There has been a debate in marketing circles, asking fs email marketing is dead and should it be left behind. Let us tell you, email and email marketing is NOT dead.
Here is a sobering statistic for you: more than 200 million emails are sent out every minute.
This is a stat that proves email is still a heavily used communication platform for consumers, brands and enterprise marketers alike. Also, customers who come to businesses via email tend to shop more and spend more. This is a fact. Email customers are 11 percent more valuable than average. Organic-search customers are 50 percent more valuable than average. We will cover more about the ROI and financial reasons to use email marketing in our next article.
What does this mean to you?
The writing is on the wall. It doesn’t matter if it is a Mom & Pop shop or large chain, email is profitable. However, sending a blank email with no posh or refinement, will fall on deaf ears and be deleted. We will cover easy tips and advice on how to write actionable emails in the last article of our series.
Coming full circle into the reasons why to use email marketing, here are a couple reasons why we recommend it:
Email may be an ‘old’ tactic by today’s standards, but it is a vital one. It’s relatively easy to get started with email marketing, so there’s no excuse for business owners to not be taking advantage of this tactic.