Clicking the “Send Now” button for a recent Starr Conspiracy email newsletter at 9:30 at night, by accident, generated some interesting results. The human error turned out to be a reminder that steadfastly adhering to best practices (like time-of-day “rules” for sending out emails) may be a slippery slope to mediocrity.
This week, we have been talking about email marketing. We started it out by telling you your open rates don't matter as much as you might think. Email marketing is a big deal. It's been a big deal in B2B for a long time. But there's a confidence gap between B2B marketers that know they need to be using email marketing and those who are confident that their efforts pay off.