April 30, 2015

5 Mistakes That Will Send You To The Spam Folder (Infographic)

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Email campaigns are one of the most important pillars of a solid marketing automation strategy. According to a recent study by Adestra, email marketing can account for as much as 23 percent of a company’s total sales, and our own research has shown that 60 percent of U.S. adults read emails from businesses. So it’s easy to understand why thousands of brands are adopting this model. 

But as the volume of email traffic increases, email service providers and readers are raising the bar for what content lands in the inbox and stays there. Even if your emails are well-targeted and present value to the recipient, they could be filtered out and dropped into the spam folder before they get a first impression. In the infographic below, we’ve laid out five common areas that can get an email in trouble, either by raising its spam score or by losing the recipient’s interest. You can read the original post on the Salesforce blog.

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