If you are struggling to build your email list, today’s show can help! With over 300 STC newsletters and 5K subscribers, I’ve learned a few lessons about what works–and what doesn’t. We are fortunate that the STC newsletter has a much higher “open rate” than the 20% average, which can be attributed to what I have discovered along the way. Join me as I go solo today to share my insights that you can put into practice right now.
● Why your mindset should be to make recipients excited to open your weekly newsletter
● My tips for building your email list through newsletters:
○ Spend time crafting the subject line. (The https://www.headliner.app/ (Headliner) app helps!)
○ Write to one person. (Picture yourself sitting with a friend around a campfire.)
○ Use the intro section to share a personal story. (Have boundaries and safety considerations in place; I don’t say anything that would embarrass Grandma!)
○ Stick to a consistent format. (We use sections for an intro, top tool, podcast info, and top STC community posts. The https://alltop.com/ (Alltop) and https://www.airr.io/ (Airr) apps help!)
○ Figure out how you can consume content throughout the schedule of your day, like during a commute, workout, daily hike, etc.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
https://www.headliner.app/ (Headliner), https://alltop.com/ (Alltop), and https://www.airr.io/ (Airr)
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