Ezine Marketing Tips
Web professionals know that marketing an online business is no easy chore. It takes time, and a very good knowledge of advertising. Spam emails are something that a good online advertiser will stay clear of. Spam doesn’t bring any good thing to a business. In fact spamming will most probably get people annoyed, get your business a bad reputation or black-listed. I know just like everybody else that getting your links into possible customer’s emails is something that can really help your online business. But you don’t have to spam to do this. Publish an ezine, which is an electronic newsletter that you send via email.
If you work from home on line and you have your own internet business then you should know that your own ezine can bring you the promotional benefits of email marketing but without having to deal with the problems that come with spamming. By writing and sending your ezine you constantly remind possible and old customers of your internet business. By doing this you also increase your respectability.
As you see an ezine can bring you a lot of benefits, plus starting to publish one is really easy.
Like everything else when you start your ezine you have to know what you are going to write about, so the first thing to do is pick out a subject. It can be news of different activities or sport etc. It all depends on the kind of online business you own. If your website sells tuning parts for cars it is obvious that you will choose a subject that relates to that, such as car racing or something like that.
Now you need to incorporate an opt-in option on your website. This can be placed wherever you like but it has to be somewhere visible and have something of a “in-your-face” attitude. For example if people register on your site or buy something you could put the opt-in option on the registration page. Also you can place it on your homepage or on integral part of every page of your website like a header or sidebar. You don’t need to create a separate page only for this because you only need your visitor’s emails.
Now all you need is to start writing the actual ezine. If you plan on writing along then you should know that it is very time consuming and the best thing would be to get a part of the articles from a third party. There are online repositories that grant you free access to articles. You don’t need to have a lot of articles on your ezine per issue. Just remember to include news about your business and a link back to your website.
If you master ezine publishing you will be able to market and promote your website in a very efficient and honest way.