How Vanessa Went From 36,000 Emails to 6 Overnight

Meet Vanessa: One-stop marketing shop by day, volunteer firefighter on the weekend

As a freelance marketing professional, Melissa juggles everything from business development and graphic design to media outreach and event planning for a client roll that includes the seventh-largest healthcare system in the United States. As the wife of a career firefighter—and a volunteer herself—she juggles a demanding schedule at home.

Vanessa SaneBox Success Story

Busy does not begin to describe Vanessa. Staying organized helps her hold it all together—at least it did, until her silently mushrooming email inbox threatened to overwhelm her.

Email Marketing Wall Of Shame 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

SaneBox Email Wall of Shame - Subscriber's Remorse

We’ve all been there. You buy something in-store and request an emailed copy of the receipt. Later that day, you sign up for online bill pay, book a weekend outing, and finally sign up for that social network you’ve been holding out on. You browse the network, find a lot of great content, and opt into a handful of e-newsletters. You receive confirmation emails from each of the day’s activities, and you’re happy to have them for reference.