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Curious About Building Email List

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chuckedmun13
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Curious About Building Email List
25 Oct 2016
I'm pretty new to online marketing, but i find it to be a challenge in which i am up for it. Just was curious about a few things,

  • Wanted to know if any of you ladies/gentlemen would mind giving me a little insight on how to grow your email list?

  • If using free advertisement is really helpful, or more of a thing that tends to be pointless?

  • For a newbie what would you recommend for instance are there any books you may have read, that have helped improve your traffic flow to your websites? Aside from paid advertisement of course i plan on working my way to purchasing that in the near future, I would be grateful for any help offered. Thanks and have a wonderful evening.
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    Yeongwonhi
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    29 Nov 2016
    Whenever people get on your website, and if you happen to have a blogsite, you can always ask them to subscribe by having them enter their email. That is one way to capture their emails, of course given that you would not sabotage or sell it in any way.
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    Bigian13
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    30 Nov 2016
    @chuckedmun13

    There are many ways to grow your email list. You can get people to subscribe via your website, or you can even buy email lists tailored to your needs. Have a facebook page and give offers for those that subscribe. People increasingly do not want to hand over their details unless there is something in it for them.

    Buying email lists can give problems regarding validity and accuracy of your target audience.

    If you sell on Amazon and eBay, under no circumstances should you send your customers marketing emails from your own email account. This is one of the quickest ways to get banned.
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    toddlisting
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    5 Jan 2017
    Offer some sort of free content like a white paper or info graphic or free sample that the user needs to have emailed to them. That way you collect emails from people who are genuinely interested in what you have to say.

    Thanks!
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    Andy
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    5 Jan 2017

    wplisting wrote:

    Offer some sort of free content like a white paper or info graphic or free sample that the user needs to have emailed to them. That way you collect emails from people who are genuinely interested in what you have to say.

    Thanks!
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    toddlisting
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    5 Jan 2017
    @Andy already read that!
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    Bigian13
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    7 Jan 2017
    @Andy

    Don't know what you mean
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    Frankie
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    28 Feb 2017
    @chuckedmun13 Hi. I think that it would be better to build up a social media account than an email list. I've been on the internet for a while, and in the olden days (about 5 to 10 years ago) all I had to do was put up a sign up box or link on my site and I would get lots of people to join my email list. Unfortunately I couldn't come up with enough content to keep my lists going, so I let them fizzle out. Fast forward to today, and I've been trying to get people to sign up for my lists. Most of my site visitors aren't interested in signing up, and those that do don't complete the two step confirmation process. You might get different results based on your industry. This is just what my experience has been.

    If you haven't done so already, put a tracker on your website and look at your site visitors. Are the majority using a smartphone, tablet or desktop? If most of them are using smartphones, they are probably using social media.

    If you still want to build up an email list, try using gleam.io. This is an app that connects with several email list hosts, and you can design your sign up box in several different ways depending on what you think will appeal to your customer.
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    ShelfTrend
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    Re: Curious About Building Email List
    2 Mar 2017
    We give away part of our product for free to our customers. We find this gives them a reason to come back to our page and lets us focus on quality email news content sent less frequently. This takes some pressure off creating content quickly at lower quality

    We have low unsubscribe rates as a result

    hope this helps!

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