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After writing your own articles syndicate them http://www.linkcounter.com/go.php?linkid=184827
Then submit your articles to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/article_announce
If you don't mind paying for opt in subscribers you can pay a small fee for them at....World Wide Lists http://www.linkcounter.com/go.php?linkid=184828 or try Marty Foley's List Builder Service at http://www.linkcounter.com/go.php?linkid=184830 I've used both of above services extensively and they're truly remarkable for growing your list quickly. These are opt in list builders, not Spam techniques. Make sure you know difference.
If you're interested in a great free e-book that will teach you how to grow your list download "Ezine List Builder" http://www.netwoozy.com/freeebooks/ it's in PDF format.
or try this one...not free but worth money:
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Once you reach a minimum of 1,000 subscribers you'll be able to start selling text ads. Do not include too many ads in your newsletter or you'll lose a lot of subscribers before you even get started. You need to make sure you're including useful content and not just a billboard of ads, or your subscribers will be reaching for that unsubscribe button in a hurry.It's really a balancing act, good content with a few ads mixed in.
If you can it's a smart move to start collecting demographics from very beginning. This will give you an idea as to types of people that subscribe to your ezine and will be helpful to ad buyers who will want to know what "target market" your ezine hits. If you set up a short form asking basics like "sex", "age", and "occupation" and ask new subscribers to fill it in upon subscribing you'll be amazed at how easy it is to actually collect this type of information.
A few sites that will help you to sell your available space:
http://www.Ezines-Ads.com http://www.Opt-Influence.com (must have 5,000 subscribers) http://www.linkcounter.com/go.php?linkid=189476
Publishing an ezine is most important tool you can have when it comes to promoting your website. An opt in list of people who want to hear from you on a regular basis is priceless and actual process of writing your own ezine and connecting with people is an inspiring experience in itself. It's a genuine way of building a sense of community around your site and opening lines of communication between yourself and potential clients.
Don't let this marketing tool pass you by....by following steps in this three part series you'll be well on your way to publishing an ezine that will pay you back in more ways than you can imagine- and that's an online marketing tool fact.
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