Build or Buy--Should You Build Your Own Opt-in Email List?

Written by Mohamed Rabea

By Mohamed Rabea

The easiest way to acquire an email list for your ezine or email marketing is just to buy one. They're not too expensive, and they provide you with a long list of names and email addresses.

But if there is one thing I've learned asrepparttar owner of an ezine, it is thatrepparttar 134276 easy road is not alwaysrepparttar 134277 one that brings yourepparttar 134278 best results. The problem with buying an email list is that none ofrepparttar 134279 people on that list know who you are. When they receive an email from you, most likely they will just delete it without bothering to open it.

That is why it is so beneficial to build your own opt-in email list. Yes, creating a list from scratch isrepparttar 134280 more difficult and time-consuming solution, but at least it is a solution. Email lists rarely bringrepparttar 134281 desired results, sorepparttar 134282 money you spend on them might as well be flushed downrepparttar 134283 toilet.

Email marketing and ezine distribution isn't about blasting a bunch of strangers with sales pitches and information they don't want and didn't ask for. If you really want to achieve results with your email list, you need to build your own.

Here is a list of questions you need to ask yourself when building your email list:

*Who is your target audience and what do you have to offer them?

How to Generate a Powerful Tornado of Web Money

Written by Stephen Bucaro

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How to Generate a Powerful Tornado of Web Money

By Stephen Bucaro

Tornadoes are one ofrepparttar 134277 most feared phenomenons in nature. A tornado is a powerful rotating funnel of air. Scientists have measured wind speeds of over 300 mph inside a tornado. The rotation of a tornado feeds upon itself, often spawning smaller counter-rotating tornadoes as it pulls in everything in its path. Wish you could create a powerful tornado that pulls in money fromrepparttar 134278 Web? You can!

Your main tornado consists of a website with free downloads and an associated newsletter. Let's assume people start at your website, drawn in byrepparttar 134279 valuable content it provides. To downloadrepparttar 134280 freebies, they must sign up for your newsletter.

Your newsletter draws them back to your website for more content and more downloads. Round and round they go from newsletter to website to download. As they are exposed to your products, services and advertising, they generate a powerful stream of revenue. This main tornado can spawn smaller tornados that pull in more money fromrepparttar 134281 Web.

You distributerepparttar 134282 articles that you write for your newsletter to free content archives throughoutrepparttar 134283 Web. Asrepparttar 134284 articles are published, people readingrepparttar 134285 articles visit your website and sign up for your newsletter so that they can downloadrepparttar 134286 freebies. Round and round they go from articles to newsletter to website to download, generating a powerful stream of revenue.

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