Why should your Business do Bulk Email Marketing?  
     
  Email marketing is a value exchange between business and customer. You’re essentially trading your information for their time. Thus, with a strong content driven campaign, email is more powerful than any other digital channel.  
     
  Why? Because it has the ability to centralize the conversation about your business or information about your product to a highly personal environment — your inbox.  
     
  Email provides a direct line of communication between marketer and the decision maker. Email marketing provides the most direct line between product introduction and sales conversion.  
     
  It’s also amazingly cost-effective and according to the Direct Marketing Association, delivers around 4,300% ROI.  
     
  Good newsletter content keeps your customers engaged, keeps the relationship active and mutual, and allows you to leverage off the relationship in moving your products and services through digital word of mouth to other prospects  
     
  Some interesting facts…  
     
 

80%

Of consumers make purchases as a direct outcome of email. Bulk mail remains one of the most powerful sales drivers online.  
       
 

 90%

Of consumers go online to send and receive emails everyday. Email has become integrated in virtually all facets of life. Make sure you appears where your customers are looking.  
       
 

 42%

Consumers said that they preferred receiving promotional emails from companies. The statistics speak for themselves. If your customers are interested in your product, make sure you deliver.  
       
 

 49%

Of email marketers said their newsletter routinely justified themselves. Bulk mail retains one of the highest returns on investment for any given marketing tactic.  
       
 

 80%

Of marketers believed that social sharing extended the reach of email content to new markets. Many believed social media to be the end of email. Instead, it added even more value.  
       
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  What can Email Marketing do for your Business?  
     
  Reach a Global Audience  
  Email marketing allows you to reach all prospects, regardless of geographic location, enabling you to provide your products and services to a larger audience than ever before.  
     
  Drive Sales  
  With the highest click through rates on average of any digital marketing channel, email marketing is the leading driver of sales online. Harness the power of email marketing and grow your business.  
     
  Generate New Leads  
  With the ability to link, track and measure the traffic that goes through email marketing, you have the ability to generate hot leads and guide them through the buyers’ journey.  
     
  Build Relationships  
  The email inbox is the most personal haven for corporate and personal communication. Having the permission to frequent your customers’ inboxes places you in a fortunate position of being able to build a much stronger relationship. A happy customer is a paying customer.  
     
  Integrate Marketing  
  With the ability to integrate various marketing channels, including social media, your newsletter becomes the vantage point from which to launch any of your campaigns.  
     
  Build your Brand  
  By enjoying permission to frequent your customers and prospects’ inboxes you have the ability to build a stronger brand by staying top of mind through quality content, strong sustainable products and services and exemplary customer service.  
     
  Benefits of Email Marketing for your Business  
     
  - Email marketing is one of the most powerful marketing tools available to all types of businesses  
  - Email marketing is an ideal way to promote products, services or events to clients who have requested to receive your messages  
  - Email marketing can reach a wide audience in a short period of time  
  - Email marketing is more cost-effective than traditional marketing  
  - Email marketing provides a clear call to action  
  - Email marketing allows links to be embedded in messages, which drives website traffic  
  - Email marketing is measurable. Data allows marketers to improve future marketing campaigns  
  - Email marketing improves brand awareness and customer relations  
  - Email marketing can be targeted to specific group's example gender, income, age & interests  
  - Email marketing can be geo-targeted  
  - Email marketing allows insight, you can measure who is interested in what and you can supply it  
  - Email marketing helps you keep customers and prospects coming back  
  - Email marketing is quick to send and it's quick to see the results  
  - Email marketing puts your message in front of the customer more accurately than any other mail  
  - Email marketing enables you to proactively communicate with your customers and prospects instead of passively waiting for them  
     
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  Why choose Social Connect for your Bulk Email sending solution?  
     
  1. We provide a bulk email solution that delivers the highest return on investment.  
  2. Our bulk email system is cost effective for all businesses, big or small.  
  3. We provide a system which is the absolute simplest way to reach prospects in the form of bulk emails.  
  4. We upload and manage your user database, creating groups, segmenting and filtering of users.  
  5. We check spam score, proof your newsletter and check the validity of links to ensure maximum delivery.  
  6. We supply integrated social sharing tools to all popular social networks like Twitter and Facebook.  
  7. We provide the ability to send automatic trigger emails in response to a user interaction.  
  8. We manage new subscribers through automated opt-in forms.  
  9. We provide automatic opt-out functionality to ensure legal compliance.  
  10. We supply real-time reports on all user responses and activities. Track real-time totals for emails received, opened, and clicked, as well as email based
or social network shares and new signups.
 
     
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  Bulk Email Rate Card  
       
  Prior to being able to send out your bulk emails, we need to set up an account for you.    
  Our Bulk Email accounts allow you to self manage all your templates, contact lists as well as sends and reports.
If you need assistance, don't stress, we are also able to help by managing your account for you.
   
       
  Depending on your requirements, quantity and frequency of sends, there are three different types of packages available.    
       
           Pay As You Go       Monthly Send Subscriptions       Size of Contact list Subscription    
       
       
1.  Pay As You Go    
 
If you do not send out emails regularly but rather on an ad hoc basis, this package allows you to buy send credits in bundles and then use them as you need them
   
       
  Send credits are available for purchase in the following bundle options:    
       
 

Send Credit Bundles
(1 credit = 1 email send)

Bundle Price

Rate per
email sent

5000 R 420.00

8.4c

10 000

R 700.00

7.0c

20 000

R 1 100.00

5.5c

50 000

R 2 100.00

4.2c

100 000

R 3 500.00

3.5c

250 000

R 7 700.00

3.0c

500 000

R 14 400.00

2.8c

750 000

R 19 700.00

2.6c

1 000 000

R 23 800.00

2.4c

1 000 000 +

On Request


   
  Prices are charged per bundle. Send credits are purchased from Social Connect and added to your Bulk Email account. The credits are valid for one year from date of purchase and 1 credit will be deducted from your account per email sent.    
       
  Emails sent with embedded images or attachments will be subject to additional credits being deducted from your Bulk Email account.    
  All send credits purchased are non refundable and non transferable     
       
       
2. Monthly Sends    
   
If you are sending the same amount of emails every month you can save buy paying a monthly subscription fee to send to a specific size database.
   
       
 

Monthly
Email Sends

Price

Cost per
email sent

2 000 R 160

8.0c

5 000

R 270

5.4c

10 000

R 470

4.7c

20 000

R 920

4.6c

40 000

R 1 730

4.3c

50 000

R 2 020

4.0c

100 000

R 3 600

3.6c

100 001 +

On Request


   
       
  Prices are charged, in advance for 3 months, on a recurring basis.    
       
  Emails sent with embedded images or attachments will be subject to additional credits being deducted from your account.
Once Monthly Plan has been purchased, credit sends are non refundable and non transferable.
Unused sends at the end of the month cannot be carried over, accumulated or transferred. 
   
       
       
3. Size of Contact List    
 
If you need to send a variety of emails to the same database every month, then this package is for you.
The subscription is charged as a monthly fee based on the size of your contact list. 
You can send unlimited times to a certain size database size.
   
       
 

Number
of Contacts

Price
per month

Limit onemail sends

2 000 R 440

No email send limit

5 000

R 960

No email send limit

10 000

R 1 570

No email send limit

25 000

R 3 370

No email send limit

50 000

R 5 170

No email send limit

100 000

R 10 570

No email send limit

100 001+

On Request

   
       
  Prices are charged, in advance for 3 months on a recurring basis.
Fees are charged according to the number of email addresses in your database, and not per send.
Therefore, the only contacts you can remove from your database will be unsubscribed and hard bounced contacts. 
These are terms and conditions for this type of account to prevent abuse by spammers. 
   
       
  Emails sent with embedded images or attachments will be subject to additional credits being deducted from your account.
Once Monthly Plan has been purchased, credit sends are non refundable and non transferable.
Unused sends at the end of the month cannot be carried over, accumulated or transferred.  
   
       
 
   
       
  Once off setup fee    R  975         
       
  Includes:     
   - Account setup and activation    
   - Login creation    
   - Header setup and customisation    
   - Footer setup and customisation    
   - Subscription form customisation    
   - Customised linking pages (Forward to Friend, Report Abuse pages)    
   - Dashboard setup    
   - List upload assistance    
       
       
       
  The Bulk Email system allows for full self management of your newsletter sends, reporting and databases.

However, should you require the assistance of Social Connect to manage your newsletter / email sends, we offer the following package:
   
       
       
  Management fee (per newsletter/email send)  R  750         
       
  Includes:    
   - Uploading of existing customer designed HTML or template newsletter    
   - Upload and manage your user database, creating groups, segmenting and filtering of users    
   - Check spam score    
   - Proof your newsletter    
   - Check the validity of links to ensure maximum delivery    
   - Testing of newsletter    
   - Sending of newsletter    
   - Manage new subscribers    
   - Manage opt-out functionality to ensure legal compliance    
   - Real-time reports on all user responses and activities.
   Track real-time totals for emails received, opened, and clicked, as well as email 
based or social network shares and new signups
   
       
       
  Ad hoc Fees    
       
   Custom template design & HTML conversion (once off)  R 1 500       
   Conversion to HTML R 2 500         
   Complete monthly newsletter construction On Request         
   General edits & updates to templates R   385 per hour           
   Removal of duplicate, incorrect and/or unresponsive email addresses from database See Database        
Clean Up rates below
     
   
       
       
  Database Cleanup Rates    
       
 

Number of email
addresses in database

Rate per 1000
email addresses

1 - 100 000 R25 / 1000
100 001 - 500 000 R22 / 1000
500 001 - 1 000 000 R18 / 1000
1 000 000 + On Request

   
   Example: A database with 50 000 addresses = R1250.00    (50 000 / 1000 * R25)    
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Please note:

All packages on this site are subject to our Terms and Conditions.

The above rates exclude VAT.

All data collected will be the sole property of the client.
All rates are subject to change without prior notice.
The client must provide images in jpeg format for the newsletter. 
Client to make sure that all products in the newsletter or promotional mailer are loaded on their website and that they are live.
All send credits purchased are non refundable and non transferable.
Every Bulk Email account is subject to our Permission Policy and the Terms and Conditions of Use.

 

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