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How often should I email my list in the span of a week? I want to keep them informed but not push the issue.
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  • Profile picture of the author Diego Aguirre
    If you do it once a day, you would be doing it like the most successful email marketers do
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephon Moore
      Thanks! I initially wanted to email my subscribers once a day but I was unsure if this was too much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kanchan seo
    It is dependent on your ability. For more information you can use mailchimp
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  • Profile picture of the author Dan Tran
    I think twice a week is good, you can use MailChimp to manage mail system more efficiently
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  • Profile picture of the author TobiMDD
    I think somehow there is no right or wrong in answering this question because it simply depends on whether you have something to say or if you have nothing to say. Can you offer your readers any added value if so contact them as often as you can as long as you have added value.

    However, if you have nothing to say and would only email because you think it might be better but don't actually see any content or point then don't...
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephon Moore
      Never quite looked at it from that point of view. I want to give quality content but not a ton of aimless emails. Thanks
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  • Profile picture of the author Old Molases
    This really depends upon the industry you are working in. For instance, I work for a VPN Service Provider (Ivacy) and we usually send out emails when the price changes, new feature is added, any news that might be coming up. At times we dont email our subscribers for as long as two week, but there are times when we send them email twice a day.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gary Handy
    Originally Posted by Stephon Moore View Post

    How often should I email my list in the span of a week? I want to keep them informed but not push the issue.
    If you are a faceless company or cooperation, it's quite okay to email your clients whenever you need to update them on a change in company policy and so on, and that could be once a month or once every two months. However, if you are an individual doing affiliate marketing, or some other form of marketing online, via email, you cannot wait until you have something to say to your subscribers to email them.

    Your email list is the customer base that needs to know, like, and trust you before they can even begin to consider buying from you. This requires relationship building to a point where you understand and know their needs. So I would say, you need to be in contact with your subscribers not less than once per week.

    You don't want to email too often, as that could be annoying and result in them unsubscribing. However, if you wait until you have something to say to contact them, they may end up not hearing from you for weeks, or maybe a month, and may forget you and not open your emails, or unsubscribe. It's in your best interest to find something to say and communicate with your subscribers at least once per week.
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephon Moore
      Thanks, I've heard about people emailing their list everyday and some only once or twice a week. I can see how it would get annoying to get emails about products from someone you don't know, especially if its everyday.
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  • Profile picture of the author Leadnetwork
    If you have some updates you can mail them as often as you need, also it depends of the style of your promotion and your product. Try to be useful for your audience and not spam
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  • There's no one size fits all. I get daily emails from certain people I like as marketers, but after a while they bore me. Others who I get daily emails from have kept my attention all the way through.

    That doesn't mean one is better than the other. It's just that certain people hold 'my' attention for longer than others. That's just my experience though. I'm sure there are people who like person A more than person B, whereas I like person B more than person A.

    Swings and roundabouts, eh?

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  • Profile picture of the author Monetize
    I have subscribed to countless email "newsletters"
    over the years and so I get them from various gurus,
    the Avon person, department stores, etc. Some of
    these people send out multiple emails a day. I am
    curious about their open rate since I rarely read any
    of this marketing propaganda anymore but I have an
    endless supply of emails to research, that's for sure.
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephon Moore
      That's what I'm more concerned about. So many people get emails into products they opt into and barely even look at.
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  • Profile picture of the author Birdi
    As stated above there is no real one answer it is a more of a try and test to see the reaction of your subscribers.

    BUT...

    Saying that, from my own experience so long as you email them daily but make sure that you give them VALUE in your email you will still have their attention, once you lose thier attention then they are gone.

    Most marketers that I follow tend to email me daily, some really hard sell through thier emails while others actually keep my attention buy giving my VALUE. But in my opnion its about testing your subscribers.


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  • Profile picture of the author maxsi
    Once a day, or 5 times in a week.

    Hot subscribers are glad to read from you
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  • Profile picture of the author youstable
    Its totally depends on your list and type of emails you wish to shoot, We have a list of half million active webmasters and we sent them to blog article link once in a day.

    I usually try to cover all the information within the email, I send 1 promotional email per week which has a full promotion usually on Sunday.

    Test and find the better strategy that works for your list.
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  • Profile picture of the author NiceGuy8437
    The average varies from once a week to twice a day. A good gage is to ask yourself how often do you want to be bothered by someone emailing you everyday? If the content is really good and helpful to you then once a day is fine as perhaps you are even looking forward to reading it everyday for that reason! If on the other hand the email is always just trying to sell you on something else or the content is unhelpful then you might be more inclined to just want to unsubscribe to get rid of the junk.

    The idea is to find a good balance where you want your subscribers to be reminded that you exist and that you provide excellent value every time you email them versus being a nuisance and making them them unsubscribe. Look at your ratios of opens, clicks, and unsubscribes. That will give you some useful insight.
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    • Profile picture of the author Stephon Moore
      I will definitely take this into consideration and test it out. Thanks
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