Posts Tagged“optin form”

The short answer: NO. Everyone else will tell you optins WORK so you should use one; and they do work, if you have a clean and organized site with a strong optin offer. But most authors don’t – they have disorganized, ugly websites and before you can figure out where to go and what to do, you get a popup that says “Join for updates” and you’re thinking, Join who? For what? Why should I? If people aren’t joining your list, it’s not because you don’t have a popup. It’s because you don’t make it super easy to do with…

Some websites or themes come with built in optin forms, but most don’t. However there are some plugins we can use, and you can usually get the code from your email service. I use Mailchimp. A lot of people like Aweber. Both are free to start but get increasingly expensive. Mailchimp lets me get the code to add to my page or sidebar.   The style won’t always look right though, it depends on your blog’s CSS. Subscribe to our mailing list. And you shouldn’t use “Subscribe to my list.” You need to give them a reason. What are they…