I am thrilled to be your mentor and support you in achieving your goals. Your weekly goal of launching my newsletter is a great start! However, let’s make it a SMART goal to ensure it is specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-bound.
SMART Goal: Launch Sensei AI’s newsletter within one week by completing the following tasks:
1. Determine the target audience and purpose: Clearly define who you want to reach and the purpose of your newsletter. Identify the key topics, themes, and value it will provide to your subscribers.
2. Choose a platform: Research and decide on a newsletter platform that suits your needs. Popular options include MailChimp, ConvertKit, or Substack. Consider their features, ease of use, and pricing to make the best choice.
3. Plan content: Brainstorm and outline the content you want to include in your newsletter. This can include industry news, expert insights, informative articles, or updates on Sensei AI’s latest endeavors. Aim for a consistent format and schedule to build anticipation.
4. Design and branding: Create a visually appealing layout for your newsletter that reflects the branding of Sensei AI. Pay attention to typography, color schemes, and images to enhance the overall experience for your readers.
5. Build your subscriber list: Develop a strategy to attract and grow your subscriber base. Utilize social media, your website, or other marketing channels to encourage sign-ups. Consider offering exclusive content or incentives to entice potential subscribers.
6. Write and test content: Start writing your first newsletter, focusing on high-quality and engaging content. Ensure that it aligns with your target audience’s interests and meets their expectations. Test the email format and layout on different devices to ensure compatibility.
7. Set up automation and scheduling: Explore automation features provided by your chosen newsletter platform. Set up welcome emails, automated replies, and scheduling options to streamline the process and save time.
Potential educational resources:
– “Email Marketing Rules” by Chad White: This book provides a comprehensive guide to email marketing strategies.
– “The Email Marketing Podcast” by The Email Experience Council: A podcast offering insights and best practices for launching successful email campaigns.
– “Email Marketing Essentials Course” on Udemy: An online course that covers the fundamentals of email marketing, including platform selection, content creation, and subscriber engagement.
Now, I would like to hear an update on your progress. Please let me know which steps you have completed so far and any challenges or obstacles you are facing. Feel free to ask any questions or seek clarification on the recommended resources. Please send me your progress update within 24 hours.
Remember, accountability is crucial for success. I believe in your ability to achieve this goal, and I am here to support you every step of the way.