What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Email Marketing?


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Naeem Talib Profile
Naeem Talib answered
A lot of corporations use email marketing to converse through accessible clientele; however a lot of other companies send unwanted mass email, moreover recognized as spam. Illegal email marketing indicates lawful email marketing, while on the premature Internet it was not allowed to apply the standard for profitable reasons. As a consequence, marketer's efforts to found themselves as lawful trades in email marketing include had a mounting combat, hindered as well by illegal spam process billing them as lawful.

It is regularly hard for spectators to differentiate flanked by lawful plus spam email advertising; initially spammers' efforts to represent themselves as legal recruits, confusing the issue. Secondly, the pure quantity of spam email has guided a few users to error legal profitable email (for example, a mailing directory to which the customer promised) for spam — particularly when the two contain a related form, as when mail include HTML and ostentatious explicates.

Corporations allowing for an email marketing agenda have to make positive that their agenda does not infringe spam rules, for example in the European countries, if a corporation pursues the rule, if Internet mail managers discover that it is transferring spam it is feasible to be scheduled in blacklists such as spews.
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• According to research conducted by the Direct Marketing Association, e-mail marketing generated an ROI of $43.62 for every dollar spent on it in 2009. The expected figure for 2010 is $42.08. As such, it outperforms all the other direct marketing channels examined, such as print catalogs .

• In Datran Media’s 2010 Annual Marketing & Media Survey, 39.4 percent of industry executives said the advertising channel that performed strongest for them was e-mail.

• The Ad Eff ectiveness Survey commissioned by Forbes Media in February/March 2009 revealed that e-mail and e-newsletter marketing are considered the second most eff ective tool for generating conversions, just behind search engine marketing.

• A December 2008 survey of hundreds of marketers by MarketingSherpa saw pay-per-click search

ads rank top for ROI, followed by e-mail marketing in second place.


E-mail marketing’s prolific evil twin is known as spam. According to a 2009 McAfee Threats Report, spam accounts for 92 percent of all e-mails. That’s about 183 million e-mails per day. Why, with all the spam filters and blacklists out there, does spam still exist? According to a spam study by the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, San Diego, spam generally gets one response per 12,500,000 e-mails, a response rate of just 0.00001 percent. A recent report has upped the number to 95 percent of e-mail as spam.

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Anonymous answered
There are many reasons which make marketing through emails a favorable mode of communication. It is the best source of distributing information to a multiple range of people at a very low cost as compared to other means of advertisement, such as direct marketing.

The company can track its return on investment which is really high if done properly. It is believed to be second to search marketing and is a very effective online marketing strategy.

It gives the marketer the option of pushing the customers to read their messages and all the information regarding a product. If the advertisement is attractive, a lot of customers will go through it and get informed at one time and the best part is that it is a paper free advertisement.

However there are certain draw backs too. Many companies end up send bulk mail, also known as unsolicited mail to customers, which is bothering people all around the world.

These spam emails are hard to identify and customers become confuse if it is legitimate or not. This is the reason why spam laws were introduced which brought in the opt-in-mail service for customers so that they are not bothered by too much advertisement crashing their mail box.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
More expensive
more time
sam weedwiki Profile
sam weedwiki answered

The main advantage is that it is very effective way to communicate with the people but it is very difficult to collect relevant id for this.

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Anonymous answered
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Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
It is cheap and faster
Communication can be sent to many recipients at one time
it is a research tool

Disadvantages recipients can get the wrong message in interpretation
it is not confidential
Roy  Novak Profile
Roy Novak answered

Email marketing is more beneficial as compared to all other marketing methods.

Advantages of Email marketing:- Some of the ultimate benefits of email marketing are as follows:-

1. High Reach.

2. Great Flexibility.

3. Optimal cost.

4. Easy to create and share.

Disadvantages of Email marketing:-

1. Spam:- If your mail shows spam then the recipient may delete your email or unsubscribe.

2. Undelivered emails:- Poorly designed emails may not get delivered.

If you are an email marketer then I would suggest you to just take a look at email verifier. Here you will know the steps to get verified and well-designed emails.

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Karl Sagan answered

Thank you for your information. It was very useful for us all and I very appreciate it. When we talk about email commerce, we should understand that realtor email signature is a necessary part of it. And it is easier to have it with special software and I know the sites which help to get this signature.

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