Course description

  • What’s the focus of this course?

    Email Marketing is all about sending commercial messages to existing or potential customers through e-mail - to promote a product or service, to request business, solicit sales/donations. It helps brands build loyalty, cultivate trust, and increase awareness.

    The Email Marketing Foundation course from Simplilearn aims to train participants in the rapidly expanding online discipline of e-mail marketing. This course takes participants through the basic concepts of direct online marketing and helps them devise effective marketing strategies using emails.

  • What are the course objectives?

    The course covers basic concepts related to email marketing. By the end of Email Marketing Foundation course, participants will have learned all about:
    • Techniques to improve traffic, visibility, and awareness of brand or product
    • Marketing business through an e-mail platform
    • Preparing an e-mail list and e-mail campaigns
    • Expanding your subscriber base
    • Tracking, monitoring, and segregating large email sets
    • Email rules and regulations

  • Who should take this course?

    The Email Marketing Foundation course from Simplilearn can be pursued by professionals looking for a basic understanding of email marketing and its best practices. The course is great for:
    • Business owners
    • Entrepreneurs
    • Online marketing professionals
    • Marketing professionals
    • Bloggers
    • Fresh graduates
    • Copywriters & content writers
    • PR professionals

  • These industry-leading organizations trust our training

Course preview

    • Lesson 00 - SME Introduction 01:47
      • Email Marketing Lesson 0 SME Introduction 01:47
    • Lesson 01 - Introduction to Email Marketing 16:59
      • 1.1 Introduction 00:40
      • 1.2 Email Marketing An Introduction 03:51
      • 1.3 History and Evolution of Email Marketing 03:21
      • 1.4 Pervasiveness of Email 05:46
      • 1.5 Key Drivers of Email Effectiveness 02:29
      • 1.6 Key Takeaways 00:52
    • Lesson 02 - Elements of Email 18:21
      • 2.1 Introduction 00:24
      • 2.2 Primary Email Elements 03:09
      • 2.3 Email Preview and Email Development 11:01
      • 2.4 Legal Requirements, Email Footer and Subscription Options 03:00
      • 2.5 Key Takeaways 00:47
    • Lesson 03 - Working with an ESP 23:43
      • 3.1 Introduction 00:45
      • 3.2 Need for ESP and Its Rise 05:54
      • 3.3 Email Campaign and ESP Account Settings and Features 07:56
      • 3.4 Building an Email Campaign 04:59
      • 3.5 ESP Reporting Features 03:14
      • 3.6 Key Takeaways 00:55
    • Lesson 04 - Build and Maintain your List 35:31
      • 4.1 Introduction 00:49
      • 4.2 Importance of Building an Email Subscriber List 03:02
      • 4.3 Build Your Subscriber List 04:14
      • 4.4 Subscriber Options 07:06
      • 4.5 List Building Tactics 06:46
      • 4.6 Managing Subscriber List 06:31
      • 4.7 Segmenting Subscriber List 06:22
      • 4.8 Key Takeaways 00:41
    • Lesson 05 - Avoid Spam Penalties 25:52
      • 5.1 Introduction 00:42
      • 5.2 Primary Email Elements 04:39
      • 5.3 Define Spam 03:42
      • 5.4 Spam Laws and Regulation 10:18
      • 5.5 Methods to Combat Spam 05:33
      • 5.6 Key Takeaways 00:58
    • Lesson 06 - Email Deliverability 13:53
      • 6.1 Introduction 00:42
      • 6.2 Understand Deliverability 02:56
      • 6.3 Improve Deliverability with Email Preview 02:33
      • 6.4 Overcoming Deliverability Problems 02:50
      • 6.5 Focus on a Mobile-First Delivery 04:03
      • 6.6 Key Takeaways 00:49
    • Lesson 07 - Campaign Measurement 25:35
      • 7.1 Introduction 00:47
      • 7.2 Email Measurement Funnel 10:14
      • 7.3 Email Measurements 05:36
      • 7.4 Essentials of Landing Pages 08:20
      • 7.5 Key Takeaways 00:38
    • Lesson 08 - Automation Basics 21:07
      • 8.1 Introduction 00:42
      • 8.2 Autoresponders 02:38
      • 8.3 Thank You Email 03:28
      • 8.4 Welcome Series Emails 07:46
      • 8.5 Triggered Email Campaigns 05:30
      • 8.6 Key Takeaways 01:03
    • Email Marketing Foundations Quiz
      • Email Marketing Foundations Quiz
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Exam & certification

  • What are the pre-requisites for this course?

    No prior knowledge of digital marketing is required for this course. Some awareness about the principles of marketing will help, but this not mandatory.

  • What certification do I get post-training?

    After successful completion of the training, you will be awarded a course completion certificate from Simplilearn.

  • What do I need to do to unlock my Simplilearn certificate?

    • Complete 85% of the course.
    • Complete 1 simulation test with a minimum score of 60%.

Course advisor

Matt Bailey
Matt Bailey Expert Internet Marketer, President of SiteLogic, Author

Matt Bailey is the founder and president of SiteLogic, and the author of Internet Marketing: An Hour A Day. Matt also serves on the Advisory Board for Incisive Media’s Search Engine Strategies Conferences, and is one of the conference’s highest-rated speakers.

Matt Bailey
Matt Bailey Expert Internet Marketer, President of SiteLogic, Author

Matt Bailey is the founder and president of SiteLogic, and the author of Internet Marketing: An Hour A Day. Matt also serves on the Advisory Board for Incisive Media’s Search Engine Strategies Conferences, and is one of the conference’s highest-rated speakers.


  • What is online marketing all about?

    Digital marketing or online marketing is part of the e-commerce vertical. Online marketing relies upon the World Wide Web and electronic mail for advertising and marketing purposes. Capturing prospective leads online and converting them to sales is the primary objective of digital marketing.

  • What topics does the training cover?

    The email marketing course offers an in-depth treatment of the principles of Email Marketing. Please refer to the Course Syllabus for more information.

  • Tell me more about the author

    Matt Bailey is the founder and president of SiteLogic, and the author of "Internet Marketing: An Hour A Day". With over a decade in the web marketing industry, Matt excels in combining his marketing background with programming know-how to help companies create comprehensive strategies that improve internet presence and conversions.

    Matt also serves on the Advisory Board for Incisive Media's Search Engine Strategies Conferences. As one of the conference's highest-rated speakers, he presents at Search Engine Strategies Conferences around the world.

  • Does the course cover recent developments and trends?

    Simplilearn strives to provide high quality, current content that is in line with the latest industry standards. Our experienced and certified trainers and Subject Matter Experts constantly research the latest trends to incorporate them into our training programs. New developments are quickly integrated into the syllabus with timely updates.

  • Who are your learners?

    Our audience consists of working professionals looking to sharpen and upgrade their skills to build competitive careers. Professionals in entry and mid-level positions find our training ideal.

  • What is the current state of the job market for online marketing professionals?

    With an estimated 200,000+ unfilled roles in various specialties of digital marketing (source:, digital marketing offers tremendous opportunities for skilled, trained marketing professionals. Simplilearn’s training prepares novices and experienced professionals alike gain a firm footing in the online marketing space by advancing their skills and knowledge.

  • Can I cancel my enrolment? Do I get a refund?

    Yes, you may cancel your enrolment if you are not satisfied with the course. We provide a complete refund after deducting the administration fee. To know more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • What are the payment options?

    Payments can be made using any of the following options and a receipt of the same will be issued to you automatically via email.
    • Visa Debit/credit Card
    • American Express and Diners Club Card
    • Master Card, Or
    • PayPal

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