Advertising  Promote Your Business
Advertising
ProMatch
Directory
Cost Report
  More Services

3 Quick and Easy Ways to Build a Profitable Opt-In List






So, You finally realized that you need a good opt-in list. After reading countless articles and sought expert advice and have read many success stories of people creating a small fortune with opt-in lists you finally decide to have one of your own. Then it happens, you think you have known everything there is to know about opt-in lists and have followed their advice to the T and you still weren't able to make a profit.

In fact, you may be losing money. You maybe hiring writers to help you out, or there are some expenses incurred, even if you have a big list, but only a very small percentage actually buys from you, you're still losing profit. You’ll realize that after a few months when you see your statistics and sales figures.

So, what could have gone wrong? Why have others succeeded where you have failed? The most common mistake is that you dove straight right in. You chose a topic where you think could be quite popular and would earn you money. This just not the case. Just because you wrote people from the list doesn't mean they are going to buy instantly.

Here I will offer more advice, for those who have started an opt-in list and have failed, you can rejuvenate your failed venture. For those who are starting, here are three quick and easy ways to build a profitable opt-in list:

1. Get your customers to trust you and your products first. Just launching your opt-in list would not make you an expert and a believable seller. Put many articles first before you start an opt-in list. Write about the topic you know and have started and used for your site. Try to put forums first to gain knowledge about your customers about their wants and needs and target those wants and needs.

Join forums from other sites as well. Provide expert advice and recommendations. When you feel that people trust you already, you will be able to start your own opt-in list. You can build a base as well with other forum users. You can ask them to join your list. Friends are always good customers. Put up a link to your site so that they may be able to see what you're business is all about.

The certain truth is, the money will only come in when the consumers and subscribers believe and trust in you. They want a product or service that could be a good exchange for their money. People are not going to buy something out of your recommendation if they don’t know you.

2. Find a product or service that people want and need. Although it may not be your forte, if you provide a service and product that you have researched and learned about well, you can carry it on forward. Invest your time, effort and money that you could sell as well as the buyers or subscribers of your opt-in list can use.

While it is true that it is best to sell something that you have interest in, there are not many people who have the same interest as you if you decide to sell something that is not entirely popular or profitable. Do your research well and you would see the profits come in. Also provide your subscribers with promotional material that they could actually use and spread around.

3. Make friends with other opt-in list users. This is basically beneficial especially if it is someone who has already launched a successful opt-in list. These are people that have the experience in this venture and experience is still the best teacher. While there are many articles available for you in the internet to use, there is nothing like getting a first hand account from someone you trust.

Experienced opt-in list users will be able to tell you what to do and what not to do because they have gone through it. While different situations occur for different people, the general concept can still be very helpful. There are many things to avoid and these people will be able to tell you which ones.

Building a profitable opt-in list don’t just happen overnight. There are many preparations and effort to do. Opt-in lists are built from scratch, as your list grows, you should also maintain the quality of your list. Keep it organized and manageable. Get or hire help if need be, just make sure that your subscribers are happy and satisfied and they will be willing to buy from you.



Be the first to find this article helpful.

About the Author

Robert McCartney, The Redneck Marketer
6 new st.
Ware Shoals, SC 29692
864-456-2662

Contact Author: request info

If you would like to re-print this article, please contact the author.
Need some help with marketing? We can match you to a professional in your area.
Find Marketing Companies

Related Topics

Advertising
Advertising - Internet
Why Should I Market My Business With Video?
Do something unique to rise above your competitors. Tell your story in your own...

Follow @ProMatcher on Twitter
See what's happening with ProMatcher on social media.

8 Minutes to Better Marketing
Everyone has 8 minutes to spare and that's all it takes to improve your marketing.

8 Ways to Make Bad Marketing Decisions
It doesn’t really matter the location or industry, or the size of the company. Poor...

Marketing Goals | The Keys to Growing Your Business
Are you using your marketing resources to their full potential? This post explains how...

Need some help with marketing? We can match you to a professional in your area.

Other Related Topics

Got Branded?
Video outlining the need to be branded.

The Social Media Launch Formula 3.0 Review Real Training, Real Results
Review of the Advanced Course on Social Media Branding

Getting Started with StoreFollower
This video walks you through the StoreFollower account and social campaign set up process.

A New Twist on Taglines
As more and more professionals discover the value of running their careers as a...

Promote Your Company with Environmentally Friendly Products
The main reason for promotional items is to PROMOTE! Sounds silly so say but if your...

Editorial Disclaimer: The views expressed in articles published on this website are those of the authors alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of this website or its staff. The articles on this site do not constitute a recommendation or endorsement with respect to any views, company, or product. Authors affirm that article submissions are their original content or that they have permission to reproduce.

Free Cost Estimates   |   Advertising Agencies Directory   |   Advertising Cost Report   |   Free Business Listing



Home   |   Articles & Videos   |   Affiliates   |   Networking Groups   |   Search by Category   |   Professionals

Terms of Use   |   Privacy   |   About Us   |   Contact Us   |   Member Login

© 2003-2014 - VentureStreet, LLC

Join Our Business Network