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How to Build Loyal Subscribers for Your Mailing List

If you want to make your mailing list more profitable to you, you have to build loyal subscribers for your mailing list. If you can do it, your response rate will be increased significantly. Thatís because loyal subscribers are people who already trust you. Here are some simple tips on How to build loyal subscribers for your mailing list.

1. Create an authority website

This is perhaps the surest way to build loyal subscribers for your mailing list. By creating an authority website, you will be trusted as an expert in your niche. People will naturally trust and follow your recommendations. If you have a mailing list, people will become loyal subscribers if you can provide them information they can trust.

2. Show your expertise to your subscribers

This is something that you have to prove to your subscribers. If you canít prove to your subscribers that youíre an expert in your niche, you canít earn their trust. They will easily leave your list if they see you as an amateur who is trying to make money out of them. So, you have to show them your knowledge and professionalism in your emails.

3. Be honest and sincere with your subscribers

Honesty and sincerity are what you need to have in order to build good relationship with your subscribers. If you show them that you are sincerely trying to help them solve their problem, your subscribers will like you. Also, when youíre giving your recommendation, make sure to do it honestly. Donít try to manipulate your subscribers into buying your affiliate product. Do your promotion honestly.

4. Build trust and reputation

Trust and reputation are two things that will keep your subscribers stick with you. They go hand in hand and each of them cannot exist without the other. If you can earn the trust of your subscribers, you will be perceived as more reputable to them. Similarly, if you can build good reputation, you will be trusted by your subscribers. So, keep this in mind: in each of your email, make sure that it will help you to build trust and reputation.

5. Send valuable information to your subscribers

If you want to make your subscribers stick with you, make sure to send them valuable information that they canít find anywhere. In this way, you will be able to attract their interest quickly. People like to know and discover information that is valuable for their life ñ information that they can apply in their life without problem. They also like to read about new insights and new perspective about already known information. If you can provide this type of information, you can easily engage them.

6. Secrets and special giveaways

By giving secrets and special giveaways, you will attract more loyal subscribers to your list. In fact, this is the secret of many successful email marketers. They give their subscribers secret tips and special giveaways regularly. This is what makes their mailing list so profitable because by doing this, they are effectively increasing their subscribersí response rate.

7. Make them your customers

If you want to make your subscribers loyal to you, make them buy your products. Make them your customers and treat them differently. Most of the time, people will become more loyal to you after they buy something from you.

These steps will help you to build loyal subscribers to your mailing list. These steps above will also be helpful for learning how to build mailing list of readers. Do share your valuable comments with us.

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by Saad Naeem

I am an Admin and Co-Editor at SEOAllrounder.com & Tshirt Printing Company in Dubai called lolhippo.com, providing fresh tips for blogging. Make sure to subscribe to my blog for fresh business ideas

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  1. Great points, for me building trust which leads to loyalty is the most crucial point in building subscribers. Abusing this rule can get you in a lot of trouble and give you an undesirable reputation, all it takes is one disgruntled subscriber. If you build targeted and loyal subscribers, give them what they originally signed up for and nothing that they didn’t opt-in for.

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  2. You’re right saad, A subscriber only subscribe to a blog when he saw some value attached to it and we as a blogger can only add value writing helpful content and reviews. Be honest at your work, subscribers will follow you.

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    1. Yea , be honest to yourself that what the blog needs =) thanks for dropping off your comments

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  3. I am week in this Hunh .. i don’t have much subscribers :/

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    1. you are using aweber or mailchimp ? dont use feedburner for this purpose

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      1. i am using feedburner but i think now i’ve to use something else :/

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        1. yea dont use feed burner to get subscribers , use mailchimp as its free for first 2000 subscribers.

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          1. Hmm i think its time to try something new :D mailchimp em comming :p

  4. Hi Saad,thanks for your great tips, these were mistakes that I made before and really can improve after reading your tips.

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    1. thanks ferb , I am really glad you liked the tips and make use of them in future.

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  5. Great Work, Saad! Just Keep Posting on Mailing List Topic, Post Helped me Very Much! and is useful thanks for the Post!

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    1. Thanks Mairaj , i will try to post as much as i can on mailing list , stick around or join my mailing list to get inside tricks to increase your subscribers.

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      1. Dear, am already subscribed to your mailing list, but unfortunately I didn’t get any mail yet! :P

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        1. hope you got an email today ;)

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  6. Really great tips buddy :),i’ll will surely take all of your points into account.Thanks for the share

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    1. Thanks Abhishek for taking time to read and comment on this post.

      Welcome to seoallrounder , hope you enjoy the tips I share here.

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  7. Hi Saad,
    great ideas. Building list from scratch isn’t fast and easy. As you wrote in one point, we must build trust and reputation – and this needs a lot of time, especially if we are “new in the city” ;)
    BR, Chris

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    1. Thanks Chris for passing by , yea i know building trust and reputation takes time , but once you have that , you dont have to worry about your subscribers and you know the money is in the list ;) so try to take every chance to build your reputation.

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  8. I agree with your point of trust ..Trust is the big factor to get loyal readers

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    1. thank you Gaurang , Trust convinces 70% of your visitors to join your mailing list

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  9. thanx for sharing from today onwards i will start following these tips ,hope these steps work for my subscribers list

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    1. I am sure if you follow these step , you can easily get loyal subscribers to your list and next you share your experience with us.

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  10. thanx alot admin , plz do some more article on subscribers list ,,,, coz i want to go through this topic

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    1. Sure thing Ujjwal , I will try to my best to teach my readers on how to use email listings plugins and services like aweber and mailchimp.

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  11. Hey mate,

    When creating and growing your list you need your lovely subscribers to be able to trust what you’re saying otherwise they will never become responsive to your recommendations or promotions.

    Just as crucial is the quality level of the information that you send out to your list, common mistake is to send them offers on a regular basis, but that’s the fastest way to burn your list.

    I only buy products from people I trust and respect, so the key to profits is definitely in the relationship you develop with your subscribers. We buy from friends not strangers, right?

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    1. Thats what the email was made for i suppose , to remove the barrier and create relationships with your friends and subscribers ;)

      I learned a new way of burning my subscriber list fast from you , really appreciate that. My readers would definitely dont want me to share that.

      Really nice to see you back on seoallrounder after a long , thanks for adding value to the post.

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  12. Building trust is definitely very important when it comes to creating a loyal subscriber base. And one can do that by showing one’s expertise in a specific subject or niche. All tips that you’ve shared are highly useful.

    Thanks for the tips again!

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    1. hey Faisal , nice to see you here. building trust is very important! a good trusted website can win 70% of the subscribers without even you trying hard to make them join your mailing list.

      Welcome to seoallrounder buddy , hoping to see you here again.

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  13. Great post buddy, these are really some great tips. Since I’m a newbie to email marketing, so these tips are going to help me a lot :) !

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    1. dont worry buddy , I am here you can email me or contact me through Facebook. I am always here to help new people in blogging and other stuff.

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  14. Nice post, I agree with all of your points. Readers will subscribe your mailing list if you are giving them valuable information and yeah every one love freebies and giveaways, so I think these two works the most to increase subscribers.
    Thanks for the post :)

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    1. seems like I haven’t missed a single point ;) , glad you liked all points.

      Thanks for commenting and Welcome to seoallrounder.com. See you soon again.

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  15. Loyal subscribers are hard to find these days. You may have a lot of e-mails on your mailing lists but not all of them will give the same reaction you want to produce not only for your blogs but also for your finances. When this happens, you have to re-do your list building process all over again. This time though, you have to make sure that you only send e-mails to those who are genuinely interested in your e-mails.

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    1. you are certainly right about email subscribers not being loyal but its better to get as much as you can in your mailing list :) , aweber has this option to clear your inactive list so you dont have to pay for people who are not active in the list.

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  16. Mailing list topics always interests me as I have been used to create rapport more easily offline than online. These are important tips thanks for sharing!

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    1. Glad you liked is patricia , may be you can share you experience with us some time ;)

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  17. Hi Saad,

    Yes, it’s very important to build trust with your list. As a matter of fact, when you read a list of should do such as this one, everything seem very obvious, but yet so many people don’t follow them.

    Thanks for the reminder.

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  18. These are always good reminders Saad. Your words and actions are visible to your audience. Building that loyalty is something we should do each and every day.

    Whether we are commenting, tweeting, sharing content and promoting others — your personality will shine through. So keep it positive and your list will build organically as well as strategically.

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  19. What about the feedburner? Can u explain please..

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    1. Well you know the good things always come’s with a price tag? visitor can easily signup on aweber where as on feedburner there is annoying captcha which turns off visitor and secondly you can send personalized emails to your subscribers , and at the same time get their reply in your inbox , there are so many beautiful templates already built in aweber, with aweber you can have a special ‘subscribe to download’ form which feedburner doesn’t have. you can signup and get discount on your first month using http://www.snaeem.aweber.com

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  20. Hi Saad,

    You have made some excellent points in this post. Building a list of subscribers is a very important part of a online business. When you give good information that gives value to your clients and save them precious time by keeping them updated for your industry it is appreciated. Take care Rosemary

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    1. Thanks Rosemary for liking and adding your points to it. Welcome to seoallrounder , hope to see you again :)

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  21. I have seen and used the “free giveaway” part of list building several times and found that this type of list is actually the most unresponsive to sales. They get addicted to getting free stuff from you and the first time you ask for the sale they jump ship or your open rates drop like a stone. I changed my tactics and only build lists based on the information I can provide, not the free stuff I give away.

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    1. That very true , so its better to give them 3-4 freebies before and build their trust that what you are recommending is worth it.

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  22. Two main things to aim for when trying to make subscribers loyal is to, 1) help solve an emotional problem and 2) Incentivizing the sign up.

    It’s important to give value first and help them solve their most gut wrenching issues.

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    1. thanks for adding value to the post Dewane , I always love people adding in their tips because its hard to point out all the ways in one post.

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  23. Pretty Help full post for me. because i don’t have enough subscribers at all..

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    1. thanks saqib , i hope i can help you in future too.

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  24. Nice points, since subscribers is very important for every blog which we can update our all posts in a single step to all subscribers.

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  25. Awesome post.

    Our main goal should be to gain more real reader ofcourse loyal readers.

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  26. Thanks for sharing nice steps to build subscribers, I found your blog very informative and interesting, I will visit it soon.

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