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“What Would be Worse than Launching C**p?” – Compell.dk on Email Marketing


The best way to improve your email marketing is to ask an expert what works and what doesn’t. He has years of experience ahead of you, so he has the prerequisites to give you good advice.

To find out what are some of the best strategies to tackle email marketing, we turned to the experts who are deeply involved with the game of email, and picked their brains with a few questions about what works and what doesn’t.

Professionals achieve expert status because they learn the hard way: testing, continuous improvement, testing again, taking risks, comparing notes with other professionals, and shipping campaigns no matter what.

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What We Learned From 3 Million Leads – Part I: Targeting Rules

A few months ago we managed to reach a very important milestone in journey to make PadiAct the best email lead generation tool for all platforms and businesses of all sizes.

That mark represents collecting 3 million leads for our users.

We were extremely happy to hit the mark at the start of the 2014, and this year we hope we can quadruple the amount of leads we collect for our users.

We have a live counter on PadiAct’s homepage, you can check it out if you are curious.

Because we love numbers and we find beauty in data and statistics, we are starting a series of articles called: “What we learned from 3 million leads we collected”.

We hope by sharing more of our stats & data, we can help business from all over the world attract more qualitative leads.

In this series we have a look at how we managed to collect 3 million leads, what proved to be successful, what works and what doesn’t.  Continue reading

Who is Winning at the Game of Marketing? Email vs Social Media Stats

People have been arguing/debating over the value of these 2 for some time now.

Because of this constant debate, we decided to put some perspective into the argument. Let the numbers decide.

If you are a smart marketer, you will follow the data.

You can still try out new stuff before you have the data, it’s OK to experiment, but it’s even better to make sure you have overview over some of the most popular marketing channels out there.

Instead of choosing sides, we are going to provide you with some interesting statistics and let you decide which one is winning at the game of marketing: email or social media. Continue reading

How to Increase Your Open Rates on Valentine’s Day

Everyone wants a piece of the pie that it’s called Valentine’s Day.

With men expected to spend more than $130 on average and women to spend on average at least $50, online marketers are dying to get a share of a period that topped 18.6 billion dollars in 2013.

But wait, there’s more…

In 2011 the online sales reached 2.65 billion dollars. So yeah, we have the premises to achieve incredible results, and because email it’s still the best channel to drive sales, we need to take email marketing seriously.

But for that we need to come up with some smart email subject lines to get our emails opened.

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7 Conversion Optimization Tricks You Should Try Today

You may obsess over bringing more and more traffic to your website, but I think it’s more useful to obsess over increasing your conversion rate, because at the end of the day, that’s probably the only metric you or your boss care about.

Maybe you are doing a great job on the traffic side, and you are bringing 1000 new visitors a day, but if none of these visitors convert, you will be both disappointed and sad.

The great news is that you don’t need to go overboard with analyzing the traffic and setting up very complex tests to see if you can boost your conversion rates (both micro-conversions and macro-conversions.) Sometimes, all you need are small nudges or quick changes to see radically improved results.

In this article, we offer you 7 conversion optimization tests you could try on your own, and get them running even today. Continue reading