This infographic emphasizes the idea that each step of your conversion funnel should have “one job ” Like on an assembly line, every element on your page and in your funnel has 1 job to do to keep a conversion moving forward.”
If any step in your conversion path is broken or incomplete then you will lose a sign-up or a sale.
Often there just seems to be too many factors to juggle but in fact the key is knowing that each step is independent from the other and has only one purpose, to move the visitor smoothly along your funnel. This infographic shows each step along the way.
I wanted to write a few posts about using your mailing list properly. Some stuff is pretty common sense and some a bit more detailed and not as well-known as it could be. Along the way I hope to give you a few secrets about email marketing that will help you be a better email marketer.
Since I own an Autoresponder company I have seen untold amount of email campaigns and tested a lot of variables to find out what works and what doesn’t work as well as having to deal with issues of Spam and deliver-ability.
The fact is that having a mailing list and providing valuable information to it is probably going to be your easiest and most reliable way to make money on the web.
So it’s a good idea to know some of the tips that will maximize your earnings and reduce the chances of you losing your list due to spam complaints and various other pitfalls. Let’s talk about why you should use email marketing….
First of all do you even need to do it? The simple answer is absolutely – everything you do should be geared towards building your email lists.
It cost very little so the return on investment is immediate and substantial not to mention your market is the whole world. You don’t need anybody’s help to start doing it and with a small amount of knowledge you can write emails, send them and make an income.
All you need is an autoresponder service and a way to collect email addresses – such as from your websites, giveaways, ad swaps and many other possibilities which I will go into detail about later
Most people are aware that it is essential to stay in touch with your subscribers, newsletter readers and website visitors. It takes time to build up a base of customers who know you, trust you and are willing to learn from you – not to mention put out their hard-earned money and nothing does it better than email marketing.
You have the ability to call each customer by name (an automatic function built into almost all autoresponder systems (such as rapidresponsebot.com) and address them directly in a personal manner.It is simple human nature to feel more comfortable about someone who you have come to recognize and trust and email marketing provides you with a chance to do that.
As well as communicating better you can sort your customers into specific groups whose interests are defined by their specific wants and needs and you will be able to target those groups with better results.
Through email marketing you can see who has responded and what they have responded to – thereby giving you an insight to better tailor your topics and products to suit your customers. Not to mention your subscribers have an email sitting on their computer they can refer to or even just stumble across and remember you again at a later date.
There is very little downside to email marketing and tremendous upside so always make it a priority – My next post will address the actual creation of your emails and the kinds of things you need to do to create a successful email marketing campaign.
It is always a good idea to improve the quality of your emails and these little tools can help. With them you can quickly analyze the impact of your headlines, generate email subject line ideas and format your emails to the most common standards.
This free tool will analyze your headline to determine the Emotional Marketing Value (EMV) score. As you know, reaching your customers in a deep and emotional way is a key to successful copywriting, and your headline is unquestionably the most important piece of copy you use to reach prospects.
A lot of my clients use wordpress but don’t want the page titles to appear in every page or post. Especially if you want your wordpress site to look like a regular website.
So here is the Easiest Way Ever To Remove WordPress Page Titles!
If you look around you will see a lot of tutorials telling you to edit the code of your pages.php or other templates. While this is fine if you are confident you won’t break your site there is an easier way! Go to your ADD PLUGINS section in WordPress and ADD NEW plugin,
Search for HIDE PAGE AND POST TITLES – there are a few others but this one seems to work well.
Once you find it just install and activate it:
Now go to any of your pages and select EDIT
You will now see an option on the lower right to HIDE TITLE – just select it and there you go – no more title.
You will have to select each Page and set the HIDE TITLE option on any existing Page you want the Title hidden.
After that when you create a new Page just select the HIDE TITLE option
Changing the way you think about or perceive stress can change what stress does to you – see stress as a positive.
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and introduces us to an unsung mechanism for stress reduction: reaching out to others.
No matter if you work online like me – or in an office or at sea
I have posted elsewhere on the site about various ways to increase your twitter following but wanted to drop a mention about JustRetweet
It’s a fact that tweets that are retweeted get a much bigger response and JustRetweet provides a great free platform for greatly increasing your chances.
JustRetweet excels at the viral power of getting your tweets ReTweeted
What is JustRetweet?
JustRetweet is a social sharing platform that will help you get more Retweets, Facebook Likes and Google PlusOnes to your blog posts by allowing other members to promote your content . There’s no question that Twitter/Facebook/Google+ can provide more social proof to your content and drive more traffic. Especially if you are publishing great, quality content.