Monday morning and the blank page awaits

I have a little routine on Mondays that helps me ease my way into the week.

Sunday night I do a little brain dump of the things I'd like to get done by the end of the week.

It's usually way to long, so I sleep on it, then first thing Monday I plot the biggest items into spaces in my calendar, so that by Friday I know I've knocked off at least 3 big things to move the business forward.

I do this in a cafe in our village where there is no wifi and the mobile signal is sketchy at best. It's the one job I use a paper planner and pencil for – absolutely no distractions.

Then I sit down to write an email for my list.

Except today it wasn't really happening.

A second coffee didn't help so I walked back to my office, realised I'd forgotten my keys, walked the mile round trip back to the cafe and by the time I got home I had 15 minutes left before the next task of the day was due to start.

But by then I had a plan.

My consolation to myself was that at least any new sign-ups to my list would be being taken care of by an automated campaign I wrote months ago.

5 emails that bring any new people into the fold so when they start getting my “live” emails, they know what to expect.

It's the number one thing I recommend that anyone with a business new or old does. The best “set and forget” marketing asset you'll ever build.

It's so important I pulled together the email outlines in a little course that's available on Udemy, and to help make the decision a no-brainer, I've put it on half price for my existing list members, just for today.

Go get it here…

http://theconversion.co/welcomeemailscourse?couponCode=LISTMEMBER

Stephen Pratley

I've spent 20 years building huge email lists and prospect databases for the UK's biggest retail, media and technology brands. Now you can learn the same tactics for your own business.

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