Tips To Grow Your List
Did you know that most Virtual Assistants (really ALL Solopreneurs) do not spend enough time generating leads + building a quality list?
It is crucial to spend time DAILY marketing your business to grow your list!
What’s a list?
It’s a list of both clients + prospects that are interested in you and your business.
Did you know that it’s easier to drive prospects to a “Free Offer” than drive them directly to a sale?
Do you have a free offer on your website? Something showcases your expertise and solves a problem for your target?
If not – it’s time!!
Almost ALL of your marketing efforts to any prospective client should be to get them on your list, and what better way than to have a Fabulous Free Offer!
Why is your “list” so important you ask?
It’s simple….your list provides:
- Future long-term income
- Life & health for your business
- Prospects the benefit of getting to know, like & trust you
No list…no pipeline!! – No pipeline…no future business!!
If you don’t have a list – it’s time to get started. Here are 7 tips to help you start and grow your online following:
- Free Offer – Create a fabulous free offer that shares your expertise and passion. Most importantly give them a taste of what you offer and leave them wanting more.
- Teleseminar/Telesummit/Webinar – Hold a monthly teleseminar or webinar and post it on social media, forums and anywhere else your ideal client hangs out. This is a great way to build your list quickly!
- Blogging – Blog at least once a week and share your blog on social media, forums and anywhere else your ideal client hangs out!
- Social Media – Join Linked In and Facebook Groups and start a conversation, share your expertise, give advice, offer support.
- Speaking – Stand up and be heard! Find a local club or networking group and volunteer to speak at one of their events. This is a great way to build credibility and your list!
- Live Events – Go to live events such as networking meetings, seminars and conferences. Be bold and get yourself noticed. Participate!
- Testimonials – Give testimonials for your clients and include your name and a link to your website!
Take time each day to market yourself and grow your online following. Start NOW.
Block out at least 15 minutes a day on your calendar and before you know it you’ll have a list of growing fans!
Have a “freebie” is the first step in your Sales Funnel.
Make it a great one!
What do you think?
Feel free to post below and let me know what action you’re taking today to start growing your list.
I’d love to hear from you.
All comments + questions are welcome.
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- Sales Funnels + The What & Why
- Are They Aware + Does Your Target Know You Exist
- 5 Awesome Ideas For Your Freebie
- Don’t Call Yourself a “VA”
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Thanks for reading – Susan
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Susan Mershon started The Techie Mentor ™ in 2013 to teach Virtual Assistants the systems + skills they need to start + run a successful business. With a strong base in project management, Susan brings her love of systems and teaching to offer training and mentoring to new and experienced Virtual Assistants. She’s taught thousands of students her unique system that teaches the skills clients are looking for + the systems you need to offer your knowledge as a service professional. This proven system will help you stand out as a professional, earn you more money and free up your precious time.