Don’t call it a comeback. Outbound’s been here for years. And believe it or not, snail mail is cool again, and should be a major part of your marketing mix. The only problem? HubSpot’s Inbound-centric philosophy has disrupted the world we we once knew, causing a major shift in marketing theory and practice. But now, Boingnet and Hubspot are aligned, and together we are poised to change the marketing world yet again.
Drip Nurturing is a strategy that can guide leads that have already interacted with your brand through the entire sales funnel, from initial contact to all the way through closing. Once considered a strategy that could only be afforded by larger organizations, a lightweight version of this technology has recently emerged as a way to help businesses of any size overcome potential budget restraints, business complexities, or lack of resources – and begin moving towards a next-generation marketing solution.
With high ROI and the availability of sophisticated and affordable platforms, email marketing has exploded onto the marketing scene and remains an integral part of the marketing tech landscape. As marketers and agencies are looking for better metrics, the search for ways to increase email campaign conversion is constant and never ending. The best email marketers are able to 1) avoid the spam folder, 2) get consumers to open their emails once they see them, and 3) convince consumers to take further action. Each step requires different areas of expertise, and the best marketers know how to use the tools at their disposal to deliver results. It is ultimately a combination of art and science: the marketer creatively designs emails to have maximum impact on the consumer, and the email platform ensures that the email stays out of the spam folder. The following list provides tips to improve both aspects of your email marketing campaigns. Implementing these simple changes is certain to increase your campaigns’ opens, click-throughs, and conversions.
Marketers who care about better campaign results are rapidly turning to responsive design for email and landing pages. “Responsive Design” is yet another bit of marketing tech jargon (we in the tech business really like to confuse people with our terminology) that has exploded upon the world. In it’s simplest definition, responsive design is the practice of using a particular set of technologies that enables content to be viewed in an optimal way on devices with screens of varying sizes. As the world has rapidly shifted it’s content consumption habits to include mobile devices and tablets, marketers and the technologists that support them have scrambled to develop a common way of delivering that content in a mobile friendly way, without having to maintain multiple sets of software code. Thus, the birth of responsive design.