I’ve blogged before about the book giveaways I’ve been running – they work well and build a targeted list quickly – but the added value in book giveaways is that the authors you include are likely to share your giveaway with their following. This week I put up a new giveaway, and got Lauren Kate (author of Fallen) to share …Read More »
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I wanted to make a quick video about how to use Mailchimp to setup your email optins, autoresponders and signup forms; instead I talked for three hours about email marketing. So here’s a free crash course video series on setting up Mailchimp and using it to build a list, and how to engage that list with great content, and how to …Read More »
What to do when your email list is worthless (bridging the gap between your hobby and your business).
I’m up to almost 10,000 signups on my email list – that’s a hefty amount, worthy of celebration. Except that, using MailChimp, I’m paying $80 a month, or $960 a year. I only send emails once a month or so, when I’ve finished some big project worthy of sharing or have a new book out. Also, so far I’ve been …Read More »