SEVENTH SENSE BLOG

11 Email Marketing Frequency Best Practices for 2018

Posted by Ivan L Sep 13, 2018 3:17:03 PM

An insurance company increased revenue by 45% by sending MORE email. An ecommerce store’s revenue drops 30% after adding a weekly email newsletter. These are both examples of the powerful effects changes to email cadence can have on your bottom line. We all know finding the right email cadence is important, but figuring out exactly how often to send marketing emails is not always straightforward. This list of email marketing frequency best practices for 2018 contains the latest research on best practices, and was created to give you the tools to identify the perfect email cadence for your organization.

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Topics: send frequency optimization, eCommerce Email Marketing, send time optimization

Are your emails going directly to spam?

Posted by Ivan L Aug 14, 2018 4:17:43 PM

A few weeks ago I decided to conduct a little experiment on email deliverability. I created a new Gmail account and subscribed to the email lists of several dozen ecommerce companies who all use the same well-respected marketing automation platform for email delivery.

The results were shocking, but not entirely unpredictable. While some companies welcome emails made it to my inbox, many went directly to spam, and the majority ended up in my promotions folder.

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Topics: Email Deliverability, eCommerce Email Marketing, send frequency optimization

How to Keep Your Emails Out of the Promotions Folder

Posted by Mike Donnelly Jan 31, 2018 12:55:45 AM

I recently read a blog post by Seth Godin Please don't kill the blogs, which is an "open letter" to Google where he expresses his frustration with the way gmail has been putting his subscribers blog notifications in their "Promotions" tab instead of in the Inbox.

While I sympathize with Seth's frustration, Google, Microsoft and other ESP's (email service providers) are waging a war on spam. Many marketers still treat email as a commodity channel and blast away. 

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Topics: send frequency optimization, Email Deliverability, Email

The Missing Link to Email Marketing Success - Email Frequency Optimization

Posted by Mike Donnelly Dec 10, 2017 12:34:37 AM

Why do we send marketing emails? To educate, inform and have our subscribers engage.How often is too oftenEmily loves email. In fact, she runs a company whose primary customer outreach is via email! Her inbox overflows on the weekends. During the week she tries to dig out so she can stay on top of business, but it’s always a challenge.

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Topics: HubSpot, Email Marketing, send time optimization, send frequency optimization, send frequency personalization, send time personalization