Email Marketing- How to Start

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Hello everyone, I'll get straight to the point.

I've read a lot that "The money is in the List" and "... if I could start over, I would started on building a list sooner", this being the case I've decided to start building my list early on. So, now I have a list of about 100 people and it's slowly growing from my site (It's a fan site for an old tv show).

The problem I'm having now is starting the emails! I'm not sure, what type of emails to send out, what type of offers to promote, what type of emails should go in the auto responder ect. Any suggestions or guides you could point me to would be greatly appreciated.
#email #marketing #start
  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    IMO get more emails before starting to blast. As far as content, the best way to get some ideas IMO is to join some lists and watch the emails you get (get ideas don't copy)
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  • Profile picture of the author linux17
    I would like to recommend you to use the mailchimp as its free and easy to use, its allow to send e-mail to the subscriber, you can simply create good newsletter and send mails to subscribers but make sure that you are sending mails to subscribers only as mailchimp is strict about spamming
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  • Profile picture of the author egoldzone
    Go to Clicksure and find offers that match with your list interest
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  • Profile picture of the author aditku
    If you have more money, try to buy autoresponder series. It will make you easy to manage your autoresponder series and don't forget to use good autoresponder.
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  • Profile picture of the author Greedy
    You should always start e-mailing your list right off the bat, but sounds like you are just starting off with this list so no worries. I like to have follow up emails being sent out every 3-4 days typically. Also I like to do weekly broadcasts.

    Your niche might be hard to pitch offers/products to, what are you offering them on your site?
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    • Profile picture of the author Noirmaybe
      Originally Posted by aditku View Post

      If you have more money, try to buy autoresponder series. It will make you easy to manage your autoresponder series and don't forget to use good autoresponder.
      Well the issue is I'm unsure of what to include in the autoresponder.

      Originally Posted by linux17 View Post

      I would like to recommend you to use the mailchimp as its free and easy to use, its allow to send e-mail to the subscriber, you can simply create good newsletter and send mails to subscribers but make sure that you are sending mails to subscribers only as mailchimp is strict about spamming
      Already using it. Thanks



      Originally Posted by Greedy View Post

      You should always start e-mailing your list right off the bat, but sounds like you are just starting off with this list so no worries. I like to have follow up emails being sent out every 3-4 days typically. Also I like to do weekly broadcasts.

      Your niche might be hard to pitch offers/products to, what are you offering them on your site?
      The issue is I'm unsure of what type of content to put in the newsletter or in an auto responder. I thought about including updates to the show but I can't set up the autoresponder for that. My demo is mostly older women, so I figured maybe trying out weightloss/fitness offers or as seen on tv offers but since my site is based around the TV show I'm not sure how I could smoothly segway to these types of offers, or any offers really, without it coming off as spam, out of place or random. Currently, I'm not offering anything.
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  • Profile picture of the author Greedy
    The issue is I'm unsure of what type of content to put in the newsletter or in an auto responder. I thought about including updates to the show but I can't set up the autoresponder for that. My demo is mostly older women, so I figured maybe trying out weightloss/fitness offers or as seen on tv offers but since my site is based around the TV show I'm not sure how I could smoothly segway to these types of offers, or any offers really, without it coming off as spam, out of place or random. Currently, I'm not offering anything.
    yeah, I agree. I would consider using the exact same tactics you used to the build this site/list to build another in a niche that you know is easier to monetize, and you more confident about the leads. For example a yoga site, would much easier to pitch weight loss to.

    I know this maybe more work in the long run, but a good niche is everything. People can make living with sites with under 100 clicks a day if it the niche good. (I've made this error many times myself when I was learning.)

    I would try again with your new hindsight!
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  • Profile picture of the author AdamPayne
    Ok, bit late but one way to start:

    a) Write 10 features of your product
    b) Change each feature to a benefit for your ideal customer

    Example for a pencil:

    Feature: It's hexagonal
    Benefit: It doesn't roll off your desk.

    Focus on benefits.

    Each benefit becomes an email.

    End each email with a PS.

    In the PS, tell them that tomorrow, you have something interesting/exciting to tell them….Cliffhanger. MAkes them want to read the next email.

    Hope this is a start…..
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  • Profile picture of the author michael rozy
    hi
    i am experience in email
    contact me here "grabfreegift@gmail.com"
    ur country ???
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