Discover the Mailchimp alternative with added benefits.
Looking for a Mailchimp alternative? Try UK email marketing tool, Smart Messenger, for great functionality, a dedicated Account Manager & unlimited customer support, all at a competitive price.
Unwrap Christmas Email Marketing Success
Unwrap the secrets of effective Christmas email marketing including design, timing, content and why it matters in boosting sales and connections.
Email Marketing Planning Tips For The Coming Year
Autumn is the ideal time to define your email marketing strategy. Our helpful guide takes you through the key planning steps towards campaign success in 2024.
Make Customers Smile With Email Marketing
Email marketing can be a fantastic tool to make customers smile. Check out our campaign ideas for spreading happiness and positivity all year round!
What makes a good call to action in an email campaign?
Discover how to drive email engagement and conversions with effective CTAs. Learn what is a call to action and how to use them effectively for great results.
Exclusive Food Innovation Cluster Email Marketing Discounts
Two exclusive discounts for Food Innovation Cluster members to help you supercharge your email marketing efforts and drive more business
Email Marketing for Charities
Discover how Smart Messenger empowers charities and non-profits to deliver effective email marketing campaigns with our easy-to-use platform and personalised support.
Email Marketing Checklist For Success
Use this handy email marketing checklist before sending your campaigns. By following this, you can optimise your emails and increase their effectiveness while avoiding common mistakes.
Boost Your Email Marketing With Emojis
Discover the power of emojis in email marketing. They can help you increase open rates, engagement, and add personality to your campaigns.
Why Text Versions and Multipart HTML Emails Matter
Discover the power of multipart HTML email campaigns and the importance of including a text-only version of your email to improve deliverability, accessibility and engagement.
Exceptional Customer Support: Going the Extra Mile
Exceptional UK-based customer support and personalised service set Smart Messenger apart in the world of email marketing. From tailored advice to training, we're committed to helping our clients succeed.
Smart Messenger, an excellent alternative to Constant Contact
Stop looking for Constant Contact alternatives and discover Smart Messenger - a powerful UK email marketing platform! It's an excellent alternative to Constant Contact, fully supported by a dedicated account manager and at an attractive price tag.
Why UK Companies Need Smart Messenger
If you're a UK business looking to improve your email marketing, using Smart Messenger could be a smart move.
Use Social Sharing To Amplify Your Email Marketing
Discover how to use social sharing buttons in your email campaigns to expand your brand's reach and attract new customers.
Free Email Marketing Consultancy Offer
Need help with email marketing? Get a free 20-minute consultation from Smart Messenger. No obligation, just expert advice.
Email Preheader Best Practice Tips
Find out how the effective use of your Email Preheader can help you improve your email campaign open rates, get closer to customers and drive business.
Email Marketing Agency Celebrates 20 Years of Smart Messenger
As we celebrate Smart Messenger’s 20th anniversary, Holly Stibbon discusses what it was like to launch one of the first ever email marketing agency platforms back in 2003 and reflects on the brand’s achievements and growth in the following two decades.
Smart Messenger Pro Anniversary Offer
To celebrate 20 years of Smart Messenger we're offering a special discount on Smart Messenger Pro, our gold-standard email marketing plan. Don't miss out - this offer expires on 28 Feb '23!
Special Offer For Charities
Charities that sign up for Smart Messenger this December will receive an automatic upgrade to our Pro Account at no extra cost, saving £439 across the year.
Email Marketing for Solicitors
Is email marketing effective for solicitors? We certainly think it is, and here are our tips on how to help your firm benefit from a well-managed email campaign.
8 Simple Ways To Make Your Email Marketing More Mobile Friendly
Get the upper hand on email marketing with these eight simple tips to help make your campaigns more accessible on mobile devices and ensure your mobile contacts are not being left out.
Twelve Ways to Increase your email click-through rates
What is an email click through rate and how can you increase it? Read on, and this blog will give you the answers you need to help you maximise the effectiveness of your email campaigns for marketing success!
Email Marketing Made Simple
Improve engagement and get better results from your email marketing by following our simple top tips for well-constructed, more effective email campaigns.
Five Top Things to Remember in e-newsletters
E-newsletters are a great way to reach customers directly. Put together correctly, they can increase site traffic and promote brand loyalty.
Email Marketing Workshop
Discover how to engage your recipients, ways to boost your ‘open’ rate, and how to get potential customers to take action with this email marketing workshop.
Why are my emails going into spam?
A common issue facing email marketers is campaigns ending up in recipients’ spam folders, which results in a significantly smaller audience.
Let Us Help You Level-up Your Digital Marketing
Smart Messenger has been around since 2003 so we know a thing or two about creating digital marketing that works. Operating throughout East Anglia and across the UK, we help businesses of all sizes reach their customers with news, events, and important business updates.
Great Feedback From Some Great Clients
We work tirelessly to help customers get more from their email marketing. We love receiving feedback about how pleased they are with our service and the results they are getting,
Why you should use GIFs to animate email campaigns
GIF's are becoming increasingly common in email marketing campaigns. So, why should you be using them?
Key Factors Influencing Marketing
The Four P’s - Product, Price, Place, and Promotion are key to success; you should consider each carefully and write down your plan. We have given you an overview of each P below to help you put together a killer marketing strategy.
Make Your Email Campaign Links Smart and Get That Click!
Email recipients are lazy. There we said it! Let’s be honest, when it comes to emails, we want to quickly find the ones that are important, get rid of the ones that aren’t, and get on with our day.
5 Top Tips to Increase Email Open Rates
It’s not enough to just send email marketing, you need people to actually open the email and read about the thing you’re promoting.
5 Reasons to Choose a Local Email Marketing Provider
Everyone knows email marketing is an important part of your business strategy but with so many different providers all offering slightly different things it can be hard to find the right one.
Email Marketing Tips: How to get more sign-ups to your email list
Email marketing works best when you have a dedicated list of recipients who gain value from the content you share.
How to retain customers you won during lockdown
Local businesses got the chance to shine during the coronavirus lockdown by continuing to serve their communities while supply chains for major players ground to a halt.
How do I add a video in my email campaign?
There is no question that video is now an important marketing tool and will be for the foreseeable future. But how do you add a video to your email marketing campaigns?
How to use email marketing to get back to business after COVID-19
The coronavirus has impacted businesses everywhere, but as the UK starts to re-emerge from lockdown, it’s time to look to the future.
I haven't got the time for email marketing!
If you feel that you haven’t got time to create and send your own email marketing campaigns Let us take the strain do it for you!
How much does email marketing cost?
Email marketing helps you get in front of your target audience better than any other form of marketing. But how much does email marketing actually cost?
Free Webinar - Email Marketing Quick Wins
This furlough friendly webinar is packed with email marketing tips to help you improve your campaigns.
Free Email Marketing Tips
We have put together a few FREE email marketing tips to help you get through this difficult time.
Help! What content should I create for my email marketing campaigns?
As email marketing experts, we’re the perfect people to give you three top tips on how to come up with the content of your campaigns.
What is Email Marketing?
Email marketing is one of the most effective ways to communicate with your potential customers.
Understanding is key to any successful relationship; this is even more important when considering the immediacy of a successful Email Campaign.
Why have Gmail & Yahoo Clipped my Email Campaign?
Gmail clips email messages that are over 102k and provides a link to view the entire message.
How To Set Up An Automatic Welcome Email
Once you have set up a web form on your website to allow people to join your mailing list, you may like to send them an automated welcome email.
Using Emoji's in Subject Lines ★
The use of emoji is very common on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter but few people know that they can actually be used in subject lines of email campaigns as well.
Adding Columns and Spacers to Your Campaigns
Smart Messengers new added feature lets you add columns and spacers to your campaigns giving you full control over its layout.
How to Add Image Title Tags
Not all email clients display images. An Image title encourages open's and engagement.
Email Safe Fonts
Which fonts are safe to use, and why can't you just use any font you want in an email?
Dynamic content allows you to send one campaign with multiple targeted messages to each of your recipients.
Stop Blasting your Recipients and Send Them What They Want
You need to be clever to avoid the delete delete delete!
What Makes a Good Web Form?
Having a nice short web form will make it more attractive to your recipients.
Email Marketing Checklist (1)
Do you ever get the feeling that you've forgotten to do something before you send your email marketing campaign out?
Creating personalised emails that will deliver results isn't rocket science. If you have your recipients name (and other data) why not use it?
Use Your Pre-Header to Gain More Opens
Hard working pre headers are just as important as attractive subject lines.
Folders - Organise Your Campaigns
Folders have been added to campaigns, contacts and templates. Perfect for organising your data and your campaigns.
Increase Deliverability, Reduce Spam
If your campaign's total 'spam score' exceeds a certain threshold, then your email goes to the junk folder. Spam filters look at a long list of criteria to decide whether your email is junk.
Animated Gifs in Email Campaigns
Add a little movement to your campaigns and increase your click through rate.
Drag and Drop Social Media
If you produce good content it is likely that your recipients will want to share it with their followers.
How do Your Recipients Behave?
Do you know who interacts and who doesn't interact with your emails? Do you use this information to tailor your future campaigns to them?
Use the Data You Already Have
Do you personalise your email marketing? 'Hi Susan' If you do that's great, but you can do so much more.
Social Sharing for Your Email Marketing Campaigns
Broaden your audience by giving your recipients the ability to share the email you have just sent them.
Personalising Your Emails Leads to Better Response Rates
It is so easy to personalise your messages in Smart Messenger. It is a one click operation.
Create Your Own Building Blocks
So you have created a lovely email marketing template and now you want to create another using some of the elements.
Responsive Email Templates
Responsive emails display differently on desktop and mobile devices meaning that your recipients will be able to read your message easily regardless of the device they are using to read it.
Create a Website Sign-Up Form
Smart Messenger allows you to create website sign up forms which will automatically feed data into your lists.
Integrate your Email Marketing with Google Analytics
Find out how many of your recipients who click on your campaigns fill in your website enquiry form.