List building can be a slow and laborious task if you do not
use the correct strategies. For this reason you will need to prepare your
strategies well before you start to build your list.
Your first strategy will be to make a plan of action.
goals: Decide how many subscribers you will try to get in your first week
on strategies: What strategies will you use to reach your objectives. Make
a list of them.
Here are some strategies for making a responsive list:
Joint ventures: by this method you
can build your list quickly with targeted subscribers. You write or have written a free report
and place it on your website. You offer it to subscribers as a free gift
for joining your list. Then you contact big list owners in your chosen
market or related markets and put forward your proposal. You offer this
free report to their subscribers. They will go to your website page and
sign up Remember to make the report on a popular topic that people in your
market have a great interest in. To sweeten the deal you can add a nice
bonus for the list owner to make it worth his while. Once you have this
set up you can write to at least 10 list owners a month this is one of the
fastest and easiest ways to build your list.
Website promotions: the trick to
make a large responsive list can be summed up in one word. Traffic! You
just put a subscription box on your website pages and drive traffic to
your website. Here are 3 powerful methods that you can use:
Article distribution: this is an
easy way to drivetargeted
traffic to your site and get a number of responsive subscribers.
Blogging: short articles with a
link back to your website will bring interested visitors to your website.
Search engine submission: when
you optimize your site you will be able to submit it to the search
engines. This will give you high converting visitors who will be happy to
join your list.
Free gift: this is an excellent
incentive for people to sign up. To make this work be sure that your gift
or gifts are of good quality and will be of great interest to your market
and potential subscribers. Examples of good freebies are:
E-book: an e-book is always
popular, especially if you can write this yourself or have it written for
you. Include a couple of links that will allow people to sign up to your
list or buy a related affiliate product. In addition you can give
permission for your subscribers to give it away and start a viral
E-report: these are also popular
and easy to write or have written.
E-course: these lessons can last
over 5 or 7 days.
Website subscription box: this is
a good way to put your list building on auto pilot. You drive traffic to
your site and your visitors sign up for your newsletter. Your
autoresponder will add them to your list and send a thank you email to
Landing page: This is a good way
to boost your subscribers. It is just like a mini sales page and entices
them to join your list.
One of the best learning tools you will find is the 7 part
video series “Big List Bucks” This video tutorial will take you step by step
through everything you need to know to become a successful List Builder.