Tweet I noticed that for this very blog you’re reading right now, I was getting a lot of opt-ins (people signing up to my eNewsletter). I was happy, thrilled to see the huge uptake suddenly. I must be doing something right, I thought. I then noticed just as many where also unsubscribing from my mailing [...]Read more
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Tweet I began to receive an extra monthly invoice from my email marketing software provider, Aweber. It was a $9.95 extra charge per month for going over my allotted subscribers for my plan. The numbers didn’t jive with what I had for subscribers to my mailing lists so I asked Aweber about it. They got back to [...]Read more
Tweet Last week I was visiting my Mom back in my home country of Costa Rica. I now have a new level of respect for folks who are successfully marketing from countries outside of the “main stream”. I sent out an email to you all (my email list subscribers) and I received a 0.12% spam [...]Read more
Tweet We’ve all received those “oops” emails and if you’ve been in this business long enough to be a little (or a lot) jaded, you probably thought BS. They’re just doing that to sneak a second email by me. That does happen. It is a known strategy. I’ve never done it nor would I lie [...]Read more
Tweet The last couple years I’ve been a proponent of using giveaways events to build your list. It’s a marketing strategy that I’ve used and recommended. The premise here is to offer something of value and if people perusing the giveaway event like the look of your product and your squeeze page, they will opt-in [...]Read more