Branding Unboxed: Inbox Mastery; Your Go To Guide For Smoother Email Marketing

Tools and Tricks to Streamline Your Inbox and Supercharge Your Email Marketing Game ๐Ÿš€

We've got a jam-packed newsletter for you this week that's sure to light a fire under your branding and marketing efforts. ๐Ÿš€ย 

First off, if your email game needs a little sprucing up, we're diving into some killer platforms that'll inspire you to create inbox magic.ย ๐Ÿ’Œ On the flip side, if you're drowning in emails, we've got a sanity-saving tool that'll turn your inbox chaos into Zen-like order. ๐Ÿง˜โ€โ™€๏ธ

But that's not all! We're exploring the fine line between branding and marketing, and why getting your branding right is like striking gold. ๐ŸŒˆย 

If think you don't have time for content creation, prepare to have your minds blown with our quick and easy video trick, lastly, just for giggles we share one of our faves who has brought to life those awkward internal convos so let's dive right in, shall we? โฌ‡๏ธ

  • ๐Ÿš€ Unboxed: Branding v Marketing

  • ๐Ÿ”ฎ BTS: Only Get The Emails That Matter To You

  • ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Cool Tech: Email Design Inspiration

  • ๐Ÿค– AI for Brand Breakthroughs: Test + Validate Your Marketing

  • ๐ŸŽฌ Video Content: Create Your Videos In Under 60 Seconds.

  • ๐Ÿ’› Brands That Inspire: The Queen of Me vs Brain

  • ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ Talk To Me: The Next Unboxed

๐Ÿš€ Unboxed: Branding v Marketing - Whatโ€™s the Difference? ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

Let's get straight to the heart of something a lot of people mix up: branding and marketing.

You see, branding is like your soul,ย it's the "who you are" and "why you do it" part of your business. ๐ŸŒฑ It's your vibe, your voice, and the reason peeps would want to hang out with your brand even if you're not selling anything.

Marketing, on the other hand, is the "how you do it" part. ๐Ÿ› ๏ธ It's the tactics, the strategyโ€”the Instagram posts, the SEO, and all those funnels.

Here's why you should pay attention to branding for the win: Marketing can grab attention, but branding is what keeps it.ย ๐Ÿค Think of branding as your home base, your anchor. It's what makes people feel connected and stick around. Marketing may get them through the door, but branding is what turns them into loyal buddies who rave about you.

So, invest time in shaping your brand. It's like growing a garden; nurture it, and it will grow and flourish. ๐ŸŒธ Happy Branding!

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๐Ÿ”ฎย BTS: Only Get The Emails That Really Matter To You ๐Ÿ“ง

Does your email inbox feel like a wild jungle and you're Indiana Jones trying to navigate through? ๐ŸŒฟ Well, let me introduce you to your new sidekick: SaneBox.

Imagine it as the super-smart guide you've been waiting for. SaneBox uses A.I. magic to sift through your inbox and only show you the emails that truly matter. The rest? Poof! Safely tucked away so you can focus on what's important. ๐ŸŽฏ

But wait, there's more! ๐ŸŒŸย SaneBox is not just smart; it's trainable. You get daily updates on the sorting wizardry it performed, so you're never out of the loop. And you can even teach it new tricks with special filters and contact training. Long story short, SaneBox is like having a personal assistant for your inbox. So go ahead, check it out and reclaim your sanity and your time! ๐Ÿ•’

๐Ÿ› ๏ธ Cool Tech: Email Design Inspiration That Helps to Grow Your Brand

If you're looking to spice up your email designs and searching for that pinch of inspiration, I've got some goldmines for you. ๐ŸŒŸ Let me introduce you to five sensational platforms that'll kick your email game up a notch!

Email Love - sorts designs by categories and trends, making it a breeze to find what you're after.

Mail.com takes it a step further by breaking things down by industry and brandโ€”talk about targeted inspo!

Really Good Emails is a treasure trove that goes the extra mile by categorizing designs based on customer behaviour.

Dribbble, though not email-specific, is a universe of branding inspiration you can filter to fit your needs. ๐ŸŽ‰ย 

My favourite isย Beehiiv; which is what we have been using, I love how Beehiiv supports its community and does email marketing with more oomph.

These platforms are more than just eye candy; they're your roadmap to crafting emails that not only look good but resonate with your audience and build your brand. Dive in and let the creativity flow! ๐Ÿ’Œ๐Ÿš€

๐Ÿค–ย AI For Brand Breakthroughs: Test + Validate Your Branding + Marketing

Do you feel like youโ€™re swimming in a sea of AI-generated content, picking out what to use based on nothing more than a hunch? ๐Ÿค” Say hello to your new lifesaver: Market Test by Conjointly.

This tool lets you test the waters before you dive in, giving you feedback on your brand ideas, concepts, and marketing goodiesโ€”all in under two hours! โฑ๏ธ

But that's not all ๐Ÿš€ Market Test goes the extra mile by gathering opinions from 100 USA-based consumers, pinpointing exactly what's hitting the mark and what's flopping. It's like having a focus group at your fingertips, helping you fine-tune your brand faster than you can say "instant feedback." ๐ŸŽฏ

๐ŸŽฌย Video Content: Create Your Next Video In Under 60 Seconds

If you feel like thereโ€™s just not enough time in the day to churn out your video content? Trust me, you're not alone. ๐Ÿ•’ But what if I told you that you could create show-stopping videos that resonate with your audience in less time than it takes to brew your morning coffee? โ˜•

Yep, you heard right! With a dash of creativity and a sprinkle of strategy, you can make videos that pack a punchโ€”all in under 60 seconds. ๐ŸŽฅ๐Ÿ’ฅ Stick around, because one of my favourite mentors and social media guruโ€™s Rachel Pederson has the recipe for you below ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŒŸ

๐Ÿ’›ย Brand Faveโ€™s: The Queen of Me vs Brain

I was a little nervous about this one but I love her so maybe you will too. This week's Brand Favouriteโ€” is the incredibly relatable and wildly hilarious Hayley Morris! ๐ŸŽ‰ You may have already bumped into her on your TikTok 'For You' page, or maybe you're one of her 4.1 million followers. Hayley is the queen of bringing those inner thoughts we all have to life, whether she's playing the role of a menstrual cup, her own boobs, hormones, or even just her overactive brain! ๐Ÿง ๐Ÿ’ฌ

But we love that Hayley's recently turned to the written word with her 'Me vs Brain,' book, a deeper dive that gets you right in the feels. ๐Ÿ“– It's like she's invited us into the chaotic, hilarious, and incredibly human world of her thoughts, which all sound remarkably familiar. If you're an over-thinker, or just someone looking for a giggle Hayley is your go-to-girl! ๐ŸŒˆ๐Ÿ‘‘

๐ŸŽย Until The Next UnBoxed

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