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Books on Email Marketing

June 7, 2023

In today’s interconnected world, where digital communication reigns supreme, email remains a steadfast and indispensable tool for businesses and individuals alike. In the realm of marketing, email has proven to be an invaluable channel for reaching and engaging with audiences, fostering lasting relationships, and driving conversions. Yet, with countless emails flooding inboxes every day, it has become increasingly challenging to cut through the noise and deliver compelling, critical and impactful messages that resonate with recipients.

To navigate the intricate landscape of email marketing successfully, one must possess a deep understanding of both the art and science behind effective written communication. Fortunately, numerous books have been penned by industry experts, providing valuable insights, strategies, and practical advice on harnessing the true potential of email marketing.

In this blog, we embark on an enlightening journey through the realm of email marketing literature. Whether you are a seasoned marketer seeking to refine your skills or a budding entrepreneur eager to leverage email as a powerful marketing tool, this curated collection of books will serve as your guiding light, equipping you with the knowledge and expertise to craft persuasive, personalized, and impactful email campaigns.

So, grab a cup of coffee, settle into your favorite reading nook, and join us on this immersive journey as we unveil a curated selection of books that will revolutionize the way you approach email marketing. Prepare to elevate your email game, captivate your readers, and unlock the full potential of this powerful medium. Welcome to the world of email marketing literature, where words hold the key to success.

We have added links to each title to Amazon, but feel free to buy or read anywhere. We aren’t affiliated with Amazon.


How To Write Emails That Sell

Matt Bacak, 2020
book about email marketingSaid to be a book that shows you “straight-to-the-point, effective, no-nonsense, how-to write emails that sell kind of information based on 24 years of email writing and email testing”.

Topics Covered:
• The greatest email writing secret in the world
• a proven email structure that sells like hotcakes
• how to write emails that truly build desire
• the ultimate way to get your subscribers to excitedly go buy, buy, buy
• the #1 reason why you find email writing difficult
• 6 proven ways to get the most powerful elements for your emails
• the biggest key to writing masterful emails
• how to hit your subscribers in the gut with strong emotion
• 5 email types used by email writing masters


Email Marketing for Authors Made Simple

Anita Nipane, 2020
Though written for authors to create great lists, this book has some points and information that helps pretty much everyone who wants to have a good quality email list and tips on how communicate with subscribers.

“No other audience, be it on the blog or any social media platform, will be as responsive as your email subscribers. If you have a big email list, you can reach more eyeballs, get more sales, receive more reviews, and earn better Amazon sales ranks.”

Topics Covered:
• Adding hundreds of fresh and targeted contacts to email lists
• Communicate with subscribers to  builds relationships right from the start


The SaaS Email Marketing Playbook

Étienne Garbugli, 2020
book about email marketingThis is a resource where you can be sure to pick up useful tips and strategies whether you’re an internet specialist or just getting started. Andrus Purde, the founder and CEO of Outfunnel, claims that regardless of how great your product is, 40-60% of free trials may never see it again. You run the risk of losing up to 60% of your hard-earned subscriptions as a result. With email marketing, your SaaS company can take advantage of the best reach for action.

Topics Covered:
• Create new emails or In-App messages to influence your users’ behaviors and purchase decisions
• Double, triple, or quadruple the performance of every single email you send
• Stand out in an increasingly more crowded inbox
• Processes and structure to systematically grow the performance of an email marketing program

The book also includes seven deep dives to help you implement your on-boarding, up-sell, retention, referral, and behavioral sequences, among others.


Holistic Email Marketing

Kath Pay, 2020

It’s time to refocus on email marketing as a form of ” marketing . ” You can overcome obstacles , better serve your customers , and produce stronger results for your business by taking a holistic approach to email marketing . Your email marketing programs can be made more dynamic by using holistic email Marketing , which is a trustworthy source of current , useful advice , inspiration , and thought leadership . With the help of  tjhis book,   you can achieve your goals by applying a scientific approach to testing and marketing to cut down on waste and discover what works . This book will help you develop strategies and tactics that will improve your email marketing skills .

Listen to it now.

Topics Covered:
• Develop strategies and tactics that will make you a better email marketer

• Craft email messages that your customers will love and act on

• Achieve your goals by using ‘Helpful Marketing’

• Apply a scientific method to testing and marketing to reduce waste and learn what works


Email Marketing Tycoon

Renetta Wolvies, 2023

You can find topics on fundamental internet marketing topics for internet advertising in this e-book, such as keeping it pertinent, succinct and to the point, writing it your way, using teasers and links, and including them in your marketing emails. Use the frequency that suits you the best, include some wonderful freebies, write a decent subject line to prevent your email from being deleted, and tailor it to the needs of your subscribers.



Summer is the time most of us like to grab a book for a good read – whether in the backyard hammock, the beach or during a trip to somewhere a bit further. I hope that this selection of books helps you take some learning with you to uncover proven strategies, actionable tactics, and cutting-edge techniques to optimize your email campaigns and drive tangible results.

Until next time, keep those emails rolling!

– Jim

Jim Gibbs

Jim Gibbs, Senior Account Executive at Critical Impact

Jim Gibbs is Critical Impact’s Growth Channel team lead and has been selling and closing for a long time. Jim is known to be able to sell bananas to monkeys.


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