Less is More: An Exploratory Analysis of Optimal Visual Appeal and Linguistic Style Combinations in a Salesperson's Initial-Contact E-mail to Millennial Buyers Within Marketing Channels

@article{Dapko2014LessIM,
  title={Less is More: An Exploratory Analysis of Optimal Visual Appeal and Linguistic Style Combinations in a Salesperson's Initial-Contact E-mail to Millennial Buyers Within Marketing Channels},
  author={Jennifer L. Dapko and Andrew B. Artis},
  journal={Journal of Marketing Channels},
  year={2014},
  volume={21},
  pages={254 - 267}
}
The use of e-mail between partners within a marketing channel is pervasive, but little research has been conducted to determine what practices are most effective. The use of e-mail as a preferred method of communication is expected to grow given the increased use of technology by young adults (i.e., millennials). Six different manipulations are used to explore the combined use of visual appeal (e.g., use of color, photos, logos) and linguistic style (i.e., casual or formal) when sellers use e… Expand
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