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Forum: Email Marketing 9th September 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,715
Posted By shermancox
Re: How to Build Trust in Email Marketing

1) be you even when it contradicts conventional wisdom...I don't need an email that is simply a ditto of what I could hear anywhere else...

2) be consistent....If you don't email me often then I...
Forum: Email Marketing 5th September 2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 411
Posted By shermancox
Re: 5 Reasons Why Email Marketing Is Still Such A Lucrative Industry in 2018

email is most of my whole business....I deliver my paid membership courses through email....I send out a semi daily infotainment email....the first thing I do is collect email addresses....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th August 2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 417
Posted By shermancox
RE: Stuck In The Niche Mud-Choosing where to start first.

which one do you like better? just that little edge might make it easier...

start blogging and/or creating content in both....soon you will begin to gravitate to one or the other....

I mean if...
Forum: Email Marketing 11th February 2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 170
Posted By shermancox
Re: Is your list safe?

no matter what the reason....your email list is your business...you must back it up in some kidn of way....I do the export thing you just said regularly....it is very important....
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By shermancox
Re: Membership Email Campaign

Yeah...I think you are describing a Fixed Term Membership....this is essentially my business plan that I learned from Jimmy D. Brown back in the day when he was running membernaire...but I digress......
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By shermancox
Re: Best way of writing subject lines???

Yeah..controversial can be kind-a cool..it definitely separates you from the multitude of other folks who are out there trying to be generic and telling folks what they want to hear...

It kind of...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By shermancox
Re: Best way of writing subject lines???

Your subject is kind of a subtle suggestion of what you gonna serve up in the email....

Don't tell them what's in the email, but hint at it....in addition, attempt to allow curiosity to fuel their...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th February 2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By shermancox
Re: Are My Emails Landing In The Spam Folder Of Readers? Please Read This!

I got about 2 or 3 of my emails signed up to every one of my email lists...that way I can see if I get it...where does it go...etc....
Forum: Email Marketing 8th February 2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 206
Posted By shermancox
Re: Why email unsubscribers are good for you.

every so often I put a message at the top of my emails...."you signed up for this list at such and such...if you no longer want to receive this please click here"

If they don't want to be...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th February 2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By shermancox
Forum: Email Marketing 7th February 2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By shermancox
Re: Content vs Product Emails for Email Marketing

hey...if you are sending me value that helps me in the niche that I am in...I want to see it..whether it is blog or sales items....

but even if you are hitting someone with offers...you probably...
Forum: Email Marketing 7th February 2017, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 576
Posted By shermancox
Re: Best ways to collect email subscribers?

The basic gameplan is to give something to somebody for free in exchange for their email addy...maybe it is a free report...maybe it is a free audio...maybe it is a video...maybe it is a course or...
Forum: Email Marketing 6th October 2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By shermancox
Re: Newsletter marketing

Zendude,

Ok...I think I see where you are coming from now...I gotta admit...I hate that stuff (hard sells and threatening me with missing out on something I don't really want) and I do...
Forum: Email Marketing 4th October 2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By shermancox
Re: Newsletter marketing

ok...when someone downloads something from me...I tell them they will receive a daily email...

In each email I try to entertain while I do a lot of telling "what" to do...and very little telling...
Forum: Email Marketing 27th September 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 392
Posted By shermancox
Re: Email List - What to do with it?

I don't think you are hearing what askmarcus is asking you....

OK...so you saying that these people ain't asked to be on your list....

It is gonna be difficult to email them without a lot of...
Forum: Email Marketing 25th September 2015, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By shermancox
Re: Has anyone tried pay-to-subscribe email lists?

probably not what you had in mind...but I deliver my fixed term membership lessons over email..so the folks pay to subscribe to an email list...
Forum: Email Marketing 24th September 2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,832
Posted By shermancox
Re: How many times a day do you email your list?

hey Henryw1981...

is it the same email? altered slightly? altered substantially? or a different email altogether?
Forum: Email Marketing 22nd September 2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By shermancox
Re: Looking for feedback

when you subscribe you write "you have sucessfully subscribed" white on white...so I can't see it...I was waiting for a second to see it come up...


2. your page is a little slow as someone...
Forum: Email Marketing 22nd September 2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 503
Posted By shermancox
Re: Email Marketing Help Needed

So are you saying you are looking for someone to take over your email operations and email on behalf of your company? if that is what you are asking...I would be very careful about just sending out...
Forum: Email Marketing 22nd September 2015, 04:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By shermancox
Re: Open Rate of Your List

hey Bobby...

1) daily emails

2) entertaining and related to the niche....

3) soft sells (no hard sell stuff)

4) drop people who don't open the emails for a good while...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

why didn't I think of that...lol....That sounds like a good solution...I mean the guy actually opted in for 5 different products so he is kidn of expecting 5 different emails...just not 5 from the...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

in line with Jennifer's suggestion of becoming an expert in your autoresonder.....if you figure out how to do this...let us know what you find....
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2015, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

I have heard Ryan Deiss talk about this issue in his email system "the Machine"....I think his way around it is to not have very long sequences when you opt in for a particular product....

so if...
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 424
Posted By shermancox
Re: Can I restrict page access to subscribers only?

i'm sure a programmer can do this for you if I understand you correctly...It appears you want to verify that someone is subscribed before they can download certain documents...

however, if someone...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th September 2015, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By shermancox
Re: Open Rate of Your List

Double opt in.... 15-20%
Forum: Email Marketing 20th September 2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

hey agmcall....I think the question is he has or example five or six products...and for each product he has an autoresponder set up to sell each product...

so what happens if someone opts in to...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th September 2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By shermancox
Re: Conversion rate for PDF report VS audio / video

pdf...audio...video...if it is good and related to what I want...i'll get it...

I think in general, in my niche, folks place a higher premium on audio and video than pdf alone...but if the vocal...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th September 2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

oh...sorry bout that...I misread your question....

Yeah...i done thought about that question and it is a toughie....

if they opt in for everything...i don't know if there is an elegant...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 604
Posted By shermancox
Re: How do you avoid being redundant when you have multiple ways to opt-in?

tag each subscriber with the way (s)he came in....then send different emails to the different groups....

or put the different subscibers in different lists...and send different messages to each...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By shermancox
Re: Conversion rate for PDF report VS audio / video

if I want a synthetic voice...I would just hook the pdf up to it myself...if you give me an audio and it is a synthetic voice...I will feel cheated...

synthetic voice? no...
Forum: Email Marketing 19th September 2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Re: Anybody tried Kindle direct publishing for building massive lists

hey bobby...can you talk a little more about the logistics of that...I mean what kind of videos...you provide links back to your squeeze page?

would like to haer a little more on that...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Re: Anybody tried Kindle direct publishing for building massive lists

one thing that is for sure...in my tiny niche....Kindle readers expect a full nonfiction book of at least 150 pages....and then they want to pay 0.99 to 2.99 for it

However, the same niche who got...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Re: Anybody tried Kindle direct publishing for building massive lists

oops forgot to fully answer...my blog didn't do a good job of sending much traffic over to the kindle book...

still getting around 5-6 signups a day...

I probably need to do some more of this...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Re: Anybody tried Kindle direct publishing for building massive lists

Good question..

It is a very small niche that places any book you seet to permafree into the top 100 of free books...Therefore I got a lot of traffic to it through the top 100 free ebooks...
...
Forum: Email Marketing 18th September 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 436
Posted By shermancox
Re: promote offer with or without a sign up form

if you are the affiliate..like agmccall wrote...you need to ensure that you will get credit when they finally buy...

to be honest...if I'm an affiliate...I want to send you to a "buy" page and not...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th September 2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Forum: Email Marketing 17th September 2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 851
Posted By shermancox
Re: Anybody tried Kindle direct publishing for building massive lists

I don't know about KDP 90 day traffic plan...but here is what I did...

I put an image ad at the front of the permanently free ebook that offers something free if they sign up...that image I put on...
Forum: Email Marketing 17th September 2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By shermancox
Re: Are you prepared for the email Apocalypse?

Hey Jason...that is interesting..

so when someone unsubscribes...do you manually unsubscribe them from the other lists?

also...how do you mail...maybe every monday from A every tuesday from...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th September 2015, 06:36 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,389
Posted By shermancox
Re: Any free e-mail marketing software?

free is never free..well unless your time is worthless...

always remember to calculate in your time..updating software...ensuring that your ip addresses don't get blacklisted...keeping up on other...
Forum: Email Marketing 16th September 2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 372
Posted By shermancox
Re: I want to send new version of my book to my clients. How to do it best???

say something like....

"I just updated and improved my book titled XXXXX..

whether it is free or not is based on your business plan...if you are trying to make your money off clients...then put...
Forum: Email Marketing 15th September 2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By shermancox
Re: Are you prepared for the email Apocalypse?

Hey Jason...you say you " risk out across multiple providers"....does that mean you have the same list on multiple providers or you have different lists across multiple providers?
Forum: Email Marketing 15th September 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By shermancox
Re: List Building Tips

1) people hate them..but they work...I put a pop up on my blog....

it is a little less intrusive...you might try a slide in as well...I tried that as well...

I ain't tried the big request at...
Forum: Email Marketing 15th September 2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By shermancox
Re: How to Warm Up Some Cold Email Subscribers?

1) Start emailing them in a topic related to what they originally signed up for...at least 2 times a week...(I do every day...)

2) make it very easy to unsubscribe...put a notice like "you signed...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 914
Posted By shermancox
Re: email marketing tips

how big is your list? how did you get the list? how many emails are they used to getting a week?
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By shermancox
Re: Are you prepared for the email Apocalypse?

dang is this for real?

I think I need to start backing up my contacts more often...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By shermancox
Re: I need the opinion of an expert...

yeah...you everthink of niching..rather than all businesses...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By shermancox
Re: How to separate buyers and non-buyers? (Segmentation)

yeah...I don't think Aweber regular will do that...

but awprotools will do that for you as brodel said...you create a special link...

another thing you might consider is to tag those who buy...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,409
Posted By shermancox
Re: Which autoresponders have the best delivery rates to primary folder?

I think it also depends on how many folks open your emails...so if you send stuff that nobody opens...it is more likely to go in the promotions tab...
Forum: Email Marketing 14th September 2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,409
Posted By shermancox
Re: Which autoresponders have the best delivery rates to primary folder?

Until very recently, all of my email went through aweber...and My aweber emails don't automatically go to the promotions tab...I find that some go there and some do not...like folks are saying it...
Forum: Email Marketing 13th September 2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By shermancox
Re: Which Autoresponder ?

If you don't use it much...and you don't need an autoresponder series...then go with the free option of mailchimp....

any reason why you don't email them much?
Forum: Email Marketing 12th September 2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 532
Posted By shermancox
Re: Segmenting list - buyers and non buyers

The autoresponders give you a little piece of code that you add to the pages that you watn to track...

put that on your website...

Now one way to do this is to track your fulfillment...
Forum: Email Marketing 10th September 2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,301
Posted By shermancox
Re: Create Attractive Emails

One thing to keep in mind when you subscribe to an email list to study a marketer...some of those guys send you different emails based on your behavior (at least they claim to in their training)...so...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th September 2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 810
Posted By shermancox
Re: Recommended non-IM niche email marketing service?

I've used aweber, getresponse, mailchimp, and others....

just find one and go....
Forum: Email Marketing 9th September 2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 441
Posted By shermancox
Re: is it okay to add an email to my list from a shop purchase?

Tell them that they get the newsletter for free....I mean if you didn't tell me that I was fixing to get it and then I started getting this email...I would be wondering what you are doing..lol
...
Forum: Email Marketing 9th September 2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,436
Posted By shermancox
Re: does email marketing REALLY still work?

working for me...well kind of...I ain't making a killing though...but I got about a 20% open rate and the vast majority of my sales come from my emails....I mean more than 95% are from emails...
...
Forum: Email Marketing 8th September 2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By shermancox
Re: Question about list building

if ain't nobody unsubscribing from your list...I bet you...you ain't sending email to your list...
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