILER: it’s not good. Sure—you know you’re writing an email to 5,000 people. But your task is to make your reader feel like you’re writing only to them. When ‘broadcasting’ language slips into our writing,...

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SPOILER: it’s not good. Sure—you know you’re writing an email to 5,000 people. But your task is to make your reader feel like...

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How and When to ‘Hide’ Content

One of the hardest lessons to learn as a communicator is knowing what not to say. In a medium that forces us to compete for the attention spans of our audience, more is most definitely less...

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5 Ways to Nail Your ‘Thank You’ Emails

The moment after someone completes an online action presents a critical opportunity. A well-crafted thank-you email will help cement this action as a wholly positive experience—one your supporter will want to repeat when the next critical ask...

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The moment after someone completes an online action presents a critical opportunity. A well-crafted thank-you email will help cement this action as a...

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Why We Need to Stop Thinking about Email as a ‘Broadcast’ Medium

Think of a radio tower. Broadcast signals beaming far and wide. Most people think about email broadcasts this way. Please don’t think about email broadcasts this way. Broadcast communication is, by default, impersonal. Because...

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Think of a radio tower. Broadcast signals beaming far and wide. Most people think about email broadcasts this way. Please don’t think...

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Testing for Email Frequency Tolerance

Brave souls test for email frequency tolerance. Good for you. The ‘sweet spot’ between sending too few and too many emails is unique to each list. To find your list’s limit, you first have to accept that...

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Brave souls test for email frequency tolerance. Good for you. The ‘sweet spot’ between sending too few and too many emails is unique...

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12 Proven Ways to Personalize Your Broadcast Emails

If we want to get the most out of email, we need to make it personal. If every message we send sounds like it was spat out of a template, it’s going to be hard to...

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If we want to get the most out of email, we need to make it personal. If every message we send sounds...

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