Study Finds Less Email Copy Drives More Revenue

Key Takeaways

  • Emails should have between 50 and 125 words
  • Try to keep the emails simple and concise
  • The closer you can get to 75 words the better

The Email Optimization Shop conducted a test in 2020 where they found that reducing the copy in a promotional email generated a 918% lift in revenue.

It wasn’t just that the text was reduced — the presentation was simplified as well. Even though the clickthrough rate was about the same, the revenue generated from the simpler email was significantly higher.

Review The Results at Email Optimization Shop

In December Sleeknote published the results of a number of different studies that all yielded similar results.

Included among them was a study by Boomerang which studied over 40 million emails and found that messages with 75-100 words performed best.

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