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I am totally new in doing email marketing like official first time hands on......So if I am writing articles/blog posts, how can I build a list for email marketing? Since my objective of blog writing is to make conversions whether it be in sales of product purchases or subscribers to my blogs or even to earn affiliate commissions with signups beneath me?

What I am really afraid of is no one wanting to sign up with me or subscribe; would be an embarrassing outcome....
#building #list
  • Profile picture of the author DonteEvans
    Sometimes you have to also give away something. Even though giving away things you will have plenty of tire kickers whom just may want your free items. I would think about what you can give away, and start from there. I hope that helps some.
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    • Profile picture of the author TAHERSYED34
      Originally Posted by DonteEvans View Post

      Sometimes you have to also give away something. Even though giving away things you will have plenty of tire kickers whom just may want your free items. I would think about what you can give away, and start from there. I hope that helps some.
      Oh yes very good point! I forgot about that element of "giving away something for optining in".

      cheers
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  • Profile picture of the author HonWai
    Yes, giving a free gift is one of the best way to entice your reader to sign up to your list. And a research shows that the free giveaway the reader and subscribers like the most are templates and tools. You make share or create a templates / tools that your subscribers could use and apply right away. I also like this kind of resource very much
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    • Profile picture of the author TAHERSYED34
      Originally Posted by HonWai View Post

      Yes, giving a free gift is one of the best way to entice your reader to sign up to your list. And a research shows that the free giveaway the reader and subscribers like the most are templates and tools. You make share or create a templates / tools that your subscribers could use and apply right away. I also like this kind of resource very much

      Then why don't the websites with the pop up to submit email offer any particular gifts for signing up?
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      • Profile picture of the author HonWai
        Originally Posted by TAHERSYED34 View Post

        Then why don't the websites with the pop up to submit email offer any particular gifts for signing up?
        I'm not sure what kind of pop ups you encountered, but some of the pop ups that I see in websites ask to submit email to get an update on the blog post, or get an update on their product on that websites. You may not get a free gifts once you signed up, instead you will get an email notice on the new blog post from the blog, or a new product notice that may help you.

        That is just one of many ways to generate leads and building your list.
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  • Profile picture of the author winnermarketing
    1 you must ahave a squeeze page-
    2 use PPC for direct traffic into this Squeeze page.
    3 Place in your article some keyword-link that direct in your squeezepage!
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  • Profile picture of the author thereikid
    I suggest focusing on giving away a great opt in gift or lead magnet, something that is not to cumbersome on you but would add great value to your list. Try different ones.
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  • Profile picture of the author AndrejH
    Or maybe you should try buy some Traffic, buy targeted Traffic. It will be test for your Opt-in page. Try to buy first 100 click.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matthew Trujillo
    Always end each blog post your write with a call to action : Write something like "For Even MORE Tips on How you can do ______ Click Here" Leading them to your squeeze page. Focus on providing quality content above all else and they will sign up. Another thing you can add on your blog is a "Pop Up" they're annoying but they work.
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  • Profile picture of the author anupamrekha
    I use a popup with heading "Get 1 month free hosting" at my website satyamhosting.com it has it has 5.7% conversion.

    You can have a look at how it goes
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  • Profile picture of the author Stryker14
    If you engage in good conversation on your blog and you offer an enticing reason to join your email list, you will get subscribers. Even if you don't, there is no need to be embarrassed as you can test another optin form.
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    • Profile picture of the author trapybp
      Hey if you have a blog that you post to on a regular basis then simply create a squeeze page or optin on the actual site telling them to opt-in to receive updates on whatever the information is you are writing about... example:
      your blog is makemoneyonline.com
      on this blog you post weekly articles about different things on making money online.
      simple use a pop-up/squeeze page/or just ut opt-in form on the actual site maybe in the side bar...
      Just tell them the things you will write about... something like
      subscribe to my weekly newsletter where you'll get FREE tips on:
      cpa marketing
      creating your own site
      adsense
      how to get unlimited free traffic
      blah blah blah
      you don't necessarily have to create anything in particular...
      I hope you get the idea here... just leverage what you already have to create a list of followers.
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