I have been a creative professional for 20+ years and am in the middle of pulling all of my content into a cohesive brand. I am trying to build a list of 5,000 people for a variety of reasons (sponsorships, pre-sales, etc.) What is the best way to develop my list?
In order to build a bigger fanbase start by creating some anticipation post on social media as well as your blog. You can even release parts of the e-book an an opt-in to email them when it's complete.
In the anticipation stage however, I would not recommend going with pay per click or Facebook advertising.
Also, share your project on LinkedIn and ask for feedback and suggestions from experts. This is another great way to generate buzz for your upcoming content.
Please let me know if you need any help as to how you can execute the following steps.