Update on Feb. 8, 2013: Deleted all entries with outdated tips or broken links.
Welcome to the first edition of email marketing tips on May 28, 2008!
Yes, that's the 1st edition of Email Marketing Tips my brand new blog carnival. I want to fill a void that I feel exists on blogcarnival.com nowadays.
This carnival is to become a useful resource for readers interested in email marketing. Everything else is of secondary interest to me. Sorry for everyone who doesn't agree with me, but I don't see blog carnivals as mere SEO tool that is used to dump your article to as many blogs as possible. (I know some folks will call me names, because of that)
I believe blog readers will appreciate this focus on quality instead of quantity. Let's see, if I am a dreamer or not. Today I am featuring blog articles about
International Marketing and
Tools for Email Marketing
Now I want to say, “thanks for each and every submission”, but most of them were a bit too far off topic.
“If your post doesn't help the reader directly with issues related to email marketing, it's not used.”
However, it's a good feeling for every editor to have a choice between a sound base of blog articles to work with. That means, if you are not sure whether it fits, submit it anyway. It's the editor's job to make a selection, not yours. And to be honest, the ‘InstaCarnival’ feature of blogcarnival.com is very effective for making a selection quickly.
I personally will contribute related posts on a regular basis and have already scheduled to host the two following editions of this carnival on this blog. Since a carnival is meant to travel from blog to blog I invite everyone with a decent Internet marketing related blog to host future editions on their blogs (some restrictions apply). Please, contact me, if you are interested.
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Here are the 5 blog articles that I have selected for this edition. I have written short comments for each one, too.
You might ask why you should build an email list? The answer is quite simple. It let's you recycle your Web site traffic and gives you the means for communicating to hots prospects at your pace. If you don't build a list, how would you reach those people again, who came 1, 2, or 3 times to your Web site, but didn't buy your product (you probably had to pay for each of those visits).
By building your own prospect and customer lists you create real asset for your business and declare yourself more independent from traffic sources like pay-per-click advertising, the three search giants Google, Yahoo, and MSN, or Web 2.0.
As an email list becomes an asset, you should strive for quality instead of quantity. I mean this in terms of subscribers and in terms of the value that you provide to them. Email marketing works based on value you provide. No value from you, no gain!
Don's post dates back to 2007 and it proves that the principles did not change over time. His blog is up-to-date by the way and covers affiliate marketing. “Thanks Brian”, you were one of the few, who filled out the remarks in the submission form.
Many businesses and marketers seem to forget that there are non-technical barriers on the Internet. You can reach people all over the planet via the Web and email in a technical sense, but your point might not come across as intended on the other side. As European I am probably more aware of this, because cultural and national borders are so much closer. Cindy shows in her post what you need to understand in order to improve your multi national marketing efforts.
List Building - Tons Of Cash From Email Marketing...
You have heard it before, “The money is in the list”. But not all lists are made equally. Some email lists make their owners millionaires, others don’t do anything. Why is that?
I keep the answers short, through some bullets at you, don’t spel
In this day and age, many online business owners have found out the incredible value of productive Internet marketing. Quite frankly, no home based business has a chance of surviving, much less thriving, if they don't comprehend the basics.
Internet marketing has the ability to make you very wealthy if you follow a few well thought out and proven internet marketing tips. Make sure to put each of these tips into action and you will see noticeable improvements in your business.