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How To Build A List Of Eager Subscribers

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by hatisenang, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. hatisenang

    hatisenang Newbie

    Jan 6, 2007
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    Every online business provides great service to generate satisfaction among their customers. As each and every customer receives satisfaction over their products or the services they get, there is a great chance that they will become a return customer and buy again. Better yet, they will recommend you to other people that could generate more business for you and your site.

    As more traffic is driven to your site, you can entice many of them to subscribe to your mailing list or opt-in list. This is a list where in website visitors agree to be sent promotional materials such as newsletters, catalogs and such that could keep them updated about your site or the niche of your site. These promotional materials are sent via e-mail to the members of the list in different time intervals.

    When using e-mail as the media of your marketing and advertisements, you eliminate the need for high costs. Email is free and if you can manage to make your own promotional advertisements you can also save a bundle there. With an opt-in subscribers list, you are pretty sure that what you are sending out is received, viewed and read by the subscribers and not simply being deleted. They have signed up for service and have consented in receiving it.

    This means that there are constant reminders to your subscribers about all your products, new products and services as well as any promotions and special deals you are having. There is also the chance that they can be forwarded to other potential customers as they tell their friends and families about you and your site.

    Of course you should be also aware that a subscriber may unsubscribe when they feel that they are not getting what they want or expected. Make sure that they are satisfied with your opt-in marketing strategies and keep them excited in receiving your newsletters and catalogs. Here are some tips that can help you build a list of eager subscribers.

    Make your promotional materials interesting and fun. Try to use a little creativity but not too over artsy. Build around what your product or service is about. For example; if you are selling car parts, put some pictures of what is new in the auto parts world, a new wing door possibly that can fit any car and make it look like a Lamborghini.

    Try to research what people are looking for, these way, you stay one step ahead of them all the time and you will be their bearer of new tidings. They will be eager to receive what you are sending them because they new you always have fresh and new things to share with them.

    Write good articles that can be very informational but light at the same time. If your subscribers enjoy your articles, they will go to your site by clicking the links that you will be putting on your newsletter to read some more. You can provide articles that can connect to many people. Be diverse in your articles. Put something humorous, then put something informational, then put something that has both.

    Are you wary about this because you don?t like writing? No problem, there are many professional and experienced article writers that can do the job for you for minimal fees. They know what they are doing and can provide the need that you have for your newsletters, the money that you pay for your articles are going to be met by the many sign-ups and the potential profit from the sales that you will get.

    Create and send an E-book to your customers about anything that is related to your business or site. Use your knowledge and expertise in the field you have chosen to help other people who are similarly interested. Offer this e-book for free. You can write about anything informational and helpful to your subscribers. For example; you can do manuals and guides in so many things. This e-book could be used as a reference for many people.

    Share this e-book with everyone, even other sites; just make sure that they don?t change the links in the e-book that will lead people to your site. If you want, you can always get some people to write it for you just like your articles. Your investment once again will be covered by the great marketing this will generate.

    Add e-coupons in your newsletters that will help them avail to special discounts. Put a control number in your e-coupon so that they can only be used once. When people get discounts that can be found in your newsletters, they will be eager to receive your newsletter in anticipation of what you are promoting next.

    If your subscribers can get benefits from your newsletters, they will be very eager to receive them. Just don?t flood your mailing list with mails so that you don?t annoy your subscribers.
  2. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP

    Oct 27, 2005
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    One tip I've learned is to send out your first email within the 60 seconds of the subscriber signing up. Tell them to check their emails immediatley. There was a email marketing study done in which there were two lists.
    List A -Sent there emails out within 60 seconds
    List B -Sent there emails out 5-15 minutes later

    The end result that List A had about 40%-60% better response rate. Why? Because List A got the subscribers excited to check their 1st email message, also the idea was allrelady fresh in their minds so they built up relationship in seeing your email address.
    The subscribers in List B lost this relationship by sending it later. The assumption is that people saw List B as an "out of the blue" email and thus more likely to not remember who or where this email came from.

  3. Fusion

    Fusion Newbie

    Dec 8, 2006
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    Wow interesting article and interesting comment. I like that simple 60 seconds trick!
  4. groverinri

    groverinri Registered Member

    Dec 4, 2006
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    Providence RI
    Most autoresponders will send your email out automatically. This is the best course. especially since after 60 seconds it appears to have less of an effect.