Daniel Burstein

Email Marketing: The 5 goals of a successful program

January 8th, 2013

As we build the content for MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2013 in Las Vegas, we are focusing on the five key goals of successful email marketing programs.

We are also including the two elements necessary to optimize these goals – measuring and testing.

So in today’s MarketingSherpa blog post, we’ll provide some suggested reading and resources to help you to prepare for next month’s Email Summit and improve your email marketing – no matter on which goal or element you are currently focusing.



Maximizing Email List Growth: How the New York Public Library drove a 52.8% lift in newsletter subscriptions

Email List Growth: 230% more readers from six-channel test

New Chart: Integrating Social Media with Other Marketing Tactics



Email List Hygiene: Remove four kinds of bad addresses to improve deliverability



Case Study: Creativity vs. clarity in email subject lines

Email Personalization: 137% increase in open rate from personal note approach



Email Marketing: Video email doubles clickthrough rate for Ragan Communications



Email Marketing: 208% higher conversion rate for targeted emails over batch-and-blast



Reader Mail: Understanding differences in clickthrough rates and open rates



Email Testing: More specific subject line improves open rate by more than 35%

Daniel Burstein

About Daniel Burstein

Daniel Burstein, Senior Director of Editorial Content, MECLABS. Daniel oversees all content and marketing coming from the MarketingExperiments and MarketingSherpa brands while helping to shape the editorial direction for MECLABS – digging for actionable information while serving as an advocate for the audience. Daniel is also a speaker and moderator at live events and on webinars. Previously, he was the main writer powering MarketingExperiments publishing engine – from Web clinics to Research Journals to the blog. Prior to joining the team, Daniel was Vice President of MindPulse Communications – a boutique communications consultancy specializing in IT clients such as IBM, VMware, and BEA Systems. Daniel has 18 years of experience in copywriting, editing, internal communications, sales enablement and field marketing communications.

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