List Building Tips

Email Marketing and List BuildingOh the mighty list.  Not a list of 20 different recipes for meatloaf.  The email opt-in list.  The workhorse of any complete email marketing campaign.

If you’re having trouble building your list, the tips below should be of great comfort.  And they should help you grow your list, but you have to take action!

Why You Should Build an Audience Before You Build Copyblogger

Listen in as Brian Clark spills the beans on his “Minimum Viable Audience” model for building businesses and products that people want. how he got all his product ideas from his list telling him exactly what they wanted. He built it and sold it to ‘um. The problem I see over and over is, some It’s better to focus on adding value and getting loyal subscribers and then turning that into a business vs. the other way around. I think Ron makes a great point which I’ve

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Now, done correctly, what this really means is effectively using email communication in conjunction with efforts to produce educational content, amplify content throughout social media channels and turn Twitter followers into email subscribers.

3 Steps to List Building Success
To many people listbuilding can be a nightmare, but listbuilding is easier than you think once you know where to start. The problem is there are way too many ways of getting started building a subscriber list. It’s hard to know which ones work and which ones to avoid at all costs.

Remember, there are no sites on the web who are doing a great job with their marketing who do not have a great email marketing and list building campaign.  Relying on all your first-time visitors to take action on an affiliate offer, product link, or your contact form is marketing suicide.
Your list is how you get people back to your site over and over again so that you can build your reputation and trust and get them to take action over time.

 

5 Comments

  1. If you had to start from scratch, what method would you use to build your list over?

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    • Oh man – well social media would have a huge part in it. Generating interest on social, moving them to my sites, and offering them irresistible opt-in incentives. That’s where I’d start.

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    • Oh man – well social media would have a huge part in it. Generating interest on social, moving them to my sites, and offering them irresistible opt-in incentives. That's where I'd start.

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  2. I do have a lot of visitors coming and going… but… I'm not so sure I have a good reason to put em on one, ya know? It bugs me sometimes because I do want to offer cool stuff though. But who's down for it? What changes do I need? I dunno, not so sure…

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    • It's worth spending some thought on. But don't do it without jumping in with both feet. A 1/2 thought out campaign isn't worth starting – wont get any results. I've done that before. :)

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