Monthly Archives: February 2013

Marketing With Email Tips The Pros Don’t Want You To Know

When a business owner first sets up an e-mail marketing campaign, he or she may unknowingly breach established standards of etiquette. Keeping your emails professional keeps your customers looking forward to your marketing newsletters. Read this article to learn how to properly use e-mail marketing.

When adding consumers to your email list, require that they double opt-in. While it may seem cumbersome, it solidifies their interest in your emails, and will prevent any issues with spam issues and complaints. Continue reading

Check Out The Pop!

WP Notify Wizard Demo1

Ok this is the first demo of that new WP Notify Wizard pop-up which I picked up yesterday.

I grabbed the OTO1 and OTO2 also so that I could get the nifty animated graphics (which of one you are probably seeing right about NOW!)

[custom-pop id=’2′]

You should have seen a crumpled piece of note paper, unfold and display sales text somewhere near the lower left of your screen.
That animation then calls a full page new browser window that should show you the sales page for the plugin.
This is all done from within the WordPress plugin and by adding a shortcode on this post. Continue reading

Top Tips To Achieve Success Using Marketing Via Email

It might be tempting to send emails to just anyone, but it’s critical that the people to whom you send e-mail marketing messages are pre-qualified. You are sure to lose customers if they feel you are spamming their inbox. Read on to find tips which will help you build a strong and successful opt-in list.

Email only customers who have asked for it. Sending emails out to people who have no idea who you are or what you are offering will probably only result in your messages being deleted. Your email provider might blacklist you if they receive a number of spam complaints.

Have individuals double check and confirm their email when they are subscribing to you mailings. Many people mistype their email, so this can ensure they input it correctly. This will ensure that the customer doesn’t make a mistake in their email address by forcing them to type it twice. Continue reading

IM Business Flavor?

Ice Cream FlavorsI started thinking about just “What is Internet Marketing (IM)?” the other day and man… I had a very hard time defining a defined, simple, one sentence explanation of what IM actually is.

You see, I see Internet Marketing as more like a huge container… a wrapper… rather than a defined object or “thing”.

And that is where the “flavors” of Internet Marketing analogy comes in. Maybe we can look at Internet Marketing like an ice-cream shop or candy shop and then view all of the different business models as “flavors” of ice-cream which is found inside the ice-cream shop walls. Continue reading

Great Advice For Building A Marketing With Email Subscriber List

Most internet business owners wonder how they can improve their profit margins and increase sales. If the above sentence described your way of thinking, then you need to consider an marketing with email campaign. Read the below article in order to discover more information about how marketing via email can benefit your company.

One great way to follow up with customers and clients through email is to send them a free offer in one email. Add a line to your email that entices them to act now. Your email should end with a call to action before the promotion ends, or you run out of free products. Continue reading

My Top 10 List Building Blunders

Learn How To Not Screw Up Your List Building

List Building BlundersOk, “bin’ der dun dat”… so here is your chance to NOT make the same mistakes I did while I learned how to build good quality lists and keep the subscribers happy, content and best of all… staying on the list!

Below is a list of my Top Ten Biggest Blunders that I’ve made over the past 3-4 yrs of list building… read’em and weep people (or at least learn from them, OK?):

  1. Using My Own Hosting & Domain as My List Server
    Wow… this is #1 because of just how much damage it can do to your reputation, your bank account and your future progress. DO NOT EVER use your own hosting, your own domain name or a script you found or set up on your hosting to act as your list server/autoreponder… PERIOD! I’d list off the 1000 reasons you don’t do this but here are the top ones- getting your hosting shut down, losing your domain name, having your name and brand besmirched, getting accused of spamming, possible fines/lawsuits… should I go on? A Terrible Idea… Don’t Do It! Continue reading