Advice me to use of the list of 2M email ( not purchased )

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Dear friends,

I have a lot's email addresses. I will not mention the exact number but it's more then 2M.
Note that, This all email addresses are opt in. I did not buy this list. (Somehow i manged it ).

I am separating bounced emails and replied emails now.
I assume the full-fresh list will be more then 0.5M after separate.
And the replied list will be more then 10k ( I think most of testing emails are going to spam, so the replied emails number is low).

I have found these options are suitable for me now.
Option1: Email marketing
Option2: Solo ads

But friends, Can you please advice me that, how can i use this list or where to use this list ? Is there any other way beside those two options ?
Or if you in my position, what will you do ?

N:B: Personally i am a web developer and new to online marketing.

Thanks in advance
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    You are on very shakey ground. Large lists repurposed to different markets can cause a lot of complaints and unhappy customers that might even cause your hosting provider to shut you down.

    What did the people on the list sign up for? Because unless the list is specifically targeted to something, it's not going to do you much good at all.

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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Thanks for your quick reply Steve.

      Originally Posted by Steve B View Post

      What did the people on the list sign up for? Because unless the list is specifically targeted to something, it's not going to do you much good at all.
      For registration. And they use it regular basis.

      And you are right, without specific market it may be going to waste.
      I know i have an asset if i can use it properly.

      What you think, if i send an affiliate link to all of active emails and check the result ?
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      • Profile picture of the author XponentSYS
        Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

        Thanks for your quick reply Steve.


        For registration. And they use it regular basis.

        And you are right, without specific market it may be going to waste.
        I know i have an asset if i can use it properly.

        What you think, if i send an affiliate link to all of active emails and check the result ?
        Registration for what?. and, what do they use on a regular basis?
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        • Profile picture of the author commoner247
          Originally Posted by XponentSYS View Post

          Registration for what?. and, what do they use on a regular basis?
          Site registration.
          And in that site, user can upload and share their own creativity. As an example: own music or arts etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author joseph7384
    I found the perfect list depository that you can deposit your list to.


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    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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      Originally Posted by joseph7384 View Post

      I found the perfect list depository that you can deposit your list to.


      Harsh, but accurate. Am I becoming a bad influence on you? lol

      Cheers. - Frank
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      • Profile picture of the author John Moore
        Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

        Harsh, but accurate. Am I becoming a bad influence on you? lol

        Cheers. - Frank
        LOL thats a bit drastic
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by joseph7384 View Post

      I found the perfect list depository that you can deposit your list to.
      ha ha ha , this is so funny :v
      Joseph, I am not going to do that. Cause i know what is this. Before post this thread, i have searched and know about the purchased list.
      Remember, This is not a purchased list .
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      • Profile picture of the author joseph7384
        Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

        ha ha ha , Cause i know what is this. Before post this thread, i have searched and know about the purchased list.
        Remember, This is not a purchased list .
        And that is why you specifically mentioned that it wasn't a purchased list in your op, so you wouldn't get flamed about it.

        Ok even worse it must be a scraped list, you just lowered yourself on the ethical totem pole.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ryan2929
    I'm unclear on some details of this here. Can you answer some of the following questions:

    1) Is this list built from people registering for a product or service that you have sold to them? I know you said you didn't buy it, but is it your list that you've built?

    2) How old is this list? Is this a list that is current and being developed as we speak? Or is this a stale list that was built a while ago?

    3) Has this list been used? If not necessarily for promotions, has there been any outgoing contact to the members of this list? Was it regular?

    I don't think there is enough information in the OP to say that this list is just automatically garbage. It certainly gives off the feel that it's probably not going to be worth a whole lot, but more information is required.
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by Ryan2929 View Post

      I'm unclear on some details of this here. Can you answer some of the following questions:

      1) Is this list built from people registering for a product or service that you have sold to them? I know you said you didn't buy it, but is it your list that you've built?

      2) How old is this list? Is this a list that is current and being developed as we speak? Or is this a stale list that was built a while ago?

      3) Has this list been used? If not necessarily for promotions, has there been any outgoing contact to the members of this list? Was it regular?

      I don't think there is enough information in the OP to say that this list is just automatically garbage. It certainly gives off the feel that it's probably not going to be worth a whole lot, but more information is required.
      Ryan, thanks for your reply.
      Ok, imagine you have a list of 50k subscribers. You are incoming money with the list. Now i got the list.
      So, just tell me, should i throw this list to garbage ?

      N:B: This is an example as hint. Sorry to say that, i am not ready to give specific answer about the list. Hope my friends of this forum will understand that, and give me suggestions |
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  • Profile picture of the author johngreenishere
    For me, personally i will:
    1. send offer about web design services/products
    2. send to blog post /news to increase alexa rank
    3. offering solo ads, that so much works to do, so maybe email marketing the best
    4. sell that lists
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by johngreenishere View Post

      For me, personally i will:
      1. send offer about web design services/products
      2. send to blog post /news to increase alexa rank
      3. offering solo ads, that so much works to do, so maybe email marketing the best
      4. sell that lists
      Thanks John for nice options. It will help me .
      And surely, i am not going to do number 4 .
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  • Profile picture of the author Dave Kash
    Wow that is a very large list!

    How did you do it?

    If you want to make a lot of money from email marketing your emphasis should be building a relationship with your subscribers!

    Your relationship with your subscribers is everything. It is the bloodline of your business.

    How do you build a relationship?

    1. Email your list everyday: By sending great helpful emails to your list, they will trust you and know you. They will be much more likely to buy any product you promote.

    2. Give, give, give, and give some more: Don't be like the majority of the marketers out there who promote offer after offer just to make a quick buck. instead teach them, help them solve their problems. They will love you for that.

    If you focus on building a relationship with your list, the earning possibilities are endless. Yes you can start selling solo ads, but first build up that relationship so that your list knows and trusts you. That way you can sale tons of clicks to whoever wants them.
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    • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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      Originally Posted by Dave Kash View Post

      Wow that is a very large list!
      Seriously? I have an email list of 23M U.S. businesses.

      You are welcome to it. lol

      Cheers. - Frank
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      • Profile picture of the author commoner247
        Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

        Seriously? I have an email list of 23M U.S. businesses.

        You are welcome to it. lol

        Cheers. - Frank
        Then you may share with me what you do with this list.
        As i am newbie, i can get motivation from you .
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        • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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          Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

          Then you may share with me what you do with this list.
          As i am newbie, i can get motivation from you .
          The best thing you can do with my list, and yours, is to print it out on very thin paper, rip off a section, fold it over a few times and use it as butt-wipe.

          It has no other value.

          Cheers. - Frank
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          • Profile picture of the author commoner247
            Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

            The best thing you can do with my list, and yours, is to print it out on very thin paper, rip off a section, fold it over a few times and use it as butt-wipe.

            It has no other value.

            Cheers. - Frank
            That's a nice option i can do that beside income . Please send me the printed version of your list, so i can use both of my hand

            Ok,can you please tell me the best things i can do, if i get your active list which has 100k subscribers ( you are getting money with that ) ?
            (Please be honest to answer that )
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            • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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              Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

              That's a nice option i can do that beside income .

              Ok,can you please tell me the best things i can do, if i get your active list which has 100k subscribers ( you are getting money with that ) ?
              (Please be honest to answer that )
              I have no idea what you are referring to. I have no such list. I think you are confused, and not just about whom is posting what - when and where. :-)

              Cheers. - Frank
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              • Profile picture of the author commoner247
                Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                I have no idea what you are referring to. I have no such list. I think you are confused, and not just about whom is posting what - when and where. :-)

                Cheers. - Frank
                It's for an example. Example for imagine.
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                • Profile picture of the author BigFrank
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                  Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

                  It's for an example. Example for imagine.
                  Life is short. I don't deal in hypothetical scenarios. You are free to waste your time as you see fit. Mine? Not so much.

                  Cheers. - Frank
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                  • Profile picture of the author commoner247
                    Originally Posted by BigFrank View Post

                    Life is short. I don't deal in hypothetical scenarios. You are free to waste your time as you see fit. Mine? Not so much.

                    Cheers. - Frank
                    Ok, thanks for your time
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by Dave Kash View Post

      Wow that is a very large list!

      How did you do it?

      If you want to make a lot of money from email marketing your emphasis should be building a relationship with your subscribers!

      Your relationship with your subscribers is everything. It is the bloodline of your business.

      How do you build a relationship?

      1. Email your list everyday: By sending great helpful emails to your list, they will trust you and know you. They will be much more likely to buy any product you promote.

      2. Give, give, give, and give some more: Don't be like the majority of the marketers out there who promote offer after offer just to make a quick buck. instead teach them, help them solve their problems. They will love you for that.

      If you focus on building a relationship with your list, the earning possibilities are endless. Yes you can start selling solo ads, but first build up that relationship so that your list knows and trusts you. That way you can sale tons of clicks to whoever wants them.
      Dave Kash, many thanks for your nice suggestions .
      Ya, I think i have to make relationship first. For that, i have to work at least 2 months with this list without thinking of income .
      And about the list, somehow i managed this list. I have already test it and found that this is responsive.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jack Gordon
    Here is an important question...

    Do the members of this list know who you are? And did they knowingly sign up for your product/service?

    If so, the list is fertile ground for you to nurture. I would do as Dave Kash suggested and work on the relationship for a while, by providing them value directly related to the service they are currently getting from you.

    If not, then forget it. You will just be another unwelcome voice in their spam box.

    If you are on solid ground to mail to them, forget about monetizing it for now. First, you need to establish yourself as a friend and a trusted resource to them. You do that by communicating with them and giving value to them without the expectation of anything in return.

    If you can get that far without being crucified as a spammer, then you are in a position to start thinking about what else you can do to monetize.

    Think about this as a romance. You don't propose commitment (or marriage) on the first date. You have to warm them up first and prove yourself as a worthy partner. Go too fast, and you'll be all alone on Saturday night.
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by Jack Gordon View Post

      Here is an important question...

      Do the members of this list know who you are? And did they knowingly sign up for your product/service?

      If so, the list is fertile ground for you to nurture. I would do as Dave Kash suggested and work on the relationship for a while, by providing them value directly related to the service they are currently getting from you.

      If not, then forget it. You will just be another unwelcome voice in their spam box.

      If you are on solid ground to mail to them, forget about monetizing it for now. First, you need to establish yourself as a friend and a trusted resource to them. You do that by communicating with them and giving value to them without the expectation of anything in return.

      If you can get that far without being crucified as a spammer, then you are in a position to start thinking about what else you can do to monetize.

      Think about this as a romance. You don't propose commitment (or marriage) on the first date. You have to warm them up first and prove yourself as a worthy partner. Go too fast, and you'll be all alone on Saturday night.
      Jack Gordon, thanks for your nice explanation. Ya, this is a little bit of challenge to make good relationship with them. I already mentioned that the list is responsive. Cause i am sending them the " hi type" message and getting reply from them.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mr Lim
    You must be new to email marketing.
    You should have study about CAN-Spam.
    Furthermore, you could hardly find a server to spam 2Million list of email, most will ban you before you do that.
    Your question do not lay on how to profit it, instead how can you use it.
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by Mr Lim View Post

      You must be new to email marketing.
      You should have study about CAN-Spam.
      Furthermore, you could hardly find a server to spam 2Million list of email, most will ban you before you do that.
      Your question do not lay on how to profit it, instead how can you use it.
      Mr Lim, Ya i am new to email marketing. But before dive into this, i have read about the email marketing.
      I have already sent 1 Millions to verify the addresses. Still automatic email are sending. I am not a master, but i know facts to deal with these problem and i am dealing this. Hope i will pass it .


      Originally Posted by TakenAction

      Yeah your list is crap and you are in delusion.

      Go and try and make an offer I promise you will make 0 sales.
      Challenge Accepted .
      I will meet with you in your hometown soon
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  • Profile picture of the author TakenAction
    Yeah your list is crap and you are in delusion.

    Go and try and make an offer I promise you will make 0 sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author fasteasysuccess
    Someone asked a similar question in the other room and i answered it for him and almost same, but his was his buddies unsubscribe list who didn't know him---both of these situations, the list doesn't know you, but...

    I personally wouldn't use it because you are basically spamming them and the best kind of list is your own built or someone elses referring them to you (like a jv), however...

    If had to...

    Simply use another service, send offer to list and have them optin to basically qualify and get them off that junk list to yours. Maybe send it another day or two to catch those other people (scrub the ones already added to new list on legit service) and then scrap that big list and maybe do down the road, but again, that's probably the best way to deal with something like that and possibly turn it profitable.

    Just make sure you continue to follow up with the new list you created so keeps active and they keep opening your offers and never mention them being on that old list again.

    Remember, they're not even on your friends list and don't know you at all at 1st. Not sure all the details, but like said, you are definitely spamming so be careful and smart how you do it.
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by fasteasysuccess View Post


      If had to...

      Simply use another service, send offer to list and have them optin to basically qualify and get them off that junk list to yours. Maybe send it another day or two to catch those other people (scrub the ones already added to new list on legit service) and then scrap that big list and maybe do down the road, but again, that's probably the best way to deal with something like that and possibly turn it profitable.

      Just make sure you continue to follow up with the new list you created so keeps active and they keep opening your offers and never mention them being on that old list again.

      Remember, they're not even on your friends list and don't know you at all at 1st. Not sure all the details, but like said, you are definitely spamming so be careful and smart how you do it.
      Thanks for your awesome plan. My plan is similar type of. But yours opinion will help me to make my plan perfect. Again thanks.
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    • Profile picture of the author salegurus
      Originally Posted by fasteasysuccess View Post

      but like said, you are definitely spamming so be careful and smart how you do it.
      So you are a self proclaimed spammer i get it.. But why teach others how to spam? And this on a forum that proclaims to be as white as snow?

      Originally Posted by commoner247 View Post

      My plan is similar type of. But yours opinion will help me to make my plan perfect. Again thanks.
      And another third world spammer is born...

      If it were up to me the both of you would get a nice long vacation.......
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      • Profile picture of the author commoner247
        Originally Posted by salegurus View Post

        So you are a self proclaimed spammer i get it.. But why teach others how to spam? And this on a forum that proclaims to be as white as snow?
        And another third world spammer is born...

        If it were up to me the both of you would get a nice long vacation.......
        The first world senior member's logic: Internet Marketing is spam !
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  • Profile picture of the author James 0
    - You should first, filter your list by removing inactive
    subscribers and
    fake emails (e.g. gfgfgg@gmail.com)

    - Now you should divide your list in different categories
    according to open rates, click rates, etc. (to manage the list properly and promote
    different offers to different categories of subscribers in future)

    - Now make quality emails for your subscribers for making a
    good connection with them for around
    20 - 30 days (without any offer).
    Try to interact with them.

    - Make sure that your emails are going into the inbox by
    making a proper spam check before finalizing the same.

    - Then make a high converting funnel and start promoting
    offers again.

    Hope it helps!
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    • Profile picture of the author commoner247
      Originally Posted by James 0 View Post

      - You should first, filter your list by removing inactive
      subscribers and
      fake emails (e.g. gfgfgg@gmail.com)

      - Now you should divide your list in different categories
      according to open rates, click rates, etc. (to manage the list properly and promote
      different offers to different categories of subscribers in future)

      - Now make quality emails for your subscribers for making a
      good connection with them for around
      20 - 30 days (without any offer).
      Try to interact with them.

      - Make sure that your emails are going into the inbox by
      making a proper spam check before finalizing the same.

      - Then make a high converting funnel and start promoting
      offers again.

      Hope it helps!
      Many many thanks for your nice guideline. I am already doing first step
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  • Profile picture of the author drschool
    Sure, you've heard a thousand times "The money is in the list" but that doesn't mean money is in EVERY list.

    Save yourself some time and money and take Joseph and Frank's advice.

    1. Your list isn't targeted so you have no idea what to offer them
    2. It will take a lot of time and money to mail the list in a way so it doesn't all go to spam
    3. You'll be a big spammer and you can get fined for that.
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  • Profile picture of the author winnermarketing
    you should send them mail promoting a niche related to your previous opt in theme!

    If you want to try something new choose another "trand" niche but you risk to lose some of your contatcts!!
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