Best 30 Quotes & Tweets on Email marketing

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1

Email tip: If you know someone is very busy, occupied, focused on other things, the best way to get a chance at a piece of their time is with a very short email, not a very long one. I understand the tendency to go into detail, but it works against you. Think about the receiver.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

2

The most successful people I've worked with seem to answer my emails the fastest.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

Own your distribution. If you write online, focus on these two platforms: 1) Email 2) Websites Invest in the long-term.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

4

Cold email is not a numbers game. Raising money is not a numbers game. Recruiting is not a numbers game. Dating is not a numbers game. Make yourself more compelling. Don’t blame the numbers.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

This is the age of one-person media companies. Here’s the business model: • Build an email list. • Grow your list with free content. • Monetize with a subscription. • Fans pay for podcasts, ask-me-anything episodes, and behind-the-scenes videos. Small teams. Big margins.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

6

Advice to every online creator: own your distribution. Build a simple personal website. Then, create an email list and ask people to subscribe. Email is — by far — the best place to build an audience.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

7

Basically everybody should have a personal website with three things: 1) Three published articles about topics they know well. 2) A list of interests and achievements. 3) An email sign-up button to capture emails addresses. You can build your website for free in one weekend.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

8

Summarizing academic papers is the fastest way to build an online audience. Three steps: 1) Build a website. 2) Launch an email list. 3) Publish one summary every day. Do it every day for one year and your life will never be the same.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

9

B+ content and A+ consistency is the winning formula for email newsletters. Most of the value comes from consistency, not content.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

10

I now have 25,000 email subscribers. My tips for growing your list: • Write on your own website • Add lead magnets to your site • Make subscribing easy • Publish emails consistently • Add social proof to lead magnets And the obvious one... write emails that people enjoy.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

11

Consider building a website. Some things to think about: ∙ Add a start here page ∙ Write 3-5 essays on the topic you know best ∙ Give readers a way to contact you ∙ Keep the style simple, and let the ideas speak ∙ Make it easy for people to sign up for your email list

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

12

Product subscriptions give you recurring revenue. Email subscriptions give you recurring attention.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

13

Forget about the size of your audience. Write for the smartest people in the world, the ones who can unlock opportunities with a single email.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

14

Lessons from running my business: 1) Email marketing is like plumbing. It’s not sexy, but you need it to work. 2) You don’t always need to innovate. Learn from the best, and do what they do. 3) There’s a direct correlation between how hard you work and how successful you are.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

15

Dear Brands, Create rituals. Send a daily email, publish a weekly podcast, or host an annual meetup. Rituals are the secret behind many great brands. By being consistent and predictable, they create customer loyalty.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

16

Tweets build relationships. Tweetstorms build followers. Email subscribers build businesses.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

17

The online creator playbook. ∙ Grow your audience on social media. ∙ Deepen the relationship via email. ∙ Build trust with a podcast. ∙ Monetize the masses with a subscription. ∙ Sell a course to your most engaged fans. ∙ Coaching and consulting for your best fans.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

18

Social media is fun, but if you want to build an online business, focus on growing your email list

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

19

Writing online without building an email list is like playing Monopoly, passing Go, and not collecting $200

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

20

Email newsletters are fun, but building a personal website is more valuable. It communicates professionalism and intellectual curiosity. Plus, you can add a splash of personality. Publish a couple well-written articles and it’s a home run. Websites are the new resume.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

21

If you write online and plan to start an Internet business, the biggest mistake you can make is waiting years to start an email list

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

22

Everybody talks about growing your email list, but growing your SMS list is probably more valuable because people open every text message and don’t change their phone numbers.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

23

Email and meetings are the entropy of work. The more people you meet, the more they take over — and eventually, they want to occupy 100% of your productive time. But if you want to make things, you need free time. Make space for creative work.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

24

Creators: Build your email list! Here’s why email subscribers are so valuable: • Unlike social media, nobody can take your email following away from you. • You can segment your email list by interest and behavior. • Social media is ruled by algorithms — email is not.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

25

Another one that needs to stop: Blast. Email blast. Blasting customers. Who wants to be blasted with anything?

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

26

Things people under-estimate: - Cities as a vehicle for economic growth. - Benefits of building an email list. - Writing online. - Importance of inspiration in education. - How fasting improves health and longevity. If you want to live longer, eat less.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

27

Thoughts on marketing: 1) Social media gets the attention, but email is the secret weapon. 2) Live video workshops are the fastest way to build a relationship with a future customer. 3) The more people share your ideas, the lower your marketing costs. Organic marketing works.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

28

Format your tweets like an email with a subject line The first line gets your audience interested in reading the rest of the tweet

Matthew Kobach

Matthew Kobach

@mkobach

29

Noticing a new trend to make it harder to unsubscribe from email newsletters: The newsletter is so long, that the whole thing doesn’t load. You need to click “View Entire Message” in order to even see the unsubscribe link.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

30

I'm writing an epic introduction to writing online. I'll talk about every aspect of writing online: cultivating ideas, writing, distribution, email, and meeting like-minded people.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell