Autoresponders: The Fortune Is In The Follow Up!

Written by Marilynn Sheehan

Working an internet business means competing with countless other opportunities. It's a "mind blitz" out there in cyberspace!

Enticing ideas about online businesses bombard people like confetti at a wedding. So..The big question is...How do you keep someone's attention afterrepparttar first click?

It's a fact. Follow up isrepparttar 109645 lifeblood of your business! And it can be done easily and effectively. If well planned, autoresponders can turbo charge any business plan. When you first start advertising, you can use a different autoresponder for each ad. This provides an easy tracking system that any newbie can use.

Develop your use of autoresponders as both an art and a science. Invest some time and energy. And don't be timid about stretching your creative imagination.

Statistics prove that less than 5% of closed sales occur onrepparttar 109646 first contact. 85% of sign-ups require up to 7 or more followups. Don't ignore this fact!

However... who hasrepparttar 109647 time for this much followup when working hundreds or thousands of leads a month?

One ofrepparttar 109648 best ways to manage your lead flow is throughrepparttar 109649 use of autoresponders. They can take your prospects byrepparttar 109650 hand and lead them straight into your organization. Try it! It works for me!

I have take this proven plan a step further, and it is paying off handsomely.

Creating User-friendly e-mail

Written by Myrtis Smith

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Word Count: 870 (60 characters per line)

Summary: 10 tips to ensure your e-mail messages get read.

================================================================= Creating User-Friendly Email

For some people email is a blessing. It is now easier than ever to communicate with counterparts all overrepparttar 109644 world at repparttar 109645 speed of light. You can collaborate on projects, review memos, and send updates all inrepparttar 109646 stroke of a few keys. For other people email is a horrible curse. As if repparttar 109647 paper tiger on your desk wasn't bad enough, many people are drowning in hundreds of emails a day, all urgent, all needing your immediate action. Here are 10 tips to make surerepparttar 109648 emails you send don't add to your recipientís list of headaches

1. Greetrepparttar 109649 recipient inrepparttar 109650 beginning of your message and thank them atrepparttar 109651 end. This will setrepparttar 109652 tone of your message. If you were to walk over to someone's cube,repparttar 109653 first thing out of your mouth would not be "Isrepparttar 109654 report ready?" More than likely, you would say something like "Hi Bill. Do you have that report ready?" Showrepparttar 109655 same courtesy when you're sending a message.

2. Makerepparttar 109656 subject line of your message meaningful. The average manager receives dozens of emails everyday. Make repparttar 109657 subject of your email as meaningful as possible sorepparttar 109658 recipient will know if they need to open right away or if it can wait until after lunch.

3. Mark your message urgent only if it is urgent. We live in such a fast paced society; it feels like everything is urgent. But if every email in your box was marked as urgent how would you know what was really urgent? The last thing you want is to be labeled as a person who marks all of their messages as urgent (ever heard ofrepparttar 109659 little boy who cried wolf:). There are 2 things you can do if you are concerned about your message being read in a timely basis. a. If your email service as this capability, place a return receipt on your message. This way you will be notified when you letter is open. b. Write inrepparttar 109660 subject when you need a response by. This will help set expectations with your recipient. Example: West Lake Report: Please Review by 1/27

4. If you have an attachment included in your email, mention it duringrepparttar 109661 message. This will ensure that your recipient knows there is an attachment and they should contact you if they didn't get it.

5. Staterepparttar 109662 purpose of your email inrepparttar 109663 first couple of sentences. When people open email, there is only one thought going through their minds "Do I have to read this now?" Answer that question for your recipient as early in repparttar 109664 message as possible.

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