eMail Marketing Plan Developed in 1 hour
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eMail Marketing Training: Learn how to make an email marketing plan to increase subscribers and convert more sales.
3.0 (1 rating)
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26 students enrolled
Created by Tim Gentle
Published 7/2012
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  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

This course takes you step by step through the process of developing an email marketing plan for your business or organization.

OUTCOMES - Once you have completed the email marketing training course and answered the questions, your responses to the questions can serve two purposes;

1  Assist you to implement a successful email marketing plan yourself or,

2  Become a detailed brief that will enable you to get a quote for your email marketing.

MATERIALS - This email marketing training course consists of;

  • Video tutorials - Professionally mastered videos with synchronised text descriptions to reinforce key points
  • Workbook (PDF) - A professionally designed downloadable PDF workbook that you can print and write your responses in as the instructor takes you through each step
  • Online Form - An Interactive form that you can insert your responses in as the instructor takes you through each step.   At the end of the email marketing training you can email yourself your answers.

DURATION - The email marketing training course has 30 mins of video lectures and it is expected that you would complete the course within 60 mins.

SOFTWARE - You do not need to install any special email marketing software to complete the course and the email marketing plan that you develop can be used with the email marketing software program of your choice.

SKILLS - You do not need any previous experience using email marketing software.


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Curriculum For This Course
3 Lectures 02:46

Tim Gentle, Managing Director of Design Experts, provides a quick overview of the online course - "Developing an email marketing plan".

The video is designed to encourage potential participants to enrol and start the journey to developing an email marketing strategy for their business or organisation that delivers results.

If you have enrolled in the course, then you can skip this video.

Preview 01:21

Lecture Duration - 1min 25 sec.

A quick summary of how the course works, the 6 steps to developing an email marketing plan (the content) and reference to the downloadable PDF workbook and interactive form - that compliments the learning.

Preview 01:25

A professionally presented PDF workbook that is used by participants to write down the answers to the questions. It will be useful to use this workbook to get a quote from a professional to implement your email marketing or to use when you implement the email marketing yourself. 

Alternatively you can always use the online form, which when completed will email you the results.

e101 Email Marketing Plan Workbook
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Step 1 - Research
1 Lecture 04:27

Lecture Duration - 4min 27 sec.

The first step is to developing an email marketing plan, is to conduct research. Identify company goals, email marketing goals, who are your customers, what are your products and services, what is the image you want to be recognised as and so forth...

Preview 04:27
Step 2 - Developing the Scope
3 Lectures 15:39

Duration - 2mins 48secs

Time to develop the scope "what you plan to do"; we start off looking at the frequency of your email marketing, who is going to sent it out a "Business or Individual" and what email address are you going to use. We touch on "subject lines" and social media integration

Preview 02:48

Duration - 7mins 16 secs

In this video, we discuss how are you going to grow and entice subscribers, what information do you want to collect from them, what will you say in the email that thanks them for subscribing and then ongoing marketing tips to new subscribers.

Developing The Scope (Part 2 of 3)

Duration 5mins 35secs

We now explore integrating a "loyalty campaign" and whether it is suitable for your strategy. Then we drill down further and discuss the importance of conducting a skills audit and setting a budget

Developing The Scope (Part 3 of 3)
Step 3 - Collecting Resources
1 Lecture 01:59

Duration 1min 59secs

We now discuss the process and importance of gathering the resource we need to prepare our email marketing newsletter. From your logo, to preparing content, taking photos, filming videos, identifying external links and social media integration.

Collecting Resources
Step 4 - Implementing the plan
1 Lecture 03:40

Duration - 3 mins 40secs

Now we're up the exciting part, implementing the plan. There are lots of email marketing software application available for you to use, but typically they all use a similar approach to physically preparing, sending and reviewing an email newsletter campaign.

Step 5 - Training & Support
1 Lecture 01:57

Duration - 1min 57secs

One of the most important steps is training and support, that is learning how to manage your email marketing campaigns or at least having a basic understanding how to use the email marketing software. Having prompt and reliable ongoing support is also crucial, because if you get into trouble, it is good to have someone to turn to to help resolve the issue

Training and Support
Step 6 - Management & Mantaining
1 Lecture 02:51

Duration - 2min 51secs

In this finally stage, we discuss the importance of analysing the results of your email marketing. By analysing the integrated statistics, you can discover what content was popular and what wasn't. You should also identify whether the email marketing newsletter is achieving the results you wanted. Then continue to evolve, look at the current trends in the email marketing and continue to market your email newsletter to existing and potential subscribers (customers).

Manage and Maintain
1 Lecture 00:51

Duration - 54secs

Congratulations, you've completed the workshop. We revisit the 6 steps to developing an email marketing plan and reinforce you to use your answers that you jotted down in the PDF workbook or entered into the interactive online form to go on and put the plan into practice.


Design Experts are available to assist you or provide a quote for your email marketing plan; please visit and click on "quote" - top right.


Feedback - we encourage your feedback to help us improve this workshop and our other eBusiness education workshops, please direct them to Tim Gentle -

Thank you for your participation.

About the Instructor
Tim Gentle
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Think Digital Crusader

● Digital Crusader ● Educator ● Entrepreneur ● Regional Living Advocate

I am the founder of #ThinkDigital, a dynamic presenter, passionate educator and business networker! With over 20 years of experience in Marketing and the Digital world, my energy, enthusiasm and industry knowledge has been shared in well over 500 workshops and seminars both internationally and across Australia.

In 2008 I founded a digital marketing agency called Design Experts that grew to service over 1000 clients Nationally. We sold this company in 2014 to free myself up to follow my passion for educating others about the digital world!

My Why

Everyone deserves the same level of access to educational opportunities

My Vision

To become Australia's leading navigator of the digital world

My Mission

Inspiring, engaging and empowering regional and remote Australians to harness the potential of the web.