When it comes to email marketing everyone knows to have your email flagged as spam is not good. We also know that having this happen too many times is really bad and could get your account suspended or closed on platforms like MailChimp, Constant Contact, Robly, etc. But until recently when I made a mistake I never fully understood the consequences of these matters and why it is important to keep your send reputation good, and how taking certain steps to maintain a good send reputation can actually help you have better success in your email campaigns. But first a story.
Archives for March 2019
I am someone that loves to check off boxes and get stuff done. In youth ministry, I STRUGGLED with this because ministry with kids is always in flux and never-ending. Even students who say yes to Jesus need to get into discipleship and potentially student leadership. It was hard for me because I never could say I got stuff done.
This applies to blogging too. It’s all about productivity. Currently, I have to write an article for ChurchandMentalHealth.com by Wednesday because I have given myself the task of writing at least one article every week. I’ve also committed to at least four articles for ChurchMag every month, this article is the first for March. I need to finish a PowerPoint presentation on creating a Drug-Free Workplace for work that is due by March 10 and requires a bit of research. This is amongst spending time with my wife, kids, and self-care with working out and video games.
How do I determine what needs to get done?
So you’re getting ready to purchase a new piece of tech for yourself, church, or nonprofit organization…
Should you get an extended or additional warranty?
This week on the podcast we explore this question and it doesn’t have a simple “yes” or “no” answer… but then again… if that were the case… it would be a super boring podcast. ;P
In a word association game, Billy Graham is likely to come up when one mentions evangelism. Growing up as a farmer’s son with interests typical of teenage boys of his generation, he came to faith at a crusade. After going to seminary, he preached through crusades, radio, television, and writing. Besides his autobiography and other works, a documentary on him is on Netflix. Dubbed, “Billy Graham — An Extraordinary Journey”, the hour-long documentary is a highlight reel.
The Secret Lives of Objects, some Mental Health Statistics, what being a grown-up means, loving all our neighbors, and more in this week’s Snack Pack!
In this chapter, we start to get into helping the character take action. That’s important as having a clear message is good, but we can then put people off with a confusing message on how to implement those ideas.
The plan provides evidence that you can deliver and how someone can take action. If these are clearly expressed, then you can provide evidence that you will help someone and the reader will know exactly what they need to do.