5 Ways to Grow Your Email List

So you have an email marketing strategy? You wrote great emails, put together a strong design, crafted the perfect subject lines. What’s left to do?

Get the email addresses of people you’re going to send to!

How do you do that?

Here are 5 proven ways to grow your email list:

  1. Buy lists – this is the most risky and most expensive option
  2. Gated content – create a piece of content that people want and make them sign up to get it
  3. Advertise – use Facebook or Google to run ads to people you want to sign up
  4. Promise offers – people sign up for email lists that promise discounts and exclusive offers
  5. Use emails to promote sharing – create an easy refer a friend, forwarding, or social sharing option for existing subscribers and let them promote your emails for you

What did I miss? Share your email subscriber tips in the comments below.