How many times have you signed up for a mailing list, usually to get something free in return, only to unsubscribe later because what you get is garbage? Avoid driving away with these types of emails by reading this article and learning some techniques, which will make your email marketing effective

Always seek permission before sending marketing emails to potential customers. Sending unsolicited emails will quickly have you labeled a spammer. Getting permission to send your messages doesn't have to be hard; offer something valuable to your customers in exchange for the ability to email them, such as a discount, coupon, or other sign-up incentive.

If you are emailing potential customers, consider following up with some video clip. You could try inserting a line within your message that tells them to order now. The ending of the message could inform these people that they can become a customer immediately by clicking on the provided link.

Data mine your email list and bucket your audience into various segments based off of any profiling data you have. This will allow you to be more strategic with your messaging and effectively increase your chances of higher open and click through rates. Even if you don't have profiling, look to geo-targeting. Various regions respond differently to different types of messaging.

Try engaging the customer using the subject line of the email. Your email must grab your reader's attention the minute it lands inside of their inbox, otherwise it may go into their trash. If you have a weak or uninteresting subject line, that is exactly what will happen. So try spicing up your subject line with some creativity.

You should get in touch with your subscribers at certain intervals and confirm with them that they are still interested in receiving emails from you. Most companies do this every nine months so that they can be sure that they are not being seen as an annoyance. This will also guarantee that the people on your email list have genuine interest and are not just taking up space.

Beware of including attachments to your email marketing! Mass emails with attachments are instantly suspected as spam by most spam filters. As well, these days many types of computer malware and viruses are carried in email attachments, and people are aware of this. Your email is in jeopardy of being immediately deleted when they see an attachment without even being read.

Be considerate of your consumers and always ask for their permission before adding them to your company's email list. If a customer feels that your email is unsolicited, there is a greater chance that your customer will delete or unsubscribe. Your email provider may suspend your account if they receive numerous complaints from those who never wanted to receive your messages in the first place.

Now that you have read the tips listed here you have the knowledge which can put your email marketing campaign head and above the rest. Consider printing this article aside. So that you can refer to it as necessary in order to get the most out of the information in this article. Success will come to you as soon as you put your mind into motion!

For episode 49, Geoff Moes (@ThallidTosser on Twitter) and Nat Moes (@GrandpaBelcher) talk with Erin Campbell (@OriginalOestrus) about this year’s online Vintage Championships and learning to cook for yourself (and others!) during a pandemic.

(Alternate host)

Here’s the timestamped table of contents for your listening ease and enjoyment:
00:41 – Eternal Weekend 2020 Online
32:47 – Food and People
1:12:48 – Outro
Total runtime – 1:07:18

  • I've seen this deck piloted (, you really don't want LED. The deck has almost no way to draw it to the top of the deck.

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  • @chubbyrain1 said in Vintage 101: The Leader of the Goblins:

    @protoaddict Lotus Petal is worse than Simian Spirit Guides in this deck (for many reasons). Chrome Mox is bad in multiples as this deck doesn't generate card advantage outside of Scoop, but the first Chrome mox is generally better than the first SSG.

    I may put this together in paper for when the pandemic breaks as I really do like playing decks that work without that much power/blue, but a large part of me wants to see it to believe it. I can understand no petal over SSG, as SSG is generally better in decks that can run it, but I am flummoxed over the Moxen. If anything I think I would have wanted a split like 3 SSG / 2 Chrome Mox or even a 4/1.

    I also think LED makes sense in this list since you can play off the top or use it in response to Matron. Defense Grid feels like a sideboard piece I would want to consider as well but that may be meta specific.

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    @protoaddict Lotus Petal is worse than Simian Spirit Guides in this deck (for many reasons). Chrome Mox is bad in multiples as this deck doesn't generate card advantage outside of Scoop, but the first Chrome mox is generally better than the first SSG.

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    Usually not better than cage but if you have a lot of 2 card monte or storm in your meta it might make the cut if you are already running leylines to help conserve slots.

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