What Email Marketers Can Do to Stop Unsubscribes

Curated by Paul Helmick

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  • 40% of subscribers say they prefer to receive marketing emails from brands once a week
  • 20% say they want to receive emails once a month; and 17% say every couple months is ideal
  • Consumers say providing an option to receive emails less frequently is the most effective thing marketers can do to stop unsubscribes
  • 40% of respondents say that even if they had decided to unsubscribe from an email list, but a brand offered to send fewer messages instead, they might be dissuaded from leaving.


More than three-quarters (77%) of respondents say they do not have a separate email address for marketing emails.

Via report was based on data from a survey conducted in August 2016 of 1,765 consumers age 18-64 in the United States.