How to build an email list: 7 pro tips

Whether you're running a design studio, ecommerce website or product company, building business is a demanding activity. At the heart of the matter is the task of finding and attracting new customers. And one of your most important tasks is to build an email list.

Many businesses only look for new customers and they totally ignore those who purchased from them in the past, which is a huge mistake. According to Maria Veloso, author of Web Copy That Sells, by not building an email list, businesses could be leaving 96 per cent or more of the total income they could make over the lifetime of a customer on the table.

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