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The email marketing quotes Hall of Fame – you can’t help but share these right now.

  1. Email has an ability many channels dont: creating valuable, personal touches – at scale ~ David Newmann (tweet this)
  2. Cher’s “If I could turn back time” is actually about her sending an email campaign with a mistake in it ~ Alex Williams (tweet that)
  3. Treat your email program like the movies – give a preview so they know what to expect (tweet this)
  4. Attention is always real-time. You don’t have to create the most interesting thing ever, just the most interesting thing at the moment. ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet this)
  5. Set a target goal for how many email subscribers you’d like to reach every month. (tweet this)
  6. An email without clarity is like an annoying mime: Just say what you want or get out the way! ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet this)
  7. There is no formula for the perfect email – Authentic and honest messaging works. (tweet this)
  8. Open, click and unsubscribe rates are pretty poor measures for email engagement. (tweet this)
  9. Email is easy…if you want it to be. Simplify before you get complicated. (tweet this)
  10. Why waste a sentence saying nothing? ~ Seth Godin
  11. Signing up is a powerful signal of intent to buy. Send them email until they do ~ Dela Quist (tweet this)
  12. You don’t choose email. Email chooses you. ~ Justine Jordan (tweet that)
  13. I want to do business with a company that treats emailing me as a privilege, not a transaction. ~ Andrea Mignolo (tweet it)
  14. To get the right message to the right person at the right time you first need to get the right data to the right database at the right time ~ John Caldwell (the right tweet)
  15. Quality over quantity—Emails may be cost efficient but it’s no excuse to not produce quality content to give to a targeted audience. ~ Benjamin Murray
  16. Email is the Jason Bourne of online: somebody’s always trying to kill it. It can’t be done. (tweet)
  17. Perhaps not surprisingly, cash is still the #1 driver for consumers to share their information (tweet it)
  18. 90% of marketing doesn’t work because it doesn’t get done. ~ Neil Bradman (tweet this)
  19. The right Email vendor can make the difference between succes and frustration. ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet this)
  20. Design like you are absolutely right, then optimize like you were wrong from the start. ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet)
  21. Data means « given » in Latin. So kindly ask your clients to share it with you. ~ Benoît De Nayer (tweet that)
  22. Losers try to convince people they’re thirsty. Winners sell ice water in the desert. ~ P.Marshal (tweet that)
  23. About A/B split-testing: Your “winning” version may still suck. (tweet this)
  24. If you love someone, set them free. If they don’t come back, put them in a 21 day drip campaign. ~ Rohit Srivastav (tweet that)
  25. Your winning email might be a female bodybuilder; as strong as they come, but ugly as hell. ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet this)
  26. Relevance is irrelevant once the consumer chooses you. ~ Bob Frady (tweet this)
  27. Email Is The New Email ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet this)
  28. Use low commitment CTAs. Emails are invites, landingpages are parties ~ Matt Byrd (tweet it)
  29. Every click is a wish. (tweet that wish)
  30. A small list that wants exactly what you’re offering is better than a bigger list that isn’t committed. ~ Ramsay Leimenstoll
  31. If #socialmedia is the cocktail party, then #emailmarketing is the ‘meet up for coffee’. The original 1 to 1 channel. ~ Erik Harbison (tweet )
  32. Email Acquisition is like cutting hair, must happen regularly, can be done well, but one bad experience can scar forever ~ David Baker (tweet)
  33. An email address is like a customer’s “digital fingerprint” ~ David Daniels (tweet)
  34. Since we cannot define the point at which people find something interesting, our best bet is to make everything as interesting as possible. ~ Lee Clow’s Beard tweet
  35. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar. ~ David Ogilvy (tweet)
  36. Having a lot to say is never a good enough reason to actually say it ~ Lee Clowes beard (tweet)
  37. Bait without a hook is just food ~ John Hayes on email CTAs (Tweet that bait)
  38. Tell me and I will forget, show me and I may remember, involve me and I will understand ~ Confucius (450BC) (Involved Tweet)
  39. Email is the most popular function on the SmartPhone, so lets call it what it is: A SmartMailer. ~ Jordie van Rijn (Tweet this)
  40. The most successful call-to-action in the world is the letter X, make yours better. ~ Andrew Hanelly (Tweet this)
  41. Good content is a commodity, great content is a scarcity (tweet it)
  42. If you are not seeing the email channel as a money making machine, you have the wrong strategy ~ Hans Smellinckx (tweet it)
  43. Email is the Alpha Mail. ~ Russian ESP slogan (tweet it)
  44. Money is the best Feedback. ~ Claudiu Murariu (tweet it)
  45. Don’t debate “Chicken or Egg, which came first?” Bring the Chicken ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet it)
  46. Email is a push channel, so we need to push it to work harder ~ Kath Pay (tweet it)
  47. On the highway to user/product love, lifecycle emails are road signs providing timely guidance, not annoying billboards. ~ Samuel Hulick Tweet it
  48. To not have an email address is the digital equivalent of being homeless. Without it you can’t shop online, bank online or engage with social media. ~ Dela Quist
  49. Every email is a customer survey of your target market, by testing they vote on what resonates best with them ~ Kath Pay (tweet it)
  50. Unsubscribe rate is the #1 email marketing KPI: Kaput Performance Indicator. ~ Jordie van Rijn (tweet it)
  51. How to write a good email: 1. Write your email 2. Delete most of it 3. Send ~ Dan Munz (Tweet)
  52. A bad email reputation is like a hangover–hard to get rid of and it makes everything else hurt. ~ Chris Marriott (Tweet)
  53. A subject line is the door handle. If that doesn’t work no one will open your email. ~ Jørgen Hanisch (Tweet)
  54. Not enough talk about the importance of brand in email. Customers don’t sign up for email – they sign up for your brand. ~ Bob Frady (Tweet)
  55. The single best time to send an email is right before they buy. ~ Jordie van Rijn (Tweet)

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