Access to huge list, but new to email mktg

by bkidd
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I have a client with access to a large (>1m) email/phone/details list of active forex traders. He wants to partner to monetize. Best course for short term/longer term $?
#access #email #huge #list #mktg
  • Profile picture of the author brewmeister
    I've seen this many times. Probably because they know there list is not clean and will have a hard time sending emails to them.

    Do a sample with them, ~10k leads with 2-3 different angles.
    See the results and then make a pitch.
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  • Profile picture of the author Nish Prasad
    Solution in my humble opinion:
    1. Use a good autoresponder like GetResponse, AWeber etc.
    2. Use automated emails and broadcasts to connect with subscribers.
    3. Provide value to your prospects.
    4. Do not pitch on all your broadcasts.
    5. Educate and prepare your audience before you send them to the offer or product.
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  • Profile picture of the author bkidd
    Thanks for the replies. The owner of the list actually is looking to sell a portion of the list for some quick working capital. Is anyone aware of a channel for locating a willing buyer?
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    • Profile picture of the author Richard Tunnah
      Originally Posted by bkidd View Post

      Thanks for the replies. The owner of the list actually is looking to sell a portion of the list for some quick working capital. Is anyone aware of a channel for locating a willing buyer?

      There are many professional mail brokers (google them!) that will locate customers to rent portions of your clients list and pay well. However they will want to know how these details where obtained - website, ip addresses, when signed up.
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  • Profile picture of the author discrat
    My suspicion is that its probably very poor quality leads. So poor that even if he sells them it probably won't end well.


    - Robert Andrew
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  • If you want to monetize that list for short term, your best bet is to sell it. Here's to hoping that's a list that could actually be sold appropriately.

    Now for long term, you could either build a forex reference website which you could offer to those participants housing different guides to forex and financial materials.
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  • Profile picture of the author winbig007
    hi,

    the Forex arena is loaded with scammers so my first bit of advice is be careful.

    I've traded Forex for about 15 years and I'm still doing it today as one of my streams of income.

    I have some good contacts in the field with top notch courses. That said, I wouldn't want to introduce them to it or take on the project without knowing the source/quality of the list.

    You may/will have an issue just uploading that many name to most reputable email services, which is why I said be careful. You don't want to have your name or account banned.

    1. Get more info on the list.
    2. Find a mail service that will allow you to upload and mail.
    3. Have a quality product you can sell to them.
    4. do the copy and begin mailing.

    oh - one more thought - if this list is "so good" - why are they looking for money? Can't they do the 4 steps I mentioned above and make some money instantly?

    Tony
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnVianny
    Nurture your leads to re-awaken them before

    and then promote brokers you trust, and trading systems you tried.
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  • Were you able to verify the list, if it's indeed a good list that could be sold easily?

    Even if you are new to email marketing, a list of leads could be easily verifiable, did the person share it to you already?

    Google is your friend, if you really decide on selling that list, you might as well get it verified, pretty sure the buyer would need several information from you such as how you were able to get that list.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony D
    This is kinda a bad way of approaching it.
    Because your client knows that the list is filled with spam traps or basically poor leads.
    That's why he wants a quick buck and not just mail for it themselves.

    This is what I always say.
    If your list is good you won't bother selling it because you know you can make more money on it rather than selling or renting it.

    If those are cold emails revitalize it by sending them in portions and your initial email will be a welcoming email with a unsubscribe link to filter those who are interested or not.

    If he doesn't want to waste time on those then I'm pretty sure the list is basically scraped
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    • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
      Those that don't buy data or manage it for others, have a great misconception that if someone is selling data or wants you to monetize it, then it has to be crap. If it was good data then they would send it themselves.

      I'm not saying that is not ever true, However, I have been buying data and managing it for others, for over 16 years.

      There is plenty of good data and companies that sell it that exist. You just want to get a sample and test it before spending a bunch of money. Then you will have a good idea how long it will likely take to break-even and what it is really worth to you.

      The one exception to this is when you can buy it in bulk for dirt cheap and you have the tools to clean it up yourself. Then even if you end up dumping or never using the majority of it, it is still very cost effective.

      If someone wants you to monetize data, then you want to make sure that they are developing fresh opt-in data and any data that is not fresh, it is data they are actively mailing. There are tons of companies that have opt-in / customer lists and never promote anything outside of their business and have no idea how to do otherwise.

      Those that just have a list of old data, you don't want to waste your time with. Old data is very inexpensive and you could just buy a similar list and clean it up and monetize it yourself...if you work with old data.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tony D
    ^ Yes there is a wide list of reputable data brokers but what we're talking about here is a single individual with no reason given on how he acquire the data and just wants to monetize and sell it off.

    From what I have read on his posts it's basically that the owner of the data does not even know the quality of his list, How active it is? So it's best to assume that it's a scraped list.

    No one here is saying that you can't sell a list but what we're talking here is the quality of the list itself.

    And oh. You didn't answer on my last posts in regards to you.

    As you keep on saying there are tons of services but you haven't even mentioned a few.
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    • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
      Originally Posted by Tony D View Post

      And oh. You didn't answer on my last posts in regards to you.

      As you keep on saying there are tons of services but you haven't even mentioned a few.
      Sorry, but I don't reveal who my data sources are, what specific offers I send, who my IP providers are or ESPs. As it has all taken me time and effort to develop. I am sure that everyone else would do the same.

      There are the obvious getresponse and aweber that allow affiliate marketing offers.
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    • Profile picture of the author DIABL0
      Originally Posted by Tony D View Post

      From what I have read on his posts it's basically that the owner of the data does not even know the quality of his list, How active it is? So it's best to assume that it's a scraped list.

      No one here is saying that you can't sell a list but what we're talking here is the quality of the list itself.
      It is highly unlikely that a forex list is scraped.

      Also, there was no mention that owner doesn't know quality. Everyone just assumes it has to be crap or they would mail it themselves.

      As I mentioned, there are many business that have data and don't monetize it outside their core business. I actively seek out theses types of businesses all the time.
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  • Profile picture of the author desireedavid
    I suggest to verify that list first...
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