Building a list of subscribers is the main task of any online business owner as it will single handily make or break your dream of online profits. Through an email list you can communicate with your readers and subscribers, create a bond and a relationship with them even if it is a digital one, and ultimately buy your products, services or affiliate offers.
It is a matter of numbers after all
First off, a major mistake made by internet marketing newbies is their thinking that the number added this week has to exponentially increase the next week. This is a total misconception.
The tools you need.
The method explained
- STEP 1. know what’s working now in your niche: You can get some content ideas from ezines written by other marketers in your chosen niche. Most likely you are already a subscribed in most of these ezines and you have a goldmine already in your inbox. If not, you can simply subscribe to their lists and along with getting the content ideas you need, you also compile a list of marketers from your niche who are already email list owners.
You find ezines to join by visiting forums in your selected niche. Additionally, look in Google and Facebook to see if you can find more ezines to join. Facebook is key here, there are many engagement groups or pods in Facebook, look for them and join, get super active in your niche.
- STEP 2. Contact individual marketers personally by email: Loose your fear and approach the top people in your field. Ask if they would sell you a paid solo ad to their list, and what the cost is to send it out to their subscribers.While some of them will say no, others will accept and if you are thoughtful in your list selection you can get hundreds of new subscribers for less than $100.
It is also advisable to try and place your ad within their ezine at the top of the issue or article, instead of at the bottom.Your research in Google and Facebook will result in many ezine articles for you to source this method. To save time you may want to research the Directory of Ezines and the Udimi Solo Ads service.
This directory supplies you with the number of subscribers per list, the cost to mail to these lists, and any other pertinent information concerning each list. A truly valuable resource to put this method in practice. It only takes a few quality list sources for this to produce the needed traffic to your website. This is great technique that will help you build your opt-in email list fast.
The approach of the first offer.
They will check their email regularly for more of your deals. People want to know what you can do for them or how you can solve their problems. This is the foundation of all businesses in life, you give value, you get value back.