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Email Marketing for the small biz
on October 3, 2007
The Complete Guide to Email Marketing is exactly what its title states: a complete reference guide for those looking to use email marketing. Written with the small business owner in mind, this book provides all of the tools necessary to plan, test and implement a successful email marketing campaign while avoiding spam filters and offending potential customers.
The Complete Guide to Email Marketing offers a broad introduction to email marketing while remaining comprehensive. It runs through the basic components of an email campaign, shares the types of businesses email marketing will NOT work for (Very Helpful!) and prepares the reader for what is required to create and maintain an effective email address database. Of special note is the information devoted to Search Engine Optimization (SEO). SEO has become such a buzz word among web developers and site managers that it was refreshing to have the basic techniques and requirements explained in clear language.
The only downside to this book is its sheer size. For the busy small business owner, forced to wear a myriad of hats on a daily basis, this book may have too much information. While the background information is a helpful and extensive resource, it may overwhelm a reader just looking for the tools to run a successful and legal email campaign.
On the whole, The Complete Guide to Email Marketing is an essential resource for anyone doing business online. Though it requires a little work, a successful email campaign can be the keystone of business growth.