All-In-One: List Building

by Jassen
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I was surprised to discover that an All-In-One thread didn't already exist on the topic of list building, so here it is. Please pitch in your best ideas related to increasing opt-in rates, list building best practices, creating more effective landing/squeeze pages, increasing engagement from your opt-ins, etc.

I realize that there are two quite vocal and opposing camps on Warrior Forum in regards to the list building issue. The issue of whether or not to build lists is not the purpose of this thread, as there are plenty of other threads where that has been and is being debated. Let's just assume for the sake of mutual growth and education that anybody coming to an All-In-One thread about list building has accepted that there is value in having a list.

I'll start. The #1 lesson that I've learned in regards to list building is quality over quantity. Structure your opt-in offers to give you high quality leads, not just a body looking for a freebie. In my business, I have discovered that broader, generic offers have a significantly higher opt-in rate, but my much more niche-specific offers create a much higher quality opt-in in regards to their conversion into paying customers.

This is not my specific niche, but here is a parallel example. Let's say you have a copywriting course that you sell, and you're building an email list of copywriters. You're going to have a better quality list, and higher sales conversions later on, if you qualify the leads coming in. If your copywriting course, and ALL of your personal experience and expertise, comes from doing long-form direct mail sales letters, then the "widget" you offer to collect opt-ins should be specific to this.

If it's a generic "enter your email address for my free copywriting ebook", you're going to have a less selective list than if you offer "enter your email address for my free report revealing six steps to writing more effective direct mail sales letters". The latter will produce a lower opt-in rate, and fewer total opt-ins, but the list will be far more qualified for what you offer.

Brevity is not my strong suit, but I'll sum this tip up like this: Be specific in whom you target.

In line with the quality over quantity issue is the matter of how much information to ask for. In general, the more information you ask for from a visitor, the lower your opt-in rate will be. For my tax practice, I have some lead generation sites where I ask for everything including their mailing address, phone number, etc. Then I have other lead generation sites where I ask just for email address -- not even their name. Each landing page has a different objective. Make sure that the amount of information you ask for from a lead is in line with the objective for that particular list building campaign.

Here's to hoping this thread becomes a good list building resource for all Warriors!
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  • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
    I was surprised to discover that an All-In-One thread didn't already exist on the topic of list building, so here it is. Please pitch in your best ideas related to increasing opt-in rates, list building best practices, creating more effective landing/squeeze pages, increasing engagement from your opt-ins, etc.
    You're right Jassen, there should be an All-In-One thread that discusses list building. Normally, only an admin or senior moderator can start one of these, but I ran this by one of the senior moderators and he said you were off to a good start.

    So effective immediately, this will be the official All-In-One super thread about list building. If you see someone asking about building a list, point them to this thread.

    As always, please stay on topic, use the report post icon to report any rule breakers (the red triangle underneath everyone's name), and let's keep it civil.

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  • Profile picture of the author lotsofsnow
    It's great that you started a thread on list building but an all in one thread should show ho it is done and not start out with an invitation to discuss.

    It's nice to have a quality list for sure but quantity is more important than quality.

    That does not mean that you should not segment your lists but if you say "quality over quantity" many people will mis-interpret that and start unsubscribing or deleting subscribers only because they thing the quality is too low.

    So I suggest that we leave out topics that lead to discussion.

    Anyhow, lets get started with "how to build a list":

    Basic set up:

    1. lead magnet or bribe or free report
    2. Squeeze page that asks for email in exchange for that free report.

    Next way to get subscribers:

    1. Create report or ebook and sell it for a fairly low price ($5 to $25).
    2. Add an affiliate program to this and offer 100% commission.

    Result: others will build your list for you
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    • Profile picture of the author mnixon1930
      Hi all,

      I'm new to list building and am trying to learn all I can.

      So, here's a newbie question for ya...
      Is it better (for list building purposes) to build a separate landing page and then
      promote that landing page? I have a website, but it seems like having an extra landing
      page may speed up list building?

      Mike.
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      • Profile picture of the author Stephen Williams
        LIST BUILDING FORMULA



        1) Find something that will help your market and that will be of value to them.

        2) Offer it to them free in exchange for there email address.

        3) Do that a lot.



        HOW IT WORKS?



        Traffic -> Squeeze page -> Joins your list -> Buys your stuff



        HOW TO GET TRAFFIC



        Buy it or get it from free manual methods.

        I buy it using:

        Solo ads.
        Google ad words.

        Or you can use:

        Yahoo paid search
        Banner ads and media
        Any paid form of advertising will work the best.



        Free manual methods in case your on a budget include:

        Blogging: a.k.a just like me right now (ha ha)
        Linking squeeze page to a YouTube video
        JV Giveaways
        Form giveaways with a signup to your squeeze page

        Many many more.

        WHAT DO I GIVE AWAY TO LIST?


        A common question asked is what do

        I give away?

        Old school. Free report.
        Downloadable audios. - (this is awesome nobody really does it anymore)
        Videos - (highest value stuff you can give away is videos)


        As long as its something people can benefit from and get value from, you're good.

        Give them something good now. They will trust you, start to like you and buy from you later. Weather it be an affiliate offer, or your own stuff.

        Hope this helps you.
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  • Profile picture of the author datingworld
    Keep the following points in mind while building a list

    - Never build a list in a niche if you don't have interest in it.
    Don't simply build a list in a niche because it's too lucrative. If you don't have interest in the niche, no matter how lucrative it is, you will give up on it one day. So find a niche where you have interest and build a list in that niche.

    - Never build your list of freebie seekers. Freebie seekers were always be freebie seekers, they will never convert, so it doesn't worth for you to spend your time, money and efforts on them.
    Its always better to build a list of 100 buyers rather than of tens of thousands of freebie seekers.
    - Always focus on building targeted list.
    Its better to build a list of 100 of targeted customers than a list of thousands of un-targeted customers.

    - Don't take list building as a money making machine. Take it a business where you care of your customers as well as make money from them. Respect your subscribers and give them value. You will last for long if you treat your subscribers with dignity and respect.
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by hpgoodboy View Post

      It's nice to have a quality list for sure but quantity is more important than quality.

      That does not mean that you should not segment your lists but if you say "quality over quantity" many people will mis-interpret that and start unsubscribing or deleting subscribers only because they thing the quality is too low.
      The time to concentrate on quality over quantity is before the opt-in, not after.

      Your entire set-up, from traffic source to landing page and incentive to process should be focused on two things:

      1. Getting as many of the right people on your list as possible, and
      2. Keeping as many of the wrong people off of your list as possible.

      Originally Posted by mnixon1930 View Post

      So, here's a newbie question for ya...
      Is it better (for list building purposes) to build a separate landing page and then promote that landing page? I have a website, but it seems like having an extra landing page may speed up list building?
      IMO, it's better to have multiple landing pages tailored to your specific message and traffic source.

      For example, say you offer a product which could be applied to multiple groups, like "achieving goals".

      You would have the same basic product, but your landing page and incentive should be tailored to different demographics, like wannabe IMers, professional salespeople, students, etc.

      The next step would be to segment the list. One of the easiest ways is to add a custom field to your opt-in form for the niche or demographic. With that done, you can send general messages out to the whole list, or filter the list for certain groups and send only to them.
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      • Profile picture of the author onpointinfo
        Is it best to use generic domain names with different landing pages or specific targeted domain names when selling products to the affiliate marketing niche.

        Example:

        Generic Name
        wwwdotaffiliatemktgdotcom/articlemarketingbeginnerbasics
        wwwdotaffiliatemktgdotcom/guestposting

        versus

        Specific Domain Name
        wwwdotaffliatemarketingforbeginnersdotcom
        wwwdotguestpostingdotcom

        NOTE:

        Does it make a big difference if I use topic specific domain names on all offers I will be selling for others as affiliate or myself , or should I just use a generic domain name to save money and not really needed.

        Is it true that its better when you use a different topic specific domain name for all landing pages and products being promoted on those pages,,,,, OR it does not make a difference if you use a more generic domain name, since it won't make difference in the clickthrough rate and orders, what is your take on this

        Would people get better conversions when they change the domain name to what ever the product topic is about or the audience you are talking too, like wwwdotsinglemoms, wwwdotsingledads, etccccc
        thanks
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        Originally Posted by JohnMcCabe View Post

        The time to concentrate on quality over quantity is before the opt-in, not after.

        Your entire set-up, from traffic source to landing page and incentive to process should be focused on two things:

        1. Getting as many of the right people on your list as possible, and
        2. Keeping as many of the wrong people off of your list as possible.
        ^^ These are perhaps the most important list-building fundamentals, of which I don't think I've ever seen so concisely expressed.


        In nearly all of my niches, the list-building process began with an initial nominal purchase that was relevant to my primary flagship offer for that particular niche. For example, high-end industrial equipment sales often started with a reference book, equipment supplies, tools, or maintenance parts.

        My marketing objective had always been to quickly screen for buyers only and maintain highly responsive lists. Non-buyers were specifically screened out (by requiring a receipt or transaction# to opt-in). Admittedly, much smaller lists are the result, but leads were tightly qualified for receiving additional promotions.

        This may be considered as one of the more extreme methods of list-building, but in my experience the "relationship-building" and qualification process can actually be dramatically accelerated through a series of satisfactory transactions combined with niche-specific marketing practices, adherence to demographic follow-up expectations, and consistent content quality.
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    • Profile picture of the author yakim1
      Originally Posted by datingworld View Post

      Keep the following points in mind while building a list

      - Never build your list of freebie seekers. Freebie seekers were always be freebie seekers, they will never convert, so it doesn't worth for you to spend your time, money and efforts on them.
      Its always better to build a list of 100 buyers rather than of tens of thousands of freebie seekers.
      I disagree with this statement. How do you know who is a freebie seeker and who is not. It is your job as a marketer to turn freebie seekers into buyers. Isn't that how you get your buyer's lists.

      You need to be careful with the buyer list comment because if I give a $1 trial to one of my membership sites and people buy this trial but cancel their subscription, They are still on a buyer list. But did I make any money from them and are they more apt to buy some thing else from me?

      That is just one example of why a buyer list is over rated. That are all kinds of reasons why a buyer list can be unproductive.

      Many may not have anything to do with the quality of the list. With all the email filters and spam software your email messages may never be seen.

      Your emails could get mixed in with a bunch of other emails and be accidentally passed over and be part of a mass deletion.

      A reader could get interrupted and when they come back to your message just delete it thinking it was already read.

      There are ways to improve the quality of even your list of freebie seekers that will make it easier to convert them into buyers. It is mostly about targeting the right audience for what you have to offer.

      You will never sell everyone but your odds of making sales do go up with more people seeing what you have to offer as long as it is the right audience.

      I hope this has been helpful,
      Steve Yakim
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      • Profile picture of the author Patrick Batty
        I honesly hate the condescending tone from people using the term freebie seekers. I have buyers lists, and free lists. And I have made very good money from both, now tracking in the 6 figure range annually.

        People offer free reports and other stuff all the time, and the people that optin to any list like this are not necessarily freebie seekers, they are availing themselves of the information that the list builder is providing.

        After that, whether they buy something or not, depends on the quality of the offer, the reputation of the sender, and the value of the ongoing emails.
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        • Profile picture of the author Tom Reed
          Originally Posted by Patrick Batty View Post

          I honesly hate the condescending tone from people using the term freebie seekers. I have buyers lists, and free lists. And I have made very good money from both, now tracking in the 6 figure range annually.

          People offer free reports and other stuff all the time, and the people that optin to any list like this are not necessarily freebie seekers, they are availing themselves of the information that the list builder is providing.

          After that, whether they buy something or not, depends on the quality of the offer, the reputation of the sender, and the value of the ongoing emails.
          That's really the key... the content provided after the opt-in.

          1. Content must match expectations - Always best to use a selectable opt-in form and segment each opt-in at the point of opt-in. The systems that do not offer selectable opt-in forms start you off at a great disadvantage.

          2. Ongoing segmentation - Your content needs to be informative and on target so the content itself must be "smart enough" to automatically segment your list by the opens and actions taken in the content i.e. did they click a link, etc.

          3. Interaction - When was the last time you sent your list a survey to ask them what they wanted? Make sure you use a survey system that automatically segments your list based upon the responses.
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  • Profile picture of the author ron200
    Thank you for this thread, for whatever reason I have been putting off getting an autoresponder and getting starting with list building. Can we please include in this discussion which are CURRENTLY the better choices for autoresponders, As I have read lately about the Aweber and get response hacks and have seen this new one Rabid Mailer that has the one time fee but only for 3 sites and then extra. And constantly see people using the chimp one.

    I realize the answer will be different for people starting with zero list vs people that have a list of 1000's already or people who plan to have dozens of websites. What about for someone like me that has 4 fairly new sites and not a lot of traffic yet as I am using free advertising methods?

    Probably one of the main reasons I have delayed getting started on this is I can't figure out which one is the best and the best for me as I don't want to pay much until I start making more money(maybe a catch 22 tho right) Thanks for any help.
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    • Profile picture of the author guitarizma
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      Originally Posted by ron200 View Post

      Thank you for this thread, for whatever reason I have been putting off getting an autoresponder and getting starting with list building. Can we please include in this discussion which are CURRENTLY the better choices for autoresponders, As I have read lately about the Aweber and get response hacks and have seen this new one Rabid Mailer that has the one time fee but only for 3 sites and then extra. And constantly see people using the chimp one.

      I realize the answer will be different for people starting with zero list vs people that have a list of 1000's already or people who plan to have dozens of websites. What about for someone like me that has 4 fairly new sites and not a lot of traffic yet as I am using free advertising methods?

      Probably one of the main reasons I have delayed getting started on this is I can't figure out which one is the best and the best for me as I don't want to pay much until I start making more money(maybe a catch 22 tho right) Thanks for any help.
      Aweber has been the industry leader over the years. The hack did cost it some business, but its back on its feet now. If you compare Aweber to Mailchimp, it'd be like comparing apples and oranges. Mailchimp isn't as flexible as Aweber and if you consider the paid plans (mailchimp has a free version too), it actually comes out to be pricier than aweber.

      Having said that, you might want to check out Mad Mimi. It has some cool features both from Aweber and Mailchimp.
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      • Profile picture of the author ron200
        Originally Posted by guitarizma View Post

        Aweber has been the industry leader over the years. The hack did cost it some business, but its back on its feet now. If you compare Aweber to Mailchimp, it'd be like comparing apples and oranges. Mailchimp isn't as flexible as Aweber and if you consider the paid plans (mailchimp has a free version too), it actually comes out to be pricier than aweber.

        Having said that, you might want to check out Mad Mimi. It has some cool features both from Aweber and Mailchimp.
        I looked into mad mimi and asked support a bunch of questions, sounds good to start for free up to 2500 contacts and 12,500 emails a month but only 1 website or list can be used or you need paid plan.

        It appears with mailchimp up to 2000 contacts and 12,000 emails a month and you can have as many lists/websites as you want. Is this correct?

        Is it reasonable to use both services but just have your probable biggest list on mimi and the other lists on chimp and then it would be free for quite awhile?
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        • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
          Originally Posted by ron200 View Post

          I looked into mad mimi and asked support a bunch of questions, sounds good to start for free up to 2500 contacts and 12,500 emails a month but only 1 website or list can be used or you need paid plan.

          It appears with mailchimp up to 2000 contacts and 12,000 emails a month and you can have as many lists/websites as you want. Is this correct?
          Yes, but you may want to look at their Terms Of Service first, especially if you plan on doing any type of affiliate marketing.

          Is it reasonable to use both services but just have your probable biggest list on mimi and the other lists on chimp and then it would be free for quite awhile?
          I would strongly recommend against Mailchimp. I've never heard of Mad Mimi so I cannot comment on them.

          Some people cite Aweber as an industry leader, but bear in mind while they are very well known in our IM MMO circles, they are dwarfed by even bigger players in the autoreponder business (iContact, Constant Contact, Getresponse, etc.).

          Some marketers are moving away from using a 3rd party service and are using a self-hosted option and then using a SMTP service to have their emails sent out.

          Why is this happening? There are too many reasons to list here, but in a nutshell, it's for more control and without having to deal with policy changes that are outside of your control.

          Here's a thread that talks about a self-hosted solution:

          http://www.warriorforum.com/main-internet-marketing-discussion-forum/514117-self-hosted-autoresponder.html

          If you want to go the 3rd party service route it's good to take at least 2 of them for a 30 day test drive, put in some test emails from your ISP, your web hosting company (if you have one), Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo (to name a few) to test out how well your e-mails will get delivered.

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    • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
      Originally Posted by ron200 View Post

      Thank you for this thread, for whatever reason I have been putting off getting an autoresponder and getting starting with list building. Can we please include in this discussion which are CURRENTLY the better choices for autoresponders, As I have read lately about the Aweber and get response hacks and have seen this new one Rabid Mailer that has the one time fee but only for 3 sites and then extra. And constantly see people using the chimp one.

      I realize the answer will be different for people starting with zero list vs people that have a list of 1000's already or people who plan to have dozens of websites. What about for someone like me that has 4 fairly new sites and not a lot of traffic yet as I am using free advertising methods?

      Probably one of the main reasons I have delayed getting started on this is I can't figure out which one is the best and the best for me as I don't want to pay much until I start making more money(maybe a catch 22 tho right) Thanks for any help.
      There is no such thing as the "best" autoresponder and if you read through this superthread you will see why:

      http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...te-thread.html

      It depends on which service you choose to use OR if you choose to host your own solution an then use a SMTP provider to send out your e-mails. They all have their pros and cons.

      It depends on your budget, what your business needs are, what kind of functionality you're looking for, and what level of customer support your require.

      RoD
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    • Profile picture of the author PTR
      I'm pretty new to all this autorespondser stuff myself but my background is business coaching and development. Looking at the last paragraph of your post I'd say just chose any one and start using it - until you get a system set up and working then I can guarantee that you will make $0 (!) - only when you get something out there are you in with a chance of making some money. As Kenster says - take imperfect action!

      Getting back on thread - I set up my first autoresponder process up over the weekend and I've started with AWeber. Seemed fairy easy to do the basic stuff; now that's up and running I'll start looking into the detail for more complex autoresponder processes.

      A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step...!
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    • Profile picture of the author Housestacks
      As an investor (we all invest in ourselves) the number one rule is diversification. The main thing is getting started. Don't worry what is the best because the best might not be around for long. I plan to diversify my lists with different autoresponders.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rob Maggs
    My contribution would be about what to do with the list once you have it. So many go for the "Churn and burn" approach...promo after promo.

    My philosophy has been always be transparent and honest, I'll only ever promote products I believe in and am using myself.

    Recently I have also been taking a more personal approach and that is helping me to build a rapport with my subscribers and is working well as I can see from the emails I'm getting daily from my subscribers.

    Lastly congrats to Patrick Batty on becoming a six figure marketer through list building, that's awesome man! I have a way to go to catch up with you
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by Rob Maggs View Post

      My contribution would be about what to do with the list once you have it. So many go for the "Churn and burn" approach...promo after promo.

      My philosophy has been always be transparent and honest, I'll only ever promote products I believe in and am using myself.

      Recently I have also been taking a more personal approach and that is helping me to build a rapport with my subscribers and is working well as I can see from the emails I'm getting daily from my subscribers.

      Lastly congrats to Patrick Batty on becoming a six figure marketer through list building, that's awesome man! I have a way to go to catch up with you
      One "formula" that can work really well for affiliates is the "Waltz Method".

      1-2-3, 1-2-3,...

      1> Presentation of a problem, question, etc. If the topic lends itself, go into some depth. (1-3 emails)

      2> Present a solution, along with why you think it's the solution. Stay reasonably generic. If there's a manual process, go through it. If there are free resources, link them. (1-2 emails)

      3> Introduce the product you are promoting. Show the good and the bad, and your reasoning for believing it's the best solution. Make your recommendation, and call to action. (1 email)

      Repeat until the music stops.

      If you watch competitive ballroom dancers, they go through the same basic motion for each measure, but they also add their own flourishes. You do the same.
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      • Profile picture of the author jbprich
        I find that if I first of all give something away, then promote a product to sell to my subscribers, I usually send a second squeeze page for the buyers to opt in to, then only buyers will opt in. This way I can focus on the warm market. They are the ones more likely to buy the higher end products because they know the value of good information.

        Don't get me wrong I also promote to the free members, I just promote lower end products.


        They say the money is in the list but the truth is, the money is in the relationship with that list
        Also another tip I can give is be consistent with sending emails to your list, give good quality content with a bit of personality as well as make sure you include your links in every email.

        I send an email everyday. But I usually set up a sequence for about 40 days to allows me to focus on building that list. I just add an email every day to keep it going
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    • Profile picture of the author mdrosenkrans
      Originally Posted by Rob Maggs View Post

      My contribution would be about what to do with the list once you have it. So many go for the "Churn and burn" approach...promo after promo.

      My philosophy has been always be transparent and honest, I'll only ever promote products I believe in and am using myself.

      Recently I have also been taking a more personal approach and that is helping me to build a rapport with my subscribers and is working well as I can see from the emails I'm getting daily from my subscribers.

      Lastly congrats to Patrick Batty on becoming a six figure marketer through list building, that's awesome man! I have a way to go to catch up with you
      Rob - fantastic point, so many focus only on "building the list" but then have no clue what do do once they have subscribers on it and the list goes dead.... Having a clear action plan BEFORE building your list with clear goals of what you'll be doing with that list can go a lot further than just putting up a squeeze page and collecting email addresses.

      And personally, I think there are certain types of subscribers that prefer the "churn and burn" type emails they get (the type of people always looking for that next "fix" or "magic button") as opposed to the value driven strategy you employ. Of course both have their pros and cons (just as anything does)....and what might work for me might not work for you, so each person really just has to find what works best for them and what they're most comfortable with.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    Some great advice here.

    Targeting a specific audience will allow you to get better epc's and if you're generating traffic with free methods you want to know that your time is being spent efficiently. The same thing goes for paid marketing methods, because you want every dollar you spend to bring in the most targeted traffic possible(which means you're getting the most bang for your buck).
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    • Profile picture of the author FanPageLinks
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      Hi Guys

      My contribution would be to turn the list from a group of email addresses to one of friends and help each other out. Start by emailing the list with a Facebook group link and call the group 'Marketing Friends' offer them help and assistance in whatever niche your list is.

      Gradually offer them products but instead of throwing product after product at them, show them how you found it useful and also find negative points about it. However, show them how to overcome the negative side of the product and they will begin to trust you and also spend money.

      Good Luck
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  • Profile picture of the author danozafar
    Stop buying Solo Ad Click for building list that has no authority

    Only go for the process while experts suggest.

    The best alternative idea is for building list like Solo Platform is to exchange list with a Professional Community from the same niche.
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    • Profile picture of the author joyce57
      I don't have a list , what can i do
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      • Profile picture of the author karinhaworth
        You don't have a list? start reading about list building as much as you can and it'll happen
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  • 1. Build out your funnel...

    Giveaway (lead magnet) something of juicy value you give away for free (use lead pages to create the squeeze page and download page), it only needs to be like one video and a report of check list or something...

    Then put a low priced offer on the thank you page that is relevant to the lead magnet this is how you cover the costs of your leads.. You can add a whole stream of offers if you like but I suggest for speed start with one or two..

    Now your really ready to roll.. Next:

    2. Run some solo ads:

    Find good solo ads that you can mail out to for return of clicks start with like 50 clicks to test it, if you get good opt-in do a bigger test.. You want like 1 conversion to a sale for every 100 opt-in's.. If you get that or better from a provider keep mailing..

    3. Start doing paid PPC/PPV traffic:

    Traffic Vance
    Google Adwords
    Yahoo PPC

    4. Once you list if 500 to 1000 people start doing swaps and giveaways

    As soon as your list has 500 people on it you can click bank and do giveaways, remember you must have a product for sale soon after people opt-in, otherwise your training your list not to buy from you..

    You can grow your list super fast once you start doing this section..

    5. You ready for the big leagues at 2000 subs plus. Start doing JV mailing's over at JV Notify Pro.. This is where you can sign up to mail as a JV partner.. Once you hit some leaderboards the owe you a mailing!

    Now you can get to 10,000 leads in under 6 months...

    Summary:

    Please don't forget what Bobby mentioned it is critical to your longevity.. It's all about Traffic and Conversions.. A good funnel and getting out there and focusing on 80/20, which is list building, list, list and list building...

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  • Profile picture of the author markeeter
    This thread is filled with some awesome pointers! I think it deserves to get Sticky! A lot of questions are asked about list building, if this was sticky people wouldn't need to keep posting the same questions again and again!
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    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Originally Posted by markeeter View Post

      This thread is filled with some awesome pointers! I think it deserves to get Sticky! A lot of questions are asked about list building, if this was sticky people wouldn't need to keep posting the same questions again and again!
      Sure they would. How else are they supposed to build up a post count and show their signatures?

      Besides, posting a vague, generic question is much easier than actually reading an extensive thread...

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  • Profile picture of the author Neru79
    This is awesome thread.
    I don't recommend buying solo ads. All these leads are on many lists and open rate
    is about 1%. These subscribers are bombarded by emails every day.
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  • Profile picture of the author zionbar
    Thanks everyone who responded it helped me too just wanted to mention it
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  • Profile picture of the author Inturpo
    I learnt alot of great useful stuff from this thread, it is an excellent all in one thread.
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