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JorieMunroe
Inbound Professor
Inbound Professor

Components of an Optimized Email

In order to convert more leads from your email marketing, you have to first get your readers to open your emails, and click through on them. This is why, as email marketers, we’re all but obsessed with our open rates and clickthrough rates -- because increasing those metrics gives us more opportunities to convert our readers into leads.

 

So how do you optimize your emails to ensure you’re audience is excited to open and interact with your marketing emails? What advice would you give?

 

For example, one of my favorite ways to optimize an email is through personalization! Show your audience that you understand their problems and that you are there to help them solve them.

 

In that way, personalization goes beyond addressing the email to the person’s first name. Leverage the demographic and behavioral data you have about your readers by including it in your emails.

 

You can use their company name, their location, their role at their company, the pages they’ve viewed on your site, items they’ve previously purchased, and so much more. Be creative! Mass marketing isn’t effective anymore. Find ways to show your readers that you’re customizing your message to them.

 

*To learn more about this, check out the Understanding Email in HubSpot lesson via HubSpot Academy. 

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AVoskanian
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

Learn from your competition, and make any sort of adjustments and specific changes that are relevant to your company based on their strategies. Also, display as much creativity as possible.

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COgbu5
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

When it comes to optimizing your email, ensure that it grabs the attention of your audience.


One of the elements to utilize, to get your reader’s attention aside from personalizing your subject line is by designing your email.

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EvetteMeyer
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Components of an Optimized Email

Check out your competition's social media, websites and forums to see what people are talking about.  

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JonahT
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Components of an Optimized Email

Provide expected value. When someone gives you their email address, they are doing so in exchange for some value in return. Deliver that value. It is the easiest way to build trust quickly and make your emails ones that actually get opened.

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MBasheerp
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Components of an Optimized Email

absolutely, personalization is a powerful tool in email marketing! Beyond just using a person's first name, diving deeper into demographic and behavioral data can significantly improve engagement and conversion rates.

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Triyesmk
Contributor | Partner
Contributor | Partner

Components of an Optimized Email

Our bit of  advice? Try this for the email subject line when sending out a webinar recording:  "[Webinar recording] Title of your webinar here". For a segment of people who haven't opened for x-amount of time, create a separate email and add a link to your product page. This link should be all the way to the bottom of the email so people who need to be reminded what the value of your product or service is, will see the product page and from there they should also be able to click on the latest webinar recording you are promoting with the email. Hope this helps.

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SFahim0
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Components of an Optimized Email

e, always include a visual for your marketing em

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YLou
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Components of an Optimized Email

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TKrutilek
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

When possible, always include a visual for your marketing email. The visual helps reinforce the narrative and adds an extra dimension to the email campaign.

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STewatia
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Components of an Optimized Email

To optimize emails: 1. Craft compelling subject lines 2. Create engaging content 3. Segment your audience for relevance 4. Ensure mobile responsiveness 5. Test variations for effectiveness 6. Analyze metrics for insights. 

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AEspinoza4
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Components of an Optimized Email

Use 90 characters and an attractive hock! 

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MLondonoPosad
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Components of an Optimized Email

Make it short and attractive. Begins the subject line with an action verb.
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LT99
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

I would aim to make the email more personalized, as stated in this post. 

As less business talk as possible - how you could improve certian parts of their lives, your overall mission as a company, etc.

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LVu67
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Components of an Optimized Email

To optimize your emails and boost engagement, my key advice to attract audiences would be:

  • Ensure your emails are visually appealing and easy to read on any device. Use a responsive design, include engaging visuals, and clear calls-to-action (CTAs). A well-designed email can significantly increase the likelihood of engagement.
  • Use interactive elements like surveys, polls, or clickable buttons to encourage engagement within your emails. Interactive content can also provide valuable feedback and data about your audience’s preferences.
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ALe98
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Components of an Optimized Email

demonstrate understanding of individual needs and preferences, ultimately increasing engagement and conversion rates

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KSantomauro
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

Compelling content that has intentional delivery times with catchy subject lines.

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Ifeanyi
Participant

Components of an Optimized Email

Make it concise with a compelling subject line. Know your audience and be friendly.

rmalhotra7
Member

Components of an Optimized Email

To optimize your emails, focus on crafting compelling subject lines to grab attention, personalize content to resonate with recipients, and ensure mobile responsiveness for easy readability across devices. Keep messages concise and include clear calls-to-action to drive engagement.

 

Regularly test different elements such as send times, layouts, and content variations to identify what resonates best with your audience. Finally, analyze metrics like open rates, click-through rates, and conversions to refine your approach and continuously improve email performance.

AWilliams918
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Components of an Optimized Email

  1. Sender Name: Using a recognizable and trustworthy sender name to increase open rates.

  2. Personalization: Tailoring the email content to the recipient's preferences, interests, or previous interactions whenever possible.

  3. Content: Providing valuable, relevant, and concise content that meets the needs and interests of the target audience.

  4. Call-to-Action (CTA): Clear and persuasive CTAs that prompt recipients to take the desired action, such as clicking a link, making a purchase, or filling out a form.

QRYe
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Components of an Optimized Email

Use industry to create email campaign best practices and combine this information with information you already have about your current user base and prospects. As more and more emails are sent, more relevant information is constantly collected about your prospects and how to most effectively contact them through email campaigns.

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