(Infographic) Email marketing Statistics 2018

by Josh Barney

The first ever email marketing blast was sent out in 1978 by Gary Theurk, AKA ‘the father of spam’.

This bulk email was sent to approximately 400 recipients and resulted in $13 million in sales. Not a bad return, eh?

Ever since this this insanely high ROI campaign, email marketing has become one of the most popular direct marketing channels…

…and there’s no sign of it slowing down.

40 years after ‘the father of spam’ had a lightbulb moment that would change the face of marketing, we’ve put together an infographic chock-a-block with email marketing statistics for 2018.

Within this infographic about email marketing statistics, you’ll discover prospective ‘growth’, why it still has a place in 2018 and hopefully, a few points of inspiration.


Email Marketing Statistics 2018

email marketing infographic 2018


Statista, MarketingWeek, Ascend2, eConsultancy, Adobe, Salesforce, Oberlo, Disqus, Statista, EmailMonday


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Josh is the Founder of We Imagine Media, an award-winning content marketer, best selling author and creator of the www.joshbarney.blog. He creates and strategises content, sharing the most successful tactics with his lovely audience. He hates writing in the third person, follow him on the social links so he can get back to writing as himself.

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