There’s a myth out there that says email marketing is dead. Some people believe social media has taken over and business owners should only use that to connect with consumers. This myth has hurt a lot of business owners because they’ve missed the power of email marketing.
Email marketing is not dead. It’s alive and well. In fact, according to a ExactTarget’s Channel Preferences survey, 77 percent of people prefer to get retail messages via email. Not only that, 44 percent of people bought at least one product or service because of a promotional email last year, reports Convinceandconvert.com.
Email marketing should be part of your content marketing strategy because it extends the reach of your content. The more people you can touch with your content, the higher the likelihood they will buy from you and recommend your services and products to others. The following are some of the best ways that will show you how to integrate email into your content marketing strategy.