email lists

SPI 045 : How to Win With Your Email List (Part 2 of 2)

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast we continue the discussion about email lists and how to win with them. In about 2 years, I've been able to quickly grow a list of 35,000 subscribers, encourage an email open rate of 50 and 70% (the industry standard is typically 20% or less) and [...]

SPI 044 : How to Win With Your Email List (Part 1 of 2)

In this session of The Smart Passive Income Podcast, I'll be sharing my thoughts about email lists - specifically why they are absolutely crucial for any online business or brand to have, how to start building one and what you can do to maximize the number of subscribers who sign-up for your list. This particular [...]

A Detailed Look at My (Non-Aggressive) Email List Strategy

A lot of the strategies that I implement here on SPI are a direct result of seeing what other people are doing - and then doing the exact opposite. For example, most people don't share their income publicly online, while I have my Monthly Income Reports. A lot of people say to stick to one [...]

How I Accumulated 10,000 Email Subscribers in 13.5 Months

When I started this blog back in October of 2008, I had made the newbie mistake of not including a way to accumulate email addresses. No newsletter, no opt-in form - nothing. Over a year later, I finally got my head on straight and made the decision to invest in an Aweber account and start [...]