• http://www.facebook.com/marylouise.knutson Mary Louise Knutson

    Excellent….thanks for sharing these valuable tips, Chris!

  • http://www.facebook.com/lisa.jacobi Lisa Riblet Jacobi

    hey, this is pretty darn good. thanks for the inspiration!

  • http://www.facebook.com/kirk.james.731 Kirk James

    - Good tips and ideas. Thanks

  • http://blog.hostbaby.com/ Chris B at CD Baby

    Video is still not widely supported in email, so I wouldn’t use it in a email campaign. It will work with some email clients and not others. Video in email was banned by most email clients because of spam, but that may change with HTML5.

    Here’s some more info:
    http://www.emaildesignreview.com/email-design-best-practice/html5-video-in-email-1149/

  • http://blog.hostbaby.com/ Chris B at CD Baby

    You betcha!

  • GeorgieC

    Very helpful, thank you!

  • http://www.facebook.com/mrskatec Kate Carpenter

    These are all good ideas. I have a monthly free CD contest in my newsletter. The most popular one by far was a guessing game. “Guess which one is Mrs. Kate?” I posted a picture of my family when I was growing up, all 9 kids. They had to guess which girl was me. I was surprised that about 100 people responded. People want quick and easy. They don’t have much time to sit and read stuff on their computers. I am trying to learn to be short, interesting, innovative and sweet, and trying not to oversell myself. (a real temptation when you have a new CD out.). One other thing I publish in my newsletter is pictures that kids have drawn about my songs or concerts.

  • http://twitter.com/beconverse amileen

    great….www.senlongpump.com

  • http://www.responsepoint.com Brian Gossett

    #6 – Getting personal can be an effective tool to engage your readers. People like to read posts that they can connect with. ANd of  course #8. If you are creating the blog content, you definitely need to reuse it in the newsletter. For more ideas -http://bit.ly/QMygxc