It’s a new year so we are giving you the top email marketing trends for 2017. Email marketing continues to outperform all other digital marketing channels. It is the most effective marketing tool for building brand awareness, converting customers, increasing sales and ROI. Staying on top of email trends can help email shine for your company.
Brands love email. A study from eMarketer showed that 80% of brand marketers said email marketing drives customer acquisition and retention. Organic search, paid search, social media and display marketing were all rated effective by less respondents than chose email. Email marketing’s growth and momentum will continue to rise in 2017.
Consumers across all age demographics are using their smartphones to check email. Brand marketers must optimize their email campaigns to work on all mobile devices or they risk alienating customers.
When designing email messages in 2017, brands should focus on creating engaging messaging and visual content. Personalizing email messages can also help your creative shine and incorporating interactive content like videos, social media buttons, and animated gifs can help make creative more engaging.
Email marketing has real power, even with millennials. New research shows that 73% of millennials prefer email. Most millennials check email from mobile devices and even though millennials love social media for communicating with friends they cited email as their primary communication vehicle with brands.