I recently conducted a training on auto-responders and list management on my “Internet Business Blueprint” podcast. During the training I spent a considerable amount of time making the case for carefully choosing your auto-responder company because moving a large list from one host to another can result in you loosing a large percentage of your subscribers. Most reputable host will not allow you to upload a large list in bulk into their service without confirming their opt in and a large percentage of people will not re-opt in to your new list.
I have a series of list that consist of the members of my network marketing team and prospects who are in my network marketing funnel, these prospects haven’t decided to join me, but they still want to benefit from the content and resources that I provide to my list. I am experiencing amazing growth in my business funnel and it is time to consolidate my list to one host, as a result I now get to live my lesson and move a mid-sized list.
After surveying a portion of my list I became convinced that I needed to get creative and made a decision to reward my list. So I came up with the idea of giving away a large collection of high value digital products to my list to compensate their time and effort to come into the new list, essentially just accepting an email invitation from me. I guess you can say I am paying them $1,000 for 5 seconds of effort, I do believe in delivering exceptional value.
I am not a fool, my primary business pays a $2,000 commission when a new person enrolls into my business, so if I lost just 10 prospects that eventually would have joined me, I just added $20,000 to my income by keeping them in my funnel. So every one wins!
As I went through my product vault sorting out the products for which I own a “giveaway” rights license, I realized that I had something very special to offer. I thought about how much value each these members would be receiving and how many of them could see their businesses grow to a whole new level by putting the software, e-books, special reports, MP3 audio files, and videos to use.
My concluding thought was to share the package with my entire list, so you are already going to receive the package if you are subscribed to my mailing list, you will be getting the entire package. If you are not, I have good news for you as well.
This morning after my podcast I decided to throw the doors of my vault wide open in order to give access to anyone who enters into my list during the month of August and it is not likely that I will do something like this again in the future. The doors to the vault will be locked on August 29th without exception. I never say never, but this is a unique set of circumstances.
Join me on Monday August 3, 2009 at 11:00 AM EST on my weekday show the “Internet Business Blueprint” podcast simulcast on my live stream show the “Ask James Holmes” video cast to get the entire story. If you want to ensure that you are on the list from day one to receive all of the products, simply enter your name and email address on in the form on this blog and be sure to click on the confirmation link in the email that will be sent to you.
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