You get it. You’ve heard list building is important because it will help grow your connection with your readers, boost your visibility and reach, and help to grow your book sales.
But what do you do when you KNOW you need an email list, but you just CAN’T figure out how to get subscribers?
Well, I’ve created a video to solve this problem, outlining actionable ways to grow your email list, fast – and without spinning your wheels.
I outline a simple list building formula, and break down each component to show you that it’s not just list growth, but list performance that is the key to powerful tribe building.
Only by creating an experience for your audience and fans that consistently meets or exceeds their expectations, can you establish the foundation for an impassioned and supportive community to develop around your work.
We’ll take a look at 9 practical techniques that both fiction AND nonfiction authors can implement today:
Create Your Main “Can’t Say No” Opt-In Incentive
Develop Post-Specific Digital Freebies
Upgrade Your Guest Posts
Launch Your Thing
Try The Pat Flynn Twist
Co-Market With A Partner
Get The Most Out Of Multiple Opt-In Placements and CTA’s
Create A Free Email Course or Series
Host A Giveaway
These are just a few of the list building strategies that you can implement to explode your email list growth, plus don’t forget the three additional strategies included in this post’s featured download:
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Remember, the goal is not to try and put EVERY email list building strategy into effect – just those that make the most sense for your style, your writing goals… and your sanity. 😉
After you’ve had time to see how a tactic performs, you can keep what works and stop wasting time on what doesn’t.
If you know of other writers struggling to build their list, please do them a favour and pass this post along.
Also, let me know in the comments below, which of these list boosting strategies you are going to implement first.
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