To do email marketing you need an email list right? So how do you go about compiling hundreds of thousands of names and contacts? It’s pretty easy, actually.
First off make sure it’s super easy to sign up for your list. Make sure the sign-up form is prominent and only asks the one question you need to know, namely the prospects email address.
Giving away free things for signing up isn’t a bad idea. Throw in a contest, a reward, anything to get them interested.
If you’re a writer trying to sell your book, put your best chapter right up front. Leverage your great content. Guest posting on popular blogs (if you can get an opportunity) is a great way to build a larger following and create the targeted list you need to sell big.
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