Ezine Envy!!!

Written by Terri Seymour

Ok, so you bought a new computer, learnedrepparttar basics, got yourself a website and are ready forrepparttar 124375 bucks to come rolling in. You did some advertising withrepparttar 124376 free classifieds, listed your url in some directories and thought you were all set. After you manually submitted torepparttar 124377 major search engines, you were surerepparttar 124378 bucks were going to come pouring in. You waited and waited but only about 50 people visited your site and nobody bought anything. You see others around you becoming successful, but your business is going nowhere!

Let me tell you that you can make a lot of money with an online business, but I think that one ofrepparttar 124379 major things you need to do for success is publish an ezine. With an ezine you can keep in touch with your potential customers and you can keep your site and products alive in their minds. But, to publish a successful ezine you must provide good content, not just a giant ad for your business. Have interesting, useful and entertaining information included in your ezine. After you have enough subscribers you can start accepting paid advertising and add to your profits.

By publishing an ezine you can also earn your subscribers' trust by building relationships and showing them that you know what you are doing and talking about. They believe what you say and have confidence in you and your business.

Starting an ezine is not as hard as you would think, although it is a lot of work.

Step 1-- Decide on your content and format. What kind of things do you want to include in your ezine. There arerepparttar 124380 standard disclaimers, contact information and subscribe- unsubscribe info. Then you want to have a good article or two, a section for ad swaps, resources, interesting facts, tidbits, question and answer column, classifieds, reader feedback, reader submissions, a little humor and fun,repparttar 124381 list is endless for good items to put in your ezine.

To help you get started: http://www.e-zinez.com http://www.ezineuniversity.com http://www.homebiztools.com/enews.htm

To find good content for your ezine: http://www.ideamarketers.com/ http://www.makingprofit.com/ http://www.ezinearticles.com/ http://www.the-best-list-site-in-the-world.com/

Step 2-- Organize your first draft. Decide on your template design, organize your content and put your first ezine together. Move things around, make changes here and there until you are satisfied with it. Send it to a few friends to get their opinion. When you are satisfied with your ezine and want to get started, it is now time to start promoting.

You've Got to Have Content!

Written by Terri Seymour

Ezine publishing is an essential element of your online business. Ezines allow you to keep in touch with your prospective customers and to build a relationship of trust and respect with your readers. Building this relationship is very important to your business and your reputation. One way to accomplish this relationship is by producing a quality ezine with quality content.

By quality content I mean resources, information and other helpful items. Do not make your ezine one big sales letter or ad for your products. You, of course, want to promote your products in your ezine, but don't overdo.

When I first started onrepparttar Internet, I was looking for links and ezines that would provide resources to help me promote and build my online business. I also needed to learn step by step what Internet marketing was about. Good ezines can be a goldmine for this kind of information. I have seen some ezines that were nothing but a list of ads and I have also seen some ezines that contained a treasure chest of useful information. You definitely want your ezine to fall into that second category. There are many ways of doing just that.

*Informative Articles: Make sure you include an article or two that provide some practical and useful information and maybe some resource links to back up that information. A good article should be like a mini tutorial. You should actually learn something from it. There are many places onrepparttar 124374 web where you can get good articles.

Websites: http://www.connectionteam.com/art.html http://www.ideamarketers.com http://www.the-best-list-site-in-the-world.com/lotsart.html http://www.marketing-seek.com/

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*Original Material: Along with other quality articles, you should write some of your own material. If you feel you can't write whole articles, write tips, or updates on what is happening onrepparttar 124375 Net. Write an editorial on subjects that apply to your ezine content. You want to add some of you onto your ezine. This will help strengthenrepparttar 124376 relationship between reader and publisher.

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