Monthly Archives: November 2009

Email Marketing Forum 2009

On the 18th of November, 8Seconds was invited to speak on the Email Marketing Forum, an all day event offering a hands-on guide on setting up the perfect Email Marketing campaign. Have a look at the presentation and watch the comments of Pieter Wuyts, Account Strategy Director, and Frederik Van Duüren, VP – CTO of 8Seconds.

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Conversion. What’s in a name?

Using multivariate testing in email campaigns increases the click-through rate. Recent discussion on our website pointed out that there is a bit of skepticism whether an increase in click-through also leads to an actual increase of conversion and an increase in profit in the end.  As Dave Westerhof, from Bol.com, stated “Imagine a funnel where a customer goes from opener to clicker to buyer. Averages are mostly known per business for every step, say for instance from opener to clicker is 50% and from clicker to buyer is 40%. By increasing the initial 50% to 51%, we can derive an increase in profit at the end, ceteris paribus (40%).”

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