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Automate With An Autoresponder
(c) 2003 by Cheryl Williams Levey, http://www.cherylsweb.com
As your business grows, you will find that people will contact you with the same inquiries. Answering each of these emails individually, retyping the same responses over and over, takes a lot of time - time that is better spent on other aspects of business.
The answer is to get an autoresponder system, and ask people to opt-in to it to get the answers they need.
Basically, an autoresponder system is a system that sends emails out for you automatically. You can use them in several ways. The simplest is to ask your website visitor to fill out a form that will capture their email address for your mailing list in return for an automatic message to be sent back to them - immediately. Things like price lists, product descriptions, articles, etc. can be put into an autoresponder to be sent this way.
Here's another example of how you can use an autoresponder "campaign."
When someone requests information from any of these kinds of autoresponders, they immediately and automatically receive the first message in the campaign, and then receive all the other messages sequentially at the predetermined time intervals. You personally have done absolutely nothing except set the messages up in the first place. Then, you do nothing and the autoresponders work even when you're not around.
Automatic and immediate!
So, what autoresponder should you use? There are hundreds to choose from, and you should choose based on your business and your personal preferences and needs.
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