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Breaking News: The Most Important Split Test That John Has Ever Run

Is it better to send an email with a lot of images and a little bit of text, or an email with a lot of text and just a few images? Does email layout and body even matter?

John Grimshaw has the answer for you in this short shot of an episode! We’re bringing you marketing updates and insights right when you need them. John (the CMO of Smart Marketer) shares what he found in a split test they literally just ran this holiday.

Listen now to find out what he found (you’ll want to tweak your campaigns as soon as possible).

  • What to tweak in your email campaigns
  • Why does the body of an email affect Open Rates?
  • How to get your emails into your reader’s Primary Tab (not the junk mail)
  • What to do if you’re seeing a serious hit to your open rates,

And More…

Want to dive deeper on this subject? More Episodes on thist:

Ep. 85, Why Email Matters More Than Ever

Ep. 104, Double Your Email Open Rates (And 4X Your Click-Through Rates) With John Grimshaw and Molly Pittman

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Time Stamps:

01:15 What’s New?

03:01 John Is Re-Thinking How He Talks To His Students About Email Marketing

05:00 What Exactly Was This Split Test?

07:00 The Winning Variation

08:10 “Emails that have more words in them are more likely to be favored by the email platform algorithms and get better deliverability into the primary tab.” John Grimshaw

09:29 The Long And The Short Of It

11:36 Conclusions from this Split Test

13:46 “Make sure that you’re telling stories with your emails, and don’t fall into the big box store trap of these flashy, pretty emails that have a huge splashy visual, because guess what? Those emails really aren’t working anymore.” John Grimshaw.

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