Email Marketing Platforms - Free vs Paid
I've been sending emails for well over 15 years.
It's my sole source of online marketing.
And I'm totally willing to PAY to make sure I have the best email marketing software and services available to me.
It wasn't always this way. When I was totally new to email marketing I signed up for a paid service (one that no longer exists) and I happily sent out my free emails.
You know the saying "you get what you pay for", right?
It applies t…
Cross Blog Conversation with Kelly McCausey About Email Marketing: Part Four
This is the final post in a four part series with Kelly McCausey of Love People + Make Money.
If you missed the other posts here they are:
- Cross Blog Conversation with Kelly McCausey on Email Marketing, Part 1
- Cross Blog Part 2: Operate Without a List? No Way!
- Cross Blog Part 3: Email Marketing Across Different Business Models
And the final post is right here and right now :)
Kelly I loved reading how you use email marketing in each of y…
Cross Blog Conversation with Kelly McCausey About Email Marketing: Part Two
I'm not sure if I've ever actually participated in a Cross Blog Conversation before.
If you're unfamiliar a Cross Blog Conversation is where two bloggers have a conversation over a series of blog posts.
Kelly McCausey asked me to do one with her on Email Marketing and of COURSE I was game! This should be fun.
You can see post number one, Kelly's initial post and question, here:
Cross Blog Conversation with Kelly McCausey on Email Marketing, Part 1
How to Build Your Email List without Website Traffic
The biggest question I get from people is HOW to build an email list. It's like this big mystery.
This hard thing to do. This complicated question. It can be.
Or it can be simple.
Before you ask "how do I build my list" you should probably ask yourself what list building really MEANS to you. In visual form... this is what building my email list currently means to me:
Email Marketing is a Practice
Email marketing is a practice.
It creates a lifestyle that many dream of.
It allows you to not be tied to your computer.
It lets you live life on your terms.
In 2014 when Ella was born I made $42k. Doesn't sound like amazing money but I know for a FACT the first few months I worked HOURS a month. I'd be lucky if I worked 3 hours a week in the first few months. I paid about $500 for two VAs to help me and a few hundred dollars a month for my expenses.…