128 replies
I'm in the middle filming a new video all about writing email. It is my belief that the overwhelming amount of email that goes out from marketers is absolutely horrible. I mean, really really bad.

It's downright unbelievable, sounds scammy, and looks like every other marketers emails.

I know I'm not the only one that feels this way.

Anyhow, the reason for this post was not to put down marketers but rather I'd like to ask you a question.

Who's email do you really look forward to reading?

And when I say look forward, I mean, when you see their name in your inbox you INSTANTLY click to see what they have to say. You want to read that email before anything else.

There's only 2 people's emails that I have ever felt that way about.

So I'm curious... "Who's" emails do you actually look forward to and would drop everything to read"?

Anybody?
  • Profile picture of the author JMPruitt
    Personally If you are looking for a good example, the Affilorama Email list by Mark Ling is great. even his promotional emails are full of good content that you can use.

    Its the only marketers list I still get. I have unsubscribed all the others for the same reasons you have mentioned.
    Signature
    follow my relationship marketing blog for tips on building more traffic without relying on Google's whims.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379386].message }}
  • {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379389].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author RobinSkeen
    Kevin Riley
    Paul Myers
    Bev Clement

    I believe there are one or two others but these are the ones who spring to mind immediately.
    Signature
    Thesis Theme Customizing | Budget PLR | Free Motivation Guide
    A man is not old until regrets
    take the place of dreams." -John Barrymore
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379401].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Honestly, I dont read any of them. Most go to the trash bin and that includes some of those names mentioned above. Dont get me wrong.......its nothing personal to these people like Paul Myers but I think when you figure out IM and what your Plan is and Map it out exactly what you want to do and what you need to do and identify the goals you aspire to reach and accomplish, then you dont need to waste time reading these emails.
      It just turns into information overload. And becomes an INCREDIBLE distraction !! This is just from my experience and my own personal opinion.

      And frankly, I would rather learn new stuff by coming hear with the best plethora of info. you will ever need in one convenient place !!
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379419].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Matt Bard
    Bev beat me to it.

    Paul Myers and Martin Avis. They each have their own folders in my mail.

    Matt
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379407].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author jamawebinc
    I usually open up your buddy Frank's emails. They are short, to the point, and usually lead to something of good value.

    I like to read Matt Furey's email too as it's interesting to find how he can turn a current even into an email like he does quite often.

    Those are about the only 2. There are a bunch of other marketers, many you are friends with and work closely with that I barely if ever open.

    Those are too long...too gimmicky...contain made up stories about when the email was written...etc.

    I can usually tell by the subject matter if they are selling something or have something that may be of genuine interest to me.

    Actually, if I got an email from you, I would open it because I like your material, and what you teach and the fact that I don't get your emails so it would be a novelty that I would definitely read.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379408].message }}
  • {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379427].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author George Wright
    OK,

    To answer your question my answer is nobody. I never click and open right away Because Allen doesn't send me emails anymore. Now, on a positive note I have a "special folder" where I send emails I will read when I want to read them and into that special folder goes. Paul Myers, and Mr. Makepeace. A dozen or so other marketers mostly well known Warriors go into another special folder for reading after I finish the first special folder.

    If Allen ever sends anything, (which he hasn't latly, at least to me) I open it right away, just because.

    George Wright
    Signature
    "The first chapter sells the book; the last chapter sells the next book." Mickey Spillane
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379429].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jason Moffatt
    I too really dig Paul Myers emails. They are some of the best.

    However, they don't give me that jolt that I "must" read right this second. (Sorry Paul, still love ya).

    I reckon that's only because the emails tend to take a few minutes to read, and after 30 seconds I'm distracted by Sportscenter. (More pictures Paul)

    When I think the best emails written by Warriors, Paul is the first one I think of that of though. They are damn good.

    I have a feeling this thread is going to get a few notable people some more signups
    Signature
    FREE 7-Day Video Training On How To Get People To Know, Like, Trust & Buy From You - http://www.nichefamous.com/
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379434].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author MichaelHiles
    Aside from observing copy for my email swipe file, I can't say anyone really sends me anything compelling. I pay attention to Kern and Walker to see what they're up to. Jeff is real abbreviated. Kern is Kern. You're part of the Kern/Earthy conversation style crowd, so at least it's somewhat interesting.

    But we all know that it's just stuff to fill the interest space to keep the eyeballs and attention until the next JV promotion.... which is okay too because that's the name of the game.

    I get a lot from Perry Marshall & Michel Fortin.

    The most interesting guys I follow are actual copywriters. Neil Sagebiel's "Headlines from Floyd" comes to mind... http://headlinesfromfloyd.com
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379437].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jason Moffatt
    My 2 were ...

    Obviously Frank and

    Rich Jerk (when he used to send good emails. them were the days).
    Signature
    FREE 7-Day Video Training On How To Get People To Know, Like, Trust & Buy From You - http://www.nichefamous.com/
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379445].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Adam Carn
      Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

      My 2 were ...

      Obviously Frank and

      Rich Jerk (when he used to send good emails. them were the days).
      Yeah man Rich Jerk made me laugh out loud. I even enjoyed reading his sales page! I thought I was the odd one out for thinking that he's actually quite cool.

      In those day I even actually bought his ebook, and guess what, it wasn't too shabby either.

      Today I can't think of any marketer's email I actually enjoy reading, most I don't even read to be honest. Ahh man I hope I don't cause bad karma, my subs better keep reading mine! Grrrr.

      Thanks,
      Adam
      Signature
      Taking a break...
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379473].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
      Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

      My 2 were ...

      Obviously Frank and

      Rich Jerk (when he used to send good emails. them were the days).

      I agree with you on the Rich Jerk emails... they were damn good.

      I like his style.

      One of his emails was labeled as one of the best of Internet Marketing History, precisely talking about "JV Spamming"...

      I´m gonna put that email here, later. Is that good, and (sadly) 100% true.



      The other marketer, of course, is my man Rich Schefren : )


      PS: I love too Paypal´s "Notification of Payment Received" ones ... great content.


      : )
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380802].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Johnathan
    David D`Angelo (pen name)
    Signature
    Make money from writing, find out how now.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379451].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Wham
      i usually read what george brown's emails say as he actually does it right.

      most other people ive subscribed to i subscribed through them from right here on the warrior forum, and honestly they've been boring and greedy, im not going to say their names or anything but i got emails from certain individuals quite often and they ALWAYS are sending me different products to buy. i unsubscribe to all of them now, cant say ive ever gotten an email that had useful information aside from george brown, but i haven't subscribed to a whole lot of people.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379471].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Britt Malka
    Andrew Hansen and Marlon Sanders
    Signature
    *** Idea Factory ***
    9 Simple & Fun Ways to Come Up With Ideas for Non-Fiction Books

    >>> Click here to get immediate access <<<

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379459].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Shannon Herod
    Thinking about it.. There are a few I will always open.

    Frank Kern... just because he has me in his mesmerizing death grip

    Jason Moffatt... I like his style (and he is friends with Frank)

    Robert Plank... I have no clue why I read his emails, but I literally read everyone he sends, which is usually everyday.

    Russell Brunson... That dude knows his crap. Very systematized, and I like his use of different landing pages

    The are a few that I never open unless there is a big push for something and I want to see how they are marketing it.

    Shannon
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379460].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author DogScout
    Perry Marshall
    Glenn livingston
    Frank Kern

    in that order
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379469].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jan Mueller
    I read George Brown and Alex Shelton's emails. For the most part, short and succint. I also have to agree with the Rich Jerk.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379480].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jason Moffatt
    The cool thing about this thread is...

    1. There will be a obvious pattern of who's emails are really good.

    and...

    2. A couple Warriors will likely be thinking to themselves "does this email suck?" the next time they are about to hit that broadcast button.

    Here's how you know you are doing email right... You're subscribers will email you asking if you would email them more often.

    I wonder how many people get that request from their subscribers?
    Signature
    FREE 7-Day Video Training On How To Get People To Know, Like, Trust & Buy From You - http://www.nichefamous.com/
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379490].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Johnathan
      Haha, Actually, when I used to run a newsletter (not auto-responder), I actually did have that happening. I think I had missed one on my regular schedule, and I had subscribers e-mailing me, asking me why they didn\'t get it, and could I please send it asap
      Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

      The cool thing about this thread is...

      1. There will be a obvious pattern of who\'s emails are really good.

      and...

      2. A couple Warriors will likely be thinking to themselves &quot;does this email suck?&quot; the next time they are about to hit that broadcast button.

      Here\'s how you know you are doing email right... You\'re subscribers will email you asking if you would email them more often.

      I wonder how many people get that request from their subscribers?
      Signature
      Make money from writing, find out how now.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379680].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author jamawebinc
      Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

      The cool thing about this thread is...

      1. There will be a obvious pattern of who's emails are really good.

      and...

      2. A couple Warriors will likely be thinking to themselves "does this email suck?" the next time they are about to hit that broadcast button.

      Here's how you know you are doing email right... You're subscribers will email you asking if you would email them more often.

      I wonder how many people get that request from their subscribers?
      Just the other day I got an email from someone on my list saying they were worried about me because they haven't heard from me in a long time.

      Then again, I get a couple of emails saying "Don't send me anymore of this annoying crap". Of course they don't know to (or just don't for some reason) click the unsubscribe link.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380295].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Tenzo
    Paul Myers and Tony Shepherd.
    Signature
    Wordpress, From Newbie to Jedi...

    Roses are planted where thorns grow,
    And on the barren heath
    Sing the honey bees.
    –”The Marriage of Heaven and Hell,” William Blake
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379498].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author dv8
    I don't read anyone's 100%. I actually unsubscribed from a bunch. Even if they have good content, it distracts me from getting work done.

    With that being said....

    Perry Marshall's - He has his own folder. I read about 95% of his emails.

    Dan Kennedy - Used to read all of his. Now I don't get very many, at all. If I do (usually from Bill anyway), I don't usually read them.

    Craig Garber - Also has his own folder. I read about 99% of his emails. They all have solid content. And they all have a soft pitch at the end. But I'd say it's more a call to action than a pitch. I think that way because he provides such usefull content that I don't care if he mentions his products.

    Kern - Used to read them all. Now I usually delete them.

    Clayton Makepeace - Read about 50% of his.


    These days, the less email the better. Such a time vampire.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379502].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Lady_T
      These are what I like to call my
      Fabulous 5...

      1. Clayton Makepeace
      2. Bob Bly
      3. Frank Kern
      4. Joe Vitale
      5. Anything from the writers of AWAI

      I always get a marketing lesson and
      then some from being on their lists.

      I never know what goodies might be
      in store so even if I'm working like a dog,
      I set aside time during the day to see
      what's going on.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379538].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
    Ben Settle for my copy skills

    Jason Dinner because I like his one of you guys style

    Russell Brunson The dude sends me money lol

    my autoresponder dude .....sends me money for selling his shovels

    And my personal favorite ..... Troy_Phillips .... sends great advice and freebies ..... not been in it for so long he has forgotten what the newbie needs and mindset is about. Course I could be partial :-)
    Signature

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379514].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jake Trainor
    Kern
    Moffatt
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379530].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author kemdev
    I really like Kern's style because he writes as if he's writing to
    someone he's known all his life... not a potential prospect.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379554].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author CurtisN
    Jeff Walker - because he's so cool
    Jason Fladlien - because every word he writes has a purpose
    Brian McElroy - because of the value he provides
    Frank Kern - because every email contains a lesson or a link to a video with a lesson
    Signature
    Curtis Ng (blog) - Product Launch Manager
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379640].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author mattlaclear
    Are you kidding? I don't read anyone's emails anymore. Even the big names just jv the heck out of one anothers lists. Don't believe me? Go out and opt on to 25 of the big names in IM and watch what hits your inbox.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379659].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author MJ Schaefer
      Originally Posted by mattlaclear View Post

      Are you kidding? I don't read anyone's emails anymore. Even the big names just jv the heck out of one anothers lists. Don't believe me? Go out and opt on to 25 of the big names in IM and watch what hits your inbox.
      Ditto.

      I do have a couple of RSS feeds though, one of whom is Chris Pearson of Pearsonified (and Thesis fame). Really enjoy that; shame he doesn't update more frequently.
      Signature

      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379691].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Johnathan
    David D`Angelo (pen name)
    Signature
    Make money from writing, find out how now.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379673].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Kevin_Hutto
      Andy Jenkins
      Dan Kennedy's used to be good too...
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379708].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Frank Donovan
        Lol. If you actually look forward to getting emails, maybe you should examine your life - or actually get one

        Seriously, Jason, I agree with the view in your OP. IMO, the standard of marketing emails has deteriorated over the last year or so and I must have unsubscribed from dozens of lists in recent months. Far too many staid and formulaic cookie-cutter mailings.

        So, regarding "traditional" newsletter emails - for me, it's really only Paul Myers left standing.

        Nowadays, I mostly just subscribe to blog feeds and they're keeping my inbox full enough. It's an area where creativity is still rife and I'm constantly discovering new gems just in the marketing sphere alone.


        Frank
        Signature
        TOP TIP: To browse the forum like a Pro, select "View Classic" from the drop-down menu under your user name.

        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379779].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author CDarklock
    Top five? Frank Kern, John Alanis, Kevin Thompson, Kevin Bidwell, Robert Plank. In roughly that order.
    Signature
    "The Golden Town is the Golden Town no longer. They have sold their pillars for brass and their temples for money, they have made coins out of their golden doors. It is become a dark town full of trouble, there is no ease in its streets, beauty has left it and the old songs are gone." - Lord Dunsany, The Messengers
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379679].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Irishman
    Perry Marshall - makes you think and always lures me in with the story. Many of minutes spent scrolling through my blackberry emails as I can't just "scan" his mail. haha.

    Travis Sago - took a while to get used of his style, but the guy just beams "authentic"
    Signature
    1) FREE--> OFFLINE LIES EXPOSED - "Brilliant Report"
    2) WSO--> Offline Special Ops -
    "A Stroke of Genius"
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379749].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Ty Maier
    Joey Smith
    Paul Meyers
    Signature
    Only those who attempt the absurd are capable of achieving the impossible!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379762].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author TheWealthSquad
    Notice something interesting? People who provide value tend to get read more often. People who simply try to sell you something get deleted. Even the ones that used to be good can end up in the scrap heap if they abuse the privilege of sending email.

    I used to read everything I got from Robert Ringer and ETR but as their format drifted, they ended up getting into the To Be Read Later. I still like Kern's videos. Usually more for the way he presents than what he is presenting.

    I do scan headlines and give credence to those that have consistently provided good information. I browse them when looking for inspiration.

    Several of the people mentioned provide excellent content with nearly every email. That's why they get read more often.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379784].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ewenmack
    Gary Bencivenga...when he was sending them

    Gary Halbert...when he was sending them

    Ted Nicholas...when he was sending them

    Perry Marshall

    Clayton Makepeace in his earlier ones

    Ken MCarthy in his earlier ones

    Travis Sago the "home boy"

    John Carlton in his earlier ones

    ------------------------------

    After a while I feel I can live without these guys and actually spend more time in "get the friggin stuff done mode"

    Knowing they have archives of their work is good if I want to read a nugget later from those masters.

    Anyway, good research project you got going here Jason.

    Ewen Vile
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379819].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Daniel E Taylor
    I just opened an Eban Pegan Email and immediately
    signed up for his membership site. Already getting
    killer info.
    Signature

    Self Actualization is one's true purpose. Everything
    else is an illusion.

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379860].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author InternetM39482
    Paul Myers.

    That's it.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379892].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Lance K
      • Jimmy D. Brown
      • Jim Edwards
      Signature
      "You can have everything in life you want if you will just help enough other people get what they want."
      ~ Zig Ziglar
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379904].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ildarius
    Perry Marshall, good story telling
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1379897].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author GoGetta
    Kern for me! I actually never used to read them, I always just hit delete and I wondered one day, why am I even on his list, then I read and email, watched a video and love his stuff!

    Its funny stuff and the fact he is so laid back is awesome!

    GoGetta
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380217].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Mohsin Rasool
    I Know John Reese does not send much emails but when i was subscribed to many IM lists... I always read John's email just the moment it arrives...

    I always enjoyed reading his emails..they are not just written today and sent..
    i think he put so much thought and work in email before sending it...

    Regards,
    Mohsin
    PS. Hey Jason we look forward to watch the video
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380225].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ArticlePrince
    I don't open any; I keep getting emails from different people on the same day promoting the same product with the same email message. lame.
    Signature
    FREE 500 word articles, PM me for yours!
    (4 days only!)
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380228].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author proactive1
      Jason,

      This response will be different than most because it doesn't have anything to do with IM. Instead it has to do with making money and keeping it... and, being aware of what's REALLY happening in the world economy. I very much look forward to and read twice daily email from...

      The Daily Crux

      The Crux is a highly regarded financial news aggregator and is in my opinion the only place you need to get the world's best financial news. I say that because the major media only report what they want you to hear with very few exceptions.

      I realize most folks here could give a hoot about financial markets, but maybe time to start. Not getting on a soapbox--just a heads-up. Take care.
      Signature
      Chuck Anthony
      "You can always better your best."

      Home Business Hints
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1383969].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Ralf Skirr
      Paul Myers clearly has a fan club here. :-)
      How come I'm not even on his list? Need to change that.

      Interesting to see that some of the so called gurus don't even show up here.

      And several of them who do show up do so with the remark they had been worth reading in the PAST.

      I wonder if their email got less interesting because they started outsourcing to freelance writers? I think some of them even outsource email copywriting most of the time.

      Ralf
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1385159].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Amitywill
        None of them. I'm not gonna waste my time reading the latest
        crap being promoted in my inbox.

        Just click the delete button and get on with making some money.

        Will
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1385183].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Jay White
        Originally Posted by Ralf Skirr View Post

        I think some of them even outsource email copywriting most of the time.

        Ralf
        They do.
        Signature
        Copywriters! Want to Get More Clients and Make More Money? FREE Webinar: www.GetCopywritingClients.com
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1390474].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Silas Hart
      I filter the hell out of my e-mail, the only ones I open and read have "Instant PayPal Payment Received from" in the title.

      ...those are pretty much the only ones that matter too.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1386362].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author collegekid
      Emails I will always open...

      Frank Kern
      Mike Dillard
      Jonny Andrews
      And Jason Moffatt (when he isn't too lazy to send out an email)
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1391952].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Platinum Matt
    I agree with what's been said...

    All pitch fests.

    Most have their balance way wrong.

    And too many are returning favors, you email about this offer and I'll email about yours.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380232].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
      I'm surprised no one has mentioned Eben Pagan. I know he's an excellent marketer however he really does practice what he preaches and gives away $100+ worth of content in his "Training Videos."

      Other exceptional resources are Clayton Makepeace, Gary Halbert, and Gary Benecivenga. All of whom have free newsletter content that combined would be worth over $1,000+ in information.

      Personally I think the people who say "I don't read any." OR "I only read so-and-so's newsletter" are really missing out on a great deal of valuable information. If you need convincing of that fact, Google the above names and start reading.
      Signature
      "Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity."―Joseph Sugarman
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381024].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
        Originally Posted by ZigZag View Post

        Personally I think the people who say "I don't ready any." OR "I only ready so-and-so's newsletter" are really missing out on a great deal of valuable information. If you need convincing of that fact, Google the above names and start reading.

        Hey Zig, killer sig. quote from Goethe ; )

        Thanks for showing.

        Truth Words...
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381076].message }}
        • Profile picture of the author Jonathan 2.0
          Originally Posted by Kneb Knebaih View Post

          Hey Zig, killer sig. quote from Goethe ; )

          Thanks for showing.

          Truth Words...
          Hey. Thanks man.
          Signature
          "Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity."―Joseph Sugarman
          {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381157].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ahlexis
    Jason Moffatt
    Robert Plank

    And then there's one other person I don't even consider a marketer in the internet marketing sense of the word. But a lot of the email marketers out there could stand to take note of how this guy operates. He has supplied me with so much information that I look for his emails almost every time I start my day, because the info is often an eye-opener, and most of the time supplied without a sales message of any kind. His marketing is the OPPOSITE of the sell, sell, sell emails I get that dog my inbox and that I many times find myself unsubscribing from. And here's the thing: if you want his assistance with something, it's $1,000 per 30 minute phone call to gain access.

    And that's Simon Black over at SovereignMan.com. If ever there was an anti-sell email newsletter, this appears to be it.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380237].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author J Bold
    Jason, before I tell you the name how about you tell me your 2 names?

    Edit: Ok, looks like you already did.

    For me, it's this young guy who I think is only 18 or 19, Kris Manieri or something like that. I just signed up for his list (I think from warrior forum somehow) and I absolutely love the information he has given me, for free.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380248].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Martin Avis
      I can't decide on just two. My short list would be:

      Andy Williams
      Tony Shepherd
      Phil Wiley
      Harvey Segal

      Why? Because they have personality. They write as much about their lives as they do anything else. They stopped being mere messages in my inbox and started being friends.

      Who wouldn't open emails from friends first?

      Martin
      Signature
      Martin Avis publishes Kickstart Newsletter - Subscribe free at http://kickstartnewsletter.com
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380252].message }}
  • {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380313].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author TelegramSam
    I used to like Bencivenga's and Halberts.

    These days not much.

    Perhaps Eben's and Mike Hills. Also Paul Myers from time to time if I get time.

    All of the other g u r u 's are usually trying to sell stuff all the time. Usually unreviewed products from other g u r u 's.

    What about starting a thread for the most irritating emails received?

    Probably get deleted though.

    Sam
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380385].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Tinkerbell
    Emails I open automatically because of "who" they are from?

    PayPal *haha* Kidding, but I do love those ones.

    Frank Kern -this guy is funny even when he's pitching. Frank's emails are the only ones that really seem like you're getting an email from a lifelong friend. Maybe he really is a sorcerer and really does have EVERYONE under the Alchemist's Spell...but his emails are so good (in they don't come across as marketing schmarmy) you'd never figure it out to break free from the curse.

    Paul Myers - now that I'm on his list, I tend to read his emails just because they're from him, and since I know him from this forum - I'm afraid I'll miss something "basic, but must-know" if I don't read what he writes.

    Jason Moffatt - used to open these FIRST, ahead of everybody because this dude was just COOLNESS in a box. Totally real, and totally unafraid to say and do exactly what he thought. Then something changed for a while. Don't know what went down, but maybe he'll be back to "normal" (which is completely opposite of everyone elses "normal") soon? <wink>

    and lately, I open emails from Travis Sago, John Reese, Perry Marshall, and John Fancher.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380398].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author JayXtreme
    Paul Myers

    None of the others really get my attention, I filter all the rest into a single mail account on my hosting.. then once a month, I scan through for funky looking subjects.

    Peace

    Jay

    p.s. Not all warriors are sending out content in this niche, I get some good mail from warriors outside this niche and most of my mail goes out in other niches..
    Signature

    Bare Murkage.........

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380410].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Ursa Anzur
      I began opting out from every list possible a few weeks ago - I still do it daily. It takes too much of my time, even if I don't read the emails.

      I stayed on these lists:

      Jason Moffatt (just reading your new pdf - it's awesome)
      Kern
      Amish Shah - even though I don't do CPA or PPC
      Chris Rempel
      Chad Kimball
      John Reese
      Maria Gudelis
      Travis Sago - even though I don't promote MOMU anymore
      Kate Anderson - she has terrific PLR and website packages
      Steven Walk
      The Rhodes brothers
      Daniel Molano
      Imran Naseem
      Thomas Gajdjis

      and a few other Warriors.

      I would get 100 - 300 emails a day, it was a nightmare.

      I read about everything that's important to know here anyway.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380498].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Keith Boisvert
        Over the years I have weened myself off of most lists, but stay on a few because I actually read them, and they are:

        Paul M
        Frank Kern
        Travis Sago

        Paul's is jam packed with info, although a little dry, but I enjoy reading them...

        Frank is Frank, and I don't think there is enough humor in IM so he is able to present his info in a way that appeals to me...

        And Travis just has a certain style that appeals to me, I am just unable to put my finger on why, but I know each email has something in it I can learn from.

        ~keith
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380511].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author John S. Rhodes
        Originally Posted by Ursa Anzur View Post

        The Rhodes brothers
        Those guys are CRAZY!

        ~ John
        Signature

        Important message from John S. Rhodes:
        I think you're awesome.

        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381044].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author AgencyScripts
    Like many others, I have two email addresses, and one is for list signups, service signs up, etc etc.

    I read the emails from alot of marketers, and I think it's kind of my job as an IM'r to read and see what the industry is up too.

    I think the best emails to read (for me) are from product creators who are developers themselves, they always have the best stuff. Sid hale, Bill Ortell, Josh bartlett, dave guidon, etc etc.

    That's just because I really like developers over straight up marketers who outsource
    product creation then spend all there time trying to tell me why I gotta buy there solution.

    Developers usually come up with better ideas, and they don't need to spend to much
    time telling me why I need, because its usually pretty obvious if the tool is useful for me
    or not.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380543].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jay White
    Mine.

    Looking forward to seeing what you've got, J-Mo. Let me know if you want to team up on something.
    Signature
    Copywriters! Want to Get More Clients and Make More Money? FREE Webinar: www.GetCopywritingClients.com
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380853].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author rwb24
    Tom Kulzer
    CEO & Founder
    AWeber Communications
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380869].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Steven Carl Kelly
    Only one. He's rarely, if ever, mentioned on this forum. A lot of internet marketers THINK they know what they're talking about, but this guy actually does. Every e-mail from him is pure gold.

    There are a bunch of names that I delete without opening at all.
    Signature
    Read this SURPRISING REPORT Before You Buy ANY WSO! Click Here
    FREE REPORT: Split Test Your Landing Pages the Easy Way
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1380874].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author mjnet
      Originally Posted by Steven Carl Kelly View Post

      Only one. He's rarely, if ever, mentioned on this forum. A lot of internet marketers THINK they know what they're talking about, but this guy actually does. Every e-mail from him is pure gold.

      There are a bunch of names that I delete without opening at all.
      care to mention this one guy?

      i am just starting with IM and so far i've subsribed to 2, one of which a couple of wks ago cluttered my inbox by promoting 2 JVs on the same day and of course throwing in his bonus package as a sweetener.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381016].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
    *


    Ok, here it is, the so-famous email from Rich Jerk:



    "Hey Loser,

    I don't know about you, but I'm so sick of all these product launches lately. My inbox is inundated with subjects like this:

    "Hey, I'm launching a piece of crap Thursday. Get on the early notification list now to get a sh*tty bonus that costs me nothing. I promise to send you tons of other crappy offers in the future too."

    or

    "Suck Ass Wannabe Profits launches today. Buy this useless sh*t now before the price goes up. I hope I make enough money to fix my 88' Corolla."

    or

    "Announcing the launch of my brand spankin' new platinum Box of Junk - guaranteed to make you $5,000 in 5 minutes....(*disclaimer: not everyone will make $5k*)"

    I'm here to tell you right now that there are about 100 people "in the loop" on every product launch you see. It's an incestuous group that "uses" one another. People have repeatedly tried to suck me into the group. So I checked it out, and here's the process for each launch:

    Whoever creates a product (which was most likely outsourced to a guy in Romania) contacts a couple of Joint Venture brokers who take a small percentage of the launch proceeds, in exchange for getting major affiliates on board.

    These affiliates don't know what's in the package, they don't know what the product does, and they don't care. It could be the biggest pile of steaming dog sh*t, and they'll still promote the hell out of it. If you have a list of thousands of people who are desperate to make money any way they can, its pump and dump time.

    I've sat in on meetings with some of these guys and
    you know what they discuss? How to fu*k every one of you out of as much money as possible. Even some of the guys you think are the "good ones". I've got news for you, They Ain't. They actually laugh at how stupid you are. Chasing this "secret" that doesn't even exist.

    And do you know why you get the EXACT same email from every launch affiliate? It's because one person wrote it and handed it out to all of the affiliates, to make it that much easier for them to promote. Most affiliates DON'T EVEN READ the email. They just send it, with their affiliate link already pre-populated into it.

    And finally, the sales letter is usually written just a FEW HOURS before the product launches. Why? Because nobody knows what the fu*k is going on. These things are run by a group of idiots who are in different geographic locations and don't know how to communicate with one another. And major mistakes are always being made - like the site being down at launch time, a broken shopping cart, whatever.

    It's a joke.

    When you hear somebody made $1 million, $5 million, or even $10 million on a product launch, do you think it's NET profit? No way. After paying affiliates, fulfillment centers, outsourced labor, JV brokers, etc., and THEN paying refunds which are typically 20% or so right off the bat, the NET isn't all its cracked up to be. And if it's a month to month thing, forget about it. People drop off like flies every month.

    So don't get caught up in thinking these guys are getting rich...


    THEY'RE NOT...


    I've even been guilty of getting sucked into a couple of these launches myself. And the only reason I did was because I BELIEVED in the products. Whether they live up to to the hype remains to be seen. I'm as interested to find out as you are. I really hope they OVER-DELIVER.

    Regardless, I just wanted you to know what REALLY happens with all this choreographed bullsh*t. Because when you're on my list, you are entitled to THE TRUTH. At least the truth as I see it after taking my meds.

    After sending this email, I'll probably be dropped from the list of the 100 affiliates who are "in the know". But fu*k it..."



    Warrior reactions to the email here:

    The Warrior Forum - The best RICH JERK email I have received...ever!


    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381098].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Adam Carn
      Originally Posted by Kneb Knebaih View Post

      *


      Ok, here it is, the so-famous email from Rich Jerk:



      "Hey Loser,

      I don't know about you, but I'm so sick of all these product launches lately. My inbox is inundated with subjects like this:

      "Hey, I'm launching a piece of crap Thursday. Get on the early notification list now to get a sh*tty bonus that costs me nothing. I promise to send you tons of other crappy offers in the future too."

      or

      "Suck Ass Wannabe Profits launches today. Buy this useless sh*t now before the price goes up. I hope I make enough money to fix my 88' Corolla."

      or

      "Announcing the launch of my brand spankin' new platinum Box of Junk - guaranteed to make you $5,000 in 5 minutes....(*disclaimer: not everyone will make $5k*)"

      I'm here to tell you right now that there are about 100 people "in the loop" on every product launch you see. It's an incestuous group that "uses" one another. People have repeatedly tried to suck me into the group. So I checked it out, and here's the process for each launch:

      Whoever creates a product (which was most likely outsourced to a guy in Romania) contacts a couple of Joint Venture brokers who take a small percentage of the launch proceeds, in exchange for getting major affiliates on board.

      These affiliates don't know what's in the package, they don't know what the product does, and they don't care. It could be the biggest pile of steaming dog sh*t, and they'll still promote the hell out of it. If you have a list of thousands of people who are desperate to make money any way they can, its pump and dump time.

      I've sat in on meetings with some of these guys and
      you know what they discuss? How to fu*k every one of you out of as much money as possible. Even some of the guys you think are the "good ones". I've got news for you, They Ain't. They actually laugh at how stupid you are. Chasing this "secret" that doesn't even exist.

      And do you know why you get the EXACT same email from every launch affiliate? It's because one person wrote it and handed it out to all of the affiliates, to make it that much easier for them to promote. Most affiliates DON'T EVEN READ the email. They just send it, with their affiliate link already pre-populated into it.

      And finally, the sales letter is usually written just a FEW HOURS before the product launches. Why? Because nobody knows what the fu*k is going on. These things are run by a group of idiots who are in different geographic locations and don't know how to communicate with one another. And major mistakes are always being made - like the site being down at launch time, a broken shopping cart, whatever.

      It's a joke.

      When you hear somebody made $1 million, $5 million, or even $10 million on a product launch, do you think it's NET profit? No way. After paying affiliates, fulfillment centers, outsourced labor, JV brokers, etc., and THEN paying refunds which are typically 20% or so right off the bat, the NET isn't all its cracked up to be. And if it's a month to month thing, forget about it. People drop off like flies every month.

      So don't get caught up in thinking these guys are getting rich...


      THEY'RE NOT...


      I've even been guilty of getting sucked into a couple of these launches myself. And the only reason I did was because I BELIEVED in the products. Whether they live up to to the hype remains to be seen. I'm as interested to find out as you are. I really hope they OVER-DELIVER.

      Regardless, I just wanted you to know what REALLY happens with all this choreographed bullsh*t. Because when you're on my list, you are entitled to THE TRUTH. At least the truth as I see it after taking my meds.

      After sending this email, I'll probably be dropped from the list of the 100 affiliates who are "in the know". But fu*k it..."



      Warrior reactions to the email here:

      The Warrior Forum - The best RICH JERK email I have received...ever!


      OMG that is hillarious. Does the Rich Jerk still send emails? I don't get them anymore. That guy's a legend! He really did make everything else look like a joke.

      Thanks,
      Adam
      Signature
      Taking a break...
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381123].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
        Originally Posted by Adam Carn View Post

        OMG that is hillarious. Does the Rich Jerk still send emails? I don't get them anymore. That guy's a legend! He really did make everything else look like a joke.

        Thanks,
        Adam



        I don´t know either what happened to his emails. I´m gonna signup again, just in case...


        He´s the best entertainment in this industry, hands down:


        "Hey, I'm launching a piece of crap Thursday. Get on the early notification list now to get a sh*tty bonus that costs me nothing. I promise to send you tons of other crappy offers in the future too."

        or

        "Suck Ass Wannabe Profits launches today. Buy this useless sh*t now before the price goes up. I hope I make enough money to fix my 88' Corolla."

        or

        "Announcing the launch of my brand spankin' new platinum Box of Junk - guaranteed to make you $5,000 in 5 minutes....(*disclaimer: not everyone will make $5k*)"



        ... Pure Genius.



        ; )
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381150].message }}
        • Profile picture of the author Adam Carn
          I never delete my emails, (thanks to unlimited storage) and I just unearthed a Rich Jerk email. Made me laugh my head off again!

          Adam

          Originally Posted by Kneb Knebaih View Post

          I don´t know either what happened to his emails. I´m gonna signup again, just in case...


          He´s the best entertainment in this industry, hands down:


          "Hey, I'm launching a piece of crap Thursday. Get on the early notification list now to get a sh*tty bonus that costs me nothing. I promise to send you tons of other crappy offers in the future too."

          or

          "Suck Ass Wannabe Profits launches today. Buy this useless sh*t now before the price goes up. I hope I make enough money to fix my 88' Corolla."

          or

          "Announcing the launch of my brand spankin' new platinum Box of Junk - guaranteed to make you $5,000 in 5 minutes....(*disclaimer: not everyone will make $5k*)"



          ... Pure Genius.



          ; )
          Signature
          Taking a break...
          {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381437].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author JonMills
    Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

    I'm in the middle filming a new video all about writing email. It is my belief that the overwhelming amount of email that goes out from marketers is absolutely horrible. I mean, really really bad.

    It's downright unbelievable, sounds scammy, and looks like every other marketers emails.

    I know I'm not the only one that feels this way.

    Anyhow, the reason for this post was not to put down marketers but rather I'd like to ask you a question.

    Who's email do you really look forward to reading?

    And when I say look forward, I mean, when you see their name in your inbox you INSTANTLY click to see what they have to say. You want to read that email before anything else.

    There's only 2 people's emails that I have ever felt that way about.

    So I'm curious... "Who's" emails do you actually look forward to and would drop everything to read"?

    Anybody?
    Whos emails? Yours bud... you are a straight shooter.

    Others I read

    Willie
    Kern ( guy cracks me up )
    allan gardyne
    Signature
    http://www.thecopywriterwhisperer.com/ Persuasion at it's best!
    http://www.affiliateorganizer.com/ Organize your entire online business - Super affiliates give it the thumbs up!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381099].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author sbucciarel
    Banned
    I read Paul Meyers and Dean Hunt's. Always interesting.
    Also SuiteJ - I'm a customer and he writes a great email.

    I don't get any more than that because I unsubscribe to just about every list I've ever been on.

    I still get Rich Jerk's emails for a laugh. I agree, they used to be dynamite.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381160].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author JohnMcCabe
      Jason, it's a pretty short list that varies depending on what's going on.

      I won't say 'instantly', but Paul Myers' emails don't get old before they get read - usually the same day.

      Perry Marshall gets a FastPass, too. Glenn Livingston is on the list.

      There are a few more that get a quick scan. Eben Pagan when he's in "moving the free line" mode, for one.

      Quite a few get dumped at the subject line - "Go, go, go" is one, as is "only X {hours | copies | bonuses} left" on something I know I'm not buying for another...

      There are a lot of other folks that I keep tabs on via RSS.

      Most days I run into a stretch where I'm just mentally tired and need a break. That's when I catch up to a lot of the lists that don't make the first cut.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381239].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Zeus66
    Tony Shepherd.

    Always an interesting read, even when he isn't pitching something. And a genuinely nice bloke.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381357].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
      Originally Posted by Zeus66 View Post

      Tony Shepherd.

      Always an interesting read, even when he isn't pitching something. And a genuinely nice bloke.

      Tony Shepherd... what a legend!

      Horrible design... but good content
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381478].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author kindsvater
        Andy Williams

        Why? Because he provides an actual newsletter with content.

        Almost everyone is a pitchfest of worthless crap, and I quickly unsubscribe.

        This is my 'favorite' technique:

        You're on a list and get the email to click here for some new profound information - which takes you to an opt-in page to signup for a list to get the info.

        Hello???

        Right away I know this is not a 'marketer' with anything useful.

        Since I'm ALREADY on your list just provide your friggin profound content.

        .
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381503].message }}
        • Profile picture of the author Kneb Knebaih
          Originally Posted by kindsvater View Post

          Andy Williams

          Why? Because he provides an actual newsletter with content.

          Almost everyone is a pitchfest of worthless crap, and I quickly unsubscribe.

          This is my 'favorite' technique:

          You're on a list and get the email to click here for some new profound information - which takes you to an opt-in page to signup for a list to get the info.

          Hello???

          Right away I know this is not a 'marketer' with anything useful.

          Since I'm ALREADY on your list just provide your friggin profound content.

          .


          So true...

          A surefire method on "How To Lose Subscribers and Look Like Crap"

          -, )
          {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381518].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Jesus Perez
    Andrew Hansen.
    Brian McElroy.

    Both write in a natural tone that keeps me reading. Both provide value with every email they dispatch. Neither jump on the promotion bandwagon unless it's really solid.
    Signature

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381498].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Lyn Woodring
    I won't go over my list because they have been listed here. Instead without naming names they are some that automatically get deleted.
    If it contains free, a dollar trial in the subject line; more often than not it is something I can do without.
    Another pet peeve is 5 or 6 emails from the same marketer with the same subject line and which automatically get deleted. How that happens I'm not sure.
    More often than not if I can't hit reply to ask a question or comment I'm less likely to open. It is just worth it to open up a help desk ticket. I don't mind confirming I'm a real person not a bot.
    By now I can smell a pitch coming and will usually just delete most of those.
    I recieve too many emails to pay attention to all of them and while I do unsubcribe a lot of times its faster to just delete, though not as permanent.
    I wish there was a way to mass unsubscribe instead of one by one; it really is that bad.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381686].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Voasi
    Robert Plank
    Allan Gardyne
    Signature
    Want $6,000/mo. SEO Clients? Watch My Free Video!
    We do WSO Designs TOO!!! Best on WF! - Click Here
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381956].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author J Bold
    The one I hate the most is the Travis bum marketer guy (hates a strong word, do not hate the man, just his emails annoy me), for the way he writes his emails. He uses all these silly hip words and a-typical formatting. Must be his copywriting strategy but for me, his emails, they are so stupid. But it must be working for him. I do not hate him per se, as I can see he is just being corny on purpose especially if I ever watch his videos, and he seems like an ok guy, but his whole emailing campaign rubs me the wrong way. Just write like a normal person!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381972].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author gcjmarkets
    John Delavara
    Liz Tomey
    Signature

    Customized One on One Offline Marketing Business Training! Only 10 Spots available Learn More At Local Marketing Agents | Free Online Reputation Analysis Template Visit Rep Medic

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381988].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Tsnyder
    Frank Kern
    Jeff Johnson
    Paul Myers
    Signature
    If you knew what I know you'd be doing what I do...
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1381992].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Yuds
    I unsubscribed from just about every list because most of them offered ZERO value to my life, but there are a select few that I still belong to:

    Perry Marshall (Incredible value)
    Glenn Livingston
    Frank Kern (can't resist his charm)
    Daniel Levis (great teleseminars)
    Michel Fortin (great copywriting info)
    Dave Lakhani (usually great content)
    Geoff Shaw (a warrior who consistently gives great content with virtually no hard pitches)
    Don & Jeremy (they rarely mail, but anything from them is amazing)


    Hmm, more than I thought. Still, all of the above bring value to my life so I'm happy to read their emails. The rest....no time for them.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1382121].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author SMS
      I don't always get down to reading all their mails, but I do make an effort when time permits...

      Shaun O'Reilly
      Brian McElroy
      Paul Hancox
      GoGetta

      I know it's not your regular list... but these guys offer genuine value and rarely sell, unlike the majority unfortunately.

      I'm one of those guys that finds it difficult to unsubscribe from lists, so my mailbox gets cluttered with junk that I delete as soon as I set eyes on the name of the sender.
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1383913].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Michael Tracey
    Only 1:- Paul Myers

    Michael
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1383945].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author JamesPenn
    I'm surprised no one's mentioned Lee McIntyre yet. He provides incredible training videos for free and his promotions are very successful because of the way he interacts with his list.

    I'll also add Paul Myers and Brian McElroy too.

    James
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1384030].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author cj1966
      Phil Gosling from the UK. He hardly ever sends emails and when he does he never has anything to sell. I the 3 years I've been on his list he's recomended one $97 ebook and had one course for sale ages ago that I almost booked myself on, the only thing was £12,000 (I think) was a bit too steep for me.

      I'm itching for him to pitch me stuff and he never does!
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1384331].message }}
      • Profile picture of the author Sylvia Meier
        Lets see...in no particular order..

        Paul Myers...great content, always worth reading

        Travis Sago...love his personality and down to earthness

        Perry Marshall...great PPC info and storys

        Jayxtreme...it's Jay gotta open em

        James J Jones...usually pretty kick ass content, love MNF

        Allen Graves...article marketing info on steriods, his monthly newsletter is worth its weight in gold to an article marketer.

        Sylvia
        Signature
        {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453196].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author StaffPartyTrivia
    Frank Kern ( nearly removed 6 months ago due crappy affiliate offers
    but has given me a lot of value and I have purchased some of his work )

    Eben Pagan - 50% of the emails he has sent will never be deleted.

    Howie Schwartz ( just removed him due to repetitive offers )

    StomperNet - When they have a good one, it is REALLY good. (Eg. Forumula 5 Free Lessons )
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1385128].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Dr Dan
    Ok so im new to internet marketing and only get emails from a few peeps like dan kenedys office, russell brunson, and then some from self publishing, tv, and radio.

    But I was looking online for Kern's, Jason's, and a few others you guys mentioned to subscribe to there lists. But I cant find them? I find a few of there sites, but no opt ins? Does anyone have direct links to them?
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1386264].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Troy_Phillips
    This is a great post .

    Do you think there might be a reason other than implied for this post ?

    I used to think Jason Moffatt was a brilliant marketer. If he is using this post in the way I think he is ...my opinion just went from brilliant to freakin genius .
    Signature

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1386292].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author AllyW
    Tony Shepherd
    Jimmy D. Brown
    Paul Myers
    Perry Marshall
    and Travis Sago, because his info is good, and he makes me laugh.

    Used to be subscribed to many, including some very big names, but most don't write much good info any more, just buy this, buy this, buy this. And they all promote the same thing at exactly the same time. Then next week, we're all on to some other new gotta have this thing. Delete.
    Signature
    Ally Woodrum
    Best Natural Cancer Cures.org for information on natural and alternative cancer treatments.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1386347].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Ashley Wright
    My Kern and Mr Mike Dillard both for different reasons, Frank gets straight to the point which is great, and Mike gives great content which always seems to have a message!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1390499].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author EndGame
    These are the only three emails I open, and on number three it can be hit and miss:

    1) Early to Rise Newsletter

    2) Lee Mcintyre

    3) Frank Kern
    Signature
    "Better a student of reality than a master of illusion"
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1390552].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ctutt
    I first look at the "From" and next the "Subject". While I would not normally even open your post with "Who?" as the topic title, it sufficiently 'pissed' me that I actually did.

    Most marketing headlines, including your post, fail to offer a personally beneficial reason to not potentially 'waste' some time by opening it.

    I especially immediately hit delete when I know it's from someone selling high-dollar hype and BS and I won't mention any names here unless you 'twist' my arm.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1390612].message }}
    • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
      Mine changes every couple of months, but lately it's been Paul Myers (am never going to unsubscribe from Paul's.....ever), Ed Dale, Frank Kern, Saj (forget the last name), Mike Hill (CPA Tsunami guy), Jeremy & Don, Dan Kennedy, Tony Robbins, Kevin Riley, Chris Sutton's Front Porch Attitude.........to list a few.....
      Signature
      "Your personal philosophy is the greatest determining factor in how your life works out."
      - Jim Rohn
      {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1390677].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author jessuccess
    I really wish that all of the gurus that I used to subscribe to didn't get so greedy. I used to subscribe to a bunch of them until they were sending ONLY affiliate offers, and of course everyone was sending the same offers. I get it... that's how they make the big bucks, but really, it got so annoying and I lost trust in them because sometimes I actually opened the emails and bought into those offers and mostly they were just junk... completely regurgitated crapola!

    I'm quite annoyed with Mike Filsaime because he sends out a ridiculous amount affiliate offers each day and no content, then I get LaunchTree duplicate email every time!. Unsubscribed.

    I REALLY like Frank Kern, Eben Pagen & Stompernet because they are the only ones that don't overdo it and still provide quality content and quality offers. Anyone else in the same realm of my favs listed here, let me know!
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1452682].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author matthewd
    I'm probably a little biased since we are good friends
    and partners, but my vote goes to Travis Sago.

    He was the first list I was on and I've always admired
    his down to earth writing style.

    He's also one of the few people that I see actually providing
    a lesson and good content in their promotional emails... you
    usually learn a lot whether you buy what he's promoting or not.

    Lately Andy Jenkin's emails have been really good too.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453156].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Daniel Scott
    I also have only two...

    Paul Myers (big surprise, right) and John Forde (Copywriter's Round Table).

    -Dan
    Signature

    Always looking for badass direct-response copywriters. PM me if we don't know each other and you're looking for work.

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453219].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ajsmith
    I'm subscribed to quite a few lists, but the only ones that I'm sure to open are:
    Rich Schefren
    Frank Kern
    Ellie Drake
    John Reese
    Willie Crawford
    Laurel Langemeier
    Jeff Walker
    Stephen Pierce
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453273].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author ppbiz
    Rich Schefren
    Perry Marshall
    Russell Brunson (for the majority of the time)
    Signature

    No sig right now...

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453383].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Floyd Fisher
    Originally Posted by Jason Moffatt View Post

    I'm in the middle filming a new video all about writing email. It is my belief that the overwhelming amount of email that goes out from marketers is absolutely horrible. I mean, really really bad.

    It's downright unbelievable, sounds scammy, and looks like every other marketers emails.

    I know I'm not the only one that feels this way.

    Anyhow, the reason for this post was not to put down marketers but rather I'd like to ask you a question.

    Who's email do you really look forward to reading?

    And when I say look forward, I mean, when you see their name in your inbox you INSTANTLY click to see what they have to say. You want to read that email before anything else.

    There's only 2 people's emails that I have ever felt that way about.

    So I'm curious... "Who's" emails do you actually look forward to and would drop everything to read"?

    Anybody?
    Paul Myers.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453387].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author zachary0611
    Neil Strauss and Brad P because Im in the PUA community.
    Signature
    Professional Web Designers www.WebDesignBros.com
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453510].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author DogScout
    Lately even Frank Kern seems to be just selling in every email I'm getting...must be in the wrong maze
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453583].message }}
  • I read pretty much everyones emails actually... I like to keep my finger on the pulse of the industry so to speak. Who's promoting who etc.

    However I will agree that the email marketing practiced by most is downright horrible. I *never* use swipe copy, and you will never see me recommend anything that I haven't fully tested and can really add some valuable points about. On that note, it's always nice when people send just fun emails and that's something i like to do from time to time too (like the infamous thailand video haha).

    GB
    Signature
    GoogleSniper.com
    Clickbank #1 Bestseller
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453813].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author saraabrams
    Michael Bernoff
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453830].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Gary McCaffrey
    Robert Plank
    Jonathan Leger
    Jason Moffatt
    Frank Kern
    Travis Sago

    I'm aware that I like getting emails from these folks, because you're usually getting something more than just a straight up promo, but none of them get me every time. Nobody does.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1453836].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Simon Ashari
    Perry Marshal
    Jason Moffatt
    used to read John Reese

    one I always read is Jeff Walker (sends few emails and they are always quality)
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1454277].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Najat Engineer
    .

    I stopped reading IM emails for a long time, I come to a point where I know what works for me and what doesn't and I don't need someone to tell me what to do, or what to buy, I know I will always need to learn something new but emails is not my source of learning.

    and the reason is that I've been really disappointed of many well known internet marketers not necessarily for their own products but for the crappy products they promote, it makes me don't want to hear from them again!

    .
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1454304].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author Audrey Harvey
    Martin Avis is my favorite - I love his kickstart newsletter. It's like reading a note from a friend with my coffee in the morning.
    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1454615].message }}
  • Profile picture of the author chris_surfrider
    Perry Marshall's emails are awesome.

    Jon Leger might not be the most entertaining dude but his content and offers are solid.

    I find Reese & Kern entertaining, and even though I don't really get into their stuff that much it's fun to stay in the loop, see what they're doing, etc. No reason to unsubscribe.

    There's also a LOT of "mid-size" marketers out there with incredible content, many of whom are mentioned here.

    They will eventually replace some of the current offer-slammers who are at the "top", simply because they can actually retain their audience as a result of building a personality and value.

    And of course - not to beat a dead horse - but Myers definitely has the process mastered. (And that's because it's NOT a "process").

    -Chris
    Signature

    Making 6 Figures From Affiliate Marketing is Easier Than You Think. Here's Proof:

    http://www.TheLazyMarketer.com

    {{ DiscussionBoard.errors[1455798].message }}

Trending Topics