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Emails = money?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by 07fielBi, Apr 23, 2012.

  1. 07fielBi

    07fielBi Newbie

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    I've been collecting emails and i have around 50k and 20k of gaming forum related emails,

    I was wondering if their is a way to monetise them or have i just created a list for pointless reasons haha?

    thanks guys <3
     
  2. Dawgtown

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    You can do several things with those VALUABLE emails!!

    Remember the saying "It's all in the list!"

    First thing I would do is make sure you have a good auto responder set up. If you have a list of emails in the gaming niche, then you may want to conduct a survey or two to try and gauge the interest of the targeted person. Find out if they prefer console games, iPad games, etc. You can read up on how to conduct email surveys successfully by Googling it or searching this forum.

    Once you have narrowed your list into categories, then you can try and create email campaigns directed to those. If they haven't opted in to anything yet and you just have a scraped email list, then the survey is a good way to capture them for your email chain. Send them offers on game guides, free gaming newsletters, or even game download sites such as Big Fish Games or something like that.

    Just as with any email list, you don't want to spam. Try and engage them with value and get them to sign up for something - free newsletters or a free membership to an online gaming community. If you don't already have a website for gaming, then get to work creating one. The gaming market is huge and grows every year. With the surge in portable gaming devices, smartphones, and tablets, there is no end in sight! Study the market and its trends. Invest some time and money into carefully planning your strategy and take action.

    Good luck to you on this venture!
     
  3. 07fielBi

    07fielBi Newbie

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    I will try am up to 60k of them now lol
     
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    Ege123456789 Newbie

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    Create a reward website (which offers game points & game cards for free). Then send them an e-mail telling them they could get free points for "x" game. Min %30 of them will register and %10 will complete surveys and make you money.
     
  5. ihatecaptcha

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    its not easy to email.Inboxing is the main game in emailing.Repeated message and links on your emails = SPAMBOX..
     
  6. xxf8xx

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    There was some good advice above, however, it sounds to me like you are just scraping emails from the web. These are usually not valuable at all I'm afraid. If you had that many emails from people subscribing to your website, that's another story. Those leads would be VERY valuable.
     
  7. animma

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    Or you could just sell them for some good cash