The Importance of Holiday Marketing Pieces Using Campaigns

So, it’s official. We’ve made it. 2020 is coming to an end, and with that, we have all the holidays approaching very quickly! You’re booked solid for the next few weeks trying to complete as many transactions as possible before the year ends, planning virtual holiday gatherings, spending time with your family and gift wrapping. With all that going on, who has time to remember to send out a holiday email every week?

The Guide to GIF in Email

Making your email stand out is one of the key elements to a successful email campaign, and while there are numerous ways to do so — many of which have been covered on this very blog — I want to talk specifically about adding motion and animation to your emails through the use of GIFs.

Email Simplicity: Like Marie Kondo, but for Emails

In my normal day as I sit in my office, surrounded by books disorganized on shelves, instruments in and out of cases leaning on each other with no real rhyme or reason, and soccer scarves draped over the back of my chair instead of on their proper wall hangings, I often think about decluttering, reorganizing, and just simplifying my space. I know that I am not alone in the need to take the steps to making things more simple in both my work and personal life.

What To Do After The Email Is Sent

Real estate brokerage marketers and agents can spend a lot of focus creating marketing pieces, cleaning or building their email contact lists, and consider when to send the email. But once you've sent it, what do you do?

Making More From Less With Your Real Estate Email Marketing Content

The due dates on your calendar for the next eBlast keep coming, but the content seems to be finite. It’s important to keep your content diverse enough to keep your audience engaged, so next time you’re putting together that monthly eNewsletter, consider how you can use your existing content to create even more valuable content for your sphere of influence and prospective clients to consume.

Why Building Engaging Real Estate Marketing Emails Is So Important

Have you ever thought of email marketing as casting a wide net to try and pull in as many folks as possible? For many agents, that is the go-to marketing tactic, however, it may not be the best one. In fact, it could be damaging.

Alternative Text: The Secret Tool to Ensuring Your Image-Heavy Emails Are Delivered

Everybody loves beautiful, visually-pleasing marketing pieces. They are eye catching and they bring users deeper into your content. It's easy to associate beautiful marketing with images, but you have to remember to watch out for heavy image use. Many spam scanners view images as a sign that your marketing piece is really a big plate of spam. So what to do?

The Gmail Promotions Tab: What Is It & How Does It Impact My Digital Marketing?

 

It's a common story we hear in support: you craft an amazing email, proofread and tweak the design and messaging, and carefully select your audience to receive it. You've done everything right, and you send...and your email arrived in the Promotions tab in your Gmail account. Oh no!

Nurturing your Contacts with Intentional Email Marketing

 
 

When you hear the words "email marketing", what type of content comes to mind? In real estate, agents tend to think of promoting listings through emails, which is in fact how email marketing is widely used in the industry. However, agents tend to abuse this type of marketing which can cause contacts in their sphere to become annoyed and potentially unsubscribe. Sound familiar? Now before pumping the brakes on marketing your listings through email, consider a more intentional approach to communicating with your sphere and staying top of mind.

How Can A CTA Improve Your Email Marketing?

 
 

All of us, as consumers, are inundated with marketing messages every day , and that does not exclude the people on your contact lists. The solution to avoid landing automatically in the "Trash" folder or being "Reported as Spam", is not only a straight-forward subject line (more on that here), but a clear, visible Call-To-Action (CTA) as well.