How To Create An Opt In For Your Blog

Taylor asks for the best way to create an opt-in on your site, and how to effectively plan. I break down the three ways to make this possible and what you’ll need to get it done.

PICK AN EMS

  • EMS stands for ‘Email Marketing Software’
  • EXAMPLE: Mad Mimi, MailChimp, Constant Contact
  • It’s the best way to organize your email subscribers.

CREATE A LIST

  • Have a title and know where these people are coming from.
  • EXAMPLE: My list is called ‘Blog Subscribers.’
  • This is good to increase your blog traffic.
  • If not a blogger, you can create a list for customer loyalty.

CREATE A LEAD MAGNET

  • This is essential when creating an opt-in.
  • You need something that is going to make people want to sign up for your email list.
  • EXAMPLE: You can do an e-book, cheat sheet, check list, or if you have a boutique, give someone 10% off their first purchase.

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