Category Archives: list building

Wanted: Partners Who Want More Authors and Entrepreneurs

RE: Authors JV.. help your list and earn easy commissions

Do you have an email list of authors, entrepreneurs or others who might be
interested in getting major national publicity?

If so, my friend Steve Harrison has an affiliate opportunity you might want
to check out. He’s offering a free telephone seminar next Thursday,
January 31st with a former Oprah guest booker on how to get booked as a
guest on top national TV shows. You’ll make a commission on a publicity
how-to product and conference he’s offering.

Last year, publicity how-to product converted at 7.4% which means the
average affiliate made $5.02 in commissions for each and every person they
got registered for the free teleseminar. This year, Steve has sweetened
the offer for affiliates by also agreeing to pay them on the conference as

In any event, to get all the details and sign up, go here now:

Which Offers Does Your List Like Best?

I’ve been doing a lot of tracking and research to find what people on my online mailing list are most interested.

The results have been very helpful in planning my business and promotions for the next year.

I have a several mailing lists. Primarily, there is my list of authors. I’ve discovered that when I talk a about writing and selling books, or at least something related to that , the response is 2-300% higher than general offers.

My success oriented list lover to hear about new products, but the message must have the right keywords for them.

One odd finding. Many mailing lists do not respond as well to “here’s how to make a lot of money” offers. The authors like to make money. The success seekers like to make money.. they just don’t like anything that comes off as a scheme.

I’ve also found that readers respond best to “the real me”.. messages from the heart. So when I talk about my own discoveries, products I’m using and especially books I’m reading, the click through rate on offers goes up.

How about you?

Readers of my Partner News page are usually on my “Partners” list. When I talked about getting new leads for your business, attracting new readers for your mailing list, and getting the word out about your own book (many are also on my “authors” list) I get great response.

Do you want to make money?

Yes, but my research shows that as a group, you are savvy enough to know that you aren’t going to find one magic pill, a new web tool, or secret handshake that unlocks all the wealth.

And what about your list?

Have you asked your mailing list what they want to hear about?  What issue are troubling them? What help they are looking for? and most of all what would the like to read about in your next newsletter?

Tracking is nice. Real comments from real people even better. Please leave a comment. Let’s talk about what you want to see here on the PARTNER NEWS page and what kind of joint ventures and cross promotions we should feature.

Would you like more money making offers?

More “best seller book” campaigns

Do you appreciate our focus on qualified leads? 

Free Traffic from Joint Ventures

I follow what Tinu says. She knows how to get free traffic.

Joint Ventures, whether there is an affiliate commission or not, get you targeted traffic and social proof (a strong recommendation that isn’t viewed with cynicism like most ads).

Check out this post:

What Books Are Coming in 2008?

Going into the last month of the year.. time to make sure we have our promotion calander full up for the coming new year.

We’ll be making improvements to the ZeroCostPromotions program, giving you more ways to get new readers targeted for your mailing list.

If you have a new book coming out, send us a note if you want to get on the schedule. The team has options for any sized budget, and can refer you to professional services that will further leverage your results.

Getting Ready to Blast to MILLIONS on 11/13

Have you signed up?

We’re going out to millions of opt in emails next Tuesday with this. I want to make sure you are getting in on the action.

If you want to put it in your own blog (you should).. please link to and put a comment here so I can give you some extra love/links


Updated News Theme

I’m working on some new ways for you to cross promote and get FREE leads, new readers, more subscribers and web traffic.

One idea is to feature more comments and testimonials on blogs like this. So I started with a new theme.

Leave a comment and tell me what you think. Be sure to add a link to whatever is new in  your business.

Working together, we all grow faster!

There is No Reason Not to Make Paul Lemberg Your Friend

Be Unressonable by Paul LembergI’d like to introduce you to my friend Paul Lemberg. He’s going to show you reasons to be unreasonable, and we’re going to get you a lot of new leads and subscribers for free.

Our MEGA BLAST promotion of Be Unreasonable by Paul Lemberg is scheduled for August 22nd.

Paul describes what it he means by “unreasonable” on his site at


  1. Get a copy of the book for yourself. You will want to read this one
  2. Sign up to have your bonus gift displayed when we mail to millions on August 22nd
  3. Read the book.. post your review on Amazon where it can be read by buyers
  4. tag this link on your favorite sites to help us spread the word
  5. Join us on the private teleconference for Partners only
  6. Look for more announcements at the BE UNREASONABLE PROMO BLOG

Some of the LEAD CATEGORIES I will be sharing here

When you have been working with an online mailing list for a while, you discover that even with nearly zero cost to send a message.. you can waste a lot of time an energy unless you focus on the best leads.

Not all leads/subscribers are equal. For instance, you want to avoid getting tons of traffic from link that says “look how wrong this is”

Better to get targeted leads.. people who are subscribing to your free offer tied in to a real purchase on a related subject.

That’s why the leads from stand out. Your free bonus gift offer is shown to millions, but only redeemed by BUYERS.

And it’s even better when you choose to cross promote the best values that are in your business categories.

For instance.. we are currently putting together promotions that involve:

  • Real Estate
  • Work at Home Income
  • Health and Wellness
  • Business Philosophy
  • Leadership and Management
  • Self Growth
  • Ebay and online auctions
  • Inspiration and Spirituality
  • Small Business Entrepreneurship
  • Marketing and Sales
  • Ecommerce and Internet Sales
  • Investments
  • Buidling an Online Income
  • Psychology
  • Making Money Online and Offline
  • Losing Weight Easily

You might not be looking for all of the above, but will find something of interest for you and your readers.

They will get a good book and a tremendous offer… you get free leads and build a better relationship with your mailing list.

If you are signed up at you will get a notice via email when we build the promotions. You can also watch here by adding this feed to your RSS reader.

What other kinds of leads and subscribers are you looking for?