Posted on October 23rd, 2009 in Autoresponders, List Building | No Comments »
The internet is filled with all kinds of information. If you are looking for articles on autoresponder tips for list building, you are sure to get thousands and thousands of search results. But are all the tips good?
As you know there are many ways of doing things including doing the important job of building a list for your website. But what are the ways that are sure to yield results? Let’s see some of the tips that you will find online that actually do work.
· To know which should be the best way of creating an autoresponder, the first thing you should be very clear about is what an autoresponder is all about. As you have selected to read this article, it means that you probably do have some ideas regarding what they are all about. Still to refresh your memory, an autoresponder is software that is used to send emails automatically. So if someone contacts you and you are taking that much needed vacation, for instance, this software will make sure that you don’t lose this contact even when you cannot attend him personally at that moment.
· This said, the first tip that will work for you is that autoresponders can be modified to handle all kinds of email-handling situations. For example, as you may know that for list building, it is very important that you have an opt-in page for the visitors of your site. So whenever anyone signs up, make sure you have the autoresponder created in such a way that the mail will make the visitor feel welcomed. But don’t roll out the carpet yet; if you fill up your first mail with too much information about your business, then the client may want to unsubscribe you.
· So the next tip is that, keep the language of the mail very simple. Thank the person for signing up and don’t start to sale him your business. If you overdo this bid, you will be sure that that next mail you get from this subscriber is a “unsubscribe me” mail!
Before we sign off for today, note that with autoresponders, instead of talking about yourself, talk how the subscriber is going to benefit by staying with your list. Tell him about the great things that will be there in the newsletters and regular mails that will be coming from your end which will help him. Only towards the end of the mail mention your business and your products.