Category: EMAIL LIST

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 […]


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 […]


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 making money online. Beyond that, there are so many other 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 […]


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

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

    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, now does it?   When you’re brand new to blogging and trying to build up your email list, a lot of what you do will be hit-or-miss.   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, only to have zero people sign up for it. I know what that feels like, trust […]


How to Send Emails Your Subscribers Love: 12 Email List Do’s and Dont’s

How to Send Emails Your Subscribers Love: 12 Email List Do’s and Dont’s

  Welcome to the last installment in our Email List 101 Series!   In the first post, I showed you a step-by-step guide to starting a free email list using MailChimp. The second post was all about the tips and tools you can use grow your email list on a budget.   Once you’ve built up your email list, the next step is to figure out how to send emails your subscribers love. So to round off the series, today I want to share my “Do’s and Don’ts” of sending out email newsletters. This post is for you if you’re wondering… + How often should I be writing to my subscribers? + What should I say in my emails? + […]


The Best Tools & Strategies to Grow Your Email List On a Shoestring Budget

The Best Tools & Strategies to Grow Your Email List On a Shoestring Budget

  Hi loves! Welcome back to our Email List 101 series.   In the first post in this series, we talked about how to get your email list up and running using the free platform, MailChimp. But now comes the hard part: how do you actually get people to subscribe to your list?!   Never fear, friends – I have plenty of tips, tools, and strategies coming your way to help you get your first 100 subscribers, 1000 subscribers + more! And the best part is that most of the tools I recommend are free or very budget-friendly.   (Pssst. wanna see the exact strategies I used to get my first 100 subscribers in 30 days? Click here to read […]