Accurate and detailed statistics on email campaign performance is one of the advantages of email marketing. However, there are several misconceptions concerning email tracking that pervade the industry. It’s important that email marketers understand their email statistics properly before making key decisions or evaluating their email campaign’s performance.
To help you navigate in the dark waters of email metrics, in this chapter we’ll explore a few of the most common misbelieves in email tracking such as:
- Email with higher open and click-through rates wins
- All subscribers opened my email
- Email is more responsive than postal mail