12 Quick Tips For Beginning E-zine Publishers

Written by Ken Hill

Publishing an e-zine is a terrific way to increase your profits online by successfully staying in touch with your visitors, prospects, and customers.

To help you get started onrepparttar right track, I've providedrepparttar 124279 following tips to help you successfully publish your own e-zine as well as help you successfully promote your e-zine once you begin.

1. Choose a publishing schedule and stick to it. When deciding on a schedule, keep in mind what day is best for you to send out your publication and when you will have enough time to properly format and edit your e-zine withrepparttar 124280 least distraction.

2. Use a listserver that allows you to double opt in all your subscribers by having them reply to a confirmation message or by clicking on a confirmation link.

This will ensure that all your readers really do want to receive your e-zine since they asked for it twice, and also provide proof that all your subscribers truly are opt in.

3. Limit your use of different fonts and bullets. Keep your e-zine easy to read.

4. Keep your line length to 60 to 65 characters per line when publishing in text format. If you plan to publish your e-zine in html, give your subscribersrepparttar 124281 choice of which version they want to receive.

5. Provide your readers with a table of contents so that they can quickly go torepparttar 124282 parts of your e-zine that most interest them.

6. Along with your subscribe and unsubscribe instructions atrepparttar 124283 end of your e-zine, include your copyright notice, and also let your readers know that they can forward your e-zine in it's entirety to any friends or associates that they think will like it too.

I Want to Do an Ezine! Part 3 What is Content?

Written by Terri Seymour

I Want to Do an Ezine! Part 3 What is Content? Copyright Terri Seymour

When you publish an ezine, you most definitely want to provide useful, and original content as well as promoting your business. Some things you might want to include:

*Original Articles/Guest Articles - If you are not writing your own articles, please try it. Although guest articles can be very effective, it is always a good idea to have some original content as well.

There are lots of places to get articles:

Article Announcement Lists: mailto:aainet-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:reprintedarticles-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:aabusiness-subscribe@egroups.com; mailto:aageneral-subscribe@egroups.com; mailto:articles_archives-subscribe@egroups.com; mailto:QC_Reprint_Articles-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:ap-shorts-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:article_announce-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:articles4you2use4promotion-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:articlesubmission-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:Free-Content-subscribe@yahoogroups.com; mailto:Free-Reprint-Articles-subscribe@yahoogroups.com;

Article Directories: http://OpportunityUpdate.com/articles/ http://amazines.com/ http://ezinearticles.com/add_url.html http://marketing-of-training.com/motoarticles.htm http://www.womans-net.com/submit.php http://www.MakingProfit.com http://www.articlecentral.com/suggest.asp http://www.articlecity.com/article_submission.shtml http://www.bestparentingresources.com/Article.html http://www.boconline.com/sub-art.htm http://www.businesstoolchest.com/articles/submit.shtml http://www.connectionteam.com/art.html

You could also ask for article submissions in your ezine and on your website. Provide a special email to receiverepparttar articles such as: mailto:ter02@newnorth.net?subject=articles

*Freebies - downloads, tools, ebooks, and any other useful Freebie you can find. Freebies can be found all over as well. Do a search for Free Downloads, Freebies, Free resources or whatever type of freebie you are looking for. There are also freebie ezines and email lists you can subscribe to.

*A Forum for Your Readers - A place where readers can vent, question, complain, interact, whatever comments or feedback they might want to send in. This also helps in starting that all important connection between reader and publisher.

*Human Interest Items - Inspirational stories or poems, people helping people, survival stories, whatever you think your readers might enjoy reading about.

*A Little Fun/Humor - We all need to laugh, so why not have a little fun with your readers!

Note: I would putrepparttar 124278 last two items together in one section because you do not want to get too far offrepparttar 124279 subject matter.

*Editorial/Personality - This is where you can let your readers get to know you so they can begin to trust you. Talk about interesting news items, things you have learned or experienced, relate to your readers. You need to make a connection with your readers. Make sure your personality shines through in your ezine. Make your ezine warm, friendly, and inviting while being informative and helpful.

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