Step by Step Guide: How to Build an Author Mailing List from Scratch

In any stage of your business, career or 9to5 an email can be a very useful tool to have.

Not sell to them, form a relationship. And because relationships take time to build and grow I always suggest you find your readers before you start writing.

However is never really to late to find them.

Unlike social media that only shows your content to 3% of your audience, email list is more direct. You need a place where you can have direct contact and track how many eyeballs see your content. This way you can also help you to build a relationship with them.

And this where you email list comes in.

In this episode I’m going to show you how you can build an email list from scratch and have success right from the beginning. This is a step by step guide that’s easy to follow, and at the end you will you will learn the what and why of list building and the six steps to follow to get started.

This episode is brought to you by Mailerlite.

Mailerlite allows me to do split testing, send campaigns and my favorite, create workflows and automation. This means that once a user enters my email list they get send a series of emails automatically that provides value to them. All I need to do is create the workflow once and it’s automatically sent for each subscriber.

And the best part, all this can be done on their free plan. You can get your first 1000 subscribers for free by simply siging up here.

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Links mentioned in this episode:

  1. Target Reader Mini Course
  2. One-on-One Coaching
  3. Welcome Sequence
  4. 10 Questions to Find your Readers Pain Points
  5. Calendly App
  6. Facebook Group + Community
  7. Mailerlite Email Marketing Platform

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