Firstly, focus on getting lots of opt ins by giving away something of genuine value. "Subscribe to my newsletter" won't cut it anymore.
Then, give good content via your emails. Of course you can pitch as well, just don't make it all pitch.
Model other successful people, get on their lists and see what they do, bearing in mind they can take more liberties with their lists than an up and coming marketer. But don't complain about this, ask yourself how you can get into that position yourself.
This is w a way for people to learn how to do things. Someone has to alwys be the first to start something to help others out that neeed help. Plus getting other people options is a very good way to learn new things.
if you know people that know how to market with email send them here to give there point of view. There to many people in the world to worry about competition.
If everyone shared their best ways of doing business on the internet everyone would do better and the world would be better for it. This is why I have started writting things about internet marketing, seo and other things about business.
If you need help with anything just ask and I will help you or anyone that needs help with marketing on the internet or offline. I have been in the world of advertising and marketing all of my life and I learned the best way to learn something is to ask.
How about you share some of your ways of marekting on the internet. there are no wrong marketing methods just better ways of doing them.
As it has been said....( Build it and they will come)......This sentence needs to be finished by saying...(Build it...promote it...and then they will come).