List Building Question

by MrKeh
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I am a newbie to IM and trying to gain some success with it. I started back in July and tried getting some success over a 1-2 month span but made a total of $6! I got frustrated and decided to call it quits then.

But just a few weeks ago I have decided that I can do this! And I've started back up again and just a few days ago I made my first 2 sales for a product I am promoting. This is my first taste of success and I made $33 in one day. So now I'm pumped to keep going! (although i have not made any more sales since those first 2)

Everyone says that you should start building a list early on. So I am thinking I should listen to this advice and start a list. I understand the concept of offering a freebie, etc to get people to sign up to your list. But what I am unsure about is what to do after they are on my list.

I selected a Niche where there is very little products to promote that relate closely to the niche. I've looked around and I can find maybe 4-5 products that are somewhat related. How do you tackle this type of issue? I don't want to start a list in this niche if I am unable to offer anything of value. Anyone got any suggestions?
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  • Profile picture of the author mrinternational
    Identify a common problem in that niche, come up with a solution or alternative and offer it as your product. Make more money as a vendor.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike Hill
    Why not it be you who offers value? If your niche is viable (hungry crowd) then you should create the value by creating your own content and products. Why leave it to someone else.

    That being said you really haven't given much to go on here. I mean, I can give you advice but I don't know if your niche has enough people looking for what you are wanting to offer them or if you are not seeing the products that are available in your niche.

    The only common sense way you're going to know is by doing some market research to start with.
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  • Profile picture of the author pex7
    It sounds like you are assuming that just because there are not many products already on the market for this niche, that you cannot offer value.

    This is not true, you can offer value yourself by finding needs in the market that the existing products don't address and then creating your own products.

    It is hard to get any more specific than that with the info you have provided, but if you are already making sales in this niche then it is probably worth building a list in.
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  • Profile picture of the author Ian McConnell
    smok3yjk, I am an affiliate manager to over 500 affiliates promoting a model train how-to product. About 12 of those affiliates make an average of 4 sales/day while the other 488 affiliates make an average of 1 sale every 2 weeks...

    ...The difference is the 12 affiliates build a list and email market to them. The others build blogs, write posts, submit articles in the hope they will rank in the search engines and get some free traffic. You can probably guess how quickly they lose interest!

    With a list you have an asset and a 60 year old male who wants to build a model railroad will want the ebook to get started. But then there is all the stuff on eBay you can offer them as an affiliate, or the Amazon books for further information, and they will happily click on your Adsense ads.

    Without a list you only have the one chance to make a sale and then they are gone... This is a massive waste of your time and energy.

    If you want a solid business, focus on 1 niche, build a list, build the relationship with that list and offer them affiliate products based on your recommendations.

    Once you have that stage working well you can then consider creating your own product... But, that's another can of worms...
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    • Profile picture of the author coluden
      Originally Posted by Ian McConnell View Post

      smok3yjk, I am an affiliate manager to over 500 affiliates promoting a model train how-to product. About 12 of those affiliates make an average of 4 sales/day while the other 488 affiliates make an average of 1 sale every 2 weeks...

      ...The difference is the 12 affiliates build a list and email market to them. The others build blogs, write posts, submit articles in the hope they will rank in the search engines and get some free traffic. You can probably guess how quickly they lose interest!

      With a list you have an asset and a 60 year old male who wants to build a model railroad will want the ebook to get started. But then there is all the stuff on eBay you can offer them as an affiliate, or the Amazon books for further information, and they will happily click on your Adsense ads.

      Without a list you only have the one chance to make a sale and then they are gone... This is a massive waste of your time and energy.

      If you want a solid business, focus on 1 niche, build a list, build the relationship with that list and offer them affiliate products based on your recommendations.

      Once you have that stage working well you can then consider creating your own product... But, that's another can of worms...
      Great advice here, and with the proof to back it up as well. I am sure your advice is applicable across many niches as well. The trick too, is to have some well-thought out follow-up messages in your auto-responder, so that the value continues to flow even months after the initial subscriptions. Thanks for your input.
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  • Profile picture of the author Madush
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    You can do ad swaps with other members on here. hope it helps.
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  • Profile picture of the author Tech19
    Just because there aren't a TON of products in you niche, it doesn't mean that you can't make very good money. Lets say that the first product has 4 main benefits that people get by purchasing. For your follow ups, you would have one email that tells a story, offers advice, and shows how benefit #1 for this product can help.. Then you go to benefit #2 and then so on. Make sense? Building a list doesn't mean that you get people on it, and then send them a new product to purchase every single day. Obviously like others have said, you can then produce your own products to fill the voids in your niche.

    The structure may differ slightly depending on your niche but that's a great way to model your funnel. If you need any help setting it up feel free to send me a PM
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  • Profile picture of the author Dann Vicker
    There are three ways I've discovered that can fasttrack your listbuilding campaigns. The bigger your list, the more money you'll make, eventually. Incorporate these methods and you're good.

    Soloads: A soload is simply an endorsement of your product by someone else who already owns a big list, in exchange for a fee. Some of them can actually send you up to 3000 targeted people, and if your offer is great, you can easily get a list of 1200 - 1500 people overnight. And if you've added one-time offers, you'll recover some of your costs instantly. I highly recommend this for everyone wishing to fasttrack his success.

    Adswap: having built a list with your soloads, you should now exchange email endorsements with other marketers looking to build their lists. This way, you could send 100 - 200 people to his free offer, while he does the same for you. This way, you can potentially increase your list by 2000 subscribers in a month.

    Launching a 100% commission product: Creating a product, and finding affiliates who will promote for you can potentially help you build a massive list very fast, especially if you have an exit offer that redirects to your squeeze page. You can launch your product as a wso on the warriorforum, or on clickbank both of which have a great deal of affiliates.


    If you want to make money from your list, then you must build a cordial relationship between you and your subscribers.

    Keep your promotional materials light, creative and original. Many people are stressed out as it is. Getting a stuffy business proposal rather than a light hearted e-mail may just agitate them more. A warm friendly smile or banter is always more welcome than a serious business meeting or proposal. While you do want your customers to take you and your products and services seriously, you also want to show them that you know how to have fun.

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  • Profile picture of the author MrKeh
    Thanks everyone for the tips. I think the problem for me is I chose a Niche that I do not partake in and will never partake in. The niche is providing training for a certain type of physical activity. Kinda hard to make a product if its something that I do not partake in myself. My main keyword gets around 6600 searches a month. I'd love to create my own product but I feel this is something that is out of my ability within this niche.

    Maybe I am picking the wrong niche for myself. Since I'm still a newbie at this I am just grabbing onto the first thing that is making me money And that happens to be this niche. The keywords I have are solid buyer keyword as well which makes it a bonus for product creation. But there is few info products because this is a specialized type of niche that only certain people can cover. It's not as simple as reading a few books/articles and becoming a self made expert in the field.
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    • Profile picture of the author Shon Chris
      [QUOTE=smok3yjk;5725806]Thanks everyone for the tips. I think the problem for me is I chose a Niche that I do not partake in and will never partake in. The niche is providing training for a certain type of physical activity. Kinda hard to make a product if its something that I do not partake in myself. My main keyword gets around 6600 searches a month. I'd love to create my own product but I feel this is something that is out of my ability within this niche. [QUOTE]


      Well, you've already been given lots of solid advice, but just to add my two cents....never assume that just because you're promoting a product or service that you don't necessarily "partake in" that you can't develope a solid product around that niche/vertical.

      You may be surprised at this, but there are TONS of "GURUS" that've successfully launched and built thriving online businesses around niches and verticals that they originally knew absolutely nothing about.

      Bottom line....what you don't know....you RESEARCH and find out.

      Heres one awesome thing you've already discovered ...people are interested enough to pay money for it. Thats powerful data.

      With regards to list building...YES it has been and most likely will always be a key component to having a long-term successful business on the web.

      So lets step back....now that you know that someone, somewhere is willing to whip out their credit card and pay their hard earned money for this product you're promoting...it'd definitely be a good idea to start building a list around this niche.

      With a list...you can survey your subscribers and have them tell you
      what it is they want. When you know what they want....it simply becomes a matter of giving it to them.

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    • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
      Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

      Thanks everyone for the tips. I think the problem for me is I chose a Niche that I do not partake in and will never partake in. The niche is providing training for a certain type of physical activity. Kinda hard to make a product if its something that I do not partake in myself. My main keyword gets around 6600 searches a month. I'd love to create my own product but I feel this is something that is out of my ability within this niche.

      Maybe I am picking the wrong niche for myself. Since I'm still a newbie at this I am just grabbing onto the first thing that is making me money And that happens to be this niche. The keywords I have are solid buyer keyword as well which makes it a bonus for product creation. But there is few info products because this is a specialized type of niche that only certain people can cover. It's not as simple as reading a few books/articles and becoming a self made expert in the field.
      I would agree that maybe you should find another niche, go ahead and keep going on the one you are on but add another one that has more products to provide.

      I like finding affiliate programs that offer a monthly fee for either a membership or to get a product reorder. That way, I get paid monthly for making the sale once as I also increase my list and make more new sales.

      Then I will promote other one time products or direct them to an upsell within the program they are already in.

      The reason I really do not want to create my own product is because I don't want to go into all that customer service.

      It is also easier to get traffic to a lesser known niche.

      Once you get the system down, it is just a matter of repeating it.
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      • Profile picture of the author rkat55
        If your list is new and you made $33 already do not be so quick
        to abandon this list. You could always build it up and sell it
        to someone who is in this niche. Or rent it or sell solo ads to it.

        You can also create a membership site and outsource
        all the training or articles or videos or whatever you want to
        have as the content.

        Charge what you think it is worth. Lots of people underprice
        or overprice themselves out of a good income with membership
        sites.
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    • Profile picture of the author Harvey M
      Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

      Thanks everyone for the tips. I think the problem for me is I chose a Niche that I do not partake in and will never partake in. The niche is providing training for a certain type of physical activity. Kinda hard to make a product if its something that I do not partake in myself. My main keyword gets around 6600 searches a month. I'd love to create my own product but I feel this is something that is out of my ability within this niche.

      Maybe I am picking the wrong niche for myself. Since I'm still a newbie at this I am just grabbing onto the first thing that is making me money And that happens to be this niche. The keywords I have are solid buyer keyword as well which makes it a bonus for product creation. But there is few info products because this is a specialized type of niche that only certain people can cover. It's not as simple as reading a few books/articles and becoming a self made expert in the field.
      You can be successful in any niche SO LONG AS YOU'RE PASSIONATE ABOUT IT!
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  • Profile picture of the author Alexa Smith
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    Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

    I selected a Niche where there is very little products to promote that relate closely to the niche. I've looked around and I can find maybe 4-5 products that are somewhat related. How do you tackle this type of issue?
    By finding another niche, myself.

    "Somewhat related" isn't good enough for me, because my long-term income is always proportional to how well targeted the traffic is to what I'm going to recommend them after building relationships with them. I'm not willing to do all that work for things that are going to be only "somewhat related", when I could - instead - do it for something precisely targeted.

    Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

    I don't want to start a list in this niche if I am unable to offer anything of value.
    Yes; I think this is right.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marko87
    If you are having major doubts about this niche already then it may not be worth you getting into it, if you know what I mean.

    However, just because there aren't many products in a niche doesn't mean it can't make you lots of money. You say there are only 4 products, well, if there is lots of traffic and you can get those 4 products to convert at a high rate, you'll make plenty of money.

    Also, this could be an opportunity for you to out out some of your own products in this niche. You can make tons of money as a vendor and if nobody else is producing stuff in that niche you will position yourself as an authority figure which can make you money for a long time to come.
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  • Profile picture of the author Matthew Barnett
    Hi smok3yjk

    I think from the sound of things you may have chosen the wrong niche to start with. You don't have to abandon the work you've done already - you can still leave stuff running, but I'd be tempted to look into other niches.

    If you're going to be successful, you need to be able to find a hungry crowd of buyers, in a niche where there are multiple products to sell that convert well and pay well.

    And yes, absolutely you should be building a list. Driving traffic and not capturing those people's details when they come and visit you is a recipe for disaster. Every time you capture someone's details it gives you the chance to promote to them time and again, sell multiple products to them and vastly increases your chances of making sales.
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  • Profile picture of the author TestiVar
    The only list that matters is your customer list.

    Who cares about promoting other people's products? The only thing that matters is who is promoting YOUR products.

    Your customers and your products have to be the focus of your business.
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  • Profile picture of the author jbsmith
    You have 3 choices...

    1. GET interested in this niche, at least enough to understand your market at a deeper level and give them interesting information, experiences

    2. Hire someone to write content for you who DOES have experience in this niche - you can start them off as guest posters/writers first, and then go from there if they work out.

    3. Pick another niche.

    You should not continue in a niche where you are unable to communicate with your market with content they know is real...that's a recipe for failure.

    There are many examples of people I've worked with though that have started in a niche just from interest and shared as they learned...but you have to be willing to do that.

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  • Profile picture of the author Danny Cutts
    One of my biggest mistakes in IM was that I did not start to build a list till much later on in life...

    I have been at this for over 10 years and its only been in the last few years that I started building a list...

    Congratulations on your first few sales :-)

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  • I also am pretty late on the list building train.
    I have now started building one after realising all the missed potential by reading threads on here.
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  • Profile picture of the author Danny Cutts
    Trouble is I use to sell a list building service to my offline clients...lol

    Do as I say not as I do....lol

    My excuse is that I ran forums so I kinder already had a list....lol
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  • Profile picture of the author Cataclysm1987
    Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

    Everyone says that you should start building a list early on. So I am thinking I should listen to this advice and start a list. I understand the concept of offering a freebie, etc to get people to sign up to your list. But what I am unsure about is what to do after they are on my list.
    Blast the crap out of them with products in the first 30 days, then leave em alone or offer an occasional webinar.

    Most subscribers buy or GTFO in 30 days or less.
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  • Profile picture of the author Paleochora
    If this is a niche that interests you the don't be put off by the paucity of available of offers to promote. That is not what providing value is all about.

    Instead, ask yourself if you can provide some value for people who choose to subscribe to your niche-related ezine. If so then it is worthwhile both for you and your subscribers.

    As you move forward, you can fill the void and create products that your target audience will want to buy.
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    • Profile picture of the author richrowley
      Really good point below. If you base your IM activities and list building on looking at what people want and need then you will be able to get what you want from that.

      If there aren't any products in your niche to promote but there is a problem, then you just hit gold 'cos you can create the product!

      Originally Posted by Paleochora View Post

      If this is a niche that interests you the don't be put off by the paucity of available of offers to promote. That is not what providing value is all about.

      Instead, ask yourself if you can provide some value for people who choose to subscribe to your niche-related ezine. If so then it is worthwhile both for you and your subscribers.

      As you move forward, you can fill the void and create products that your target audience will want to buy.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
    Originally Posted by smok3yjk View Post

    I am a newbie to IM and trying to gain some success with it. I started back in July and tried getting some success over a 1-2 month span but made a total of $6! I got frustrated and decided to call it quits then.

    But just a few weeks ago I have decided that I can do this! And I've started back up again and just a few days ago I made my first 2 sales for a product I am promoting. This is my first taste of success and I made $33 in one day. So now I'm pumped to keep going! (although i have not made any more sales since those first 2)

    Everyone says that you should start building a list early on. So I am thinking I should listen to this advice and start a list. I understand the concept of offering a freebie, etc to get people to sign up to your list. But what I am unsure about is what to do after they are on my list.

    I selected a Niche where there is very little products to promote that relate closely to the niche. I've looked around and I can find maybe 4-5 products that are somewhat related. How do you tackle this type of issue? I don't want to start a list in this niche if I am unable to offer anything of value. Anyone got any suggestions?
    A good way to look at this is from a strategic stand point. First identify who your audience is (sounds like you may have done that already), then identify what you want to accomplish. Secondly, I would do more research in finding products to promote or seriously think about creating your own product line. Let me ask you, where have you looked for new products? How many affiliate networks did you check? I'm asking because there are hundreds of them.

    There are a lot of different schools of thought when it comes to list-building. Some people have a short-term, myopic view when it comes to list-building, whereby they will build a list rapidly, churn and burn it and then leave them hanging. Others provide long-term value by giving usuable content mixed in with offers, and everything else inbetween, while others focus more on educating their readership and selling them high-end, high-ticket items.

    In some cases, your list can be as much as 90% of your profits (depending on how you obtain traffic, use free publicity, etc.), so building a list is crucial to establishing a growing business. Once I identify a profitable market, I make sure that my visitors receive no less than one year's worth of autoresponder messages spaced out at once or twice a week, depending on the niche, price point, USP, etc.

    It sounds to me that you need to perform more indepth market research in order to identify more opportunities in this niche, otherwise create your own products or find another market to offer value to. Though I haven't come across many markets that only offer 4 or 5 products, so I suspect you need to do more due diligence.

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    • Profile picture of the author TopKat22
      Originally Posted by Rod Cortez View Post

      A good way to look at this is from a strategic stand point. First identify who your audience is (sounds like you may have done that already), then identify what you want to accomplish. Secondly, I would do more research in finding products to promote or seriously think about creating your own product line. Let me ask you, where have you looked for new products? How many affiliate networks did you check? I'm asking because there are hundreds of them.

      There are a lot of different schools of thought when it comes to list-building. Some people have a short-term, myopic view when it comes to list-building, whereby they will build a list rapidly, churn and burn it and then leave them hanging. Others provide long-term value by giving usuable content mixed in with offers, and everything else inbetween, while others focus more on educating their readership and selling them high-end, high-ticket items.

      In some cases, your list can be as much as 90% of your profits (depending on how you obtain traffic, use free publicity, etc.), so building a list is crucial to establishing a growing business. Once I identify a profitable market, I make sure that my visitors receive no less than one year's worth of autoresponder messages spaced out at once or twice a week, depending on the niche, price point, USP, etc.

      It sounds to me that you need to perform more indepth market research in order to identify more opportunities in this niche, otherwise create your own products or find another market to offer value to. Though I haven't come across many markets that only offer 4 or 5 products, so I suspect you need to do more due diligence.

      RoD
      This is very good advice.

      It made me think of something. There is one list I'm creating where I actually pre-screen the person to be on the list.

      It is for a very specific type client and for very high end products.
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    • Profile picture of the author Danny Cutts
      Originally Posted by webmaster1742 View Post

      Do not spend time building list on a micro niche...
      are you serious?

      Those micro niches can be gold mines....

      Danny
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    • Profile picture of the author Rod Cortez
      Originally Posted by webmaster1742 View Post

      Do not spend time building list on a micro niche...
      Sorry, but that's some of the worse advice I've read all week. I mean, really????

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  • Profile picture of the author AndrewStark
    Hi

    I think you need to focus in on a subject that you're passionate about and build a list in this area. Start off by blogging, but set up the blog with the aim of listbuilding and being seen as an authority in the area.

    The most common mistake people make is trying to sell money making when they haven't made any money themselves. Go read Gary Vaynerchuck's Crush It, and you can turn the best blog posts into a product.

    You will need to have passion as it will take hard work to get started with listbuilding, and remember that you can easily find people to do the technical stuff, don't use it as an excuse.
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    • Profile picture of the author sondrac
      Originally Posted by AndrewStark View Post

      Hi

      I think you need to focus in on a subject that you're passionate about and build a list in this area. Start off by blogging, but set up the blog with the aim of listbuilding and being seen as an authority in the area.

      The most common mistake people make is trying to sell money making when they haven't made any money themselves. Go read Gary Vaynerchuck's Crush It, and you can turn the best blog posts into a product.

      You will need to have passion as it will take hard work to get started with listbuilding, and remember that you can easily find people to do the technical stuff, don't use it as an excuse.
      I agree, get in touch with potential prospects through publishing a blog, this is a great way to interact with them and find out what they're looking for. Once they become part of your list you can determine and promote products that are a fit, not just throw out whatever you think may stick.
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  • Profile picture of the author boxoun
    Didn't want to start a new thread because I feel my question may contribute.

    I'm in a golf niche reviewing physical products. I also have general golf articles to compliment site.

    If I were to build a list, can my one time offer be for a product to help people learn how to golf?

    Is that related enough for my niche or should I randomly send info on physical products that are on sale?
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  • Profile picture of the author Saul'
    You're on the right path of thinking that you need to have value to offer in order to build a list and make it be profitable to you. There's too much advice out there that says you have to build a list first and think next. I've actually had to delete 30k leads recently because I didn't think it through.

    And as far as value goes, it has to translate into products or services. Think of it as a list of customers rather than a list of people who gave you their email address in exchange for free milk and cookies (or whatever). Storing leads actually costs money so you have to maximize the value per customer first and the quantity of leads later. That's hard to do if you don't have products to offer, and that's the point.

    You don't actually need to build a list for every niche and website you create. In most cases it doesn't even make sense.
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  • Profile picture of the author nicolas simpson
    Just make a small video about your product or service then post it to youtube.

    youtube videos usually work good when building a list. just put a link in the video description to your offer this usually work well and its a set and forget method which keep bringing in new subs.



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  • Profile picture of the author johnsonf5
    List building and e-mail marketing is the most efficient way to contact and communicate with potential clients and hopefully make them customers. It is a staple in my business model. It does not make sense to let someone visit my sites, make a sale or not, then they leave and never return. A great amount of time and money goes into getting them there.

    Conducting effective market research will make or break your list building efforts. Have you determined if this niche is a short term or long term niche?

    I'm referring to niche longevity. How long will the problem be around, or how long will the person will be interested in a certain topic or product? Is this a niche where you can make one sale, or a niche where you can build a relationship with your customer and make sales for years to come?

    To me there is money in the short term niches, and I do have sites that build lists from them, Hey every penny counts, but the problem is the person tends to buy the product and then leave. I would recommend if you want to get serious about making money that you concentrate on the long term. Long term niches, and long term list building.

    I tend to spend more time on long term niches because of the spending power that comes with it. I have lists where the customer joins my list and then disappears in a month. I also have some lists where the customer joins and has stayed for years. It takes more traffic, which means more work, to build and sustain a short term list.

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  • Profile picture of the author dejoliet31
    List building is at the top of the list (no pun intended). Create several products that provide answers to high profile problems in your niche. Then use them as bait to get people to join your list.
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  • Profile picture of the author Franck Silvestre
    Before even thinking about building the list, ask yourself these two questions:

    1. Who is my customer?
    2. What is his problem/frustration?

    If you don't understand these questions first, you'll have a hard time to monetize your list.

    If you already know this, create a squeeze page (add what you found in 1 and 2 as title and bullet points), and start building your list with solo ads.

    Once you have people in your list, promote something valuable for them (you found that in #2 above). Once they buy, make sure you remove them from the prospect list and add them to the buyer list. Then, don't leave them go after they purchased something from you because they are your most valuable customers. Ask them what they want, and sell them (yours, aff product) something that match what they told you. They will buy.

    Concrete Example (IM niche):

    What works best for me: Building a list (this is my PRIORITY FOCUS for any business - online or offline ), and then selling them what they want (think curriculum). So if someone want to start an IM business, instead of selling him an affiliate system, then a list building system, then a flipping system, etc... (no value for my subscriber), I'll start with on model (affiliate for example), and then, I promote everything related to affiliate marketing. Things that actually help him.

    I found this to be a good long term model. Plus your subscriber/customer doesn't want to unsubscribe because instead of being a marketer trying to push product after products, you become a trusted advisor.

    I don't really know why, buy people feel/know what are your intention behind your emails.

    What doesn't work (for me): promoting anything IM related (this worked well for me 2 years ago, but I prefer long term business) without helping my subscribers.

    Take care,
    Franck
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  • Profile picture of the author fenixpro
    One of the things I have been exploring is list management and don'ts with a list. I've noticed a lot of the list building courses and gurus have a ton of great advice and resources for setting up and managing and getting traffic etc., but seem to not offer a lot when it comes to how to break lists up into different groups and why. Like buyers vs non buyers and then whom, when, and how you use the different groups for solos,swaps and other actions.

    Probably no 'best' way and everything is variable. Just interesting that I haven't found it covered much. Seems to be a trend in a lot of IM - when you find solid products - there is still much to be answered and explained
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  • Profile picture of the author paul nicholls
    hey smokey

    what ever niche you go into make sure there are plenty of buyers

    a niche with no competition is a terrible niche so dont fall for that one

    also you should be creating your own products to sell to your list. Affiliate products and promotions are ok but initially you should be focusing on creating your own low priced products so you can build your buyers list

    rather than repeat myself again, i did a post the other day about list building

    theres plenty of tips you can take away from this post

    you can get it here
    http://www.warriorforum.com/main-int...your-list.html

    hope this helps

    paul
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