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How To Build Trust Using An Online Home Business Opportunities Newsletter
From a webmaster`s point of view, by providing the opportunity for your website visitors to subscribe to your newsletter gives you the chance, over a period of time, to build trust with your subscribers.
From a subscriber`s point of view, it gives them the opportunity to see what you are offering before they make a firm commitment to buy from your site or sign-up for your online home business offer. It also gives the subscriber the opportunity to get in touch with you with any questions or queries they may have. In other words the doors of communication are opened which in turn leads to building trust.
It is highly recommended that when you start an online home business, the website should be set up with the newsletter subscription script and the autoresponder fully loaded and ready to send emails to visitors that subscribe, prior to starting your online marketing and promotion campaign. You want to be sure that as soon as your site starts receiving visitors they have the opportunity to subscribe to your informative newsletter.
An email newsletter should not be looked upon as just a means to capture leads. You will have put a lot of hard work into getting targeted visitors to your online home business website so treat your subscribers like gold.
Your autoresponder is an extremely valuable tool and the series of emails that make up your newsletter need to be carefully compiled with truthful, detailed, informative and useful information. Ideally your newsletter should consist of a series of emails being sent to your subscribers on a regular basis over a period of at least 3 to 6 months.
The newsletter could be considered as an internet income training resource and therefore the emails should contain information that the subscriber can actually use and implement and gain benefit from. Some examples of information you could include in the emails are: income generating tips and tricks; ideas to start an online home business; how to make internet income from home; and tips on writing emails and sales letters.
Further, if you provide information on topics that you are experienced at or well skilled in you will be able to answer questions and queries with confidence and conviction, which in turn will enhance your credibility.
As an example, I received an email today from a newsletter that I subscribed to recently entitled Using Autoresponders To Multiply Marketing Power and Save Time! It was full of really useful information that I could implement myself. The email was not related in any way to the products or business on offer. If a subscriber feels he is benefiting from the information provided in your newsletter emails they he is unlikely to unsubscribe and far more likely to do business with you.
It is not advisable to bombard your subscribers with *sales type* emails encouraging them to buy products or sign-up for your offer. This is probably the quickest way to see your unsubscribe list grow very quickly. Rather send your subscribers a review of the products or business, which is informative and of benefit to them and therefore giving them the information they are seeking prior to purchasing or signing-up.
Apart from the regular emails that make up your newsletter, you can always send intermittent emails to your subscribers offering a free gift such as an e-book or advise them of some important relevant news that you have just heard about. In other words inform, do not blatantly sell. Your subscriber does not want to be made to feel that each time he receives an email from you he is being persuaded to buy something.
A great way to open the communication channels and to start building relationships is to periodically insert a paragraph into the emails asking for feedback from your subscribers on either the information received so far or a particular item of news.
The longer your subscribers remain subscribed to your online home business opportunities newsletter and if they feel they are receiving truthful and useful information from you, they will develop trust in you and what you are offering and will feel confident in doing business with you.
About the Author: Cynthia Minnaar is the owner and webmaster of www.cyns-home-biz.com, the site for online home business opportunities, internet income training, web income ideas, ideas to start an online home business, online home business tools, ebooks and articles. Start your own online home business with a money-making site complete with 400 day pre-written email autoresponder campaign.