As the competition in online businesses is becoming deadly, every internet marketer now aims at developing his solid clientele. Although there are many ways to develop a solid following, there is one marketing technique that is not only very effective but also very powerful, and this is what all online businesses are aspiring: a powerful opt-in list of people who agreed to receive e-mail updates from you.
The benefits of having a powerful opt-in list are endless, but one of them is to be able to maintain a vibrant and continuously growing customers. The objective of having an opt-in list is to maintain relationship with already existing clients. In fact, it is easier to maintain a relationship with existing clients than trying to connect with prospective clients for business reasons. That is why it is crucial in the success of your online business that you have a strong list of people whom who can consider your clients. Maintain this list, and you will see good results.
There are actually countless ways of achieving a powerful list, but what I will be sharing with you are the easiest (yet effective) ways of building your opt-in list. Read them along, take notes if necessary, and learn from my own ways:
1. Offer free newsletters
People like being given free items, and newsletters are the excellent choice. In fact, it is one of the most common techniques used by many online business owners to amass clients. By giving free newsletters, you are able to collect and gather useful information about a variety of people who may turn out to be your clients. As you develop a good amount of subscribers, you will also develop potential clients.
2. Write engaging content
One effective technique to tell people to return to your website is not by asking them to return and read your articles to death, but by writing intellectual and engaging articles. These articles must be loaded with information, not wasted information. Eventually people will start to flood your constantly by visiting your blog constantly. They will ultimately decide to subscribe to your newsletter. In the end, you have countless people continuously flooding your blog and you will be able to build your opt-in list.
3. Join forums
There are countless online forums discussing just about anything under the sun—from hardcore gossips to gardening issues. Your mission is to join forums that are in line with your business. Participate in the discussion by sharing relevant information of what people are talking about, not spam. The technique here is to add your link at the end of your post for everybody in the forum to see. By inserting your link, you are inviting people to visit your website.
4. Submit articles to directories
The greatest advantage of submitting articles to websites and directories is the fact that people see you as an expert in your niche. By adding a byline in every article you submit, you are giving all people who read your article the access where they can contact you. Since they see you as an expert, they will never hesitate to go to your website or contact you. Instantly, you are attracting people to become part of your powerful opt-in list.
5. Create an e-book
This is one great way of building an opt-in list. In fact, you do not actually have to write an e-book yourself. You can transform your best articles and business tips into an e-book and allow other internet marketers to distribute it for free. In the e-book, you have to include links to your website and newsletter to attract people to sign up. In no time, you will be flooded with people wanting to subscribe to your newsletter.
Building a powerful opt-in list appears to be a huge challenge for many online business owners, but learning a few effective techniques may turn out to be best way to build a list. Once you have developed a powerful list, maintain a good communication technique to transform the list into a strong source of prospective clientele. Learn more on how to build a powerful opt-n list by subscribing to my website.
Your Professional Success Coach
Excellent advice Annetta
Some say it is all in the list, the enlightened ones say it is all in the relationship with your list.
Great advice Annetta! These are all great tips for people to opt-in as long as your content as valuable and people see you as an expert. Also it’s a great way to start a valuable relationship. Thanks for sharing!
Johanna thank you so much for your comments and feel free to contact me anytime!
After thorough research and a number of years in the business, I am glad to share these information to you. Thank you for visiitng.
This is an awesome post, Annetta. It’s amazing that you’re giving all these tips for free. I would pay $97 or more to get my hands on this kind of info. You rock!