List Building Tips and Strategies

List Building Tips and Strategies

List Building Tips and Strategies

We have been off on a blog tour to celebrate the launch of our new book ‘Build Your List with 30 Daily Doables‘. What fun we have had.  Thank you so much if you have been following along with the tour.  I bet you have learned loads along the way.

On a blog tour you visit different blogs over a period of time.  It might be every day for a week, or once a week for a month.  The Build Your List with 30 Daily Doablesconcept of the 30 daily doables books is that each of the doables is a bite size chunk of information that is easily acted upon.  For our blog tour we are taking a different doable to a different blog each day for 30 days. Today is day 10. You can read more about the blog tour and check each day where the new blog is on the Information Page.

Blog tours aren’t that difficult to organise.  They do take some planning though.  For a week blog tour you need to find 5-7 bloggers in your niche that are happy to host you along the way.  Ours took a bit more organisation as we are coordinating with 30 different bloggers.

You want to make it as easy as possible for the blog host.  I have completely put each of the blog posts together, with the images and everything.  I then emailed the blog hosts the html code from inside WordPress.  All they then need to do is copy that into their site and publish it.

Blog tours are great for exposure, as my book and I are introduced to different audiences along the way.

The other great thing is that some of the blog hosts have donated prizes so we have been able to run a contest as well. (Make sure you enter below!)

Listly is a great resource for lists and we set up a list of all the blogs that we visit.  It gets added to each day. These are our stops so far.

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We also have some bonuses for people that buy the book while the tour is on.  One is a 4 hour list building workshop where we pull together everything that has been covered on the tour and an interview I am hosting with Kate Barret – who is an email marketing specialist. You receive all of that for purchasing a $2.99 ebook that will support you in building your list.

To find out more about that visit our Build Your List Launch Page. I look forward to seeing you on the blog tour!

What strategies are you using to build your list?  I would love to hear about them in the comments below.

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Comments

16 responses to “List Building Tips and Strategies”

  1. Oh I haven't heard of blog tours before but sounds like a great way to get exposure . Good for you,

  2. I have never heard of Blog Tours before either Stacey… What a great idea…. something to add to my list of possible things to add to my blog….

    1. Yes, they are great, Ron.  Especially if you are launching a product or book or something similar.

  3. Stacey – this was a fantastic post. so many great take aways and actionable steps.  great job… i know if i apply just 2 or 3 of these i will start to grow my list even more.  keep it coming

    1. Thanks so much, Drew! Yes, list building is an important aspect of our business, that is for sure!

  4. Blog Tours! That souds like an interesting strategy. I will apply of course. Thank you Stacey!

    1. It is my pleasure, Sonia! Thank you so much for stopping by!

  5. Neat idea Stacey!  Very interesting.  Thanks

    1. Yes, the blog tours are great!!

  6. Stacey, 

    This is a great Post!!!…Love your style…Will follow blog for sure.  I also purchased your book. AWESOME

    1. Hi Philip!!

      Thank you so much! I am pleased that you like it!

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    David Gilbert

    cool, neat and creative idea. Thanks for sharing

    1. It is my absolute pleasure.  

  8. I'm trying to build the list for my brand and still on it way. Just read your tips and I think it's useful to me.

    1. Thanks so much Annette! I am pleased you were able to learn something new.

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