Do you sometimes feel like you’re not managing to convert potential customers into engaged clients? Know that you’re not alone. This is an all-too-common challenge marketers and sales teams face across industries.
We know that it can seem like a mountain separates you from developing productive relationships with customers. But, the good news is that there’s no need to climb that mountain solo or without tools.
This is where a clever email marketing campaign can work wonders, and here’s how.
The benefits for you
People of all ages check their emails everywhere. Let’s say that again: everywhere.
They might not answer the phone while working out, eating or as soon as they wake up, but they’ll certainly keep an eye on their inbox.
If you’re not capitalising on emails, you’re missing out on the full potential of today’s most popular communication method.
In the business world, email is a tried-and-tested, cost-effective marketing solution with a direct line to customers. An email campaign will:
- Develop your brand identity.
- Boost sales.
- Drive traffic to your website and social media.
- Reach people wherever they are and at whatever time of day.
- Build excitement around your brand.
- Allow you to categorise customers into lists of recipients so you can deliver tailored solutions.
- Give you metrics that highlight the most successul content and that you can use to inform your future marketing strategies.
How to kickstart your email marketing campaign
The question is, how can you make your emails resonate with and engage your audience?
An email marketing sequence may be the answer.
The idea is simple: create a sequence of emails to drip feed constant value to your clients until they reach the point of sale.
To begin, pencil in a productive brainstorming session. This is where you’ll define your campaign’s business objectives, as well as the message you’ll communicate to your audience.
After the workshop, you should be able to answer the following questions:
- What does your audience need?
- Why are you sending these emails?
- What will your email marketing campaign achieve?
- How will you measure its success?
Before you know it, you’ll be well on your way to creating your own drip email marketing campaign.
To get you going, we’re giving you some food for thought by breaking down an email sequence in stages over the next five blog posts.
The key takeaway
Emails are effective, and successful email campaigns emerge through time, thought, patience and attentiveness to your audience.
Above all, though, your email marketing must support your business objectives. Only then will you be able to craft a well-defined message for your audience that will bring you paying customers.
Get a taste of email marketing success! Contact us today to learn more about how a strategic email sequence could benefit your business.