1. Promotional Email:

Promotional email is to promote a product or service, usually to entice customers to make a purchase. Every Business almost would enjoy this benefit. Promotional emails are short and sweet. You might want to create a special graphic to complement your email copy; otherwise, it’s not a time consuming process.

Tips for creating a Promotional Email:

  • Make the offer Your customers may not take the time to read your email, but if you have a clear offer that’s front-and-center, they won’t be able to ignore it. In the promotional email below, there’s no question what the deal is.
  • Create a sense of urgency. Give customers a reason to act quickly, rather than let the email sit in their inbox. In the example above, the dates of the promotion are Use active language as well. To tie in with a seasonal promotion, this email from Banana Republic Factory injects a little personality into their CTA language, encouraging readers to “hop to a store.”
  • Keep it short. Promotional emails don’t require a lot of explanation. State the deal, then tell customers how to redeem it before it expires. No need for a lot of flowery Take a look at the example below. In less than 45 words, the retailer sums up the deal.

2. New inventory email

Its Purpose is to let your customers know about new items. It falls under the promotional email umbrella. You’re updating customers, but also hoping for a sale. Any business can tell customers about a new item in stock. Fashion and retail businesses may get the most bang for their buck. Time is spent taking a good picture of the new product, but these don’t require a lot of text.

Tips for creating a new inventory email:

  • Send the email out as soon as the item arrives. As soon as you have the inventory in stock, create the email and hit send. This shows you’re on top of new trends and want your customers to have the latest, greatest items available.
  • Take a killer picture. You don’t have to get artsy, but you do need to showcase your new item. In fact, these types of emails are more about the photo than text. Take the email below, for example. It’s all about the picture. With just a few words, Nike gets its point across.
  • Convey the point in your subject You know subject lines can determine whether or not your customer opens your email, and this email is no different. Be sure to tell your customers that you’ve got something new and fun for them to check out.

3.  Newsletter email

Newsletter email purpose is to inform customers about company news, improve brand awareness and build a relationship with your core audience. Almost Business would benefit with this type of email. It takes a bit of time to create a solid newsletter, but it’s a valuable marketing tool.

Tips for creating a newsletter email:

  • A newsletter doesn’t mean long format. Break the copy in your newsletter into short, digestible and actionable sections of content, copy, images and calls to action.
  • Create an easy-on-the-eyes Think of your newsletter like a mini- newspaper. You want clear lines and divisions between your content. You want a simple layout with basic fonts. Don’t go crazy with the color scheme, either:
  • Include your contact information in the You always want your contact information in an easy-to-find area on the newsletter. The purpose of your newsletter isn’t necessarily to sell, but if your customers are inspired to reach out to you because of the newsletter, you want them to be able to find you. You could put social media contact buttons in the header or footer of your message; you could go the more traditional route, and include your phone number and email address; or you could do both.

4. Welcome email

Its purpose is to welcome new email subscribers to the family and establish a good relationship. Creating the email doesn’t take long, but you need to know when a new customer signs up.

Tips for creating a welcome email:

  • Write in a conversational tone. A welcome email is like a virtual handshake that accepts a new member into your group. It should be inviting and warm. Show the personal side of your business. Take a look at the email below. It specifically welcomes new subscribers into a community, and the tone is friendly and casual, but still professional.
  • Consider offering a reward. In celebration of a new customer, you could offer a discount or some sort of perk. You could offer 10 percent off the next purchase like Society6 did in the example above, or offer another perk like free shipping.
  • Remind new users about the benefits. Thank your new customers for signing up and reinforce their decision to join. Tell readers what they’ll get out of this new The email below does exactly that.

5. Product advice email

The purpose of this mail is to offer your customers advice on how to get the most from your business or product. At the same time, to establish your authority in the industry. This kind of email has more information, so your time will go toward writing and proofreading.

Tips for creating a product advice email:

  • Create valuable content - The key to this kind of email is to offer tips that your customers want to read. Help solve problems they may have or obstacles they may need to overcome. Or, offer tips to help your customers use and maintain your product or service. If you sell cameras, send an email that teaches customers how to use certain features. Whatever your business is, create an email that gives your customers a helping hand.
  • Proofread - No matter what email you send, you should proofread it several times. Read it from the bottom up so your brain isn’t reading words that aren’t there. Then, have someone else read it. Take it through an error-check process before sending. Nothing cuts your credibility like misspellings and grammatical errors.
  • Focus on customer service - Emails that offer product tips should also showcase your commitment to customer service. Emails like this tell customers, “We’re here for you.” Follow through with that message by adding contact information to the The email below, for example, offers tips to wear a certain piece of clothing, but you’ll also notice there is a “contact us” option in the top right corner.

6. Educational email

Educational Email provide customers with industry knowledge that’s connected to your business or product. It helps build relationships and trust between your business and your customers. It takes time to brainstorm ideas and to create a sharp email.

Tips for creating an educational email:

  • Offer relevant content - When you send an educational email, you’re trying to build a relationship with your customers. The best way to do that is to teach them However, you want to teach them something that has a connection to your business. For instance, Monster.com, the job search site, sends its customers information about life in the workplace. An example is below.
  • Consider offering bite-sized information - Take a cue from the Monster.com email above and write bite-sized pieces of information in the article; let your customers decide if they want to read more. The “Read more” link takes your customer to your blog for the full article. It’s a great way to engage with customers via email and boost blog traffic.
  • Add a mini-promotion - You can add a promotional element to this kind of email, but it shouldn’t be the main attraction. For example, Lumosity, the brain game site, offers an educational article as the main feature, but notice a promotion on the right side for a family It’s subtle and simple.

7. Reorder email

Reorder Email is To remind customers that it’s time to reorder a certain product. Any business that sells products or services needed on a regular basis would benefit. Examples include products like printer cartridges, contacts, pet medications and vitamins. Basic text and images are needed.

Tips for creating a reorder email:

  • Clear call to action - The purpose of a reorder email is to encourage your customers to replenish your product or perhaps renew a subscription for a service. You want to make the buying process as simple as possible. To do so, create a simple, easy-to-find button that says, “Reorder now.” For instance, in the example below, customers can reorder pet medication from Pet Wellbeing.
  • Remind customers of the value - In the email, tell your customers why reordering is a good idea. Maybe it’s to keep vital pet medications on hand, or to avoid the hassle of running out of toner at the office. You could also offer a discount to those who reorder within a certain time frame.
  • Mention past purchases - If you want, you can mention in the email what your customer purchased in the past, so they can reorder the same thing. The pet supply store below does this for its customers. It’s a nice addition to the email, but you can send it without this information.

8. Testimonial Email:

Its Purpose is to reinforce how valuable your business or product is through customer feedback. Every business would benefit with this mail and It takes a bit of time to collect testimonials. You may need to be persistent to get customers to give them to you.

Tips for creating a testimonial email:

  • Create a sleek design - Email design elements are important with testimonial You want something that’s eye-catching and easy to read. Take a look at the example below. This retailer put together four quotes from happy customers and highlighted the product, too. It’s a win-win. Both the accolades and the products are showcased well in this simple design.
  • Include an image - If you sell tangible items like clothing, using pictures of shirts and dresses makes sense. But that doesn’t work for every business. Take a medical clinic, for example, or a sanitation company. What image do you use in these cases? If you need a powerful image, ask the customer who gave the testimonial for a Take a look at the example below. The customer’s picture is what makes the email work.
  • Offer more information - A testimonial is great, but you should offer your customers a next step. For example, in the email above, customers can read more testimonials by clicking on the text. You could offer a link for others to leave feedback, or a link to other uplifting company news.

9. Survey email

Survey Email is to collect helpful information you can use to improve the customer experience. Any business looking to better itself can use this email. We have to spend time creating the survey and writing an email with a link to the survey.

Tips to create a survey email:

  • Explain what’s in it for them - If you want a customer to take the time to fill out a survey, you need to give them a In the example below from CVS, participants are entered to win a cash prize.
  • Address the purpose of the survey - Besides an incentive to fill out the survey, you should tell your customers why you want the information. Whether you’re trying to improve your business or conducting product research, let your customers know the purpose of the survey.
  • Make the survey easy to access - There should be an obvious, clickable link to the Take a look at the example below. Notice the link to the survey is a clear, easy-to-spot button at the bottom of the email.