19 Simple Ways To Build Your Email List Today!
What separates 𝐜𝐡𝐚𝐦𝐩𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐬 from the rest?
It all begins with the way you 𝐭𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤. 🤔
My first business, which started in my teens, got its first customer because I was scraping email addresses from the internet, and then sending them unsolicited emails about buying domain names and SSL certificates.
When you are starting fresh, you just have to make a move.🙏
I’m not recommending Spamming people as I did. I was naive then.
But you need to keep things simple and get started.
This is what I did as an option because of the limited resources I had.
But it worked.
I got my first customer while building my own email list.
You see, an 𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐭 is a collection of email addresses that a business can create by engaging with potential customers.🤝
Building an email list is crucial because it’s the best way to build a relationship with potential customers in an intimate way.
You’re not just a status update that’s there and gone; you’re right in someone’s inbox, where they receive other important communication.👩🏾🤝🧑🏿
When I researched why it is important to build an email list, I got this:
✔ Email is Personal
✔ Email is Purposeful
✔ Email is Targeted
✔ You Own Your Email List
✔ Email is One-on-One
✔ More People Use Email Several Times a Day
Now you are probably thinking social media is bigger than email.
But you know what?
Think about it. 💭
If you sign up for any social media platform, what do they ask of you?
Your Email Address.
Are you getting the connection now?
According to our top marketers, email is the most predictable driver of growth and sales in all businesses.
Here are some 𝐭𝐢𝐩𝐬 I have to make a great email list:
✅Quality over quantity/Better, not bigger
✅Only email people that have asked to be emailed!
✅Make it SUPER easy to subscribe and join your list
✅Set the right expectations the moment they sign up
✅Segment your list
✅Track the sources your subscribers are coming from
✅Make sure the info you collect is correct
✅Use a double opt-in process
✅NEVER buy or rent email lists
✅Make the pitch as personal as you can
✅ASK in as many places as you can
✅Don’t forget about existing subscribers when chasing new ones
✅Test, test and test some more!
✅Learn as much as you can about your target audience
✅Don’t lie to get their email address; they’ll only unsubscribe and never come back!
✅Make the benefit of signing up crystal clear
✅Clean your list and remove “dead” subscribers regularly
✅Every email you send a subscriber should provide value; don’t pollute their inbox!
✅Make sure your “Calls to Action” really speak to your target audience
No matter how old school, 𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐢𝐥 𝐦𝐚𝐫𝐤𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 is still the best marketing way.
And sharing these list building secrets will be very valuable to your email lists’ successes.
Remember: You have every right to live your best life.
You are the 𝐦𝐨𝐬𝐭 𝐢𝐦𝐩𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐢𝐧𝐯𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐦𝐞𝐧𝐭 you will ever make.
All it takes is hard work and a little luck.
“High Five” if you’re ready for the next step! ✋