Getting your reader’s email address will help you to make an awesome and active mailing list. You must want a system to capture your reader’s email address. Most blogs do not have an email list because, the don’t have knowledge about it. They think it is very expensive. Yeh!! It is bit expensive, but it gives you a living with your blog. All professional bloggers have their own mailing list and they have a system to get reader’s email address.
How to Start a massive mailing list?
The best time to start a mailing list is the day that you start your blog. If you are late. Don’t worry.. You are not Late. start it now. Follow the below steps to build a massive email list and increase your blog readership.
Choose a perfect Email Provider
Choosing your email provider is very important thing. You can’t move to another provider, when you already started a mailing list on another provider. I’m using ‘Mad Mimi’, which allows 2500 subscribers for free. After that you want to pay affordable price. I really loved ‘Mad Mimi’ because of their user interface , price and email templates. It is very easy to customize an email and send it to your audience. Some other most loved options are Aweber, GetResponse, Mail Chimp, Active Campaign. Aweber is the best option because they have somany features like Aweber popup light box, Subscription box..etc. You can start a mailing list on aweber at $19/Month. I’m recommending aweber and you can try aweber for just $1. Madmimi also a nice option for newbies.
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How to get more subscribers?
Making an email list is very difficult for a new blog. Follow the below tips to create a massive mailing list for your blog.
Offer something free to your Subcribers
The easiest way to get more subscribers is offer some free goodies to them. If you do this, you will get readers to subscribe to your mailing list. You want to offer some thing have high value like ebook, free membership, free service or other in exchange for their email address. I offer my eBook , ‘Blogging Guide for Newbie’ for get subscribers.
My mailing list increased like a sky rocket.
Add a Newsletter sign up box
Newsletter signup box is the most loved way to build a massive list. Somany bloggers
are using this widget. Place this box at highly visible location on your blog.
Add Popup subscription box
Popup subscription boxes are easy to implement and it help to increase your subscribers very much. There are somany popup boxes. These boxes containing letter signup information which are displayed shortly after the visitor come on your Blog or website. Popup Domination, Ninja Popup, Aweber Light Box Hover are some favourite options. Aweber Light box hover is a main feature of Aweber email provider. It is the main reason for why so many bloggers are using aweber to host their mailing list.
The Ultimate footer Ad is a script that shows a newsletter signup box in the bottom of your blog.
Send a mail to new blog commentators
This is a best and most used way to encourage the commentators of your blog to subscribe to your mailing list. You want to send a email to new commentator of your blog includes your offer and subscription link.