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Email Marketing Tips - Edition 9

Update on Feb. 8, 2013: Deleted all entries with outdated tips or broken links.

Welcome to the ninth edition of email marketing tips on September 15, 2008.

I am publishing this edition two days earlier, because the carnival is featured on the homepage of all day long today.


We have the following categories today.
  • Copywriting
  • General Tips
  • Strategy

And I am continuing to feature the series of articles by A-list blogger and consultant Chris Garrett.
Contact me to host an edition of this carnival on your Internet marketing related Blog.
  • Get your Blog more exposure!
  • It's easier than you might think.
Also submit your articles to this carnival.

Thanks in advance for your contribution.


Andre Thomas presents 12 Web Copywriting Tips To Boost Subscriptions posted at Web Copywriting Tips And Secrets.

John's comment: Don't make forms complicated. Look at my blog I only ask for the email address. Anyway Andre explains more complex cases as well. Nothing new, but nonetheless valid. :-)

general tips

Susan Tatum presents Business Website Development – Testing and Measuring posted at Technology Marketing by Tatum Marketing.

John's comment: Yes, you could measure almost everything, but focusing on a few key elements will do in most instances.


Keehek presents 15 Essential Tips for Increasing Sign-ups to Your Mailing List posted at The Matchbox, saying, “We'd like to share some of the things we've learned about getting the most from your email shots during our time as an email marketing and digital agency.”

John's comment: Thanks for sharing those 15 action steps! One tip is like ‘using PPC (pay-per-click advertising like Google Adwords) to drive traffic to your opt-in page’ Good! Relying on free organic search engine traffic is fine, but might ake some time. PPC allows you to test very quickly.

Workoutebooks presents How I doubled the size of my email list for free posted at PRH Solutions Blog.

John's comment: A nicely written case study how Paul got his first 50 subscribers with two free methods. Check it out.

Chris Garrett presents Email Marketing Tips: List Building posted at Chris Garrett on New Media.

John's comment: Another very insightful article in Chris' series. Read it. Do it! Thanks, Chris.

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That concludes this edition. Submit your Blog article to the next edition of email marketing tips using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our Email Marketing Tips Index Page.

Next continue with the tenth edition of email marketing blog carnival.

Contact me, if you want to host an edition on your Internet marketing related Blog.

John W. Furst

P.S.: If you like this edition, check out the previous email marketing tips - edition 7, too. (Edition number 8 was hosted on a different blog and got deleted, unfortunately.)

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