Whether you are building your brand awareness, you are generating leads or making direct sales, there are two ways for you to sell your products and services to your e-newsletter subscribers. One of it is to place a small online ads in the regular issues. These ads that you place are usually a hundred words or so in length and they include a link to a page on your site where the subscriber can read and then place an order for the product. The other one is for you to send stand-alone email messages to your subscribers, again for you to promote a specific product and a link to your site.
When you are reading a free newsletter (as opposed to one they have paid for), people spend not much time on it before deleting it. Therefore, it is advised that you use a quick-reading format designed to allow subscribers so they can read it online as soon as they open it.
In this format, the e-newsletter has five to seven short articles, each have just a few paragraph long. They can read every article in less than a minute, so it not take more than seven minutes for them to read the whole issue, it is advised against having just a headline and just a one-line description of the article, having a link to the full text of the article. That will force your subscribers to tap to read your articles. Make it easy for them.
1.Think yourself to be a conduit. Your job is simply to pass useful information along to the people who can make use of it.
2. Pay dear attention to questions, to problems and also ideas that come up when you are doing your work or interacting with customers.
3. Distill the lesson/ lessons into a tip that you can share easily with your network via the email, the snail mail or even in simple conversation.
4. Endeavor to state the problem or the situation as an introduction to your tip. You need to distill it down to its essence.
5. Then you need to give the solution. Make sure that you give them a couple of action and also steps to take. Readers must especially love something that they can use right away.
6. You need to describe the result or the benefit of making use of these solutions to provide some incentive to act. If there are tools that can be used to measure the results, you need to give them a link to websites offering these tools.
7. Include tips that the reader can make use of without doing any work: phrases they are able to use like the verbatim, the boilerplate clauses, the checklists, forms and so on.
8. List websites and other resources where your readers can go and get more information.
9. Know that your reader is smarter than you think. Even while you are educating or your are informing, never try talking down to them. And never you think that they won’t notice when you have not done your homework.
10. Note that your reader prefers stories to lists of facts. You will not find it hard for you to hold on to their attention by putting plenty of “human interest” angles into your written article.