Email Inspiration

I nerd out a lot about email marketing. Why? It is the most versatile and personal digital communications channel we have. We can segment our list to send highly relevant messages and see data on who opens them, which links get the most clicks, and more. Because we’ve had access to email technology for the longest, we tend to maintain the status quo in favor of newer channels like social media. I’ve written a number of posts on email here at Arts Hacker — designed vs. plain text, what to do with … Read more

Pew Research Striking Findings

If you have read my previous posts, you know how much I love the Pew Research Center — there is so much great data from which we can learn. Recently, they put out their Striking Findings for 2021 and there are a few highly applicable stats therein. 1. For the first time, the number of Americans who identify as non-Hispanic White declined between 2010 and 2020. When thinking about diversity and inclusion in our organizations and audiences, this is indicative of the trend that has been happening for years. Our country’s population … Read more

To Text Or Not To Text

That is the question. Whether ’tis more effective to send SMS messages to your patrons, or to take a stance against it and by opposing, miss out. With 97% of Americans owning a mobile phone, texting is a way to reach a large portion of our audiences. Also, our inboxes overwhelmed with work and personal emails which can make texting a better way to get a message out to a targeted audience. So, what are some of the benefits of using texting as a communications channel? More than half of people respond … Read more