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[Journey] 15k E-Mail list in the dating niche

Discussion in 'My Journey Discussions' started by duzkerotzki, May 7, 2014.

  1. duzkerotzki

    duzkerotzki Regular Member

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    Hello folks,

    i have been pretty successful in the last 2 years. I have made a total of around 70k$.
    I achieved my first goal: a nice car (nissan 370z).

    The problem is: my methods are short-term.

    Now I want to build a real business on which I can rely on.
    So the first thing that comes into my mind is email marketing. Im fascinated by the power of automation.
    You can create your own sales funnel. Once you have enough subscribers you can send out one mail and
    make thousands of dollars.

    I have always been a big dreamer. I'm sure thinking big is an important factor, if you want to be successful.

    So my next goal is to generate a 15k E-Mail list. Those subscriber secure a nice income, even if I am not able to work for a month or something.

    In my country DOI is a law. So I want to build a legit DOI list in the dating / seduction niche.


    What I am planning to do:
    Create multiple traffic sources that are all linked to a squeeze page.
    Im going to use the following traffic sources:
    • SEO
    • Social Media (especially Facebook)
    • Youtube / Myvideo / Dailymotion Videos
    • Google Alerts list building
    • Once my sales funnel is advanced I'm gonna buy traffic.


    Monetization will be by own products and affiliate products.


    What I have done so far:

    • ordered E-Mail Marketing Service with a good reputation and a high inbox rate. Money doesn't play a role atm.
    • I created a freebie, a short 6 pages report.
    • I created my first own digital product (cheap product, costing around 22 bucks).
    • I've setup sales page and integrated my payment service. If someone orders they will automatically receive login details by mail and can download the product.
    • I've set up 5 Autoresponders so far (1. freebie, 2. introducing my product, 3. Talking more deeply about the product, 4. making pressure that theres only a limited amount of copies available, 5. discount code: get 50% off discount)
    • I created my squeeze page (optimizepress 2.0)
    • I created 4 Videos and uploaded them to Youtube.

    Things I am able to use:
    • 2 fake profiles on Facebook (around 7,5k friends in total, mostly men)
    • my fanpage (330k likes but very inactive and in the fun niche)

    So far I got 8 subscribers. (Started yesterday).

    Let's rock this shit. I'm open for advices.

    Thanks
    duzkerotzki
     
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  2. ralphnsk

    ralphnsk Newbie

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    Hey duzkerotzki,

    I've found your thread in Google and it even made me return to BHW ;) (i haven't been active here at all).

    I was wondering how your journey's been doing? I've been working with paid traffic in dating niche for a couple years (mostly with mature females), but never got to building a list. Initially the ROI has been very nice, but over time it's dropped for me, so I'm thinking of new ways to make more money from my traffic.

    Are you only relying on your own product to monetize traffic? Have you tried promoting CPA dating offers to your list? Other, non dating-related offers?

    Could you PM me your skype, perhaps we could discuss it together?
     
  3. TheMonster786

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    Nice Idea . I am doin CPA with Adult Traffics that i get from CRAIGSLIST . I Have a huge Email list of them , nearly 500k now !!! :) Thinking to reuse them .

    Thanks for your post .
     
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  4. ralphnsk

    ralphnsk Newbie

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    hey Mary,

    I've never tried Craigslist, but I've always heard the quality of its traffic is not too good. What did you promote to your subscribers, just adult dating/webcams, or was it something more creative?
     
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  5. Sysgod

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    I'm curious to hear about your journey so far over the past couple months.
     
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  6. duzkerotzki

    duzkerotzki Regular Member

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    Sorry, i was very busy for the last few months due to studies and shit.
    In the last weeks I've built my own video course and have set up complete payment & auto-deliver.

    The product costs 49? which is around 64$. Well, but actually im only getting 36? due to VAT and fees.
    The product went live 2 days ago - I got 5 sales so far and around 358 Double Optins.
    Now i'm focusing 100% on listbuilding as I have more time.

    Also i'm currently testing out paid traffic in order to increase sales or optins. Seems promising but too less
    data yet.

    This thread will be updated permanently now. Follow me
     
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  7. darkaneudy

    darkaneudy Registered Member

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    Nice bro,,,Keep working!..
    Btw, What services for email marketing are you using? Is it a Mass/Bulk sender services?
    If don't want to say it on public, please PM Me!
    Thank!!
     
  8. topmm

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    I'll follow you, wish you best of luck
     
  9. duzkerotzki

    duzkerotzki Regular Member

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    You won't know it, as I do E-Mail Marketing not on english but in my country.
    The email marketing service is also only in my country.

    And no, its not for spamming bulk email adresses. Its strict double optin. costs me around 100$ / mo
     
  10. Chaddicus

    Chaddicus Newbie

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    List building is something I know I need to get into. I haven't even cracked the surface. I'd be interested in hearing which of your methods is producing the most traffic and numbers for your list too (like FB, YouTube, ppc or straight SEO). Looking forward to your updates.
     
  11. inflameous

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    Wow, you are at 560 subscribers already, and that's double opt-ins, what's your main traffic source for the subscribers? I'm in Email Marketing as well and it took me roughly the same time to get half of your subscribers with a single opt-in.