Why people unsubscribe

Social Media Today recently posted survey results from a study to find out why people unsubscribe from email marketing & unlike brands on social media. Some highlights:

Email…
– 54% messages sent too frequently
– 49% content repetitive and boring
– 47% too many emails sent by brand
– 25% messages were irrelevant from start
– 22% subscribed for a one-time offer

Facebook…
– 44% company authored too many posts
– 43% wall became glutted with marketing
– 38% messages repetitive and boring
– 24% posts were overly promotional
– 19% content was irrelevant from start

Twitter…
– 52% messages repetitive and boring
– 41% stream became inundated with marketing
– 39% company tweeted too frequently
– 21% tweets were overly promotional
– 15% content was irrelevant from start

The rest of the article is available at: http://socialmediatoday.com/martinmeyergossner/270965/email-facebook-twitter-why-consumers-unlike-brands

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