The Money Is In the List

Connie Ragen Green
11 min readJul 16, 2022

5 Ways to Earn Money With Your Email List

Connie Ragen Green — The Money Is In the List

As soon as you begin learning about launching a career as an online marketer, you will hear a common phrase: the money is in the list. Many people struggle to understand how to build a list, but even those who are capable of doing that sometimes don’t know how to turn a profit from the number of subscribers they have signed up.

There are many different ways you can earn money from your list, but five specific methods stand out among all others. The most important thing you have to do in order to profit from your subscribers is build trust with him.

No one is going to spend money with you or even click on a link that you share unless they feel that you are the type of leader who provides value to them and is someone whose word they can trust. The “money is in the list” concept requires you to serve your prospects in a way that enables them to feel comfortable with what you are sharing in your email messages.

With that guideline as your foundation, you will be able to consistently earn money from the emails you sent out to your list. The key is to provide a healthy mix of value and marketing, so that your recommendations are recognized as something worth listening to.

Promote Affiliate Products

Perhaps the easiest and most common form of earning money from your list is that of affiliate marketing. In order to use this method, you don’t need your own website or products.

You can hit the ground running and start earning on day one. In order to make money with affiliate marketing, you have to understand exactly what the needs of your subscribers are.

It helps to occasionally survey them so that you know exactly where they are struggling or what pain points they are dealing with before researching products to review. To maximize your affiliate earnings, you will want to look for digital info product courses that have a higher commission rate and price point.

These are often priced at or above $29-$49, compared to a paperback book on Amazon that might sell for $7.99. There are two different ways you can promote products with your affiliate link to your email list.

Connie Ragen Green

Online marketing strategist, author, speaker, and publisher working with entrepreneurs on six continents.

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