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How I Sent 324,728 Emails, Made $21,260 & Got Better Open Rates Than Aweber or GetResponse.

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  1. virus_1720

    virus_1720 Elite Member

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    Hey BHW, Today I am going to reveal one of my best strategies to make money online. My purpose with this post is to show you how I sent over 324,000 emails using a simple self-hosted setup. It’s not rocket science and the way I teach you to do it, it is going to be a breeze.

    There is one condition though, your list must be a quality list without any bad emails or you’ll end up killing your server. THIS IS NOT ABOUT SPAMMING! YOU'LL NEVER MAKE A LOT OF MONEY BY SPAMMING!

    This method will not work for bad emails or scraped emails (it probably could but I wouldn’t know coz I’m straight as an arrow ::evil-grin::)

    In fact, if you’re smart you’ll get away with it but I will not teach that because a lot of newbies will screw things up and then come to me with messages like FUCK YOU! I’m not kidding, it’s happened, see the image below:

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    So for the purpose of this post, I’ll keep it simple and if you’re an advanced marketer, you’ll figure things out yourself because the core concept and the workings are really the same exact things. Let’s proceed:



    1. The Proof:

    Here’s a screenshot of the emails that were sent using Interspire:

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    And ofcourse the income proof:
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    2. Tools Needed:

    • Interspire Email Marketer
    • SendGrid or any other SMTP
    I personally use Interspire tied up with an SMTP server but you could literally use any tool that sends emails. I’ve also heard great things about Sendy and have used it in the past. I just feel that for my needs Interspire does the job well, it is expensive but well worth it if you know what you’re doing.

    Once you have an interspire license, you need to install it on your server. It will even work on a shared hosting because you’re using third party SMTPs to send out emails so anything will work. However, I run it on a VPS by Bluehost.

    You can hire a freelancer from Freelancer.com or Upwork.com and get it done for under $30. It’s a super simple install.

    Anyhoo….

    The next step once you have the big gun ready is getting the bullets in the chamber aka the SMTP services. I recommend SendGrid because they kick every autoresponders’ ass when it comes to delivery, speed and accuracy. They are the true big dogs in the email sending space.

    If you don’t get through Sendgrid, you can use one of the following:

    1. SMTP2Go.com
    2. SMTP.com
    3. AuthSMTP.com
    But I’ll advice you like my best friend and I want you to get SendGrid. Why choose anything else, just give them a call if you face issues with getting an account setup with them.



    3. Setup Service:

    If you don’t want to get your own Interspire license and don’t want to install it on your server and hook up the SMTPs, you can find someone to do it. One person who does it for me can be found here:
    Code:
    chadmccalmanfb at gmail dot com 
    Just google it or search this forum and you'll find someone to install interspire for you.

    The purpose of this blog post is to show you how to send emails without popular AR accounts like GetResponse, Aweber or Sendlane and get better deliveries.


    4. Warm Up Process:

    With SendGrid.com or any other SMTP you don’t really need to warm up your IP addresses if you’re a small scale sender. But if you’re sendings 300K+ emails per month, you’ll be moved to a dedicated IP even with these services.

    Which essentially means you will be given everything pre-built by these companies but if you screw up your IP reputation your emails will never see the inbox.

    Warming-up a dedicated IP address is typically a good idea if you regularly send more than about 5,000 emails per day at least three (3) times a week. If you’re sending at lower volumes, you generally wouldn’t need to pre-warm the dedicated IP address.

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    Also, if you’re on their shared IP plans, you don’t really need to warm up IPs and can start sending straightaway.

    Here’s a guide on how to warm up IPs – click here to read.

    Again, the only time you need to warm up is if you’re using new IPs which do not have sending reputations. With shared plans on majority of the SMTP services, the company providing the IPs takes care of them and makes sure they are healthy.



    5. The Offer:

    One of the most important things when it comes to making money online is the offer. I do know that traffic is said to be the #1 thing but traffic going to sucky sales page gets you nothing.

    I also understand that it is super hard to create a good offer especially if you're a newbie or just starting out. BUT, again, you don't have to create the product yourself.

    You can literally just hi-jack someone else's entire sales funnel for a small free and these things convert well. Why?

    coz you're not the only one driving traffic to their sales pages. they have the advantage of getting 10000s of leads per day (since they license their funnel) and therefore owing to the crowdsourced behavior, they are able to tweak the conversion rates faster and that results in better conversions for all of you.

    The most important thing however is this:

    (A) The offer must be something the people need. Don't invent problems, and then try to solve them. SOLVE A REAL PROBLEM THEY HAVE.

    (B) High converting, always be tweaking your sales copies and optin pages.

    (C) High Value for the people who buy your offer and amazing after sales support. This right here, is your success mantra :)


    6. Excuses & Solutions:

    I’ve had people message me that this is all fun & dandy and they loved the post but they “don’t have an email list to send” to or “What’s the process for building a list” etc. (since this is a copy from my blog).

    And to all these I say – THESE ARE EXCUSES! If you had to figure it out and your life depended on it, you would figure it out and not only that, you would knock it out of the park. The reason why you’re not building a list, even though you know the money is in the list is that you’re not desperate enough.

    Business success needs desperation. You need to be desperate for success. Until you reach your action threshold, which is that fictitious point in your life when you say:

    “THAT’S IT! NO MORE! I WILL NOT LIVE LIKE THIS….”
    ….until you reach this point, you’re never going to take action that gets success.

    See any successful weight loss story, the person who lost that weight said – “that’s it, no more!” Crossing that action threshold is important for success.

    Anyhoo…. sorry for going off to another tangent.

    Solutions to your problems:

    (A) I don’t have a list:

    It's not hard to build. There is a company that offers done for you list building. Google "guaranteed email subscribers" or something and you'll find them. they'll build you a list of 1000 leads in 24-48 hours.

    (B) What is the Process for building a list:

    See the image below to learn how a proper list building funnel works.



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    (C) I cannot build optin pages:

    Go use ClickFunnels.com or LeadPages.com (non-affiliate links). The solutions are all out there, the question is – are you sabotaging your own success? Think about it. Really ponder over this question for a minute.

    A lot of problems (excuses) that we have are actually just BIG NOTHINGS! Your brain resists change…. change is hard & sometimes dangerous.

    And your brain is wired to protect you from harm so a lot of time the problems you see are not problems, they are just made up scenarios.

    Sometimes, you just gotta take action regardless of the fear. You have to JUMP in order to FLY. No other way.

    5. Conclusion:
    Tools Needed are:


    • Interspire or Sendy.
    • An SMTP Service.
    • Killer Offer.
     
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  2. abhi007

    abhi007 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You think cracked version of Interspire, might help me with this?
     
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    It could my friend. never used a cracked version but I have HEARD it works
     
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  4. Kühlschrank

    Kühlschrank Newbie

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    Got 250K Opt-in list of a german DIY/Knitting company making ~ 2 million euros per year. List is 95% women between the age of 25-50, but I have no fucking offer, I can't find fucking affiliate offers for the german market... Any ideas?
     
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    How much time did it take you to send 325k emails and you made $20k from this campaign only or generally with email marketing so far?
    Keep up the good work, thanks for the guide!
     
  6. laur.laurix

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    MF. Go to offervault

     
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    virus_1720 Elite Member

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    Here's an offer I found within 30 seconds:
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    Also, what you could do is if you are with a CPA company get your AM on chat and ask him which offer would be best for your demographics. You might have to call a few AMs but you may hit gold :)
     
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    Kühlschrank Newbie

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    As much as I appreciate the help, these offers may be open for international sales, but are hardly optimized for non-english people. Look at this knitting website you just send me, it simply doesn't work for german speaking people...

    I guess affiliate marketing in germany is a much more serious business compared to the english market. I can hardly find ebooks or any sort of clickbank thing for german speaking people, it's always big companys like Zalando with shitty ecommerce affiliate programs...
     
  9. freqee

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    Hey man, are you good with email lists?

    I have never marketed that way, but I have a list of around 50K current subscribers to adult paysites. What would you suggest?
     
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    I can't find fucking affiliate offers for the German market, I have no fucking offer. 2 million euros per year.
     
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    Kühlschrank Newbie

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    Yes, sadly these offers are not mine & the amount of skill & honest work to produce them is just not possible for me :)
     
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    virus_1720 Elite Member

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    Setup an ecommerce store for knitting supplies using shopify.

    Create a digital product in german market.

    Have someone take an english product, you license it and have it done in german. Almost 99% of the clickbank vendors would die for a free revenue stream. You just ask them to license it to you, you get a translator to convert it into german or do it yourself and SELL! give the CB vendor a part.
     
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    My dad is in the DIY/knitting (sort of) niche in Holland.

    We got our own website, and import everything directly from China.

    Maybe this could give you an idea? Try finding a dropshipper in the DIY/knitting niche and set up a webshop to actually use the list.


    Just a thought...
     
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    Really good info here dude.

    Btw I noticed you didn't mention SES when mentioning SMTPs, although you mentioned using Sendy. Is there any reason in particular? It's way cheaper than any other service, but how do you feel it compares to Sendgrid?
     
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    SES is super strict with their policies and they ban account really fast so not worth the effort for me. Sendgrid and SES are comparable when it comes to delivery but SES is way harder to keep up with.
     
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    Yes, that is exactly what I meant. Aliexpress ships to a lot of places in the world. Just setup a regional shopify store and be the supplier of knitting stuff to your audience. Since there is low competition, you can easily be the best.

    Also, use FB ads to promote the FB Store. You'll get super cheap clicks
     
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    how much did it cost in time + money ?
    how long did it take to earn $21.260?
     
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    Hmmm....

    Let's get some facts straight.

    You made a goood & catchy title promising to show us how you made 20k from sending 310k emails.
    You've posted a basic how to mail guide. Nothing specific.
    You're earnings are from a freelancing site People Per Hour if I am not mistaken,which is a freelancing website.

    I can't see:

    Real conversion rate example on your emails
    How to build the email list,which is the most important part of this business.. (buying emails is almost the same as scraping them,aka useless)
    How your Pepople Per Hour earnings is related to email marketing offers...

    I can see:

    You've promoted chadmccalmanfb at gmail.com which seems to be your buddy on your business, aka the SoloAdsX
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    You have a nice signature sucking newbies emails & building your solo ads list.

    What am I missing OP?

    Update:
    It seems that you own optinz.com as well.[​IMG]
    A member asked here about the service http://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/anyone-trie-optinz.816989/ and your answer was "is good".

    On this same guide you recommend people to buy subscribers by googling "Guaranteed email subscribers"

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    Surprisingly, the first 2 results are your own businesses
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    Hmmm,I am starting to doubt the purpose of this post
     
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    If nothing else, being a part of this forum has really helped me hone in my bullshit detector.

    But that is some quality detective work you just put in. I think that puts you right up there with Asif as BHW co-head ninja-level bullshit detection expert.

    Kudos.
     
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    Well if you only spent time in efficient ways you would have been better. It's all you need to email leads. Do you want me to complicate things and make it almost impossible for newbies? That would probably solve your itch but it's not what I'm here.

    Negative people, negative shit!
     
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