February 6, 2018
Food for thought
10 Email stats worth noting
Email is alive and well, thriving with all taget audiences, making friends with social and mobile, and delivering ROI that trounces other channels. Here are a few handy stats to keep in mind...

  1. DMA research puts the ROI of email marketing in 2017 at U.S. $30.01, better than any other direct marketing channel. (DMA UK “Email tracking study 2017”)

  2. 72% of consumers say that email is their favored conduit of communication with companies they do business with. 61% say they like to receive promotional emails weekly and 28% want them even more frequently. (MarketingSherpa)
  3. Checking email is a complementary activity. People do it while watching TV (69%), in bed (57%), and on vacation
    (79%). (Adobe)

  4. 55% of companies generate more than 10% of sales from email. (Econsultancy “Emailmarketing census”)

  5. Consumers who purchase products through email spend 138% more than those that don’t receive email offers. (Hatchbuck)

  6. Email subscribers are 3x more likely to share content on social media than leads who came through another channel. (QuickSprout)

  7. Marketers consistently ranked email as the single-most-effective tactic for awareness, acquisition, conversion, and retention. (Gigaom Research “Workhorses and dark horses: digital tactics for customer acquisition”)

  8. Email is almost 40x better at acquiring new customers than Facebook and Twitter. (McKinsey & Company)

  9. 81% of U.S. online shoppers are more likely to make additional purchases, either online or in a store, as a result of emails based on previous shopping behaviors and preferences. (Harris Interactive)

  10. More email is read on mobile than on desktop email clients. Stats say 51% of email is now opened on a mobile device . (Litmus “Email Client Market Share Trends for 2017”)

We hope these email stats come in handy. Want more email info? Check out our email resource center here. And get in touch anytime.

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