List Building should be the core of any online business. If you don’t build a relationship with your customers or potential buyers you are going in the wrong direction. Communication is crucial for building a successful business.
In this article I am going to talk about traffic methods that help to build your mailing list quickly and about traffic that converts. It means when people visit your squeeze pages they don’t pass them by but perform key actions, in this case they sign up to get gifts you offer them. If you are not familiar with a squeeze page, let me tell you briefly about.
Squeeze or opt-in pages are single web pages created with a purpose to build your own email list. In exchange for your visitors email addresses you offer them a free gift available to download after they sign up and enter their email information.
There are many traffic sources and traffic tools but many not are very effective for building your own mailing list. Some don’t work at all. In this article I would like to review some traffic generation methods that really work when it comes to building your own email list fast.
So, let us start !
The first one and used by many list builders is:
SWAPS – This method is used by many successful marketers. Email ad swaps are easy to organize, effective (if you do them right), and they don’t cost you a penny.
How it works :
Email ad swaps are simple, effective, and they don’t cost you anything. What you’re doing is mailing an offer of your swap-partner to your subscribers, and your partner then emails an offer for you to his subscribers in return. Thus his subscribers sign-up to your squeeze page and your subscribers sign-up to your partner’s page if they are interested in the offer you send.
One of the most popular websites for finding swap-partners is safe-swaps.com
You can also find much more opportunities there as it has many features and benefits.
JV giveaway events – Joint Venture Giveaways are one of the easiest and fastest ways to start building you’re your own mailing list. You should join as a contributor to the event, submit your free gift, promote the event by sending traffic to it. You will need an email list already to send traffic or you will need to buy it or swap to it. With 10 or 12 contributors sending traffic to the JV giveaway your gift will get downloaded by many of those visitors so growing your list for not a lot of effort.
How would you like 500 or 1000 plus guaranteed targeted leads delivered in as little as 3-7 days ‘real time’ straight into your autoresponder? With the next method I explain how you can go from a list of zero to thousands in just weeks. All ‘hands free’ done for you!
That’s right no time consuming or hard to learn SEO, article writing, blogging, PPC, Facebook marketing, making YouTube videos, posting classified ads or trying to build high converting squeeze pages etc, etc.
So how can you do this? Well you can become a partner in a Co Hosted or Sponsored event. Similar to a JV giveaway event, a Co Hosted or Sponsored event unlike a normal JV giveaway where the host gets the vast majority of leads and you need to promote and get traffic, here as a partner you share in ALL the leads EQUALLY in return for a fee. From this point the host arranges to get all the traffic and Guarantees you 500-1000 or more leads, you just sit back and watch them come in.All you need is supply your autoresponder webform and free gift (optional) that’s it!
Anybody new or experienced can benefit from this type of event to build their mailing list at lightning speed. Although often controversial Co Hosted or Sponsored events when run ethically and your new subscribers are followed up correctly this can be a good solution if you have a budget to buy the leads.
I recommend you try this at least once in your arsenal of traffic methods. One host I recommend you try is http://www.trackads.biz/link/ntblg
Or get in touch with orginizer of such events – [email protected]
Viral Listbuilding Systems – I prefer viral methods most of all. Viral marketing is one of the best ways to bring quality traffic to your squeeze pages and build a list of subscribers much faster.
There are many viral marketing list building systems around, but I will mention few that I use myself and know they work:
5figureDay.com system is one of the most powerful list-building resources available online.
With less effort you get good results and many subscribers. You are given free viral websites every month,
You promote them and subscribers go into your own autoresponder list, also people referred through your referrals go into your list as well. That makes this system truly viral. You don’t need to promote it hard. Other people referred by you do this much of this work for you. Just watch new subscribers coming into your list every day on a regular basis.
Staged.com – You have all necessary tools to build your own professional looking video-optin page even with your own banners on it and have other people promote it for you.
eBook Syndication – This is a very powerful strategy to bring traffic to your squeeze pages. You create short reports that you publish on ebook directories and websites. These reports have links to your squeeze pages. There are many sources you can use to distribute your ebooks or reports. Some of them are:
To make your life easier you can rebrand existing PLR ebooks just altering them a little and put your name there as an author. It will save you time and money. One of the best PLR source is Resell Rights Weekly
Solo-Ads – You purchase a traffic-package from the Owner of a List to mail your ad to THEIR subscribers, on your behalf. This ad includes a link to your squeeze page. Thus you collect a certain amount of email addresses depending on how many clicks you buy from the solo provider. If you buy 100 clicks and your squeeze page converts 40%-50% you should get 40-50 subscribers added to your email list.
I recommend Reed Floren’s directory of solos where you find a list of solo-providers and can choose what fits you the best.
Video Marketing – Create short videos and upload them on YouTube, Facebook and other social networking websites. Write descriptions for your videos and put a link to your squeeze page at the beginning of the description.
These methods are proven to work when it concerns building your own list of subscribers. Probably you won't like all ways I mentioned but you can choose what suits you well and pick up some new ideas 🙂