As a small business owner or blogger, having an email list is one of the most valuable assets to have. Building your mailing list is crucial to building a relation and trust with potential clients. Today you’ll learn 5 Opt-In Ideas To Help Grow Your Email List In Just A Few Weeks.
Emails are a more direct way of communicating with your readers. unlike social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook. You own your mailing list! You’re not reliant on the platform itself to communicate to your readers. Not sure how to get started with an email list?
Here are 5 Opt-In Ideas To Help Grow Your Email List In Just A Few Weeks!
What’s an opt-in? You might be thinking to yourself “what’s an opt-in” in simple terms an opt-in is essentially a lead magnet. Which you offer a reader something for free in exchange for their email address.
Create a checklist
You can offer a checklist you’ve created in your niche that might help your readers, whether its a blogging checklist or a spring cleaning checklist. Checklists are powerful in increasing your productivity!
Share free design templates
Share free design templates from Canva that your readers can use for their social media platforms.
Create a free resource library on your website to which readers need to subscribe to your mailing list to get the access code. This is a brilliant idea to get readers to sign up for your mailing list. This is especially useful if you have lots of high-value content your readers will find useful.
An interactive quiz
Quizzes are so much fun! You can create a quiz on your website where readers need to subscribe to your mailing list to get access to their results. This can be extremely powerful to grow your email list.
A discount code for your store
If you’re a small business owner. A good way to gain more subscribers to your mailing list is by offering a discount code in exchange for their email address.
Where to promote your freebies?
Pinterest is an amazing space to share your content. You can share your opt-in page on your profile bio. Use a link shortener like pretty links on WordPress or bit.ly to make your freebie opt-in link shortener to save space. You can also share your opt-in by creating a Pinterest Image for people to click, save and share!
Add your link to your Instagram bio
Add your freebie link on your Instagram Bio so that your followers can simply lick to subscribe.
Facebook cover page
Create a Facebook cover page to inform users about your freebie. You can use Canva to create custom cover pages. Who says you have to be limited to the posts in the feed!
Add a website popup
Using a popup plugin is a great way to collect email addresses from your website. Use tools like BRAVE Popup or use the banner options that Flodesk offers and imbed this on your website. You can alternate and share different lead magnets.
Within your blog posts
Make your blog posts work! You can add buttons to your freebies within your blog posts thus, driving more awareness to your readers. Using Flodesk forms makes it so much easier to share different freebie sign-up forms. If not – you can also use forms on platforms like Convertkit and Mailchimp. You can use Canva to create a custom freebie cover which you can insert into your blog post.
With so many opt-in options available to help grow your email list you’re bound to start growing your email list in no time! If you found like post useful please do leave me a comment below.