Most question I do get from my subscribers is how do I build an email list fast.
Before any online marketer would start making consistent money online, he or she must first of all attract an audience and from that audience he builds subscribers which then become prospects.
It is very important to build an email list of subscribers that will always and consistently buy from you at all time. Without an email list an online business will not be able to yield a huge profit for its owners.
Now you might ask yourself how can I definitely build an email list or rather how can I get my first 1000 subscribers.
If you are a blogger there are ways in which you can build your email list and if you don’t have a blog there are still ways of building your list. The most important part when it comes to building your email list is know who your audience are and what they want.
When you are able to discover what they really want as a marketer that is what will really attract them to you. This is the process when you need to know your customer avatar.
There are some points you need to take into consideration when it comes to building an email list fast.
What you need to grow your subscribers.
You don’t build a list out of thin air. There are definitely steps to take to grow your email list if you are starting from scratch.
Here are things you need to do to build your email list:
1. First you need to have a platform.
A platform could be a blog, website, or the social media network such Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc. These are platforms that you can get your subscribers.
The more you spend time on this platform, the more you can get people to subscribe to your list.
For example, like Facebook, you can use your profile to stat making friends, educating them and giving them free gifts they can sign into to become your subscribers.
With Facebook and other social media network, you can increase your subscribers. Lets look at another example like Quora.
Quora is a question and answer site. You can answer questions of people who want to know about some certain topics. Once they are able to read your answer, you can link a form or to your website where they can actually sign up for a free gift and become your subscribers.
2. You need an optin form.
This is where your audience who wants to subscribe can fill in their details and become your subscribers. It is also called a landing page or a squeeze page.
It is important you should have a form where your audience can subscribe for your gift. The only way you can grow your list or subscribers to 1000 is to have something you can entice them with so that they can sign up to get.
With a form , which you have to get from your autoresponder, your audience puts in their details through the form. Once they put in their details, it is then forwarded to the autoresponder where it is been stored.
Your form can be placed anywhere in any social media network. Also, your form can be a one page website where you can direct your audience to claim their free gift.
3. You need a lead magnet.
This will be your enticing gift that will attract your audience to subscribe to your list.
With your free gift you can use it to grow your subscribers. Your lead magnet can be free eBook, video, checklist, webinar etc.
With this lead magnets you can convince your audience to subscribe to want the free gift you offer.
These 3 things are the most important thing when it comes to building your first 1000 subscribers.
Steps to take to grow your list
If you really want to grow your list their steps you need to take.
First, know your audience. what kind of audience do you want to attract. Who is your avatar. What is their demography. What is their gender and what are their desires and pain.
Another thing you need to know is to know which niche you want to focus on. Is it weight loss, make money online, health and fitness, survival,
diet. All this matters.
If you know the niche you are in, you will know the type of people you want to attract.
Second, create a platform where you can host or place your form or squeeze page which contain your free gift.
Platforms like a blog, Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, Facebook group, YouTube etc. This are places you can share contents and advertise your form and free gift.
So, whoever is interest in the free gift will subscribe to get it.
Thirdly, you need an autoresponder. The autoresponder is where you can store your subscribers.
The moment they enter their details on the squeeze page, their name are store automatically into the autoresponder.
The autoresponder helps you to automatically send messages to your subscribers.
The benefits of growing your subscribers to 1000
There are benefits accrued to those who grow their list. It has been discovered that your list is the greatest assest you can ever think off having when doing online business.
If you can have a list of subscribers who buys from you anytime you refer them to products, you won’t lack money.
Your list is your greatest asset.
Here are a list of benefits growing your list.
1. The more you grow your list, the more money you will make online.
2. The more you grow your list the more trust you build.
3. You always have time to refer products to your list anytime you want.
4. With your list you can print money on demand.
5. You can drive lots of traffic to your blog, affiliate links or website
The money is in the list
When you ask every marketer what is the secret to their success online, their answers will be the money is in the list.
Once you are able to build a consistent list of subscribers, your money problem is over.