Camp Tech Podcast with Avery Swartz
About This Show
In this digital age, staying connected online is good business. But many people find tech intimidating. Tune it to the Camp Tech podcast where host Avery Swartz will help you navigate the digital world in a beginner-friendly way. Hear tech industry professionals give expert insight into the digital opportunities available to business owners today. You will learn practical tips and discover how to make the web work for you - no previous technical knowledge required.
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022: Hot and Fast Tips for Email Marketing
Email marketing gets a little bit of a bad rap — people tend to forget about it because it’s old. There’s a lot of data out there that shows that it consistently works for many businesses and different types of organizations, including business-to-consumer and business-to-business. In this episode, Avery talks about some of her favorite aspects of and quick tips for email marketing, and what benefits this form of digital marketing can have for businesses. Email is one of the only forms of digital marketing that goes direct to the target audience, and is very affordable compared to other digital marketing channels. Listen today to hear all about email marketing! Key Takeaways: [5:37] Following the introduction about some of the positive aspects of email marketing, Avery shared her quick tips for listeners. The first tip is to think about all the ways you can capture email addresses — getting a lot of email addresses is a really powerful way to market to a large number of people. Think beyond the signup form on your website; give your customers information about what they will get if they sign up for your email newsletter. [7:53] To get other people who aren’t on your website interested, you may consider running a social media contest. In addition to this, Avery’s number one favorite way to get email addresses is to think of different ways you could potentially get that information from someone in person. You can set up a tablet with your email subscription sign up at a convenient place for your customers. [11:53] When preparing to do your email marketing campaign, think about it as if someone is opening it on their smartphone first. Some hot and fast design tips for mobile: 1) Make sure you’re using an email program that can handle a different mobile design than the desktop or laptop email design. [15:09] 2) Do more than just send out one marketing message to your entire marketing list. The best way to do targeted campaigns is to segment your email list. Get creative in the ways you could segment your list to reach more of your customers on a personal level. [20:26] The final tip for today is: 3) If you are using an email marketing solution, many of them have reporting tools that are built in. You can look at these reports to see how different email campaigns performed. Look at things t