An enthusiastic guest who has been journeying through your site has finally come to just what she is looking for and is about to make a make a buy. It’s a radiant afternoon, and her persian cat, which happens to be sitting on the club moss under the newcomer’s large fifty-year-old snow-rose bonsai tree, speedily jumps down, and the priceless tree, topples over.

In the glimpse of an eye, your guest exits your site, and your purchase is dust – unless you have had the insight to use an autoresponder that has captured her email address. If you have installed an autoresponder, you can then follow-up with her, and in all probability, make the purchase when the poor lady has finished repotting her beloved bonsai.

Autoresponders are exceptional, versatile programs that do so much more than just automatically answer your email.

Here are a few ideas that will assist you to creatively and productively run your autoresponder to transform the offhanded newcomer into a rewarding customer. Put to use your autoresponder to:

1. Announce a newsletter. Certain helpfulness autoresponders will fulfill subscriptions and follow-up with enthusiastic prospects. Your newsletter can keep your newcomers advised about your services or products, while growing your reputation as a trustworthy professional in your particular line of work.

2. Publicize a newsletter only for your affiliates. Familiarize them of latest sales you are running and of promotional documentation that your affiliates can deal with themselves to build up their commissions. Include tips, advice, and techniques that your affiliates can exploit to successfully go out and publicize your line of work.

3. Write reviews. Cover books, software, music, e-books, movies, etc., and put each review in an autoresponder. Review your affiliate programs, using a link to your affiliate’s page in your autoresponder.

4. Pass out your articles. Writing and distributing targeted articles is a powerful tool to build your specialization credibility, bring traffic to your site, and develop your sales potential. If your articles contain valuable information, many editors will print what is known as a resource box for you. A resource box contains your bio and a brief description of your service or product. It can also contain your autoresponder address. Let’s say you’ve written fifty articles. Put them on separate autoresponder accounts and create a master list that contains the titles of each article, the autoresponder address, and a brief abstract. Then advertise your master list. Additionally, include your Announceing guidelines so your affiliates can add their articles to your list, increasing the number of writers who are represented in your article list.

5. Create mailing lists. Familiarize subscribers to your articles when you’ve written new ones that they may want to distribute in their own newsletter or website.

6. Automate your sales process. Deal with an ad to insure repeated exposure of your message, which has been proven to effectively expand sales. In your ad, put your autoresponder address where a guest will be exposed to numerous marketing documentations. This multiplies the chances of converting guests into customers. For example, if you’re marketing a particular product, put testimonials about how spectacular it is on your autoresponder, and add a detailed, enticing description of your product.

7. Give out advertising. Let’s say you sell advertising on your website or in your newsletter or e-zine. Set your autoresponder to send the Education about rates and how to place an ad automatically to all prospects’ email addresses. Then have your autoresponder follow-up. It can also send notification of any special deals you are currently offering.

8. Distribute an email course. Each day, have your autoresponder send out another lesson. Just be sure that each lesson has upper class content – not a sales pitch. Your content will do the selling for you, and will do it much more compellingly. You can include tips centered on a different topic for each lesson, illustrating how your product will benefit the reader. Include the tangible benefits the guest will reap by purchasing your product. Make sure to include a paragraph or two at the end of each lesson enticing your prospect to mull over making a complete a purchase.

9. Automate a reminder about your service or product after a newcomer has completed your course. This will expand the possibility of sales from newcomers who have taken your course but are dragging their feet about for a certainty making a make a buy. You can also run these reminders to call attention to new products or services, and the products and services of your affiliate programs.

10. Broadcast free reports. This gives your newcomer an idea of the type of Enlightenment you can provide and the superiority of your product or service. Make sure these reports are not sales letters or you will more than likely lose a potential customer than gain a sale.

11. Create trivia quizzes on your site and place the answers in an autoresponder. Your newcomer will then be motivated to call for your autoresponder, and you will have a record of the guests’ email addresses who took your quiz. Or create a contest and have any guests that enter send their responses to your autoresponder. Your autoresponder can be set-up to send them a acceptance of their entry.

12. Offer a trial version of your product. Give your prospects a sample of your ebook, course, software, membership, etc. Folks who are exposed to a little taste often end up wanting the whole pie. You can also take into custody their email addresses when you offer them a free trial from your website. Set up your autoresponder to give instructions on how to gain their free trial, and then make sure to follow-up to try and close the sale.

13. Link to hidden pages on your autoresponder. For example, a hidden page could be your affiliate page that contains graphics, promotional articles, and text links that interested affiliates can make use of. Familiarize guests that they may have free access to your affiliate page by simply desiring your autoresponder. You will then gather a list of visitors who may be enthusiastic in becoming your affiliates.

14. Apply an autoresponder on your order page. Post a call for form for guests to be notified of special offers or discounts in the future. This creates a very compelling mailing list that contains the names of Folks who are already your customers.

15. Put your links page on your autoresponder. It should contain up to fifty links that would be of particular interest to your newcomers. Make sure to add your own promotional copy at the top or bottom of this page.

Now that you have proof that autoresponders can be used creatively, see if you can come up with some adept ideas of your own!

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