I see so many newbies coming into internet marketing... and I'm pretty sure most of them are bound to give up after a certain period of time when they realize it's not actually as easy as they thought.
I read somewhere that in the IM niche, 90% are complete newbies and only 10% are more "seasoned"... this is an interesting statistic for me as a list builder.
I find that for the IM niche, it is different from niches like gardening whereby people are generally interested in the subject for a long time, but for IM they tend to give up after awhile.
I'm building my list and I find that this is an important issue - If people are going to give up after awhile and become numb to IM emails, it is no longer worth it (from a profit point of view) to provide value up front if my subscribers are going to be disinterested and unsubscribe within a month - then it would be wiser to just blast offer after offer like what many are doing.
For those of you that interact with internet marketers everyday, what's the "usual lifespan" of most of your subscribers?