ENTREPRENEURSHIP / AUG. 31, 2014
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Why Email Marketing is Crucial to the Long-Term Success of your Business

Email marketing has been widely adopted as a way to communicate with your target audience and as a financial venue. Companies like Amazon and many others offer email-based subscriptions to grow their business through periodic news updates and product promotions. These organizations understand the importance of email marketing in relation to their ongoing success. Whether you have a startup or a booming business, following these email marketing tips can help your company reach new heights and expand beyond your wildest dreams.

Gain More Control Over Your Audience

Your email newsletter typically comprises of people who are eager to receive the next update from you. After all, they wouldn’t have willingly signed up otherwise, correct? Your audience is blatantly giving you permission to reach out to them at any given time with your latest news and updates. This effectively means that the power and ability to connect with them is virtually in your hands. Wise it wisely by offering not only what they signed up for, but by providing a wide range of unexpected content that largely compliments your overall marketing objective.

It Allows You to Establish a Close Relationship

Email marketing is not all about creating a sales funnel and announcing the latest company updates. In fact, your financials should never come before a much more crucial aspect: Relationship marketing. Building and retaining a close relationship with your audience ensures that any ensuing agenda is ultimately well-received. Thus, the most effective way to acquire customer satisfaction is by getting to know them as personally as you can:

  • Give them a warm welcome and offer far more value than they expect from the very beginning.
  • Be relatable and personable. Become a story teller early in your email campaign, explaining how you can relate to their needs and how you can help them.
  • Encourage them to contact you with any potential questions, comments, advice or feedback.
  • Always remain courteous and make them feel at home, reminding them that they come first and address any and all concerns.


Email Marketing Reduces Risk Factors

Many businesses rely primarily on search engine and social media traffic. While these channels are certainly effective, they can also make your traffic disappear overnight. Algorithm and policy chances take place frequently, which may put your reliance in such venues into question. However, maintaining a healthy email marketing strategy reduces such risks as you can reach out to your target audience without depending on someone else’s platform.

It Provides a Larger Profit Margin

There is a popular phrase in the world of internet marketing: The money is in the list. Unfortunately, this can sometimes misguide aspiring entrepreneurs and existing business owners as the money is not merely in raw numbers. Instead, the money is in the relationship you build with your client list, which is why we clearly emphasized the importance of establishing an emotional connection with your audience. Once you have successfully satisfied your audience, they will be far more receptive when it comes to purchasing your latest product or signing up to your premium services.

Build a Stronger Brand

A brand is not merely a logo or a recognized name slapped on your website. The meaning behind your brand also represents the way you communicate with your audience and the way you establish a continued-sense of growth in their minds. As a result, email marketing is a crucial tool for establishing, retaining and strengthening your company’s brand, as it helps your audience remember who you are and why they should care about you as a business owner. This can, over time, lead to greater success as clients spread the word about your services and help you grow into the best your organization can be.

As you can see, email marketing largely consists of customer satisfaction and consistent, relatable content. The inability to acknowledge a responsive business newsletter can potentially mark the difference between your organization’s biggest success and its inevitable failure.

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