How To Get Better Results From Your Email Campaigns

One of the most common questions we receive from our customers is: How can I get better results from my email campaigns?

The answer is pretty straightforward. We recommend studying and reviewing trends in your list(s) from month to month. Study your subscribers, list growth, sending habits, opens and clicks, and more. The better you understand each element of your email marketing program, the better chance you have of improving your results.

Of course, studying is only the beginning; you have to apply what you learn. Below, I’ll take you through the areas you’ll want to focus on, and provide some tips on how to improve your results in each one.

Don Draper Would Deploy

One of my favorite things about Mad Men was the skill with which Don Draper did his job. His tenacity and creativity helped land major accounts, and his groundbreaking ideas and airtight pitches only helped.

Although the ad men of the 1960’s would not have known how to use a computer, nor would they have had access to the Adobe Creative Suite, agencies still needed to find new ways to differentiate themselves in a competitive industry. Today’s agency professionals are not strangers to this struggle.

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween from all of us at Net Atlantic HQ in Salem MA – the Halloween Capital of the World!

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Stop Me If You Think You’ve Been Mailed by Me Before…

Have you ever received mail from a company or organization, even after you thought you unsubscribed? Are you just having a déjà vu moment, or has there been a “glitch in the matrix”?

When this happens to one of your email recipients, they might think that your organization didn’t honor their unsubscribe request, which can result in your email being marked as spam, or even a direct abuse desk complaint being made against you. Trust me, legitimate direct abuse desk complaints are taken very seriously, and carry a lot of weight.

Are these continued mailings really the result of senders or ESPs not honoring an unsubscribe request? Yes and no! Let me explain…

More Email Admins, More Problems? Nope.

Last week, we talked about how important it is to have more than one email list administrator. This week, we’ll discuss some ways to actively manage your list admins, so you have more control over your email marketing program – and fewer issues.

As far as we’re concerned, more administrators do not equal more problems – especially when you take the following steps!

Why You Need More Than One Email List Admin

Here’s a situation our support team runs across from time to time: A client calls us in a panic because her email list has been deleted, and she doesn’t know it happened or who was responsible. What a nightmare! But it doesn’t have to happen to you. There are some simple preventative measures you can take to avoid a similar scenario.

Photo Journal: Net Atlantic’s Community Garden Project

This spring, Net Atlantic adopted four plots in one of Salem’s community gardens, with the intention of donating all the food we grow to homeless charity programs in the local Salem area.

Photos from our Day on the Maine Coast

It’s finally summer here in New England! To kick things off right, the Net Atlantic gang headed up to Chauncey Creek, Maine on Friday for our annual summer outing.

Since we couldn’t have you all there with us, we wanted to share some photos from the day!