Sender Reputation

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 We know that we all carry a reputation of some sort, but did you also know your email does too? Whether good or bad, our reputations define us and can have an impact on our future. The same goes for emails. Should you care about your reputation when it comes…

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List Health and You

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“Email List Heath” is a common term in the email industry. We prefer it to "email list hygiene"... but you get it. It’s likely that some of your contacts will change interests, jobs, or email addresses and will become disengaged with your emails. Your task, if you choose to accept it, is to regularly clean out your contact list, improving your email marketing scores and list health. Good health is important for your list, it's also important for your budget. 

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10X3X1 Rule

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Let's say you have a goal to raise $10,000. If you've got a donor you can rely on for large checks, that's one thing. But, if you are hoping to get $100 from 100 people, that means you need to contact 100,000 people! How on earth can you be expected to do that? Digital MARKETING. 

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Use popular colors to enhance your brand. 

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It can seem a bit fluffy, the idea that color can impact your consumers' interaction with your brand, but consider your favorite color? Your least favorite color? Can you pinpoint exactly why you love or dislike each? It's likely they evoke an emotion that is linked to a memory. For example, I dislike most shades of red because they remind me of my high school volleyball jersey colors. But I love specific shades of green and orange because they remind me of being in the forest. Similarly, color even creeps its way into our language.

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Spring Cleaning Your Email Contact List

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Building a successful email campaign means nothing if you don’t have an engaged email list. Take our cliche about spring cleaning your email list to heart and learn more about our proven tactics for successful re-engagement campaigns and email marketing best practices.

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Email Marketing Goes Beyond the Campaign with List Health

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You can always ask for more over time once people are more familiar with your brand. Plus, if you’re paying close attention to your email metrics, you can discover exactly what types of content your subscribers open and click, so you can gather data that way and tailor their experience accordingly.And while growth is crucial, it’s even more important to keep your list clean and healthy (aka, full of the right subscribers). That means using legitimate list growth methods – as always, we do not condone buying or renting email lists. Remember, a healthy email list is about quality, not just quantity. Learn more about email marketing and list health...

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Warm Up to Those Long Forgotten Contacts

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It happens to the best of us: you collect email addresses through your website, you add them to your email marketing platform, you start to build an email campaign, then the dog needs a walk, the front desk clerk needs a break, the plumbing breaks, there is a missing shipment…

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One Holiday Down, Two to Go!

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It's the busiest time of year for America's retailers and while online shopping is convenient, we at FootSteps Marketing truly believe in the power of your brick and mortar storefront. We've compiled some sweet tips that, in coordination with your digital marketing efforts, will help drive footsteps through your doors.

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