Filling the Pipeline
by Newsletter and Email Marketing Expert Linda Claire Puig
How many of your subscribers open the emails you send?
Many coaches and service professionals new to email marketing get discouraged when they look at the measurement called “open rate.” Those who’ve been at it for a while do, too.
Why is only a third of my contact list opening my emails? There must be something wrong. Is it worth all this effort if only a few people are reading what I send?
Before you throw in the towel, I want to let you in on a secret that a lot of folks don’t know:
Your open rate isn’t really your open rate.
As a measurement, the open rate is highly unreliable, imprecise and inadequate. Read the rest of this entry »