Many companies the world over are in search of ways to build their email marketing lists. Established companies make attempts to obtain the email addresses of existing customers and new companies are struggling to compile an original email list. Lets explore the things you should know when it comes to building your email marketing list.
Try networking with local businesses. Attend meetings in your local area (i.e. seminars, and city commerce luncheons) to exchange cards and information with other professionals. Exchange business cards and be sure to follow up via email of course. However, you should make sure that the people in this network are interested in what you have to offer and the possibility of sharing contacts with you. Its poor form to contact businesses that wanted nothing to do with you.
Try attending trade shows. Set up a booth or organize a presentation, or simply attend a show and use it as a networking opportunity. Obtain general contact information and offer promotions and free gifts. The people who fill out your information form have automatically opted in to your marketing strategy.
Organize and attend informational seminars geared...