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Category: Email Marketing

  • Is ConvertKit Right For Your Business?

    Are you looking for an email marketing system that puts the power back into your hands? What about an affordable solution that is flexible enough to grow with your business? Hopefully you already realise the crucial part that email marketing plays in your social selling funnel, but central to ensuring all the moving parts fit seamlessly together…

    20 Apr 2017
    Alan Martin
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  • Infusionsoft vs ConvertKit: Why We Switched

    In November we took the fairly major decision to change our email marketing service provider from Infusionsoft to a new platform called ConvertKit. If you’ve been on the Chat Marketing email list for more than a couple of months, you may have noticed a change in recent weeks in the way our emails look. The reason for this is because we are…

    22 Dec 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How to Advertise to Your Email List on Facebook

    Want to learn how to advertise to your email list on Facebook? Facebook ads are a great way to get the message out there about your products and services, but they are also a great way to lose money if you don’t know what you are doing. A mistake l often see marketers making is that they aim…

    1 Nov 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • 5 Ninja Hacks To Get Your First 1,000 Email Subscribers

    Do you want to build an email list but don’t know where to start? Have you tried other list building techniques techniques but not had much success? Building an email list is getting harder because everyone else is doing it too, so the bar is constantly being raised. This means that, as marketers, we need to…

    12 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • Getting Started With Email Marketing: From Fans to Customers

    Are you making money from your social media marketing? Are you posting regularly but not seeing the results that you expected? In this article I am going to explain how to set up an email based social selling system, that you can use to move your fans from content consumers to paying customers. You’ve Got to…

    2 Oct 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • There’s No Such Thing As Bad News, Or Is There?

    In a previous edition of the Chat Marketing e-newsletter I tried out a live experiment in order to illustrate the power of the subject line in influencing whether or not an email gets opened. One of the challenges in marketing (both on and offline) is to ensure your messages are seen by as many people as possible….

    8 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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  • How to Grow Your Email List With Social Media

    Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to grow your business, and social media can play an important role in helping you achieve this, but it is surprising that many businesses are still not doing this yet. Are you actively building an email list of people who have opted in to receive your…

    4 Aug 2016
    Alan Martin
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