1
Sep

The Best Safelists for September 2013

Author: Jerry Iannucci

Welcome back!

I was just digging through the archives of my blog and discovered that I have been sharing my safelist stats here every month since August 2009.

That’s 4 whole years!

That should tell you that one of the keys to success with safelists and viral list builders is consistency!  Sending the occasional ad to one or two safelists every few days isn’t enough.  You need to make your advertising part of your daily routine to keep your ads in front of as many people as possible for as long as possible.  Yes, it takes a lot of effort but the results can be worth it.

Also, make sure you are always using the best safelists!  Look for the admins who are constantly out there driving traffic to their site to bring in new members for you to advertise you.  That’s where the action is and that is where you want to be.

What sites are working best for me?

Last month I tested 40+ safelists and viral list builders while promoting my own site Mister Safelist. I spend time every day clicking email ads for credits and have upgraded memberships at most of the sites which usually allows me to send my ads to more people more often.

Here’s my stats from August 2013:

Hits Unique Signups Ratio
List Jumper 1735 71.00% 10 0.58%
List Adventure 3177 56.00% 10 0.31%
State of the Art Mailer 2086 61.00% 7 0.34%
Max Mailer Pro 4676 43.00% 6 0.13%
Bweeble 2559 65.00% 6 0.23%
Elite Safelist 1467 51.00% 5 0.34%
List Bonus 1256 57.00% 5 0.40%
Email Traffic List 1796 61.00% 5 0.28%
Mail Our List 2201 40.00% 4 0.18%
Viral Nugget 1908 56.00% 4 0.21%
Viral List Builder Plus 3848 49.00% 4 0.10%
Adchiever 2898 63.00% 4 0.14%
Viral URL 87 89.00% 4 4.60%
Social Viral Mailer 640 34.00% 3 0.47%
List Building Maximizer 341 51.00% 3 0.88%
Golden Chest Mailer 1561 46.00% 3 0.19%
List Nerds 934 63.00% 3 0.32%

Total August sign-ups (including those not listed here): 126

I have provided the stats above to show you what is currently working best for me.  What works best for you might be something entirely different.  The only way to find out which sites are giving you the best results is to track your own ads.  You can get same link tracker I use along with a 30-day trial from trck.me.

1
Aug

The Best Safelists for August 2013

Author: Jerry Iannucci

Happy August!

Another month and another bunch of mailer stats.

I joined a bunch of new mailers last month. Well, not really a bunch and not really new. I noticed there were a few mailers in List Hoopla that I had not joined before.  I joined Email Traffic List, Click or Return Email Wiz, Social Viral Mailer, and Majestic Money Mailer.  You can check the stats below but so far out of the bunch Email Traffic List appears to be the most effective which aligns with their #3 rank on List Hoopla.

A topic came up on Facebook recently regarding which works better in safelists: splash pages or sales pages.  The consensus was that sales pages work better.  I decided to test it out last month with my own pages.  I rotated 1 splash page for Mister Safelist and the Mister Safelist homepage.  Unfortunately, I didn’t save the stats (sorry).  But the splash page slightly out performed the home page.   It was close though.  My advice is to test it for yourself and see what works best for you.

Stats time!

Here’s how it works.  Every day I submit my ads to 40+ safelists and viral list builders promoting my own Mister Safelist website.  Yes, I am upgraded in most of these sites and spend time every day clicking for credits that allow me to send my ads to as many people as I can as often as I can.  These are my personal stats and are provided only to show what is working best for me.  Your results may vary.

Hits Unique Signups Ratio
List Adventure 3459 59.00% 14 0.40%
List Jumper 1999 68.00% 10 0.50%
Marketing Checkpoint 1170 64.00% 9 0.77%
Top Tier Mailer 2744 51.00% 8 0.29%
Email Traffic List 1591 64.00% 7 0.44%
Adchiever 3227 64.00% 7 0.22%
Max Mailer Pro 3720 45.00% 7 0.19%
Click or Return Email 1689 76.00% 6 0.36%
List Bonus 1254 56.00% 6 0.48%
Mail Our List 1229 43.00% 6 0.49%
Puffin Mailer 2565 40.00% 5 0.19%
Golden Chest Mailer 1919 47.00% 5 0.26%
State of the Art Mailer 2189 61.00% 5 0.23%
Social Viral Mailer 807 33.00% 4 0.50%
100 Percent Mailer 2010 59.00% 4 0.20%

Total July Sign-ups (including those not listed here): 140

That’s all for this month.  Remember, if you want to know which sites work best for you then you need to track your own ads.  You can get a 30-day trial of the same link tracker service that use from trck.me.

1
Jul

The Best Safelists for July 2013

Author: Jerry Iannucci

Welcome to July.

A few notable launches from last month…

Darren Olander and Matt Koshko raised the bar again with the release of Marketing Checkpoint. Marketing Checkpoint is more than just another mailer. It’s a full fledged social networking site that rewards activity with the ability to send your email ads to other members. In addition to the mailer Marketing Checkpoint allows members to post articles and participate in conversations about safelist and other forms of marketing. The Marketing Checkpoint mailer has been open for 2 weeks and so far has been showing a lot of promise.

The other big launch was from Rina Baxter who released Golden Chest Mailer. The site is run on the LFMVM script and has been showing a lot of activity. Worth checking out if you are looking for a new place to send your ads.

And now the stats.

Here’s how it works. Every day I submit ads to 40+ safelists and viral list builders promoting my own safelist Mister Safelist. I am promoting a variety of splash pages and have started mixing up my emails with songs parodies just for fun. I spend time every day reading emails for credits and I am upgraded at most of the sites I use which allows me to send my ads more often and to more people. Your results may vary.

Hits Unique Signups Ratio
List Adventure 3991 59.00% 12 0.30%
Bweeble 2118 65.00% 10 0.47%
100 Percent Mailer 2922 58.00% 6 0.21%
List Jumper 2258 71.00% 6 0.27%
State of the Art Mailer 2217 63.00% 6 0.27%
Top Tier Mailer 1669 50.00% 5 0.30%
List Bonus 1341 58.00% 5 0.37%
Marketing Checkpoint 652 63.00% 5 0.77%
Viral List Builder Plus 3553 49.00% 5 0.14%
European Safelist 1139 47.00% 5 0.44%
Golden Chest Mailer 2212 57.00% 4 0.18%
List Viral 2223 62.00% 4 0.18%
Max Mailer Pro 4550 41.00% 4 0.09%
Viral Nugget 1891 53.00% 4 0.21%
List Nerds 1044 61.00% 4 0.38%
Adchiever 3726 62.00% 4 0.11%

Total June sign-ups (including mailers not listed here): 127

Relatively slow month. I’m in the process of weeding out sites that have been producing poor results and replacing them with some new mailers that I haven’t tried.

Keep in mind that the stats above are the result of my own marketing efforts. I provide these stats to show what is working best for me. What works best for you might be something entirely different. To find out what works best for you track your own stats with trck.me.