It’s not a big secret that building an email list is one of the most important things you can do for an online business. But if you’re anything like me (or like I was up until recently) you still haven’t started your list.
I always saw the benefits of growing a list, but I never thought that it was really relevant to me because I wasn’t a blogger. I thought that to build a list you had to publish regular content on your blog, slowly grow return traffic, then over time convince those readers to sign up to your newsletter. For me it was long ball, and I’d rather spend my time making sales than “playing business.”
That all changed a month ago. In just a few days I accidentally started an email list, got over 200 subscribers, and landed several clients for a new business venture, all without having a blog. Now I’d like to show you how I did it so you can do the same.
Before I jump into the tactics, I’d like to quickly go over a few reasons for starting a list, just so we’re on the same page. Feel free to skip ahead if you’re already a believer.
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37 Comments posted: March 3rd, 2015
Check out the Rainmaker Platform here. About 4 years ago I began creating my first full-fledged, massive membership site. I’d created a pretty basic one already, but I hadn’t done anything that was going to involve an elaborate marketing funnel, forums, different membership levels, and affiliates. Back then, and even to this day, the process is daunting. There are hundreds of services and tools out there you can use for each of those different aspects of the site, each with their own learning curve, and they often they don’t play as nicely together as you’d like. As it sits, I feel like I’ve tweaked and tested my way to the best possible setup I can have for Location Rebel with
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8 Comments posted: February 26th, 2015