15 Easy Ways to Grow Your Subscriber List

Written by Alexandria K. Brown

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___ 8. Buy ads in other e-zines. Again, search those directories for other e-zines whose target readership matches yours, and see their ad specifications and rates. Purchase at least three ads in a row for best results.

___ 9. Plug your e-zine in your e-mail signature. After your usual contact information atrepparttar bottom of all your e-mails, be sure to include a two- or three-line plug for your e-zine.

___ 10. Get published in OTHER e-zines. There are dozens of Web sites where other publishers visit to pick up free content for their e-zines. Why not post YOUR articles there for them to use? You get free exposure and plenty of traffic back to your site.

___ 11. Do a co-op with other e-zine subscribers. You can cross-promote with other e-zine publishers on your own, or use an automated service such as Subscription Rocket.

___ 12. Try a pay-for-subscriber service. These services advertise your e-zine for you and bring you subscribers automatically for as little as 10 to 30 cents apiece. One with a good reputation is Lead Factory.

___ 13. Announce your e-zine to all ofrepparttar 139705 professional organizations and associations you're a member of. They usually allow you to make announcements in their newsletters or on their online bulletin boards.

___ 14. Advertise your e-zine onrepparttar 139706 back of your business cards. Inrepparttar 139707 text, be sure to tell people how they can sign up for your e-zine.

___ 15. Become active in a few online forums where your ideal readers hang out. In your posts, position yourself as a resource in your area of expertise, and include a signature file that promotes your e-zine!

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Podcasting Tools

Written by S. Housley

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Podcast Icons - Pixagogo provides a collection of podcast icons from various sources. http://www.pixagogo.com/5111825842

5.) Podcasting Blogs - Stay informed aboutrepparttar latest podcasting industry news by monitoring podcast blogs. Daily posts bring readers current news, industry announcements and general podcasting information.

Podcasting Blog - Daily Podcasting Blog and news related to podcasting, RSS, podcast news and aggregation http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog.htm or accessrepparttar 139669 podcasting blog feed at http://www.podcasting-tools.com/blog-feed.xml

Podcasting Avenue - Blog containing items related to podcasting. http://podcasters.blogspot.com

6.) Podcast Bandwith Hosting - Audio files can take up a fair amount of storage space and depending on a podcast's popularity, can be expensive to host. Bandwith hosting companies that focus onrepparttar 139670 podcast understandrepparttar 139671 needs that are unique to podcasters.

Libsyn - Libsyn is designed for podcasters. They do not require any long-term contracts and there are no surprise over-usage charges. They provide a pay-as-you-go service on stable, secure servers. Every month, media files are archived and hosting space is refreshed. http://www.libsyn.com/

7.) Audio Tools for Podcasting - Managing audio files can be tricky. Software tools allow for audio files to be manipulated, converted and edited, providing a higher quality yet smaller audio file.

Replay Radio - Now you can record hundreds of radio broadcasts from all overrepparttar 139672 world, listen whenever you want on your PC, CD Player or MP3 player, and even skip overrepparttar 139673 fluff. It's easy with Replay Radio! http://www.replay-radio.com

Audio Conversion Wizard - Helps you to convert audio files of supported audio format from one format to another with all possible settings, using easy, step-by-step interface. MP3, WMA 8 (Windows Media Audio), OGG Vorbis and WAV PCM formats are supported, with ID3v2 copying and creation. http://www.litexmedia.com/audio_wizard/

Helium Music Manager - Allows you to seamlessly handlerepparttar 139674 different file formats and lets you work and edit music formats. Quickly tag and organize your entire music collection. http://www.helium2.com/eng/index.php

8.) Podcasting Forums - Forums can be a useful for anyone doing business online, both in terms of readingrepparttar 139675 content and actively participating inrepparttar 139676 discussions. If you want to learn more about podcasting, consider participating inrepparttar 139677 following online podcasting communities:

Podcast Alley - http://www.podcastalley.com/phpBB2/index.php

Podcasting News - http://www.podcastingnews.com/forum/

Podstrigs - http://podcastrigs.net/forum/

9.) Submit Podcast Feeds - As more and more people get involved withrepparttar 139678 Internet and as more Web sites, blogs, news services and other online resources continue to grow in number and variety it becomes increasingly important to maintain high visibility and exposure forrepparttar 139679 content being generated by closely followingrepparttar 139680 major distribution media. As a rapidly increasing number of content sources, new and old, migrate or add RSS as a key distribution channel, and as more people utilize RSS newsreaders and aggregators to keep themselves informed,repparttar 139681 ability to maintain high exposure and visibility is gradually shifted from complete attention to major search engines and content optimization techniques to an increasing awareness of RSS feed directories and search tools.

Podcasting Tools - Submit podcasts torepparttar 139682 large list of Podcast directories and expedite your podcast syndication. http://www.podcasting-tools.com/submit-podcasts.htm

Using podcasting tools broadcasters, publishers and webmasters can increase their audience and reach.

About the Author: Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for NotePage http://www.notepage.net a wireless text messaging software company.

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