14 List Building Hacks to Grow Your Email Database Fast


Email marketing is one of the fastest ways to drive sales of any online channel. But the biggest challenge most businesses face is they don’t have an email database (which I’ll interchangeably refer to as a ‘list’) big enough to see the benefits of email. Here’s the email….

How to Pitch Your Business by Email

Up and Running

But, pitching can come in different forms, and one of the most common ways to pitch your business —even in our technologically advanced age—is the “pitch email.” ” Email is everywhere. So what’s the best way to go about pitching your business by email?

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How to set up Google Analytics widgets and heatmaps to track email conversions

The Next Web

But the action that we want our visitors to take is to sign up for our email list, right? So how do we know how many emails we are collecting on a daily basis, which traffic channels are giving… This story continues at The Next Web. Design & Dev Entrepreneur

Construct Effective Emails

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300 plus emails… How do I read each one of them? You are not the only one who is not able to cope with the stress of reading and prioritizing hundreds of emails that you receive every day. Email shooters are the only ones who can relieve you from this so called email mud!!!

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The Science of Familiarity: How to Increase Conversions by Being Completely Unoriginal


That means it has a major impact on conversions as well. Takeaway: Simplicity really is the key to conversion. You know you shouldn’t check your email first thing in the morning because it’s bad for productivity, but you do anyway. A simple request for an email address.

The 5 Conversion Rate Optimization Techniques That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

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As an entrepreneur if you think the secret to getting more clients or more sales is more traffic to your website–think again. Welcome to the specialty of conversion rate optimization (CRO). How Conversion Rate Optimization Can Help Your Business. Conversion.

The Conundrum of Email

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I are talking about this almost every day as we work on our book Startup Life: Surviving and Thriving in a Relationship With An Entrepreneur. Email is a big part of this. Once a month I get an email from the Gmail Meter that tells me about my email behavior. The daily average is 233 conversations, 411 received emails, and 140 sent emails. It’s easy to imagine that I could easily spent my entire life doing email. Email

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Do We Need A New Word For Entrepreneur?

Feld Thoughts

Has the word entrepreneur become too trendy as to have lost its meaning? I’m hearing it and the word entrepreneurship being used in so many conversations incorrectly. On a daily basis, I have an email exchange with someone who says they are an entrepreneur. ” Another example is the email that I get from someone in a large company who says “I want to create more entrepreneurship within BigCo.”

Why you should never send negative emails

The Next Web

Negative emails make for very poor communication and should always be discussed in person (or at least on the phone) instead. Every time I’ve sent an emotional email, I’ve regretted it. Every time someone sends me an emotional email, I get stressed.

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Introducing Gotham Voices: An Email Newsletter for NY Tech

View from Seed

Email Address *. Independently, one of the things I’ve noticed about social media tech conversations is that they tend to be overly centered on founders and operators from Silicon Valley. I think that should change — it’s about time that blog posts and articles written by NYC entrepreneurs receive the attention they deserve. And so today, I’m excited to announce that we at NextView are launching a new email newsletter, called Gotham Voices.

Depression and Entrepreneurs

Feld Thoughts

Amy and I wrote a meaningful amount about entrepreneurs and depression in Startup Life. I’ve received a surprising (to me) number of emails from people thanking me talking about it publicly, along with my discussion of the anxiety disorder (obsessive compulsive disorder) that I’ve struggled with my entire adult life and that was severe during the serious depressive episode I had in my early to mid 20s.

Knowing your customer is key to conversion rate optimisation

The Equity Kicker

Conversion rate optimisation is a hot topic these days. Most of these people searching will be improving their conversion rates which will enable them to pay more for traffic and still hit their customer acquisition cost targets, and unless you match them you will find it hard to compete.

Four Steps to Launching an Email Marketing Campaign

Duct Tape Marketing

Four Steps to Launching an Email Marketing Campaign written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. Email marketing is a creative technique businesses have long used to reach people who could potentially be interested in their company. Choose an Email Marketing Software.

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How to Boost Your Website Conversion Rate

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Maybe you are receiving lots of email enquires but no purchases? You can easily see the number of views a page has had, the number of opens an email has received, or the most popular product on your website, but do you know the customers’ journey from ‘awareness’ to ‘interest’?

How Great Entrepreneurs Really Listen To Customers

Startup Professionals Musings

Entrepreneurs and business executives seem to be even more focused on their technology than the rest of us, and less inclined to listen to the voice of the customer, even if they remember to ask. Email surveys and voice response units are not effective listening.

It’s Not a Conversion Problem, It’s a Customer Development Problem


Extra Lucrative Conversion Advice. Conversion Optimization Services. Conversion Research. It’s Not a Conversion Problem, It’s a Customer Development Problem. This is not a conversion problem. Get actionable conversion advice in your inbox.

Want To Optimize Your Conversion? Then Break It Down Into These Steps [Infographic]

Duct Tape Marketing

Want To Optimize Your Conversion? Quick question: How effective is your website conversion? Your email list remains stagnant. Or, people are signing up, but your emails are left unopened. Emails are opened but aren’t acted upon.

How to Use Cialdini’s 6 Principles of Persuasion to Boost Conversions


In the almost three decades since the book’s publication, its six principles have been adapted to Internet marketing, too, especially the business of conversion rates. This makes all the sense in the world when you think about it because conversions are all about persuasions.

Why we use email for everything and how we can be better emailers

The Next Web

Denis Duvauchelle is the CEO and co-founder of Twoodo Mail , helping your team collaborate effectively with email through #hashtags. Email is arguably one of the greatest things the Internet made possible. Average time to locate a document in email is two minutes.”.

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How to Improve Email Open Rates | Deimar ~ Business Tips and.


How to Improve Email Open Rates. emails. many emails, without. words, their ability to persuade people to open their emails. Open rate is a measure of how many people on an email list open (or view) a particular email. of your emails, studies. emails.

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Mastering Email Overload | Deimar ~ Business Tips and Strategies.


Mastering Email Overload. Although the email was intended to make our lives easier, it is likely that when managing your emails, you might feel overloaded. The large amount of emails we receive every day at work not only impacts our levels of stress, but our productivity.

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If You Want A Response, Ask Specific Questions

Feld Thoughts

I try to respond to all of my emails. But I still try to respond to all of my emails. Part of my morning drill is to systematically go through all the emails from the previous night. Here’s how the more detailed conversation goes: Entrepreneur: Happy New Year!

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Modern Entrepreneurs Need To Learn How To Write

Startup Professionals Musings

Being very visible in the startup community, I still get an amazing number of badly written emails, rambling executive summaries, and business plans with one paragraph per chapter. business writing entrepreneur investor startup

15 Entrepreneurs Discuss Why They Love Their Business


Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your job can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. Share Being in love is great.

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Do More Faster – Conversation with Brad Feld

Life Beyond Code

Here is a quick conversation about “behind the scenes&# of “Do More Faster&#. entrepreneur. out notes with specific requests to about 60 mentors or entrepreneurs. best and emails when out to the rest.

7 ways to improve the quality of your email list with social media

The Next Web

One of the most profitable marketing channels online is email. The value of email marketing lies entirely in your list of customer emails, especially since 93 percent of consumers check their email and see at least one permission-based email daily.

It’s Not a Conversion Problem, It’s a Customer Development Problem


I feel like “conversion rate optimization” is in 2013 what “social media marketing” was in 2009. Not because they have a conversion problem but because they never really nail the product or how to market it. This is not a conversion problem.

10 Steps Up A Great Entrepreneur Legacy Continuum

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur and business leader waits too long before really working on the legacy that he wants to leave to society and his family. A discussion is a conversation that involves holding onto and defending our differences, seeking a winner.

The Art of the Customer Development Conversation

Market by Numbers

What you seek to learn evolves over time, as do the tactics you employ, but every step of the way should be grounded in real time conversations. The conversation itself is difficult for many. Establish 3 or 4 “must learns&# for each conversation.

30 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur


Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. Entrepreneur Inspiration love

12 Successful, Happy Entrepreneurs Share Their Daily Habits

Up and Running

Eager to continue learning more about what habits contribute to success, I reached out to the entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council to share the daily habits that make them more productive, successful, and happy overall. See Also: Bplans Quiz: Are You Entrepreneur Material?

15 Entrepreneurs Explain Why They Started Their Business


I started my business because I was sick and tired of web designers charging thousands of dollars and then not responding to calls/emails, taking forever to update things, and eventually disappearing never to be heard from again. Share Each business has a story.

Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blank

Steve Blank

But entrepreneurs can be great spouses and parents. As a single entrepreneur I had a philosophy of, “ I live to work ” – nothing was more exciting or important than my job. I still loved what I did as an entrepreneur but I wasn’t working only for the sheer joy of it, I was also working to provide for my family and a longer term goal of retirement and then doing something different. Epitaph for an Entrepreneur « Steve Blanksteveblank.com [.]

What you have to know about conversion optimization


It will teach you about conversion optimization – how exactly to do it, based on all the best research and experiments. Why do conversion optimization? The higher the conversion rate (%), the more sales (sign ups, subscriptions, etc) you get. Invesp Conversion Framework.

Great Entrepreneurs Build Deep People Connections

Startup Professionals Musings

Achim Nowak, noted business coach and author, in his new book “ Infectious: How to Connect Deeply and Unleash the Energetic Leader Within ,” talks about how technology today allows entrepreneurs to communicate at a furious pace. They exchange more emails, texts, and tweets every day.

The 51 Best Customer Service Tips For Entrepreneurs

Mike Michalowicz

Few things are truly more important to entrepreneurs and small business owners than getting and keeping customers. Not only that, but digital reputation management is a huge responsibility for entrepreneurs. The only way to do that is to listen and respond to the conversation at hand.

10 Keys to Real Entrepreneur Mentoring Satisfaction

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur can learn from a mentor, no matter how confident or successful they have been to date. This means being respectful and diligent about scheduling and keeping appointments, and returning emails and phone calls. entrepreneur mentee startup mentor business

15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


Conversely, a river is adaptive–it twists and turns, responsive to the lay of the land. My business name allowed me to have more conversations where I could convey my passion and message thanks to people being curious about its meaning. 9 – From an Email.

Lean Marketing Tips: Increasing Lifetime Value With Email Campaigns

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Having said that, wow do I hate receiving junk in my work email. Like most of us, I have multiple email accounts: work, personal, personal number two, and junk. Here are 5 best practices to consider as you launch your own email campaigns.

23 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Entrepreneurship


Being in love with your business, when you’re an entrepreneur, is even better. Although there are days when tossing in your hat seems like a viable option, remembering how much you love your “job” can quickly snap an entrepreneur out of that mentality. Being an entrepreneur is awesome.