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About Alexandria K. Brown

Alexandria K. Brown, "The E-zine Queen," is author of the award-winning manual, "Boost Business With Your Own E-zine" and the publisher of the e-zine, "Publish for Profits." To learn more about her book and FREE tips, teleclasses, and resources, visit http://www.EzineQueen.com.
Teleseminar with Ali Brown “The E-zine Queen

Ali Brown is well known to many internet business people as “The E-zine Queen”.

Your Traffic Building Checklist: 15 Ways to Get More Visitors Who Are Ready to Buy

When many of my clients first come to me for coaching, they share that one of their biggest challenges is getting enough visitors to their site. Attracting traffic isn’t a cut and dry process – there isn’t one perfect way to do it. But there are many ways that, when used collaboratively, will build you a nice stream of visitors.

5 Ways to MAKE M0RE M0NEY With Your E-zine

Have you been publishing an e-zine for at least six months but still aren’t seeing real results (read: revenue) from it? Don’t fret — you may just need a tune up. Here are five ways to kick your e-zine income into gear this year:

“Your E-zine Promotion Checklist”

While there are seemingly endless ways to promote your e-zine and attract new subscribers, here’s a list of my favorite 15. Which ones are YOU using?

11 Quick (and Good) E-zine Content Ideas

Publishing an e-zine is the ideal opportunity to showcase your business. By sharing your knowledge and expertise, you build credibility as an expert, while spreading the word about your services and products.

11 Things You MUST Know Before Hiring a Copywriter!

If you’re considering hiring copywriting help for your next brochure, Web site, or marketing project. Congratulations! You should get great results if you hire a pro to do it right.

7 Ways to Self-Promote Within Your E-zine

We all know that an e-zine won’t attract and keep subscribers without offering insightful, practical content. If you only drone on and on about how wonderful you and your services/products are, your readers won’t stick around for long.

The Sticky Issue of E-zine Schedules

While many new e-zine publishers are anxious about developing good content for their e-zines, many of them seem to have more trouble simply deciding on a schedule and sticking to it!

The Incredible, Edible Subhead

Of course you’re familiar with using *headlines* to call attention to Web copy, brochures, articles, or documents. But *subheads* can be just as effective in bringing out key points for your readers. And they also help make any document easier to read, because they break up long blocks of text into easy-to-digest bits. (Hence my “edible” title. Hmm.)

5 Ideas for Writing Effective Sales Letters

Sales letters, sent via e-mail or snail mail, are an effective and inexpensive way to get your message out. Even if your letter goes out to thousands of people, it can give the feel of a personal communication – IF you write it in a direct and conversational tone.

Attract New Subscribers With Magnetic Ads

One of the most effective methods of advertising your e-zine is placing ads in OTHER e-zines!

Make Your E-Mail Signature File

You’re probably familiar with e-mail signature (or “sig”) files – they’re the few lines of contact information that many of us put at the bottom of every e-mail we send. Most e-mail software programs allow you to create and use sig files – even the newer versions of AOL.

21 Questions to Ask Any List Service Before You Sign on With Them

If you publish an e-mail newsletter, or “e-zine,” you’ll need to sign on with a list service (or “listserve”) to manage your subscriber list. There are many types of listserves out there, so here are some guidelines to help you choose one that’s right for you.

Avoid These 5 Web Site Blunders!

The Web is intended to help people find information quickly and easily. So why do so many sites make it difficult for users to get what they need? While neat design can add impact to your message, make sure the message itself doesn’t get lost in the mix.

Sell More Books With an E-mail Newsletter

If you’re selling your book online, you’re practically guaranteed to increase sales by publishing an e-mail newsletter, or “e-zine.”

5 Ways to Give Your Web Site a Big-Company Look and Feel

We all DO judge a book by its cover, and the same saying goes for Web sites. I’ve seen many entrepreneurs offer great information on their Web pages, but compromise their image dramatically with a few amateur mistakes that can be VERY unforgiving.

What You MUST Understand About Your Web Numbers

Two years ago, when I first started selling online, I focused on doing what I did best: generating useful content that people would want to pay for. But I quickly learned that selling a product online required me to have to learn about …

Grammatical Mistakes DON’T Sell

When you receive a sales letter with typos or grammar mistakes in it, do you take it seriously? Probably not. As soon as I see a few eighth-grade English blunders in any marketing effort, I quickly decide the author’s product or service is not deserving of my time.

Putting the YOU in Your E-zine

I get many e-zines in my inbox every week, and they all offer useful information. But there are some I enjoy more than others.

20 Words That Kill At Least When It Comes to Spam Filters

Spam, spam, spam. It’s terrible not only for those of us on the receiving end, but for those of us who SEND e-mail.

Recycle Your Articles and Gain Tons of New Subscribers

While there are many effective ways to promote your e-zine and gain subscribers, the one I’ve had the MOST success with is to write and submit articles for use in OTHER people’s e-zines.

Entice Your Reader With These 5 Headlines

In the world of marketing communications, your first impression – your headline – can lead to either marketing success … or failure.

Pay Per Click: What’s It All About?

No doubt you’ve heard the phrase “pay per click” before. This refers to any type of advertising where you only pay per click-through.

The Ultimate Self-Promotion Tool Is Right at Your Fingertips: An E-mail Newsletter

If you’re looking for low-cost ways to promote your business (and aren’t we all?), I hope you’ve considered publishing an e-mail newsletter, or “e-zine.” Here are six darn good reasons why you shouldn’t wait any longer: