Email Marketing question. Where to buy a blast??

by Edge88
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Hi Guys,

I'm starting to look into email marketing for a new e-commerce store. Basically I am looking to pay someone to give my website a plug in their list. NOTE: I am not trying to buy a list of emails, just ad space in an current legitimate list.

Where would you guys looks for this? I'm specifically looking to purchase a blast in women + fashion lists.
#blast #buy #email #marmekting #question
  • Profile picture of the author JayPeete
    I would search for blogs in Google and pick a few on the first few pages. Then I'd check out their traffic stats by looking them up in Quantcast. When I find ones that I like I'd contact the owners and ask them about solo mailings.
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  • Profile picture of the author Edge88
    Thanks Jay. Is this the most common way? is there no marketplace like TLA for renting backlinks and blogvertise for blog posts? There has to be a marketplace for this.
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    • Profile picture of the author JayPeete
      Originally Posted by Edge88 View Post

      Thanks Jay. Is this the most common way? is there no marketplace like TLA for renting backlinks and blogvertise for blog posts? There has to be a marketplace for this.
      It's not the most common way but it is an effective way to get it done for less money out of pocket while still working really well. If you do go to a marketplace it will most likely cost more without any guarantee that it will work any better.
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    There is always a market for it, but so many email companies no matter how hard they try have to get past the stigma of the internet, and most marketers are bombarded to offer there product in there mail. I for one don't want advertising from someone else in my email blasts.

    Now there is a legitimate company I have found that will send out a campaign for you and guarantee a 50 percent open rate. They can do this because if you do not get your 50 percent open they send out another blast.

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    I have used them before and had a great success. I use them when I'm doing something I have not done before and need a list built. I will usually start with just 300,000 and then if I get good results will go ahead and do a million, if they have that many.
    I can not give you figures or conversions since everything I usually do with them is totally new and I have nothing to base it on and it is different for each niche.

    They mail from there servers though so you don't have a chance of getting your hosting account deleted. Never had a problem with them and I think I usually pay 39 or 49 for 300,000 I can not remember.
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    • Profile picture of the author TheSpokesman
      Hustlin, the site you just mentioned was one I looked at a while back. I definitely considered them, but I wanted some feedback from someone who had used them before. So, to be clear, you were successful using their service?
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      • Profile picture of the author TestiVar
        Originally Posted by TheSpokesman View Post

        Hustlin, the site you just mentioned was one I looked at a while back. I definitely considered them, but I wanted some feedback from someone who had used them before. So, to be clear, you were successful using their service?
        Exactly how far back did you look at them? The site is only eight days old!

        You wouldn't be teaming up with another shill to SPAM the Warrior forum to promote this site... would ya? Would ya?
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        • Profile picture of the author TheSpokesman
          Originally Posted by TestiVar View Post

          Exactly how far back did you look at them? The site is only eight days old!

          You wouldn't be teaming up with another shill to SPAM the Warrior forum to promote this site... would ya? Would ya?
          To be honest, I wasn't even going to dignify you with a response. My reputation on this forum is without blemish, so leave me out of the middle of your hostilities and when you accuse me of something have some proof of your allegations. I simply asked a question because I was pretty sure I had encountered this site before. Maybe it was a mirror or maybe they had a different domain name that has since been shut down due to complaints? That's the reason for asking a question like I asked. I do not know the person who posted, and that's about all I have to say on this matter
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          • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
            Originally Posted by TheSpokesman View Post

            To be honest, I wasn't even going to dignify you with a response. My reputation on this forum is without blemish, so leave me out of the middle of your hostilities and when you accuse me of something have some proof of your allegations. I simply asked a question because I was pretty sure I had encountered this site before. Maybe it was a mirror or maybe they had a different domain name that has since been shut down due to complaints? That's the reason for asking a question like I asked. I do not know the person who posted, and that's about all I have to say on this matter
            After talking to a few Im friends of mine, a few have encountered this website, why they are only eight days old or now 10 is beyond me. I emailed them and they said well we have many affiliates and you may have went there. No i went to there site. I re mailed and stated, so you have all these affiliate sites in eight days, Still didn't get a positive response I liked. I shouldn't of gave this poster another word. He obviously has other accounts and goes around trying to demeanor people. Not worth my time.

            And no I do not know the spokesman but I will watch for him now and support him after this post.
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          • Profile picture of the author jasonthewebmaster
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            Originally Posted by TheSpokesman View Post

            To be honest, I wasn't even going to dignify you with a response. My reputation on this forum is without blemish, so leave me out of the middle of your hostilities and when you accuse me of something have some proof of your allegations. I simply asked a question because I was pretty sure I had encountered this site before. Maybe it was a mirror or maybe they had a different domain name that has since been shut down due to complaints? That's the reason for asking a question like I asked. I do not know the person who posted, and that's about all I have to say on this matter

            The domain is new, but the site IS NOT! That site is OptinAdvertising - it's had other reviews here on WF before...

            I know nothing about the site itself, but just want to say that people need to have some actual proof before throwing around accusations!

            Geez, it's like I am scared to offer my opinions around this forum because all the sarcastic *******s will start calling me a spammer! WTF?

            I think the two accused Warrior Gentlemen in this thread deserve an apology!
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        • Profile picture of the author jasonthewebmaster
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          Originally Posted by TestiVar View Post

          Exactly how far back did you look at them? The site is only eight days old!

          You wouldn't be teaming up with another shill to SPAM the Warrior forum to promote this site... would ya? Would ya?

          LOL yes... its all a big conspiracy!
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    Almost every time, but everytime I did get my moneys worth, I hope that helps. What I mean is I have used them quite frequently. Some things just didn't market well there and I had a feeling they wouldn't since I could not find a category with what I was doing and had to pick the closest category they had. I always felt my money was well spent though and sometimes I felt like I ripped them off.
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  • Profile picture of the author williamstraus
    Look into the Directory of Ezines (google for the URL - don't have it handy). I'm not a member but I've never come across a Warrior who doesn't approve of them.

    They have niche lists.
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    I mean think about it. As long as it is not coming from your ip. And if the blast just does .001% of 300,000 you have 3 sales. Lets say you do 1 percent on collection of emails with a free product then 3000 emails. Now I have only gotten that a couple of times, but I feel emails are easily worth 49.00 even to get 1,000 legitimate people interested in the blast.
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  • Profile picture of the author TestiVar
    Me smells a big fat ugly knarly rat. It smells like it's been eating some SPAM.

    Sound like you've been using this site successfully for quite some time hustlinsmoke (quite an appropriate handle).

    How far do you go back with this site that is only 8 days old now? Have you been buying campaigns from them since way back last week?

    Sounds like you've had several successful campaigns since this company was founded a week ago. Did you run the first campaign the day they opened last Monday? Second campaign on Tuesday?

    Thanks for sharing such a valuable resource. It is always nice when Warriors share valuable resources even when they have absolutely no stake in promoting the company in question.

    One more question... How do you figure they gathered those millions of opt-in's in just one week of existence?

    Oh yeah... just one more... when you started this site with those millions of emails... why didn't you just promote the site yourself using those millions of emails? Why did you think it was necessary to SPAM this forum?

    Just curious.
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    • Profile picture of the author MattCatania
      Originally Posted by TestiVar View Post

      Me smells a big fat ugly knarly rat. It smells like it's been eating some SPAM.

      Sound like you've been using this site successfully for quite some time hustlinsmoke (quite an appropriate handle).

      How far do you go back with this site that is only 8 days old now? Have you been buying campaigns from them since way back last week?

      Sounds like you've had several successful campaigns since this company was founded a week ago. Did you run the first campaign the day they opened last Monday? Second campaign on Tuesday?

      Thanks for sharing such a valuable resource. It is always nice when Warriors share valuable resources even when they have absolutely no stake in promoting the company in question.

      One more question... How do you figure they gathered those millions of opt-in's in just one week of existence?

      Oh yeah... just one more... when you started this site with those millions of emails... why didn't you just promote the site yourself using those millions of emails? Why did you think it was necessary to SPAM this forum?

      Just curious.
      ... well there goes your reputation on this forum. Have a nice day.
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    8 days old lol you need to get your facts straight.

    Take this post from TestiVar.........(Hustlin, the site you just mentioned was one I looked at a while back. I definitely considered them, but I wanted some feedback from someone who had used them before. So, to be clear, you were successful using their service?)

    Do you think his while back was only 8 days ago. How bout you go back and crawl under that rock you slithered from.
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    Oh I see the url was removed, no wonder no top internet marketers come here and when they do, they stop real soon posting unless they just have too.
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  • Profile picture of the author TestiVar
    Since you removed the URL when you were busted... here it is for anyone to verify that it is exactly eight days old:

    optinmedialist.com

    Hee hee hee. How far back did you use this eight day old site?

    Hurry... go take down the site to try to hide the evidence of your two shill accounts and your spamming.

    Hurry!
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    • Profile picture of the author Susan904
      just used them -0- RESULTS, paid $49.95 for 300,000 (trial version) had my own tracking coded into my email, my results different from theirs, bottom line NO RESULTS. Should have checked this forum 1st No follow up from the company either, guess they're not looking for repeat customers. Just taking the $49.95 until they need to open a different site?? (apparently)
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      • Profile picture of the author Ashleydupray
        Originally Posted by Susan904 View Post

        just used them -0- RESULTS, paid $49.95 for 300,000 (trial version) had my own tracking coded into my email, my results different from theirs, bottom line NO RESULTS. Should have checked this forum 1st No follow up from the company either, guess they're not looking for repeat customers. Just taking the $49.95 until they need to open a different site?? (apparently)

        Mind if I ask what was the product?
        That's a shame was going to try them.
        Anyone else have any success with them?
        Thanks
        Ashley
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  • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
    No I do apologize, I went back and checked the website, your absolutly correct, although I have not used them in about a month and a half, but it looks exactly like the same company I used. I do not own the site.
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    • Profile picture of the author MakeMoneyJames
      Originally Posted by TestiVar View Post

      The site is only eight days old!
      The domain is only around a week old, but that website has been up for years. I used them back in 2008, with no success. Don't remember the domain it was called then but similar to what it is now.

      Probably just a new domain for the same company or a white label of the company.

      Check their facebook page on the site. You will see the actual company has been around longer than 8 days.
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      • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
        Originally Posted by MakeMoneyJames View Post

        The domain is only around a week old, but that website has been up for years. I used them back in 2008, with no success. Don't remember the domain it was called then but similar to what it is now.

        Probably just a new domain for the same company or a white label of the company.

        Check their facebook page on the site. You will see the actual company has been around longer than 8 days.
        Thank you I thought I was going crazy for a second, Cause I went through all my tools to check it and can not even find it on waybackmachine. I do not know whats going on but Im not using it anymore. They could of shut down, someone could of hacked there site. Something is going on though.

        Did you have good success with it and do you know of another, took me hours to find that one when I did originally.
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  • Profile picture of the author jaiganeshv
    The warrior forum is the best place to start just use the search box properly to do solo ads with trusted warriors here

    all - the - best
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  • Profile picture of the author john b
    i used to use mike filsaime's listdotcom dot com site for blasting emails and noticed its down now. kicker is, i was a paid diamond member too lol WTH

    oh well, guess maybe i'll try that email service mentioned up above and see what results i get.

    thanks,
    john b
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    • Profile picture of the author hustlinsmoke
      Originally Posted by digitalprofitzone View Post

      i used to use mike filsaime's listdotcom dot com site for blasting emails and noticed its down now. kicker is, i was a paid diamond member too lol WTH

      oh well, guess maybe i'll try that email service mentioned up above and see what results i get.

      thanks,
      john b
      I know Mike through alot of his products and bought his first product. I have had trouble with a few of his sites going down that I bought lifetimes from. He always come through though when I email and give him my buyers info. Always gives me more.
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  • Profile picture of the author john b
    thanks hustlinsmoke, i'll have to write support and give that a try and see where that gets me
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  • Profile picture of the author notor
    Dear Edge88,

    Another idea is to search in some freelance website (just google "freelance") and ask there for prices/specifications etc
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  • Profile picture of the author aaronblevins
    What sort of results are actually attainable for using a email blast service like OptinAdvertising? I see they have an extensive database of people to target - say I wanted to target their small business category with Facebook fan page design, if I have a decently converting landing page, what sort of response might be typical? I'm not very familiar with these type of services, so any advice would be appreciated.
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  • Profile picture of the author aaronchen1
    use googles keyword tool and look for fashion sites, then take those keywords and put them in google and look for blogs and websites about fashion. see if they have an opt in form or some way to capture their visitors emails for a newsletter or updates etc.

    then email the owner of the website and ask if they are willing to do a solo mailing to their list for X amount of $$. that's it.

    its a process, but if u spend an hour a day doing this, it'll work. plus you'll find some gem lists.
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  • Profile picture of the author Viramara
    How about purchasing a solo ad or top sponsor ad in ezine directory? Directory of Ezines will do
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  • Profile picture of the author nicheblogger75
    I have bought and had success with several solos here:

    www.BuySolos.com
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  • Profile picture of the author celente
    my god! all thsese people looking to buy emails.

    WOW! Great job. You could be buying someone elses spam list.

    How about the old fashion way of elbow grease and building email list yourself, with hard work and a well oiled engine. That has been working for what.....ummm...since the beginning of the internet...and probably for the next 100 years.

    ah what would I know. **sits in corner**
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