11 Tested and Proven Ways to Build a Subscribers List

11 Tested and Proven Ways to Build Your Subscriber List

A engaged subscribers list is one of the most effective and reliable marketing resources. A good list so valuable that it can’t be bought. Why? Because when subscribers sign up for your list, they’re signing up to hear from you and your company.

What are the best ways to build a list?

As you attract qualified leads, you’ll be able to guide them through the decision-making process by aligning content to specific buying cycle stages.

Take a look at the 11 tips I have collected to help you build your subscribers list:

  1. Offer quality content. Nobody gives up their email address for free. If you want to [tweetthis]Build a valuable relationship & engage your audience[/tweetthis], you need to provide content that is worthwhile and interesting.
  2. Put sign-up forms on every web page. Your sign-up form should be everywhere your potential subscribers are. Make sure it’s visible and easy to fill out.
  3. Use social media to collect email addresses. Integrate your sign-up forms with social media platforms. Driving traffic from multiple sources allows you to build a strong email marketing list much faster.
  4. Design your sign-up form carefully. Ask only for information you plan to use. A good rule of thumb is that less is more — the shorter the sign-up form, the higher the conversion rate.
  5. Show your privacy policy. Inform your readers that you will not share their personal information with third parties. A clear privacy policy helps you build trust and convince visitors that it’s safe to subscribe.
  6. Show samples of your content. Let your subscribers know what they are signing up for. Use your older content samples to “sell” the email sign-up.
  7. Include a call to action. Put a call to action in your submit button, e.g. Sign me up! This makes the sign-up process more engaging and improves the conversion ratio.
  8. Give away freebies. Think of a relevant incentive for your audience (e-book, infographic, whitepaper) and provide it for free.
  9. Ask subscribers to share. Take the time to prepare valuable, shareable content. Remember that putting the social share buttons is not enough; you still need to ask your subscribers to use them.
  10. Build a content distribution strategy. Producing great content is only half the battle. Make sure it’s visible to the right audience. Define who your ideal audience is and find out where they like to congregate online. Then choose communication channels accordingl
  11. Blog regularly. Great content brings more traffic. Develop a realistic content publishing schedule and stick to it.Now you know a handful of great ways to build one of the most effective marketing assets — your email marketing list.

Subscribers have to be earned!

The permission model or double optin allows you to fill your audience with people who are genuinely interested in your brand and what you have to say.

With information collected during sign-up (or later), you can precisely segment your list and design your email communication to suit your reader’s preferences.

As you attract qualified leads, you’ll be able to guide them through the decision-making process by aligning content to specific buying cycle stages having a highly engaged subscribers list.

A fantastic service that can help you create optins, build your subscribers  is Get Response, get your Free 30day trial HERE.

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Cheers, Elisha de Jonge

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