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Movie Rewind, home of the best Netflix release information, movie reviews, and actor profiles, has been around for 6 years but just 8 months ago Sue and her team decided to complement their website by adding a weekly email newsletter, focusing on Netflix releases.

To her surprise and ours, the growth has been consistent and fast. So fast, it’s one of the quickest growing newsletters built on Goodbits and at times, has experienced a 50% week-over-week growth.

What is Netflix Release Updates newsletter’s secret to attracting new subscribers, engaging current ones and in turn increasing website traffic?

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How are we already in the middle of February? We’re pretty sure time is flying by because our developers and designers have been heads-down, hard at work the last month trying to improve your Goodbits experience!

Let’s take a look at what we released today.
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What kind of curated email newsletter would an outdoorsy, tech-inspired marketer living on the Isle of Man create?

An email newsletter that encourages proper life/work balance, one that wasn’t jammed full of links and where the imagery spoke volumes to its simple concept.

Meet, Little Walden — a weekly escape for creatives.

The idea is straightforward: 5 articles, at 5 pm, every Friday.

Let’s learn how this busy Co-Founder finally found the time to curate a free email newsletter, whilst juggling twin daughters and appeasing the urge to ‘run for the hills’.

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Over the last couple of months we’ve been improving Goodbits, your favourite content curation and distribution platform by delivering some great new features — and we’re improving how our pricing model works to provide you with more top-dollar value.

 

Our New Pricing

Every Pro plan from today (old and new) now allows you to send to 10,000 subscribers weekly. Free plans now have a limit of 200 subscribers.

Sending via MailChimp or the newly released Campaign Monitor are Pro features. It’s no longer free as our team continues to work on the integration with these external email service providers.

We’ve also listened to you and added the Custom Domains for Landing Sites to every Pro plan!

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We know that email is not going anywhere but what do studies say?

They agree. If a business wants to accelerate their presence, email marketing is the most effective channel in a marketer’s toolbox.

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Lil_Twitter_bird_logo_  59% of marketers plan to increase their #emailmarketing budgets in 2015. Details here: http://prd.to/1ABTJKa, via @salesforce

Email is the simplest and quickest way to stay connected with your customers, while building brand awareness. It is one of the cheapest forms of marketing and the ROI is out of this world! And it allows businesses the ability to personalize and segment lists, for even more effectiveness. Continue reading »

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Our focus has always been to make it as easy a pie to collect content, curate and build an email newsletter fast.

However, when it came to actually sending an email newsletter, this simple process became muddled with the additional steps of setting up a sending provider. We were only able to offer up one option — rely on MailChimp’s infrastructure to send all of Goodbits’ emails.

It’s a new day though. And we have exciting news to share with you!
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You’ve got 400 subscribers signed up to your company’s email newsletter — well done!

Every week you and your team carefully collect links and compile them to form a weekly newsletter for your content-hungry subscribers. Time and effort are involved in creating this and it would certainly be a lot more satisfying to see a steady stream of new readers interested in what you have to say. But how do you turn those 400 subscribers to 600? And then those 600 to 900?

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In our first episode of Coffee Break, with Kalv, we talk about Customer Validation.

Learn some of the tools that will help engage your customers into conversations, tools we’ve tried and finally, our number one tip to receive loads of feedback from customers.

Take a coffee break and check out this 2 minute nugget of insight.

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A lot of people will tell you that email newsletters are a waste of time. It takes hours to find the content, to format it beautifully and once the emails are sent, to maintain an engaged subscriber list.

But email newsletters are not going anywhere. And, great content is everywhere. So let’s combine the two! 

Email marketing is hands down the best way to reach a targeted audience.

Highlighted below are 6 different ways Goodbits’ customers are using and abusing email newsletters to achieve their objectives.  Continue reading »

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We recently spoke with Tony Hue, Community Manager for Disqus, about how he builds weekly email newsletters for the company.

What is Disqus?

Disqus is the web’s most popular discussion platform. They power millions of communities on the web including NPR, IGN, and Wired.

If you’re unfamiliar with Disqus, take a quick scroll down and you’ll find them at the bottom of every blog post we create. They help readers add comments and create discussions! Continue reading »