Hey guys, so I wanted to write this post to all members about the death of Build My List.
Now before you make any assumptions on anything, please read every word so you get a clear understanding of what is going to happen.
FIRST of all, access to the member’s area is still here and will be here forever. We will continue to service and support it so your account is always available.
That said, here’s what I’m talking about…
In May of 2015, we released Build My List 1.0 to the world. It was an instant hit. Over 11,000 students rushed in to grab their very first copy.
And from May till Nov 2015, we had over 1,100 students generate their first dollar online. It was massive!
BUT – there was an “ugly side” to it.
With the major success and happiness, there was a strong group of people who felt that the system didn’t work as easy as they thought. Or the hard work scared them. This caused a massive level of refunds – about 16% which is HUGE.
At that time, it didn’t bother me because I knew that it wasn’t such a big deal. So we kept making improvements and launched Build My List 2.0.
BML 2.0 was even stronger, even better and even more detailed than 1.0. Plus, we cleaned up the sales messaging so that it didn’t give ANY unrealistic results.
So in Nov of 2015, over 9,000 more students rushed in, grabbed their copy and off to the races they went.
It was exciting times. Exciting to see the growth of success and the affiliates I created that followed me.
But… the ugly side was still there. Despite all of the improvements, we still had a refund rate of a little over 13%. 13% of people who felt it was either “too much work” or “too hard work”, or didn’t “make sense.”
Now, here’s when things got REALLY UGLY.
In Jan of 2016, I got a call from my merchant who processes payments and they told me “Jimmy, your refund rates are too high. We need you to hold them under 10% in order for us to work with you as a client.”
And that’s when the ugly truth really hit me.
No matter how much I tried to HELP people, the reality of hard work would not allow me to proceed forward with any future versions of the training. Or, even the current version.
I held off as long as I could, but the inevitable had to happen.
I had to close down the sales portal to Build My List.
And I know that’s going to make a few people upset, but all I can do is apologize for it.
I tried my best. I tried to make it available to the world. I tried to make it work for everyone to the best of my ability.
So today, I want to say, thank you for being one of my customers. I hope you’ve been able to take an opportunity to be a part of one of my many programs that can help you automate your online business.
Build My List has taught me that I’d rather work with people like you; with hard working online business owners and newbies who understand that the future of their business starts with YOU and not me.
Build My List has also given me a new vision in my business. One that drives me to work on creating amazing business automation tools like Doodly, Pixel Studio FX, Email Tools, Push Connect Notify and more…
And, Build My List has left me with the pride of feeling success of helping over 1,100+ people start their business.
Thank you for being a follower. I still plan to contact you, share a nice mix of content and promotions, like the cookie system teaches and hopefully you’ll invest yourself into another one of my future products.
Oh and one last thing – Leave a comment below, share with me your experience with Build My List, what you’re working on, and some general comments! I’d love to catch up and see what you’re working on!