10 Ways To Build Trust With Your Email List Quickly


10 Ways To Build Trust With Your Email List Quickly Now that you’ve began driving traffic to your Opt-in page, now you’re probably wondering how you can profit from these new leads quickly without turning into a sleazy, salesy (very technical terms, I know) dbag?

As I’m sure you’ve heard me say at least once or twice, the profitability of your list is not in its size, but in the level of trust and influence your list has given you.

So the REAL question you should be asking is, “How can I build genuine trust with my list as fast as possible?”

To help you do just that here is a list of 10 Ways You Can Build Trust With Your Email List Quickly:

1. Give Killer Content Away

If you don’t give people a taste of you and your content they won’t know they NEED your solution.

2. Don’t Make Promises You Can’t Keep

If you say you’re going to do something DO IT! Breaking promises breaks trust.

3. Set The Bar High

Get your audience in the habit of expecting high quality from you and never stop delivering at that level. Once they know they can count on that, they will come to you first for solutions.

4. Use Testimonials

Let your tribe vouch for you by sharing their experiences with you and your solutions. This will help new leads understand exactly what they can expect from you without you having to them.

5. Leverage Case Studies

Real-world stories give proof of your capability and show people what you can do for them.

6. Don’t Steal

While it’s wise to Model what’s working, it’s NEVER ok to plagiarize. It’s also just a tad counterproductive when we are talking about building trust.

7. Check your ego at the door

People have built-in BS detectors these days so don’t insult their intelligence with hypey flashy nonsense. Just keep it simple and talk like a real person please.

8. Say You’re Sorry

This might seem obvious but you’d be surprised. You’re not perfect so when you make a mistake, which you will, own up to it and say you’re sorry when you need to. Your tribe will respect you far more for being upfront and honest about it.

9. Don’t Be Aggressive

Don’t force yourself on anyone. That will NEVER grant you trust so don’t be that d-bag marketer you can escape. Instead, let your tribe come to you when they’re ready.

10. Offer Guarantees

When your audience is ready to buy, remove the risk for them by providing a free trial, or money back guarantee.

Well, there you have it folks, 10 easy ways to build trust with your list quickly!

If you want yet MORE trust building goodness, check out this Google+ hangout with Wade Harman & David Amerland…

Now, I’d love to hear from you…

Are there ways you build trust that I left out of this list?  What ways and/or techniques do you employ to earn your tribes trust?  Share your suggestions and/or questions about trust with your email list in the comments. I’m sure you have some great ideas so don’t be shy!…