Email CTR Boosted 115% by Social Sharing Buttons [infographic]

Posted by Michael Hartzell on Thu, Jan 12, 2012

Email marketing continues to dominate as a key element in a successful marketing plan.  To increase CTR (Click Through Rate) for email, the social sharing button is proving to be important.  Emails that include social sharing buttons have a click-through rate 115% higher than those do not (5.6% vs. 2.6%), according to analysis released in January 2012 by GetReponse, which examined more than 2 billion emails sent by its clients.

The CTR for emails that included a LinkedIn sharing button was highest, at 9.6%, representing more than 400% growth from the previous year, while CTR for emails containing a Facebook (5.4%) or Twitter (5%) sharing button also performed well above those without any social sharing buttons. Continue Reading on »

The infographic below gives an overview of statistics regarding integration of social media sharing buttons into email marketing.

GetResponse Email Marketing and Social Media Infographic
Via: GetResponse Email Marketing


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