How To Build A Fee Based Newsletter

Written by Jerry Robertson

Continued from page 1

What should you charge for your newsletter? The fee depends onrepparttar subject, but I would recommend having monthly, 6 months, and yearly prices. The 6 month and yearly price should be at a discounted rate. The monthly rate will berepparttar 124362 most popular. If you need help pricing, locate a pay newsletter in your field to get an idea of what to charge. Also, send out surveys to see what people are willing to pay.

There are many companies out there that will handle your credit card sales and your password protected web site, following is one ofrepparttar 124363 companies that will handle all of your membership needs:

They can even handle credit card sales outsiderepparttar 124364 United States and Canada, which could increase your sales by 20%. Also, they can run an affiliate program for you.

You need to promote your site. A good sales letter with testimonials can help your site be successful. Advertise and promote your affiliate program. Your affiliates can make more sales than you.

This is a quick guide to starting your fee based newsletter. With just 1,000 subscribers, you can make a considerable amount of money.

With a little work and some terrific marketing, you can make a great income with your fee base newsletter.

Jerry is the editor of the free bi-weekly newsletter Elrob Search Engine Tips and Elrob Online Biz Tips. Subscribe at:

Creating An Effective Newsletter

Written by Harry Husted

Continued from page 1

You can also offer it as a paid subscription type of newsletter. Some people charge up to $200 a year for their newsletter. If you have something of great value that people really can't get elsewhere, they will pay you for it.

When you run a newsletter you can decide on whether to have it as a weekly, monthly, or yearly newsletter. Most common types of newsletters are published, printed and mailed out every month. Inrepparttar case ofrepparttar 124361 Internet and e-zines, you don't have printing cost, postage cost, none of that. All you need is your email program and a dial-up account to get online.

The components that make up a newsletter arerepparttar 124362 header, table of contents, articles and information, teasers, and sponsorships.

The header should be atrepparttar 124363 top withrepparttar 124364 name ofrepparttar 124365 newsletter, date, title ofrepparttar 124366 topic, and your contact information.

Table of Contents organizes your newsletter and letsrepparttar 124367 reader decide what he or she wants to read.

Articles and information should not be more than 60 characters per line. If it is too large, offer it in two parts.

The Teaser is used to inform your reader of your next issue so they will be looking forward to reading it with interest.

A Sponsorship is a great tool. Just don't overdue it. Usually you should have just one sponsor because it will clutter your newsletter.

Use dividers to separate sections like dots (.), underscores (______), asterisks (****), dashes (------), or equal signs (======).

Creatingrepparttar 124368 newsletter is one big hurdle, but now comes an even bigger hurtle-attracting subscribers.

1. Make sure to create a web page devoted to your newsletter, including subscription information and anything else that is needed. Then, have a link from your main page to that page. Even have a link from all your other pages to your newsletter page. This way they will see your subscription offer everywhere. 2. Another way is to post an offer for a free subscription in related newsgroups. 3. Offer a free subscription in related email discussion lists. 4. Offer a free subscription in related emails. 5. Offer a free subscription in classified ads. 6. Offer a free subscription in forums and BBS postings. 7. Offer a free subscription in your signature file. 8. Do press releases to get publicity for your newsletter.

As I said before, newsletters are very good and very powerful. Create one and use it to great advantage. You'll be glad you did.

Harry Husted is a freelance writer, copywriter, instructor and computer expert, living in Edison, NJ. He has published a computer repair and copywriting book. His Web site is You can write him at

    <Back to Page 1 © 2005
Terms of Use