Email marketing: creating a call to action using the right words and stories

The most important part of any text marketing resource is the final section: the call to action.

From direct mail marketing all the way to the online world, the most effective sales pages and promotional emails are designed with a clear call to action, whether it is calling for people to buy their product, donate to their cause, or even simply visit their website.

Success as an email marketer is dependent on a lot of things. The call to action is both psychology and mathematics; marketers need to understand basic psychology and emotional actions to implement it, and then require mathematical analysis abilities to hone and test it.

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The role of email marketing in the social media day and age (part 2 of 2)

In the first post about the role of email marketing in the social media day and age, I wrote that email marketing is not only about customer satisfaction and will continue to be used for other purposes too.

So what are these other purposes email marketing will still be used for? Let us look at a few and see how they have changed in this social media day and age. I’m just running through them and adding some thoughts from a social media perspective now and then.

There is much more to say about each and everyone of them. That’s where I hope your comments come in. Let’s summarize them and please say what you think.

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