What Are UTM Parameters and How They Help You Track Email Marketing Performance

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Where does the bulk of your website traffic come from? Do you know how much is coming from email vs. Google search or social media? Do you have any idea how much revenue each of your campaigns or social networks are bringing in? A lot of companies do not have specific ways of measuring this stuff – but it can be incredibly helpful and profitable to do so. That’s where UTMs come in. What Is a UTM Parameter? UTM stands for “Urchin Tracking Module“. It’s a term coined by Urchin Software Corporation, which was acquired by Google in 2005. Its

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6 Tips for Writing a Catchy Email Subject Line for Ecommerce

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The subject line of an email is a sentence or phrase that acts as the initial introduction to your audience. Think of it as the sexy “pick-up line”. Digital marketers and e-commerce managers, especially those early in their careers, have definitely come across the “Subject Line Dilemma” 😭 It’s commonly characterized by writer’s block with symptoms such as the intermittent state of nervousness, confusion, and frustration as you stare at that blank text field next to the label: Subject. In email marketing, the subject line determines the open rate, one of the success metrics an email campaign is judged upon. While

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Improve Email Deliverability With These 5 Simple Best Practices

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Sending emails is a great way for companies to market their businesses and bring in new customers. After all, the world is an email-obsessed place, with over 2.6 billion email users worldwide and with nearly 28% of the average person’s workday spent opening, reading and responding to emails. However, while marketing emails can be particularly effective in reaching your target audience, their potency diminishes when they can’t be delivered. According to deliverability studies, only 79% of all commercial emails get delivered. One of the most important ways to ensure that a company maximizes its email marketing efforts is to boost email

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Product Update: Introducing Custom Audiences for Facebook Ads

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We feel very proud every time our product team comes up with a new feature or improvement that makes our customers lives easier. That’s why we’re super excited to introduce the integration between ContactPigeon and Facebook, where you can now synchronize Custom Audiences for Facebook Ads! Combining your email marketing strategy with Facebook ads gives you the opportunity to create integrated marketing campaigns. You can expand the reach of your marketing message beyond customer’s mailbox and target customers throughout their digital journey especially in channels where they spend most of their time online: Social Media Facebook Ad Campaigns is a powerful

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Increase Revenue With Τhese Simple Cross-Selling Ecommerce Strategies

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In this time and age, when competition is more aggressive than ever, every company’s main target is to find ways to improve their revenue strategy and eventually find the best practices they need to focus on what works for them. Based on this experience, they got to know how to make their ecommerce successful and profitable. Many of you, if not all of you, know that driving incremental sales from a current customer costs a lot less than acquiring new ones. This article is dedicated to show you how to increase revenue by cross-selling additional products to your e-commerce customers, new and old

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That’s the E-commerce Checkout Best Practices that Convert (2018 updated)

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It’s not an easy task setting up an e-commerce business. You have to spend time finding the perfect layout, organizing your product photos and creating gripping descriptions. So, even after all that time spent if your checkout process is confusing or seems uncertain to your customers, you will never be able to maximize conversions for your business. We have seen this getting in the way, therefore, in this blog post we have gathered some of the e-commerce checkout best practices from leading brands to give you some guidelines that will help you improve your checkout process and, as a result, increase your

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Email Personalization Methods for Stronger ROI & Customer Retention

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According to recent studies, 95% of digital marketing experts believe in email personalization for improving marketing results. As a result, email personalization has abundant advantages toward persuading your consumer. Despite this, many marketers are reluctant in applying email personalization techniques because they tend to believe that this strategy requires expensive or sophisticated tools. We know that’s not the case anymore. Marketing automation platforms, like ContantPigeon, make email personalization easier and more affordable than ever. So, before start sourcing ESP vendors or looking for the most refined platform out there, start from getting to know your customer base! Collecting detailed customer data is

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Exit Intent Popups for Ecommerce: 5 Simple and Effective Ideas!

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Exit intent popups are game changers within the e-commerce industry these days. The reason is simple, this tool gives you the opportunity to recruit users that are just browsing your website and drive them to specific conversion actions. These actions can be transformed into extra revenue and additional subscribers for your e-commerce shop. By increasing the conversion rates simply means that you don’t have to invest more money in attracting more visitors to your site but rather make the best out of your existing customer base.   What Exit Intent Marketing Exit Intent Marketing is a subcategory of Marketing which

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Valentine’s Day Email Marketing Ideas for Spreading the Love!

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Nowadays, Valentine’s Day is more than just another American tradition that turned out to be celebrated globally. Just like Thanksgiving and Christmas, Valentine’s is a special celebration that will make you spend money for loved ones. Whether you are surprising your special someone with a romantic dinner, flowers or any other gift, such as clothing or cosmetics, email marketing is a great tool to have in order to gather more leads, therefore more sales for you.

4 Triggered Email Ideas for Ecommerce

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Here at ContactPigeon, we are strong believers that email campaigns should be personalized, time-sensitive and relevant to user’s needs. Using these factors a triggered email campaign can support your e-commerce business in engaging with leads and customers using campaigns based on past actions and behavioral inclination.  With customization and personalization, these campaigns can help you communicate with your target audiences with customized and personalized messages. Recent studies have shown that trigger-based email marketing campaigns can generate 4x more revenue and 18x greater profits, thus making this tool a must have of every e-commerce administrator. First, exactly what is a triggered email? A triggered email is when an

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