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If you’re just tuning into this series, Part 1 explored the difference between broadcast and triggered-email, explained the role of trigger-based email, and defined the fundamental characteristics that make it so powerful. Part 2 took a deep dive into the first two of four must-have triggered-email campaigns no email marketing program should be without: welcome and re-marketing campaigns. Here in Part 3, we’ll wrap things up with a look at the last two of four essential triggered-email campaigns: up-sell/cross-sell and reactivation campaigns.
The Up-Sell/Cross-Sell: Are You Leaving Money on the Table?Too many marketers think about email campaigns as singular blasts rather than as a progression of offers and information interwoven into a conversation – a conversation designed to maximize customer lifetime value. There are plenty of great tips for building ongoing engagement and loyalty with your list members here. Still, if you’re thinking in terms of “one and done” campaigns, it’s time to develop an up-sell/cross-sell trigger program. Here are three types of up-sell/cross-sell triggered email campaigns to implement during or after the conversion process.
If you’re not using your blog sidebar to request email addresses and other communication touch points from your readers you’re missing out on one of the best and most trustworthy avenues for building your list - essential to increasing engagement, loyalty and sales. Here are the three top blog sidebar elements every marketer using email should never be without: