3 Mailing List Tips That Don’t Work

Mailing List Tips That Can Hurt You

As they say, “the money is in the list.”  If you have a mailing list, you can increase your affiliate marketing earnings.  It’s a bit of trouble to maintain a mailing list, and there’s a lot to know.  You’ll need to find an autoresponder system and learn how to use it.  You’ll have to learn to write email messages and you’ll have to learn how to properly format them to work with your chosen autoresponder.  There’s a lot to know, but there’s also no shortage of information on the Web about how to properly use an autoresponder and a mailing list.

mailing listThe problem is that some of these mailing list tips that are frequently posted here and there aren’t actually helpful, and in some cases, they can even hurt you.  While the ultimate goal of a mailing list is to help you convey whatever messages you choose to the people on your mailing list, making sure that they receive the messages and that the messages have value to them should be paramount.  Sometimes, the mailing list tips offered by so-called “gurus” or “experts” are helpful, but at other times, they’re misleading or counterproductive.  Read on and I’ll explain.

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Mailing List in 30 Minutes?

30 Minutes to a Mailing List

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mailing listIn the course of writing a blog about making money online, there are a number of topics that are going to come up again and again, because they’re important to every Internet marketer.  One of those topics is the mailing list.  It’s been repeated endlessly that “the money is in the list” and to a certain extent, it’s true.  You can have the greatest sales page in the world, but even so, in order to make a sale, you must persuade the visitor to your site to make a purchase right now.  With a mailing list, you’ll have additional opportunities to persuade those who subscribe to make a purchase, as well as additional opportunities to make sales of related products down the road.

That’s all good and well, but there are a lot of people who don’t bother to create a mailing list.  There’s one blogger I admire who’s had a site for more than a year now who still hasn’t bothered to put together a mailing list.  There are many reasons why people don’t put together a mailing list, but one of them is that it’s generally perceived to be a huge hassle.  Another is that there is an expense involved, though it can actually cost a lot less to build a mailing list than you might realize.  It’s also not nearly as time consuming as you might think, and if you read on, you’ll learn how it’s possible to build a working mailing list that’s ready to attract leads in as little as 30 minutes.

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Mailing List Optimization – Helpful Tips

Mailing List Tips – Testing and Timing

If there’s one phrase you’re going to hear a lot in the world of Internet marketing, it’s the phrase “the money is in the list.”  That means that if you’re running an affiliate marketing Website, you should be building a mailing list.  You can share information and tips with your subscribers, and of course, send them occasional offers when you think you’ve found a product that might be helpful to them.  While it’s certainly possible to make money without a list, having one helps, and some marketers have lists with more than 100,000 people on them.  When they mail to those lists, they get results, and they’re likely making good money, too.

mailing list optimizationOf course, there’s a difference between doing something and doing something well, and how you manage your mailing list and create your mailings can make a huge difference in your bottom line.  A lot of this comes with experience, but there are a few basic things that every marketer should pay attention to in order to maximize the results they get when they send a message to their mailing list.  In this post, I’ll go over a few of the more obvious things that can make a big difference between getting an average response from a mailing and getting a great response.

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Affiliate Marketing – 5 Tips to Improve Your Results

Affiliate Marketing Tips

affiliate marketing tipsI’ve certainly spent enough time discussing affiliate marketing on this site that going over the details of how the process works would probably be a waste of time.  The basics don’t change – find a product, get your link, promote your link, make money.  That’s great, but there are always ways to improve your results.  That may be something you do directly to affect the outcome or something indirect that leads to better results.

In this post, I’ll outline a few helpful tips that can help you make more money and see more overall success in your efforts to work online from home.   Some of these are obvious and others not so much, but regardless, they should give you some insights into how to improve your outcome in trying to make money online. Continue reading

Mailing Lists And How to Use Them Wisely

Mailing Lists Are a Great Tool

I’ve written previously about the importance of mailing lists if you’re going to work online from home.  While there are many useful tools that can help you make money online, mailing lists can help you keep in touch with the visitors to your Website and help you make money.  While mailing lists are useful tools, a lot of affiliate marketers tend to misuse them, and that can result in a dead list that doesn’t do anything but cost you money.

mailing lists There’s an old saying in Internet marketing – “The money is in the list.”  What that means is that there are a lot of ways to make money online, but if you build good mailing lists and keep in touch with your list members in meaningful ways, you’ll find that your mailing lists will consist of loyal, dedicated buyers who will provide you with income as well as valuable feedback.  By traditional estimates, properly maintained mailing lists can often generate $1 or more per subscriber, per month.  That’s how some of the Internet marketing gurus manage to earn large sums of money – by building and maintaining mailing lists of tens of thousands of members, they can potentially earn thousands of dollars just by sending out an email message or to. Continue reading

Autoresponders and Mailing Lists – How They Help

Autoresponders and Mailing Lists

If you’re new to trying to make money online, this may be the first time you’ll see the phrase I’m about to type, but it absolutely won’t be the last:

The money is in the list.

autoresponders and mailing lists mean moneyYou’re going to read that a lot, and you’re likely going to read it until you’re tired of seeing it.  It’s an article of faith in the affiliate marketing world that profits are indeed, tied to having a mailing list.  That’s not to say that you cannot make money online without a mailing list; it’s quite possible to earn money without one.  But you can earn more if you do have one, and there are a number of reasons for that.  In today’s post, I’m going to talk about the importance of autoresponders and mailing lists so that you can understand their importance as a marketing tool.

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