1. Write your own articles.
Your articles will give you an effective way to build up your status as an expert by sharing your tips and advice with your readers.
Your articles will also help you to effectively promote your business through your resource box at end of your articles.
Use your articles to get more subscribers by submitting them to article directories and announcement lists with a resource box that promotes your ezine.
2. Recommend products of affiliate programs you've joined to your subscriber base.
If you've earned trust of your subscribers your recommendations will help you to successfully increase your commissions.
Only recommend products you can honestly vouch for and that you believe can meet your subscribers' needs.
3. Swap ads with other ezine publishers.
You could swap an ad for your ezine or for your business with another ezine publisher in exchange for publishing her ad in your ezine.
Try to swap ads for multiple issues and track your ads so that you'll know which ezines are best ones to continue swapping ads with.
4. Swap "thank you" page ads with other ezine publishers.
Promote other ezines on page your new subscribers are taken to after filling out a form or subscription box to join your ezine in exchange for those publishers promoting your ezine on their "thank you" pages.
In addition to swapping ads on this page, you can also swap recommendations with other ezine publishers to get even more powerful promotion from your "thank you" page swaps.