How do YOU build your list?

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How do you build your list?

Personally I get most from my traffic from SEO and forum marketing and thus my list is build based on that traffic.

Where do you get your traffic from?
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    I get about 75% of mine from article marketing, i.e. by having articles (originally published and indexed on my own sites) re-published in other places, where the targeted traffic I want to attract is already looking/reading, including websites, ezines, newsletters and print-media magazines/newspapers.

    I get another nearly 20% of it from Google (not because I want/need that traffic, which doesn't produce much income for me, but just because high rankings tend to be a side-benefit of being accredited by Google as the authoritative site from which so much content has been widely re-published on other relevant sites.)

    I get the remaining 5% or so from a variety of other sources including forums, question/answer sites, referrals from existing subscribers, etc. etc.

    All the traffic lands on a content-rich opt-in page of a small but content-rich site. The primary purpose of all my websites is simply to collect the visitors' email addresses, but I don't use squeeze pages to do that, any more, because I always earn less from the lists, if I do.

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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      I get about 75% of mine from article marketing, i.e. by having articles (originally published and indexed on my own sites) re-published in other places, where the targeted traffic I want to attract is already looking/reading, including websites, ezines, newsletters and print-media magazines/newspapers.

      I get another nearly 20% of it from Google (not because I want/need that traffic, which doesn't produce much income for me, but just because high rankings tend to be a side-benefit of being accredited by Google as the authoritative site from which so much content has been widely re-published on other relevant sites.)

      I get the remaining 5% or so from a variety of other sources including forums, question/answer sites, referrals from existing subscribers, etc. etc.

      All the traffic lands on a content-rich opt-in page of a small but content-rich site. The primary purpose of all my websites is simply to collect the visitors' email addresses, but I don't use squeeze pages to do that, any more, because I always earn less from the lists, if I do.

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      Thanks, I notice that forum marketing is also a very small percentage btw and hard to scale that obviously.

      Do you use any tools for outreach like BuzzStream or GroupHigh, or perhaps platforms where bloggers and publishers are able to connect?

      I did a bit of research today, GH is very expensive at nearly $10k/year, BuzzStream is doable but I found a new one that's free as it's in beta, named Ninja Outreach so will give that one a try.
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

        Thanks, I notice that forum marketing is also a very small percentage btw and hard to scale that obviously.
        Yes - I also find forum marketing, overall, a bit less easy and productive now than it was when I started. I think there are two main reasons for this ...

        (i) There are far more marketers around now, and perhaps collectively of a lower standard, and forum owners are accordingly more sensitive to what they're doing and quicker to take action against "trespassing" on their virtual property;

        (ii) There are also more marketers (like myself ) who run their own forums, partly/primarily for their own marketing purposes, and don't want anyone else doing any marketing there at all.

        Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

        Do you use any tools for outreach like BuzzStream or GroupHigh, or perhaps platforms where bloggers and publishers are able to connect?
        I don't. I've just about heard of BuzzStream, I think, but never heard of GroupHigh.

        I stay well away from "blog networks". Some of the well-known ones have had their own sites de-indexed by Google, and their users have had their own sites penalized. you'll know better than I do, but I think Google takes a really dim view of anything that can come across as "guest-blogging for the sake of backlinks" and they think it's designed to try to manipulate their ranking algorithms?

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        • Profile picture of the author nik0
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          Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

          I don't. I've just about heard of BuzzStream, I think, but never heard of GroupHigh.

          I stay well away from "blog networks". Some of the well-known ones have had their own sites de-indexed by Google, and their users have had their own sites penalized. you'll know better than I do, but I think Google takes a really dim view of anything that can come across as "guest-blogging for the sake of backlinks" and they think it's designed to try to manipulate their ranking algorithms?

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          I also just ran into GroupHigh last night when I was doing some research, seems to be quite popular with the larger "whitehat" SEO agencies.

          I know about MyGuestBlog that was taken down not so long ago and most don't live a long life indeed, think of ALN in the past, all user submitted blogs. There was only one issue with these and that was the quality of the posts and the right to accept or refuse an article, no idea if that was an option at myguestblog though. But even then, most people submit crappy blogs so there needs to be a high level of moderation to pull it off.

          I just signed up for PostJoint, they need to manually approve me first, and users can't submit any site into their network that they want. They pretend to be quite strict with their approval rules though that could all be a mask of course. I have to find out for myself and the best way to test it is to see if it actually drives traffic, if I want links on high PR domains I am better of posting on my own network where I'm the only one who's in full control.

          So let's see...
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post


      I get the remaining 5% or so from a variety of other sources including forums, question/answer sites, referrals from existing subscribers, etc. etc.
      Alexa,
      Interesting. I am assuming this must be Forum marketing in other non-IM Forums outside WF that you have Niches in ?
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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by discrat View Post

        Alexa,
        Interesting. I am assuming this must be Forum marketing in other non-IM Forums outside WF that you have Niches in ?
        Oh yes, sorry ... I should have said, of course: I'm not involved in any IM-related or MMO-related niches at all.

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    • Profile picture of the author SK123
      Originally Posted by Alexa Smith View Post

      The primary purpose of all my websites is simply to collect the visitors' email addresses, but I don't use squeeze pages to do that, any more, because I always earn less from the lists, if I do.

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      Alexa, from the above, how then do you make them give you the much needed email addresses if you have realized from experience that Squeeze pages are no longer much effective? So, what model do you now use (which has now given you a higher ROI, so to speak). Thank you.

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      • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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        Originally Posted by SK123 View Post

        Alexa, from the above, how then do you make them give you the much needed email addresses if you have realized from experience that Squeeze pages are no longer much effective?
        With a prominently incentivized opt-in on the content-rich landing page of a small but content-rich site. So I have an opt-in page, but it isn't a squeeze page: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ml#post9319964 .

        (And this post explains the testing I did that has led me to adopt this policy instead, having originally started off - like so many people - by using some squeeze pages: http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...ml#post7939758 . I'm not, of course, trying to suggest that "squeeze pages did't work for me": simply that I do significantly better, financially, this way, even from smaller lists.)

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  • Profile picture of the author quadagon
    Over the years I've tested and changed my sales funnel but quickly moved away from squeeze pages and saw a dramatic rise in earnings. Now i am not saying that this will be suitable for everyone but its my process as taken from the point a person has clicked on a ppc adverts.

    the advert itself address a need in this example pet Griffin training. The advert will be along the lines of '3 ways to train your pet griffin'. Obviously better than that but i am wanting to target someone searching for 'how to train a griffin'.

    Once she clicks shes taken to griffinschool.com/3ways and a page which has the headline 3 ways to train your griffin. The use of the headline reduces friction and allows her brain to stop worrying about being in the right place.

    The openning paragraph i use to establish my authority and credentials by letting her know that these 3 tips come from my bestselling book 'How to train your griffin in 30 days' which is available here for just x amount.

    i then provide the three tips abridged from the book.

    at the end i thank her for taking the time to read my tips and wish her the best of luck with her griffin and if she needs any further help we do provide griffin training classes. i then offer as a thank you for being a responsible griffin owner a voucher code for my book.

    after she clicks on the buy button shes taken to a sales page which sells here the book and at the bottom is the buy now button.

    she goes to the cart adds the voucher code and is advised that we would like to give her more tips on griffin training if she would like to opt in.

    she downloads the book full of tips on griffin training. now the book isn't really just a book but a very elongated sales letter which while educating on griffin training puts across the value of professional griffin training clases. This is done through the use of testimonials and case studies which each overcome a common objection to griffin training classes.

    Included in the book are links to extra content which again sell the idea of training school. Again just to give an example there is a video of someone at home struggling to teach their griffin and then a testimoinal from a past student then footage of good griffin.

    At the end of the video is a special offer only for those that have read the book.

    Naturally there's more at each stage but this is the best list building method I have currently in use.

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    • Profile picture of the author Enfusia
      I'm in 3 niches primarily.

      I have many squeeze pages per niche so that I can target segments of that niche.

      As an example (this is NOT one of my niches): Let's say I was in the dog as a pet niche.

      I would build a squeeze page on Puppy Training, one on How To Select The Perfect Puppy, another on What Vet Visit's Does Your Dog Really Need And Which Are Required By Law etc...

      They would go onto separate lists and at a certain point the pupy group would be put on the begining of the teenage dog list and the teen list would merge with the seniors list etc...
      So, all those series are used to max potential.

      My traffic is mostly PPV, video, content syndication and a little social media but not much on that one.

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      • Profile picture of the author nik0
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        Originally Posted by Enfusia View Post

        I'm in 3 niches primarily.

        I have many squeeze pages per niche so that I can target segments of that niche.

        As an example (this is NOT one of my niches): Let's say I was in the dog as a pet niche.

        I would build a squeeze page on Puppy Training, one on How To Select The Perfect Puppy, another on What Vet Visit's Does Your Dog Really Need And Which Are Required By Law etc...

        They would go onto separate lists and at a certain point the pupy group would be put on the begining of the teenage dog list and the teen list would merge with the seniors list etc...
        So, all those series are used to max potential.

        My traffic is mostly PPV, video, content syndication and a little social media but not much on that one.

        Patrick
        I can understand PPV would work better in combination with squeeze pages then with a normal opt-in page.

        I have the feeling that people who click banners are more impulse clickers and might be gone just as quickly, even if it's only cause they don't like the theme. Why? Cause they probably see the banner when they finished reading the post and had other plans (read another post on the same site) or at the start of the posts and thus distracting them.

        Alexa does mostly content marketing, where people are in a relaxed phase reading a piece of content and see a link that highly relates that they can click and follow / read at the same pace.

        I suppose relevancy plays a large role between the choice to go for a squeeze page or opt-in page. PPV / banner ads are always less relevant of course, few exceptions perhaps.

        Care to share some conversion numbers from banner to squeeze page? I tried it in the past to advertise my SEO service on web design blogs, the conversion was at a terrible low 0,2% if I remember correctly, it was only $2/1000 views so that came down to $1/click, which wasn't too terrible of course if I knew how to convert them lol.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by quadagon View Post

      Over the years I've tested and changed my sales funnel but quickly moved away from squeeze pages and saw a dramatic rise in earnings. Now i am not saying that this will be suitable for everyone but its my process as taken from the point a person has clicked on a ppc adverts.
      Makes sense, when I saw a squeeze page in the past I didn't know I would be able to unsubscribe at some point so I always used a throw away email address that I never checked.

      The marketers behind those squeeze pages are the cause of that of course as I was multiple times spammed to death and thus very wary when giving out my email address to a squeeze page.

      When you read some content that helps and makes you have faith in the author you'll likely want to receive updates and thus give your best (or one of...) email address, completely different than being forced by a squeeze page.
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      • Profile picture of the author myob
        Nearly all of the traffic for building my lists has come either directly or indirectly from targeting other people's lists. I used article marketing for driving direct traffic from online/offline publications which already had a subscriber/readership audience similar to my targeted demographics. For example, articles syndicated in niche-relevant ezines, websites, blogs, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, etc, were the primary drivers of highly convertible traffic. Quite often, some articles would go viral which resulted in additional networks and referrals. This was essentially the only traffic method I've ever used for many years, as none of my sites have ever ranked anywhere near the waterline in the SERPs.
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        • Profile picture of the author nik0
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          Originally Posted by myob View Post

          Nearly all of the traffic for building my lists has come either directly or indirectly from targeting other peoples' lists. I used article marketing for driving direct traffic from online/offline publications who already had a subscriber/readership audience similar to my targeted demographics. For example, articles syndicated in niche-relevant ezines, websites, blogs, newsletters, magazines, newspapers, etc, were the primary drivers of highly convertible traffic. Quite often, some articles would go viral which resulted in additional networks and referrals. This was essentially the only traffic method I've ever used for many years, as none of my sites have ever ranked anywhere near the waterline in the SERPs.
          You run ecommerce sites?

          Content / article marketing seems to be the best converting but also the most difficult / time consuming way of driving traffic.

          It does work kind of the same as link outreach so have to experiment a bit on that front as it covers SEO and traffic at the same time. That's why I asked if you run ecommerce sites, they are a hell to rank, especially in 2015.

          Other reason could be that you're just in a very competitive niche of course like finance or real estate.
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          • Profile picture of the author myob
            Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

            You run ecommerce sites?

            Content / article marketing seems to be the best converting but also the most difficult / time consuming way of driving traffic.

            It does work kind of the same as link outreach so have to experiment a bit on that front as it covers SEO and traffic at the same time. That's why I asked if you run ecommerce sites, they are a hell to rank, especially in 2015.

            Other reason could be that you're just in a very competitive niche of course like finance or real estate.
            The sites are content-rich and designed only for lead generation and incremental prospect screening for one or more of three ultimate outcomes: highend flagship products, joining my MLM business, or executive-level marketing consultation services.

            Except for some nominally-priced affiliate products for list-building, there has seldom been any other products offered directly on my websites. All other affiliate product marketing campaigns are through lists or referrals to deep internal landing pages; that's it.

            The competition in all of my niches has always been much too fierce for SEO, and IMNSHO it can be effectively nullified by using more direct online/offline communication channels, especially in 2015.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by quadagon View Post

      Over the years I've tested and changed my sales funnel but quickly moved away from squeeze pages and saw a dramatic rise in earnings. Now i am not saying that this will be suitable for everyone but its my process as taken from the point a person has clicked on a ppc adverts.

      the advert itself address a need in this example pet Griffin training. The advert will be along the lines of '3 ways to train your pet griffin'. Obviously better than that but i am wanting to target someone searching for 'how to train a griffin'.

      Once she clicks shes taken to griffinschool.com/3ways and a page which has the headline 3 ways to train your griffin. The use of the headline reduces friction and allows her brain to stop worrying about being in the right place.
      Seems the relevancy plays a good role here again, PPC can be a lot more targeted than PPV, though with massive campaigns it would need a lot of optin pages to make the text in the add match well with your landing page.

      Thanks for your response, learning a few important details here if I don't draw the wrong conclusions
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  • Profile picture of the author SunnyDays81
    Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

    How do you build your list?
    Hi there Nik,

    I build my list through a variety of methods, some which include:

    Video Marketing
    Various Safe List advertising methods
    Solo Ad Marketing
    Some Traffic Exchange advertising
    2 Wordpress blogs and 1 Blogspot
    Various Joint Ventures with other Internet Marketers
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by SunnyDays81 View Post

      Hi there Nik,

      I build my list through a variety of methods, some which include:

      Video Marketing
      Various Safe List advertising methods
      Solo Ad Marketing
      Some Traffic Exchange advertising
      2 Wordpress blogs and 1 Blogspot
      Various Joint Ventures with other Internet Marketers
      What do you mean with "Safe Lists"?

      As for Solo Ad marketing, is this with people you already know or do you have a good resource for such ads? I have the feeling there's an awful lot of scamming going on there (makes sense as it's easy for people to scrape emails from the web, add it to a list and pretend to have build it and sell spots on it, sure temp solutions as such accounts won't hold very long but easy to get screwed in between).

      One of my fired VA's also came up bragging to me about his new solo ads business some time ago, while I'm pretty sure he didn't build a legit list him self, right now his Paypal is banned lol.

      Right now as I write this post I already know I will get some private solo ad offers by PM,

      How's video marketing working out for you btw? You rank those in Google or just rely on Youtube?
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  • Profile picture of the author panditmarketing
    I used to buy solo ads but felt I wasn't getting a return quick enough to keep spending. That's probably the quickest way to build a list in my opinion.

    I now use forums, facebook and blogs for traffic. I will branch out into paid traffic later.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by panditmarketing View Post

      I used to buy solo ads but felt I wasn't getting a return quick enough to keep spending. That's probably the quickest way to build a list in my opinion.

      I now use forums, facebook and blogs for traffic. I will branch out into paid traffic later.
      I see what you mean.

      I changed my SEO service in such way that we now invest $700+ per client in domains upfront, while they only pay me $99/month, obvious that isn't sustainable when attracting too many clients.

      For example if I had 100 new clients a month I'd need to invest $70.000,- I would quickly run out of funds that way, same applies to building a list from paid traffic where it could take a year to make your investment back, at some point you're forced to slow down, which sucks.

      Wonder how others deal with that.

      Make sure they break-even at least in the first email series perhaps or borrow money, maybe others can respond to that?

      Reason I ask is that I'm about to launch a free serie of guides and the return will have to come in hosting, content, site and link sales. If they only sign up for hosting it can take a while as that's a very long time return but slowly, I want to offer a real decent budget hosting plan so no affiliate commissions of $50-100+ upfront. Same applies to the content platform where people might buy only 1-5 articles per month for years to come.
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      • Profile picture of the author kilgore
        Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

        I see what you mean.

        I changed my SEO service in such way that we now invest $700+ per client in domains upfront, while they only pay me $99/month, obvious that isn't sustainable when attracting too many clients.

        For example if I had 100 new clients a month I'd need to invest $70.000,- I would quickly run out of funds that way, same applies to building a list from paid traffic where it could take a year to make your investment back, at some point you're forced to slow down, which sucks.

        Wonder how others deal with that.

        Make sure they break-even at least in the first email series perhaps or borrow money, maybe others can respond to that?
        Not directly applicable, but I think it's interesting that when IKEA starts development on a new product, the first thing they do us set the price. Once they have the price, only they then do they begin the actual design, the selection of material, etc.

        So if in your case $99/month is the right price for your services, maybe it's then partly a matter of designing your product to fit a budget where you can be profitable at that level. I honestly don't know if something like that might be an answer, but it might be something to think about anyway.

        On the other hand if you do feel that to give your customers the service they deserve you absolutely have to spend $700 upfront, it seems that you have three options:
        1. Grow more slowly than you'd like.
        2. Raise prices and likely get less orders (though since you may not be able to handle them all if you keep prices low that may not be a loss)
        3. Find money either by borrowing or taking on an investor.
        Each has its advantages and disadvantages of course...
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        • Profile picture of the author nik0
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          Originally Posted by kilgore View Post

          Not directly applicable, but I think it's interesting that when IKEA starts development on a new product, the first thing they do us set the price. Once they have the price, only they then do they begin the actual design, the selection of material, etc.

          So if in your case $99/month is the right price for your services, maybe it's then partly a matter of designing your product to fit a budget where you can be profitable at that level. I honestly don't know if something like that might be an answer, but it might be something to think about anyway.

          On the other hand if you do feel that to give your customers the service they deserve you absolutely have to spend $700 upfront, it seems that you have three options:
          1. Grow more slowly than you'd like.
          2. Raise prices and likely get less orders (though since you may not be able to handle them all if you keep prices low that may not be a loss)
          3. Find money either by borrowing or taking on an investor.
          Each has its advantages and disadvantages of course...
          I don't think $99/mo is the right price for my service, others that use the same concept of link building charge $1000+/month. Obviously they offer more then $700 worth of domains in return (or at least I hope so).

          Doing it in a different way, like for example adding one domain a month would simply take to long to rank, and other ways of building links equates to going back the old way and delivering quick but non lasting results. Penguin 3.0 had a lot to do with this very recent change of approach.

          People say quality SEO services can't be delivered for $99/mo, well it can but as you see it requires a large upfront investment from the seller and most are not prepared to do that. I'm in a somewhat unique situation where I had 100's of domains that I could repurpose but now that I'm through my domains it is literally a matter of investing $700 for $99/mo in return.

          The things you listed are the solution indeed, though raising prices would require different leads, eg not from IM forums. My solution is to keep things as they are, few new clients, few cancellations and invest in my own affiliate sites instead.

          Either way SEO was just an example but yes the solution relates to all things, I really don't feel much for borrowing money and I don't think increasing prices will do much good either as my prices are somewhat of my USP so growing slower it will be then.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matthew Trujillo
    I've have many different sources of traffic that I use to build my list.

    Some of these methods include, but are not limited to :

    - Blogging
    - Guest Blogging
    - Forum Marketing
    - Video Marketing
    - Solo Ads
    - Banner Ads
    - Facebook PPC


    There are a list of ways to build your list. Stay consistent everyday , DO NOT GIVE UP!
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  • Profile picture of the author Brent Stangel
    Mostly solo ads at the moment.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by Brent Stangel View Post

      Mostly solo ads at the moment.
      Do you buy them through a certain platform where people connect or do you only do business with people you know already?
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  • Profile picture of the author ShawnBrown
    Here are my best sources of traffic for building my list based on the most effective to least effective.

    1) JV's/Affiliates
    2) Forums
    3) Solo Ads
    4) Video marketing
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by ShawnBrown View Post

      Here are my best sources of traffic for building my list based on the most effective to least effective.

      1) JV's/Affiliates
      2) Forums
      3) Solo Ads
      4) Video marketing
      One of the few that mentions JV's/affiliates I see.

      My services will be low budget with small margins to be able to still deliver quality services but as a result of that I don't expect to attract a lot of affiliates. Maybe I have to increase my prices.
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  • Profile picture of the author KristofferIM
    At the moment I'm only using Bing & Yahoo PPC ads to build my list.
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  • Profile picture of the author hometutor
    Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

    How do you build your list?

    Personally I get most from my traffic from SEO and forum marketing and thus my list is build based on that traffic.

    Where do you get your traffic from?
    Do you have a list of forums in which you promote? Getting hard to find on Google (please folks don't give me a Google search link)

    Thank you for any help you feel comfortable with providing,

    Rick
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by hometutor View Post

      Do you have a list of forums in which you promote? Getting hard to find on Google (please folks don't give me a Google search link)

      Thank you for any help you feel comfortable with providing,

      Rick
      Only the Warrior Forum at the moment.

      I also tried the following:

      - Digital Point - no buyers traffic, most people from countries like India

      - Traffic Planet - was good for a while but really on it's way out (dead forum)

      - Wicked Fire - some odd place, and not crowded either, made few sales

      - Blackhatworld - seems to have a decent amount of buyers

      So if you want to give forum marketing a try focus on WF and BHW I'd say, the rest is really not worth your time, but even on these 2 forums the traffic isn't what it used to be, seems forum marketing is really on it's way out and making a shift to social media.
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  • Profile picture of the author Stephen Collins
    The best traffic I'm finding at the moment is with Facebook and Youtube. With Facebook you need to get your friends to 5000 people and be selective with your friends. Make sure they are into the niche you are promoting.
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  • Profile picture of the author oda
    I've been making small software programs and using the activation system to build lists.
    Trying to get away from webforms on my pages etc and giving direct download links instead.

    My Thing is I give the software first, they run it and then it asks for the email address.
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    • Profile picture of the author hometutor
      Originally Posted by oda View Post

      I've been making small software programs and using the activation system to build lists.
      Trying to get away from webforms on my pages etc and giving direct download links instead.

      My Thing is I give the software first, they run it and then it asks for the email address.
      ODA
      I'm doing something similar in my forum. They have to have a page open only available to the Business Owner group in order for the software to work.

      Rick
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  • Profile picture of the author bibitkroto123
    I do not build building list yet, how to build list with email free ? is ithere ?
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  • Profile picture of the author mojobigdawg
    Squeeze pages still work but often need to take a different approach.
    I use some simple pages but have better luck with video squeeze and video background pages.
    Your free report needs to be a real valuable report that can actual do what it says.
    You need to be segmenting your list for buyers, they are bread and butter.
    You could also try cheap product releases from $1-3 and get a list of all buyers, you can do this on Warrior forum or JVZoo, you can also solicit affiliates to drive traffic to your offers
    If you havnt thought about it you might consider doing some product creation and launches, this is a good way to build your list, buyers and relationships overall.

    Traffic I use
    Affiliates
    solo ads (if you pay more and use the top brokers you will get better quality subs on your list (high concentration of english speaking countries)
    PPC (I only use bing at the moment)
    Video Traffic from posted videos (but you can also use google video ads) to pull traffic to pages and offers
    google traffic from site ranking

    good luck George
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by mojobigdawg View Post

      Squeeze pages still work but often need to take a different approach.
      I use some simple pages but have better luck with video squeeze and video background pages.
      Your free report needs to be a real valuable report that can actual do what it says.
      You need to be segmenting your list for buyers, they are bread and butter.
      You could also try cheap product releases from $1-3 and get a list of all buyers, you can do this on Warrior forum or JVZoo, you can also solicit affiliates to drive traffic to your offers
      If you havnt thought about it you might consider doing some product creation and launches, this is a good way to build your list, buyers and relationships overall.

      Traffic I use
      Affiliates
      solo ads (if you pay more and use the top brokers you will get better quality subs on your list (high concentration of english speaking countries)
      PPC (I only use bing at the moment)
      Video Traffic from posted videos (but you can also use google video ads) to pull traffic to pages and offers
      google traffic from site ranking

      good luck George
      Care to share who the top brokers are?
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by tristatemedia View Post

      i still use solo ads and they work great for me.
      Same like I asked others a few time, care to share a few sources that you use yourself that are pubicly available or do you only buy solo ads from people you know?
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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    I get most of my list members from Facebook. I'm not talking about spammy FB groups either (those will probably be further penalized by FB's algo soon), I'm talking about people actually sharing my stuff on their walls.
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    • Profile picture of the author nik0
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      Originally Posted by writeaway View Post

      I get most of my list members from Facebook. I'm not talking about spammy FB groups either (those will probably be further penalized by FB's algo soon), I'm talking about people actually sharing my stuff on their walls.
      I suppose you use Facebook ads to promote your posts?

      I'm banned there for some odd reason, after reading up it seems to have to do with a Thai IP address / location vs a Dutch address registered to my Paypal that I used to fund my account. Instead of them looking into it they just flag it as fraudulent in a permanent way. :S
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      • Profile picture of the author writeaway
        Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

        I suppose you use Facebook ads to promote your posts?

        I'm banned there for some odd reason, after reading up it seems to have to do with a Thai IP address / location vs a Dutch address registered to my Paypal that I used to fund my account. Instead of them looking into it they just flag it as fraudulent in a permanent way. :S
        No. I get traffic from FB for free.
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  • Profile picture of the author allenmartin
    Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

    How do you build your list?

    Personally I get most from my traffic from SEO and forum marketing and thus my list is build based on that traffic.

    Where do you get your traffic from?
    Hi nik0,

    most of my traffic comes from affiliates i attract because of my product launches i do.
    This way i build a buyer list... ;D

    The other way i get my traffic from is through forum marketing like you do too...

    Another traffic source i use is youtube and other video platforms...


    Have a nice day
    Allen
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  • Profile picture of the author shmeeko69
    Originally Posted by nik0 View Post

    How do you build your list?

    Personally I get most from my traffic from SEO and forum marketing and thus my list is build based on that traffic.

    Where do you get your traffic from?
    It's usually a bit of a dolly mixture TBH. Google searches, related forums, freelancing sites, YT videos, via eBay.............
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  • Profile picture of the author SteveBowen4
    I've been with list building for a time in the past.
    I always used Kindle books giveaway to build my list and worked very well!
    thanks
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