Email Blasts - Be Topical to Boost Open/Conversion Rate

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That usually means low open/conversion rates.  Here is an email which piggybacked on this, boosting the open rate 17% and the conversion rate 9% Download TopicalHeaderforEmailOutreachTimingIsEverything. Not only are we not opening them. Smart communicators know to be topical in creating opinion-editorials for third-party media, posts for blogs, speeches, podcasts, and snippets for social networks. 

Those "Must-Reads" - Ditch them in email blasts (The art of not selling)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  This lack of imagination results in a low open rate. Face it, dating way back to resisting exiting the womb, human beings don't cotton to "musts." "  Yet, desperate online marketers continue to headline their email blasts with "Must-Reads." " This lazy Sunday morning during the dog days of August I went to my email and found several of them.  Surprisingly they were from brandname companies. 

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Gain trust with your prospecting emails

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A salesperson just like you (okay, maybe marketing but they’re mostly interested in open rates not action) thought their email would catch your eye, motivate you to open it AND read it AND also to take your time to do what they want you to do. How many emails do you delete unopened each day?

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What hooks should I include to my email to increase responses/open rates? Tricks, formulas and examples for improving open rates, CTRs and ROI. Next, you will need to click on the sound icon, and then open “Playback” tab in the tool panel to adjust audio settings. How to Start a Presentation: 5 Strong Opening Slides and 9 Tricks To Test. Turning Your Data into Eye-opening Stories. The e-learning industry keeps growing at a rapid pace.

Wikipedia Peaked: What's Next?

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Also marketable has been to produce email blasts which had a high open rate.  At the seventh annual Wikipedia conference, founder Jimmy Wales announced there is less help available to edit those Wiki postings which had dominated the web.    That's what Adrian Chen reports on GAWKER and suggests that being part of the Wikipedia movement has be be made cool again.

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Lousy Jobs Report - Let the good times roll for the Don Drapers among us.

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

That Mail Chip has a 12% open rate and a 7% response. 38,000 jobs created in May 2016. That doesn't look, walk, talk, and smell like a recovery.    There is a silver lining in that for us ghostwriters whose business includes marketing communications. In tough times there's much more marketing. There has to be. Already, I'm experiencing a surge in demand for my copywriting services.

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The Writing Life: Now, all-business

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  Most of that is subject to measurements ranging from open rates on email blasts to page views on blogs.  Once genteelly called "the writing life," making a living through language mutated into all-business.      And, the latest numbers from the Newspaper Association and MagNet show that the business is lousy.    As Joe Pompeo reports on YAHOO , in the U.S.

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Fifty Shades of Subject Lines

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But when you’re in the romancing stage, trying to woo them and win them over so they will actually click open your email, what you write in your subject line matters. Also, it turns out that by adding the word “this” (to a specific type of offer email), can increase your open rate by 125% (according to Copyblogger ). #4.

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