To build loyal customers, ensure all communications, solicitations and offers you send treat them as “exclusive members,” and not as just another one of the retail herd. The herd is homogenous and impersonal. An exclusive member is an individual who feels they are receiving some form of special treatment. Recently, I received three different $50.00[…]
Real Results: How Did Bristol Toyota Scion Create a Valentine’s Day Email Campaign with a 58% Open Rate?
Everyone knows Valentine’s Day celebrates the ladies. That’s why Bristol Toyota Scion in Bristol, Rhode Island, recently used its points-based service rewards program, to conduct an email campaign centered on Valentine’s Day being “Ladies’ Day.” Colorful, Valentine’s-themed emails were sent to all of their service reward members, with the subject line, “Be Our Valentine – View Your Gift Inside.”[…]
Most loyalty programs worth their salt come bundled with marketing tools – like email marketing systems – to help keep you in contact with your program members. Maintaining regular contact with your members is essential to building strong, long-term relationships, and email marketing is probably the most cost-effective method. But just because you can blast an email[…]