Category: EMAIL LIST

3 Things Your Welcome Email Must Do (And Probably Doesn’t!)

3 Things Your Welcome Email Must Do (And Probably Doesn’t!)

  You’re all ready and charged to grow your email list.   You signed up with an email service provider. You’ve created your opt-in freebie and opt-in forms. You’ve been hearing all these amazing things about why you need a welcome email and you crafted your first!   But does your welcome email live up to all that it’s supposed to do?   Did you know that the first 48 hours after a subscriber opts-in is when they are most engaged with your brand? If you have access to some statistics, have a look at the open rates for your welcome email.   Welcome emails have one of the highest open rates compared to other emails sent. This is your opportunity to make a great first impression, and to start […]


5 Steps to Create an Opt-In Freebie Your Audience Loves

5 Steps to Create an Opt-In Freebie Your Audience Loves

  How kickass would it feel to create an opt-in freebie that gets downloaded by hundreds of people on the very first day it’s released?   If you’re trying to grow your email list, opt-in freebies are your magic beans. 95% of my email list growth has come from the freebies I offer my readers!!   What is an opt-in freebie, and how do you create them? That’s what you’ll learn in this post!     *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, click here.*   5 Steps to Create An Opt-In Freebie Your Audience Loves Ready to create an opt-in freebie your audience LOVES? Let’s get to work! […]


ConvertKit 101: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

ConvertKit 101: The Ultimate Beginners Guide

  When I first started using ConvertKit for my email list, I was hella confused.   What I didn’t do – and should have done – was read blog posts that would walk me through the basics of ConvertKit and how to get set up. But because you’re 10x smarter than me, you’re HERE (!!!) for a beginner-friendly guide to ConvertKit. You rock!   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, click here.*   ConvertKit is one of the most popular email list platforms for bloggers, and for good reason. It’s what I currently use to manage my list, and I love it!   Some of ConvertKit’s […]


The Foolproof Guide to Choosing The Perfect Email List Platform

The Foolproof Guide to Choosing The Perfect Email List Platform

Continuing on with this month’s focus on email lists, today I’m sharing a guest post written by the lovely Kory Woodard. I asked Kory to share her top tips to help you ladies choose your email list platform, and boy did she deliver!   Read on to learn:   • What factors to consider when choosing your email list platform • A major mistakes people make when choosing • Pros and cons of three popular platforms for bloggers • Plus snag some EPIC worksheets to help you choose a platform and grow your list!     How to Choose Your Email List Platform Email lists seem to be the thing that everyone is talking about right now, but there’s so much that goes into even getting your email list up and […]


11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

11 Reasons Bloggers Need an Email List from Day One

  So you think email lists are these big, scary things that are best left for the “pros” to use?   Nah!   Every blogger can, and should, have an email list. Whether they’ve been blogging for months, years, or only days!   Even if I don’t have any products to sell?   Yep!   Even if no one is reading my blog yet?   Especially yep!   I often refer to email lists as a blogger’s “secret weapon” for monetization. But beyond that, there are SO many reasons it’s worth your while to have an email list from day one…   *This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my […]


How to Get Your First 100 Email Subscribers in 30 Days or Less

How to Get Your First 100 Email Subscribers in 30 Days or Less

*This post may contain affiliate links for products I love. This means I earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of these links. For my full disclaimer, click here.*   Full disclosure: it actually took me 34 days to get my first 100 email subscribers, not 30 (just being #real with you guys). But somehow, “How to Get Your First 100 Email Subscribers in 34 Days or Less” doesn’t have quite the same ring to it, does it?   When you’re brand new to blogging and trying to build up your email list, it can feel like a crap-shoot. You’re testing out different strategies, trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t. It can be frustrating when you feel like you’ve created the “perfect” opt-in freebie, […]