Customer estimation of the number of brands they’re signed up to receive emails from saw one of the most marked changes year-on-year. A possible explanation could be a feeling that they opted out or unsubscribed from a number of these during the media coverage around GDPR. This was also notable for its apparent focus on ‘consent’, largely ignoring the opportunity for marketers to use ‘legitimate interests’ as a legal basis to market to customers. However, building strong relationships with an email list is one of the best marketing strategies for increasing sales performance and strengthening the position of a company.
Take a glance at what normally drives consumers in the UK to share their email address to brands, shops or websites, 2019:
- Discounts and offers are ranked as the main motivation factor for surveyed UK consumers to give their email address to brands, shops or websites with a rate of 51%.
- A regular customer is ranked as the second reason that persuades surveyed UK consumers to share their email address with brands with a rate of 46%.
- Joining loyalty programs come at next as a motivation factor that drives surveyed UK consumers to give their emails to brands, shops or websites with a rate of 40%.
- Trust in the brand or website is also listed as a factor that persuades surveyed UK consumers to share their email address with a rate of 31%.
A Graph Shows What Drives The UK Consumers to Give Their Email Address to Brands, Shops or Websites 2019.