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The Secret Of Building Your Own List
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The Secret Of Building Your Own List

Why do you need a list? The secret of building your own list when you've got an online business is captured in three simple words: your own market.

Imagine your own market

Close your eyes for a moment. Seriously, take a deep breath. Relax.

Imagine building your own list from people online with needs you can serve. Just imagining building your own list gets you thinking about problems you're familiar with, doesn't it? And you know the language people use!

Now imagine your own list:

(1) People with problems you solve

(2) People who want to pay you

Your list

What problems are you best at solving?

You know, the stuff you can now do without hesitation. Stuff that when you learned it was hair raising. Or that had you tearing out your hair because it was so detail oriented and you didn't know what details were important.

Your background

(1) Business

Perhaps you can solve those problems because of business experience. Either as a business owner or an employee! Problems you can boast a pedigree in the way of references who paid you to solve problems.

(2) Personal

Maybe you have that know-how from the whole, "been there done that" phenomenon. You know, stuff you learned from the school of hard knocks on your own. From those bumps in life that you've lived through.

You have expertise even if you did not get paid for it!

Some of those business bumps still have others are at their wits ends. Because some problems cause situations where you simply cannot see beyond the frustration of right now this very moment.

You've solved problems. You may not realize people need help from you! It's a bit of a puzzle to some people. That's how it's become a secret.

You solve problems others want to hand you a nice big fee for. Rather than learn, throwing large sums of money feels a better option than figure out a solution all on their own.

You can help. People want to pay you. But? They don't even know you exist!

Others may simply be in a spot they cannot figure out! They want to pay you because they cannot get rid of the problem on their own. You can change their life. They want your help.

People want your help. People who want to pay you. They don't know you yet!

Are you ready to get results?

The secret of building your own list is in your preparation. Find out the demand you can supply. Your list is your own market.


Street Talk

Another good one Cynthia, I am working on mine slowly but surely

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  about 9 years ago

Slowly but surely is a great way to travel! Thanks for your compliment and delighted to inspire!

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  about 9 years ago

Great article have started my building here in RSA and so far so good...

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  about 9 years ago

Wonderful and congratulations Rob!

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  about 9 years ago

Great info and I enjoyed the way you presented it - also inspired me to get on it and put more effort into list-building. Thanks.

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  about 9 years ago

Thank you Lisa! Delighted you are taking action based on my writing. Thanks for your compliments.

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  about 9 years ago
Meredith  

Building a list is something that I have been putting off for a long, long time, No more excuses. Your article has inspired me! Thank You

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  about 9 years ago

Wonderful! Thanks for sharing that Meredith. I appreciate your compliment. Check out some of my Street Articles articles to learn more;)

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  about 9 years ago

Nicely done Cynthia!

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  about 9 years ago

Thank you Lacey Wolf:-)

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  about 9 years ago

Great structure and information. Thanks for sharing dear Cynthia

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  about 9 years ago

Thanks Maria

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  about 9 years ago

If your not building a list your leaving a lot of money on the table and relationships that aren't being built

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  about 9 years ago

Very true David. Thank you for your comment.

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  about 9 years ago

Lists are the way to go cant disagree with that Cynthia, thanks for the insight...

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  about 9 years ago

Delighted to provide insight that's helpful. Thanks for the compliment of your visit and comment;)

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  about 9 years ago

Good Info, Cynthia

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  about 9 years ago

Thank you, Sharon

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  about 9 years ago
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