So far I've thought of these basic action plans:
-Create a niche website, collect emails, give free products in exchange for emails, create large mailing list!
-I could also create an information product in the niche and sell it for $4.97 and pay 90% affiliate commission to get a large amount of sales, then collect the emails from the sales.
-Collect emails from current info product sales that I've made, if I decide to make a list in that niche.
Also, what is the best email platform for me to use? I'm looking for something with cheap costs while I'm still in the early stages, but still good. Mail Chimp looks pretty good to me because they aren't very expensive and I can use it for free with a few restrictions, which may be good to start up with a low investment, then switch to paid service once I start making money.
Also, I know that you have to build a relationship with your list so that they trust you. How do you do this? What are some good methods and ways to do this? Do you just send out mostly free tips and helpful stuff, and send out a quality affiliate or CPA offer every now and then?
I'm considering starting a list in the adsense niche, but I only know a little info on adsense. Should I promote more on something I better understand, but has a smaller market of products to sell, such as the Kindle niche. I have a lot of experience selling on Kindle, but there are lot less products to sell. I could get the emails of authors, writers, and Kindle writers, though.
Or maybe should I start an email list in a completely different niche that doesn't really relate to money much at all, such as something like weight loss, a sport, food, etc.
Or, maybe just a list for people who want to make money in general? That market is a lot bigger, but probably more crowded as well. There may still be room for me, though. I will have to build some pretty good trust with my audience in this niche. I do know a decent bit on the subject though, as I have done TONS of research on how to make money online in the past, and I will be able to relate to the people in my list easily.
I still have quite a bit to learn on this subject. I recently started selling info products, but the affiliate side looks extremely profitable as well and I'd like to get in on it.
Thank you! I appreciate all help and suggestions.