The Power of 10
1. Build a List From Day One With AWeber
One of the most common mistakes new Internet marketers make is in
waiting to build a list. This is a task you should be doing from day one
– without excuse. There are many autoresponder tools you can use,
but one of the most popular ones is Aweber.
Aweber is a newbie-friendly autoresponder system that’s affordable for
anyone. At under twenty dollars per month, you can build a list of loyal
prospects and customers so that once your own info product is ready,
you’ll be able to blast an announcement and profit from your list
Once your account is set up, you simply create a list (you can have
multiple ones in one account), and you insert the code for the list
building opt in form into your website. The form can ask for the
subscriber’s name, email address, or other information.
Aweber will then send the subscriber a confirmation email ensuring
that they’re the ones who actually signed up for the list. After they
confirm their subscription, they’ll begin receiving whatever emails
you’ve queued up in the follow up email autoresponder system.
You can also, at any time, use the broadcast feature in Aweber to send
out an email to your list. You can send out the same message to
multiple lists or exclude certain lists if you prefer.
Aweber has many tutorials online that help you use their system, but
you’ll want to learn the nuances of what it takes to get visitors to your
site to actually fill in the opt-in form and take the next step to receive
List building is usually done by giving away something free. You can
offer a free short report, or promise to email them a weekly
newsletter. You have to understand that someone trusts you enough
to give you their personal contact information, so you have to make it
worthwhile for them.
There are many great list building guides and courses online. One of
the best list builders you can learn from is Jimmy Brown, but he’s not
the only one. People build lists in many different ways.
You’ll want to test and track your efforts and then tweak them to make
sure you’re gathering as many names as possible. Make sure they’re
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