email marketing

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 [...]

How to Track Email Conversions in Google Analytics

This is a step-by step tutorial that will help you configure your Google Analytics account so that you can track email conversions. Why would you want to do this? Because once you set this up you can quickly (in seconds) see how many people are subscribing to your email list, where they are coming from and [...]

Conversion Strategy Results and the One Page You MUST Include an Opt-In Form On

In today's post, I'll be comparing the number of people who subscribed to my email list on various locations on The Smart Passive Income Blog before and after I implemented a simple strategy recommended to me in Derek Halpern's SPI conversion strategy video. To summarize what Derek suggested, I was definitely not giving myself the [...]

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 [...]

How One Little Minute Can Increase Your Email Open Rate

Have you ever had one of those moments when you thought to yourself, "It can't be that easy...can it?" Well, that's what I thought after I learned this technique to increase the open rates of broadcast emails. Keep reading, and you just might think the same thing. For those of you who don't know, an [...]