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Email marketing alerts

Anne Holland is the Marketing Sherpa, and her newsletters and executive summaries are so helpful.

Here’s her latest summary – I haven’t read it all yet, but have scanned it and it looks like great data and conclusions:

SUMMARY: The 2006 Edition of MarketingSherpa’s Email Marketing Benchmark Guide is out—and here’s your complimentary PDF of the Executive Summary, featuring new data on:

  • Eyetracking lab tests on email creative
  • Deliverability (how bad is it really?)
  • Segmentation results (even for tiny lists)

Plus, dramatic data on how recency of opt-in (when each individual name signed up for your list) affects response rates: (PDF)


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