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August 12, 2023

Affiliate Marketing for Seniors: Email

Affiliate Marketing for Seniors


Essential Email Marketing Strategies - What Every Marketer Should Understand!

In the digital marketing realm, there's a popular phrase: "The money is in the list!" This mantra might sound like a broken record, but there's truth to it. However, the real value isn’t merely in the number of subscribers but in the relationship you nurture with them. Every seasoned online entrepreneur recognizes the imperative of list-building. It's a fundamental step that can't be overlooked. Owning a responsive email list is akin to having a business stabilizer—it's a valuable asset that can bring revenue with just a simple email blast. In this piece, we'll delve into 5 key strategies to maximize the potential of your email list. While these insights might seem straightforward, it's startling how many marketers get so laser-focused on immediate gains that they sideline basic wisdom. This oversight can end up costing them dearly in the long haul.

Talking about basic wisdom, here's a heap of questions and answers about affiliate marketing: Affiliate Marketing: Your Questions Answered.

Maintain Regular Communication with Your Subscribers

It's crucial to maintain consistent communication with your subscribers. While inundating them with multiple emails daily is excessive, a daily touchpoint can be beneficial. At a minimum, reaching out two or three times a week ensures you remain fresh in their memories.

The adage "Out of sight, out of mind" rings true in this context. Going silent for months and then abruptly resurfacing can raise spam flags for many of your subscribers, simply because they might not remember you. Always prioritize regular engagement with your list.

Endorse Only Trustworthy Products

Warren Buffet, the billionaire magnate, once remarked, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and just 5 minutes to ruin it.” What's the takeaway? Only endorse products you genuinely vouch for. The digital marketing landscape is rife with subpar products that tempt with lucrative commissions. Should you be swayed by these offers, your subscribers might end up with problematic or low-quality items. This can erode their trust in you and diminish their likelihood to act on your future recommendations. Always ensure the products you endorse are of high quality, scrutinizing them diligently before sending any endorsements. Your standing and sustainability in the business hinge on your credibility.

Be Yourself and Stay Authentic

The principle is straightforward: make your emails personal. People yearn for human connection; they aren't interested in impersonal messages from a generic corporation.

Communicate with your subscribers as you would with close friends or family. Be engaging, share your perspective, add some zest, and above all, be genuine. This nurtures a stronger connection with your audience.

Purchases are more frequent from marketers who resonate with their audience on a personal level. Cultivate likability and trust.

Avoid Overloading with Emails

While it might seem self-evident, it's worth emphasizing: don't overload your subscribers. Ensure you're only emailing those who have willingly subscribed or made a purchase from you.

Just because someone has given you the green light to contact them doesn't grant license to inundate them with numerous emails daily.

Remember, too much of anything can be counterproductive. Nobody appreciates being bombarded with messages or calls from an unfamiliar source multiple times within a day.

Drive Your Subscribers to Your Blog

Always aim to direct your subscribers to the content on your blog or website. For instance, when you publish a fresh blog post, notify your list and embed a link within the email directing them to that post.

By visiting your blog, and provided it's optimized for conversions, you can effortlessly increase sales. Furthermore, your blog serves as a central platform offering a wealth of information.

Implementing these strategies will elevate your email marketing game, propelling your online revenue to greater heights.

Invest in Your Education

There are many facets to your internet marketing journey as a senior affiliate marketer. Email marketing is an important facet, but you have to build a list first. For detailed, step-by-step training to success in affiliate marketing, with me as your personal mentor, you owe it to yourself to check out Wealthy Affiliate. Click on the link and join for free!

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Phil Lancaster

Phil is a septuagenarian who has now funded his retirement through internet marketing.

"It's both enjoyable and lucrative," says Phil. "and can literally be run from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. Like many others out there, I initially poured money into the bright, shiny pebbles. The one off, brilliant opportunities that promised an overnight income with the push of a button. The only thing they did, besides suck up funds like a vacuum cleaner, money that I couldn't afford, was take up so much time that I ended up depressed as well as poorer. It wasn't until I learned how to build a genuine business (I now have 30 of them) in both affiliate marketing and e-commerce, using the platform and tools that I tell you about on this website, that I turned it all around. I now make a substantial and sustainable retirement income and I want to teach you how to do the same."

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