Where Do I Get My Email Lists?

Written by Karen Fegarty

"Where do I get my email lists?" A popular cry from nearly all of our customers. You have decided embark on an email campaign, but you need targeted addresses to contact. What do you do?

Do not buy lists? You perhaps have seen these? You knowrepparttar ones, "Buy 10 million addresses for only $149". Using these lists will only have you labeled as a Spammer. These addresses are suspect, in fact, over 70% are bogus or duplicated, andrepparttar 109697 rest certainly have not asked to receive "your" message. Furthermore, software or ISP's are not made to handlerepparttar 109698 load of that many email address, much lessrepparttar 109699 "in error" returns?

You could "rent" email lists from submission services, but these can be costly, usually 20 to 30 cents per email.

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1. Your Website - ask people to signup for your newsletter, guest book, ezine, contest. Don't forget to put this on every page. A free tool like EzlistZ http://www.ezlistz.com can make this easy for you.

2. Direct Mail - Send out postcards to potential clients. On these ask people to not only visit your site, but sign up to receive valuable information, products etc. Companies like Web Card can help you with this. http://www.web-cards.com

3. Telemarketing - Use telemarketing agents to contact your potential customers. Have them ask for email addresses. Give them a reason to do so. Perhaps a contest, coupons, free trial, information.

How to increase your E-Mail Marketing Results !!!

Written by Thomas Kraemer

Are you using e-mail to promote your site or service? Then you can increaserepparttar results you get without having to do more work just by using an autoresponder!

Fact isrepparttar 109696 the majority of people will not respond to an ad when they read itrepparttar 109697 first time! You have to stay in contact! You will get more sales when you follow up!

Now this doesn`t mean that you send themrepparttar 109698 same ad over and over. That`s not a way to close a sale! Instead you will create a series of differnent messages!

First message could be your normal ad! Just send it out to your leads as your doing now! The second message could be send 2 days later and reminding people ofrepparttar 109699 benefits of your offer! You can also add a free bonus to make it harder to refuse again! Put a time limit onrepparttar 109700 bonus! The third message should be send right beforerepparttar 109701 bonus runs out! Remindrepparttar 109702 people to join now to claim a bonus! Fourth message can be send a week later. Tell people how sorry you are that they missed your bonus offer and renew it! But just for 24 hours! Increaserepparttar 109703 value of your bonus this time!

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